Scorpio Gold Corporation (TSXV:SGN) reported that production in Q1 of 2014 at Mineral Ridge in Nevada totalled 10,294 ounces of gold and 5,113 ounces of silver. Compared to Q1 of 2013, Scorpio Gold’s production of gold increased by 38.90%, and silver by 86.60%.

As quoted in the press release:

Q1 2014 Q1 2013 % Change
Gold 10.294 7,411(1) 38.90%
Silver 5.113 2,740(1) 86.60%

Scorpio Gold Corporation CEO, Peter J. Hawley, said:

The Mineral Ridge operation posted another strong quarter with ore production and processing throughput running above forecast and head grades in line with our expectation for Q1 2014. This is a great start to the year and puts Scorpio Gold in a very good position to meet our 2014 production forecast of 40,000 to 45,000 ounces of gold.

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