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Sector Expert: Gwen Preston

Resource Maven

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Gwen Preston is the Resource Maven. Her independent letter chronicles her thoughts, buys, and sells in the world of mineral exploration, development, and mining. Gwen has a strong network of contacts, almost 15 years of site visits and due diligence under her belt, a solid grasp of macroeconomics and how they shape metals price moves, and a track record of finding opportunity and managing risk in the metals and mining sector. Click HERE to sign up for a free trial subscription.



Recent Interviews

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Troilus, HighGold, and Revival Gold are drilling great discoveries and offer significant low-risk upside through splashy drill results, growing resources, and initial mine plans, writes Resource Maven Gwen Preston.

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Resource Maven Gwen Preston describes how leadership and a promising project in British Columbia translates to a compelling option for investors.

Recent Quotes

"HIGH's Johnson Tract is a standout for its incredibly high grades."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (9/9/20)
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"TLG's Troilus will attract some kind of buyout in this bull market."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (9/3/20)
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"MAG's world-class silver asset is on the cusp of production."

— Gwen Preston, Maven Metals (9/2/20)
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"GPG reported visual gold in two holes cut between veins at Herbert."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (8/26/20)
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"GENM's updated recoveries should materially impact project economics."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (8/26/20)
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"It's good to note that SCOT's accelerated warrant exercise is over."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (8/19/20)
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"It's great to see RVG using its new cash to double down on exploration."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (8/19/20)
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"TLG's ongoing exploration at Troilus continues to provide blue sky."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (8/12/20)
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"Targets at SCOT's Scottie offer potential for grade and scale."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (8/12/20)
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"The MT survey has identified a key target at GENM's Marathon."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (8/12/20)
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"Three new zones at LGD's Black Pine may add up to one large zone."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (8/5/20)
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"Drilling at HIGH's JT means now is a good time to position yourself."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (8/5/20)
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"Most of the new resource ounces at TLG's Troilus are open pittable."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (7/29/20)
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"LGD's D-3 zone at Black Pine continues to impress, with hole 152 delivering a thick zone of mineable-grade oxide mineralization."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (7/29/20)
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"TLG also plans to explore the Lac Allonge region of its property."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (7/23/20)
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"HIGH drill program expansion includes mobilization of a third rig."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (7/23/20)
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"ELY hasn't wasted any time deploying its cash influx."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (7/23/20)
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"OCG's Santa Ana hosts a vein system of at least 14 km in length."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (7/15/20)
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"HIGH effectively tripled the Munro-Croesus property boundary."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (7/15/20)
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"LGD should keep generating news for Black Pine for the rest of 2020."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (7/15/20)
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"HIGH's bought-deal financing was upsized almost immediately to $12M."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (7/8/20)
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"Anticipation is building now that HIGH is drilling at JT again."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (7/2/20)
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"SCOT is now in the field on its projects in the Golden Triangle."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (6/24/20)
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"LGD boosted its 28,000m RC drill program at Black Pine to 46,000m."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (6/24/20)
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"I continue to like LGD for its potential for oxide gold with scale."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (6/17/20)
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"OCG's financing was fully subscribed; this was an insane raise."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (6/3/20)
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"TLG announced a bought-deal financing yesterday that was quickly upsized from $15M to $22M. . .with this deal, the company has lots of cash now to power ahead."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (6/3/20)
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"HIGH's hole MC20-33 in Munro-Croesus was certainly splashy."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (5/27/20)
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"TLG's Southwest continues to deliver intriguing results for Troilus."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (5/27/20)
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"ELY will now raise $15M instead of $10M with an overallotment option."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (5/13/20)
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"HIGH released a resource estimate for its Johnson Tract project."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (5/6/20)
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"SCOT's $2M private placement was quickly upsized to $3.5M."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (5/6/20)
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"The financing for ELY will raise $10M by issuing 12.5M units at $0.80."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (5/6/20)
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"LGD will stand out as this gold bull market picks up."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (5/6/20)
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"MAG continues to be the go-to name for a silver development story."

— Gwen Preston, Maven Metals (5/1/20)
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"TLG's 189 is a great hole for Southwest and for Troilus as a whole."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (4/22/20)
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"EFR can start or significantly boost production in a short time frame."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (4/22/20)
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"TLG's Southwest zone is really turning into something good."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (4/19/20)
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"LGD is on the short list of must have stocks today."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (4/19/20)
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"GBR has the best discovery in years; it will get bought."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (4/19/20)
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"GENM's Marathon stands out for its scale and advanced status."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (3/18/20)
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"In a node to COVID-19, HIGH suspended its Timmins drill program."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (3/18/20)
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"MAG is at a great entry point for those who like silver."

— Gwen Preston, Maven Metals (3/2/20)
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"HIGH's start of drilling on its three Timmins projects is good news."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (2/26/20)
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"TLG will be an outperformer in the gold space this year."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (2/19/20)
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"GBR's Dixie is the most exciting gold discovery I've been a party to."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (2/19/20)
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"OCG is valued at only $7M, but its portfolio has very good potential."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (2/12/20)
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"HIGH's Difficult Creek could offer some significant scale of its own."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (2/12/20)
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"GBR's spinout of royalty interest in Dixie is a clever move."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (2/5/20)
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"ELY announced deals that add two important assets to its portfolio."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (2/5/20)
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"Assays suggest more ounces may be on the way from TLG's Southwest."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (1/29/20)
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"GENM announced a financing that will see it raise $8M."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (1/22/20)
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"HIGH has three really interesting high-grade Ontario gold projects."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (1/22/20)
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"TLG now has 3.6 Moz gold in open-pittable resources at Troilus."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (1/22/20)
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"I remain bullish on GBR; this is an immense discovery."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (1/22/20)
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"SCOT's hole 19-13 cut 7.3 g/t gold and 3.8 g/t silver over 25m."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (1/8/20)
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"SCOT's Summit Lake land is turning up exactly what we wanted."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (12/18/19)
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"The good results keep coming from drilling at GBR's Dixie."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (12/18/19)
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"Grab sampling at SCOT's Summit Lake identified three new targets."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (12/11/19)
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"HIGH's next five holes from JT underscored the high grade potential."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (12/5/19)
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"ELY is set to collect $3M in royalty and deal payments in 2019."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (11/27/19)
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"GBR is a hot stock with a phenomenal gold discovery."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (11/27/19)
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"TXR's largest area by far is the Sam Otto pit with 10.8 Mt Inferred."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (11/13/19)
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"GBR is raising $14.6M to outline or formally estimate a resource."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (11/13/19)
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"ELY will collect $3M in royalty and deal payments this year."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (11/10/19)
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"When Juanicipio comes online during this market, MAG will shine."

— Gwen Preston, Maven Metals (11/1/19)
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"GBR's LP fault discovery has changed the Dixie project completely."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (10/16/19)
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"TXR has a big, prospective land package with multiple targets."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (10/2/19)
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"GBR completed 14 fences of holes along the LP fault."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (10/2/19)
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"SCOT is an exciting opportunity."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (9/18/19)
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"GBR very much still could double, triple or more from here."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (9/18/19)
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"GBR's recent news vastly expanded the gold potential at Dixie."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (9/4/19)
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"ELY just keeps finding good projects and making good deals."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (9/4/19)
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"MAG is a good option for investors looking for exposure to silver."

— Gwen Preston, Maven Metals (8/31/19)
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"GBR hit into a new high-grade subzone at Dixie's Hinge."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (8/21/19)
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"There is a good chance ABN will have some outstanding results soon."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (8/7/19)
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"GBR demonstrated again today its strength in structural geology."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (7/24/19)
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"There may be a double, or more, left in GBR."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (7/17/19)
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"TXR has kicked off its 2019 drill program at Yellowknife City."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (7/10/19)
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"Hole DHZ-048 at GBR's Dixie extended the Hinge zone 150m downplunge."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (7/10/19)
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"If ABN hits some exciting numbers, the stock could go on another run."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (7/10/19)
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"ELY is monetizing its assets while building its royalty portfolio."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (6/19/19)
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"The raise will increase GBR's cash position to more than $15M."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (6/12/19)
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"ELY sold one of its royalties on the Fenelon property for CA$1.67M."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (6/12/19)
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"AUAU's Eastside asset has value, to be sure."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (6/12/19)
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"ABN's Justin has the potential to produce high-grade results."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (6/12/19)
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"ABN should wrap up the work on Justin by the end of June."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (5/29/19)
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"GBR's new Bear-Rimini zone returned 194 g/t gold over 2m."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (5/29/19)
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"The Isabella Pearl project gives ELY its first producing royalty."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (5/8/19)
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"GBR issued a big set of drill results."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (5/8/19)
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"GBR's Dixie Limb now has the potential to contain high-grade ore."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (5/1/19)
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"I have strong confidence MAG will find more silver at Juanicipio."

— Gwen Preston, Maven Metals (4/26/19)
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"ELY added two nice royalties to its portfolio in the last week."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (4/24/19)
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"ABN will start drilling the holes it wanted to drill last year."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (4/24/19)
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"Assays from AUAU's Adularia Hill target are back at the lab."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (4/17/19)
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"There's so much to test at GBR's Dixie."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (4/3/19)
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"GBR remains a story with a lot of opportunity ahead."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (3/27/19)
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"Already the veins at MAG's Juanicipio carry a phenomenal resource."

— Gwen Preston, Maven Metals (3/26/19)
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"Five reconnaissance holes at GBR's Dixie all hit mineralization."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (3/13/19)
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"Of 38 holes in GBR's Hinge, 22 contained gold in excess of 10 g/t."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (2/27/19)
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"AUAU should continue to pepper the market with news."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (2/27/19)
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"With drilling underway, the CBR investment thesis is back on track."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (2/13/19)
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"Drilling has begun on AUAU's Monitor Hills project in Nevada."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (2/1/19)
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"ELY agreed to sell the War Eagle project to Integra Resources."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (1/23/19)
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"CBR began drilling targets identified last year at Cuiu Cuiu."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (1/23/19)
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"AUAU optioned out three projects from its southwestern U.S. portfolio."

— Gwen Preston, The Maven Letter (1/23/19)
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"GBR's hole 14 encountered 1,602.73 g/t gold over 0.7m at 150m depth."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (1/16/19)
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"ABN delivered encouraging results from its Justin project."

— Gwen Preston, Resource Maven (1/16/19)
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