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RNC Minerals to Display Rare Gold Specimens

TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - RNC Minerals (TSX: RNX) (RNC) is pleased to announce it will be displaying the recently-discovered "Father's Day Vein" gold specimens, which it believes are among the largest of their kind ever unearthed, at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show® (TGMS) from February 14-17, 2019. According to TGMS, this is the largest, oldest and most prestigious gem and mineral show in the world.

In September 2018, the world celebrated the Father's Day Vein discovery by RNC, which has yielded more than 25,000 ounces of gold worth in excess of C$40 million including what we believe are among the largest gold specimens ever unearthed, including King Henry containing 1,402 ounces, Warren containing 893 ounces, and several other spectacular high grade specimens.



February 14-17, 2019


Thursday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Friday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Sunday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm


Tucson Convention Center, 260 Church Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85701

RNC Minerals (CNW Group/RNC Minerals)


For further information about the TGMS Show please visit: www.tgms.org/show/. For ticket information and special discounts go to: http://www.tgms.org/s/Ticket-info-2019-4gm7.pdf 

About TGMS

The Tucson Gem and Mineral Society was founded in 1946 and began as a small group interested in the hobby of mineral collecting and lapidary. The Society's intent from the start was to further the knowledge and appreciation for a hobby that was just beginning to grow. Their mission is to encourage interest and study in geology, mineralogy, lapidary, and allied earth sciences. Through their Tucson Gem and Mineral Show®, they remain dedicated to presenting extraordinary mineral and jewelry exhibits while bringing together jewelry, mineral, fossil, lapidary craftsman, and related publication dealers to provide an unparalleled variety under one roof. A combination museum / shopping experience that for four days delights young and old.

About RNC Minerals

RNC has a 100% interest in the producing Beta Hunt gold mine located in Western Australia where a significant high grade gold discovery - "Father's Day Vein" - was recently made. RNC is currently completing a 40,000 metre drill program on near mine exploration targets focused on the Father's Day Vein area, results of which will be incorporated into an updated NI 43-101 compliant Mineral Resource Estimate and mine plan targeted for Q2 2019. Beta Hunt gold resource potential is underpinned by multiple gold shears with gold intersections across a 4km strike length which remain open in multiple directions adjacent to an existing 5km ramp network. RNC also has a 28% interest in a nickel joint venture that owns the Dumont Nickel-Cobalt Project located in the Abitibi region of Quebec which contains the second largest nickel reserve and eighth largest cobalt reserve in the world. RNC owns an approximate 35% interest in Orford Mining Corporation, a mineral explorer focused on highly prospective and underexplored areas of Northern Quebec. RNC has a strong management team and Board with over 100 years of mining experience. RNC's common shares trade on the TSX under the symbol RNX. RNC shares also trade on the OTCQX market under the symbol RNKLF.

Cautionary Statement Concerning Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains "forward-looking information" including without limitation statements relating to the liquidity and capital resources of RNC, production guidance and the potential of the Beta Hunt and Reed mines as well as the and the potential of the Dumont development project and Orford Mining's Qiqavik, and West Raglan, exploration properties.

Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of RNC to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Factors that could affect the outcome include, among others: future prices and the supply of metals; the results of drilling; inability to raise the money necessary to incur the expenditures required to retain and advance the properties; environmental liabilities (known and unknown); general business, economic, competitive, political and social uncertainties; results of exploration programs; accidents, labour disputes and other risks of the mining industry; political instability, terrorism, insurrection or war; or delays in obtaining governmental approvals, projected cash operating costs, failure to obtain regulatory or shareholder approvals. For a more detailed discussion of such risks and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, refer to RNC's filings with Canadian securities regulators, including the most recent Annual Information Form, available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

Although RNC has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results to differ from those anticipated, estimated or intended. Forward-looking statements contained herein are made as of the date of this news release and RNC disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise, except as required by applicable securities laws.

Tucson Gem & Mineral Society (CNW Group/RNC Minerals)


For further information: Rob Buchanan, Director, Investor Relations, T: (416) 363-0649, www.rncminerals.com