Novus Gold Corp.
TSX VENTURE : NOV

Novus Gold Corp.

June 18, 2010 20:46 ET

Novus Gold Corp. Options 60% Interest in the Dorothea Gold Property, Ontario to Terra Ventures Inc.

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 18, 2010) - Novus Gold Corp. ("Novus" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:NOV)(VGN WKN:A0YC5N) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an option agreement with Terra Ventures Inc. ("Terra") (TSX VENTURE:TAS) pursuant to which Terra has been granted an option to acquire a 60% interest in Novus's recently acquired Dorothea Gold Property in Ontario (the "Property"). To exercise the option, Terra must pay Novus $7,500, make payments to the underlying vendor of $95,000 over a period of four years, and incur $400,000 in expenditures on the Property over a period of four years. The underlying vendor will retain a 2.0% net smelter returns royalty on the Property, 1.5% of which may be purchased for $500,000.

For further information visit the company's website at www.novusgold.com.

On behalf of the board of directors of

NOVUS GOLD CORP.

Mike Magrum, President & CEO

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