Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - May 16, 2019) - Viscount Mining Corp. (TSXV: VML) (OTCQB: VLMGF) ("Viscount" or "the Company") Viscount Mining Corp. announces Mr. Kaare Foy is stepping down as a director and Chairman of the Board for health reasons, effective May 16, 2019. Mr. Foy will remain with the Company as a member of the advisory board. Viscount would like to thank Mr. Foy for his valued leadership and guidance as Chairman. Viscount also wishes to announce Dr. Grant Devine, a Viscount Director will become interim Chairman.
Dr. Devine has had a distinguished career in academics, business and was a member of the Provincial Parliament of Saskatchewan and served as Premier of Saskatchewan from May 1982 to November 1991. While Premier he presided over the privatization of Potash Corp. which became the world's largest producer of potash and the third largest producer of nitrogen and phosphate, and Cameco which is the world's largest publicly traded uranium company. Dr. Devine also served on the Board of Agrium for ten years.
The Board of Viscount will be working on a suitable replacement to fulfill the role of Chairman.
About Viscount Mining (TSXV: VML) (OTCQB: VLMGF)
Viscount Mining is a project generator and an exploration company with a portfolio of silver and gold properties in the Western United States, including Silver Cliff in Colorado and Cherry Creek in Nevada.
The Silver Cliff property in Colorado lies within the historic Hardscrabble Silver District in the Wet Mountain Valley, Custer County, south-central Colorado. It is located 44 miles WSW of Pueblo, Colorado, and has year-around access by paved road. The property consists of 2,319.48 hectares where high grade silver, gold and base metal production came from numerous mines during the period 1878 to the early 1900's. The property underwent substantial exploration between 1967 and 1984.
The property is interpreted to encompass a portion of a large caldera and highly altered sequence of tertiary rhyolitic flows and fragmental units which offers potential to host deposits with both precious and base metals. This has been demonstrated in the mineralization historically extracted from the numerous underground and surface mining operations. Drilling in the 1980s by Tenneco resulted in a historical pre-feasibility study on which basis it was planned to bring the property to production. The plan was abandoned following a takeover by another company.
The Cherry Creek exploration property is in an area commonly known as the Cherry Creek Mining District, located approximately 50 miles north of the town of Ely, White Pine County, Nevada. Cherry Creek consists of 293 unpatented and patented claims as well as mill rights and is comprised of more than 2,442 hectares. Cherry Creek includes more than 20 past producing mines.
For additional information regarding the above noted property and other corporate information, please visit the Company's website at www.viscountmining.com
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