Richmont Mines Shares Jumped: What You Need to Know

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What: Shares of Richmont Mines (ASE: RIC) jumped 10% today after the company released resource estimates for its Monique project.

So what: The results show that there are 55,112 ounces of gold resources in the open-pit mine. The company opened a 1,700-meter surface drilling program this month as well.

Now what: Next year the company hopes to process a 5,000-metric-ton bulk sample at the Camflo Mill and complete more technical work at the property. It also helped that gold rose more than 1% in trading today and most shares rose significantly. The news today isn't enough for this Fool to buy in, because the price of gold is just too volatile right now.

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