El Toqui is an underground zinc mine, owned by Sociedad Contractual Minera El Toqui, a subsidiary of Laguna Gold Ltd. El Toqui is located in Region XI, Chile, approximately 1,350 kilometers south of Santiago and 120 kilometers north of the regional capital, Coyhaique.
Royal Gold holds a 0.0% to 3.0% net smelter return royalty on zinc on El Toqui.
The sliding-scale NSR royalty varies with the price of zinc per pound according to the following schedule:
- 0.0% below $0.50;
- 1.0% from $0.50 to below $0.55;
- 2.0% from $0.55 to below $0.60;
- 3.0% from $0.60 higher.
Royal Gold acquired this royalty interest effective October 1, 2008, as part of the acquisition of a royalty portfolio from Barrick Gold Corporation.
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