Falco Resources’ Horne Project area in Rouyn-Noranda encompasses the former producing Horne and Quemont mines, as well as the Horne 5 deposit. The Horne mine, discovered by EH Horne in 1920 and operated by Noranda from 1926 to 1976, was one of the richest VMS mines in Canada as it produced over 54 Mt @ 6.1 g/t gold, 13 g/t silver and 2.22% copper. The Quemont mine is located 600 metres north of Horne and produced approximately 2 million ounces of gold and 400 million pounds of copper between 1949 and 1971.

Horne 5 Deposit

The Horne 5 Deposit sits immediately below the former producing Horne Mine, which was operated by Noranda Inc. from 1926 to 1976 and produced approximately 2.5 billion pounds of copper and 11.6 million ounces of gold.

On October 16, 2017, Falco announced the results of a positive feasibility study prepared in accordance with National Instrument 43-101 for the Company's Horne 5 Gold Project located in Rouyn-Noranda, Québec, Canada.

FEASIBILITY STUDY HIGHLIGHTS

BASE CASE IS STATED USING GOLD PRICE OF $1,300 PER OUNCE, SILVER PRICE OF $19.50 PER OUNCE, COPPER PRICE OF $3.00 PER POUND, ZINC PRICE OF $1.10 PER POUND AND AN EXCHANGE RATE OF C$1.00 equal to US$0.78

  • NPV of $1,012 million at a 5% discount rate and an IRR of 18.9% before taxes and mining duties;
  • NPV of $602 million at a 5% discount rate and an IRR of 15.3% after taxes and mining duties;
  • Mine life of 15 years, with peak-year payable production of 268,000 ounces, average life-of-mine ("LOM") annual payable production of
  • 219,000 ounces of gold and 235,000 ounces at steady-state;
  • Net payable gold recovery of 88.1%;
  • 3,741,000 ounces of contained gold;
  • 3,294,000 ounces of payable gold LOM;
  • 1,007 million pounds of payable zinc LOM;
  • 229 million pounds of payable copper LOM;
  • 26.3 million ounces of payable silver LOM;
  • 80,897,000 tonnes total ore material mined;
  • 2.37 g/t AuEq average diluted gold equivalent grade;
  • 1.44 g/t Au average diluted gold grade;
  • All-in Sustaining Costs* of $399/oz net of by-product credits, including royalties, over LOM;
  • All-in cost, CAPEX plus OPEX, is estimated at $643 per payable ounce;
  • C$41.00 per tonne milled total unit operating cost;
  • Pre-Production Construction costs of $801.7 million, including a $58.5 million contingency and excluding $26.7 million of capital outlays to August 31st, 2017;
  • Payback period of 5.2 years pre-tax and 5.6 years post-tax;
  • Gross revenue of $6.6 billion and operating cash flow of $2.7 billion LOM;
  • Process plant commissioning in first half of 2021;
  • Full mine production in first half of 2022.

See the press release dated October 16, 2017

The mineral resource was estimated using Geovia GEMS 6.8. The estimate is based on 5,980 diamond drill holes (483,254 m) of which 4,141 cut mineralized zones for a total of 178,150 m of core within these zones. For silver, the estimate also uses the results of an exhaustive metallurgical test comprising 2,112 diamond drill holes assayed for silver over a total length of 75,540 metres. A minimum true thickness of 7.0 m was applied, using the grade of the adjacent material when assayed, or a value of zero when not assayed. Only the silver interpolation in the Inferred mineral resources does not use the material when not assayed.

The estimate database also contains 14,799 channel samples for a total of 23,791 m from historically sampled drifts. Channel sample data was only used for distance to composite criterion for mineral resource classification purposes.

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