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Majestic Gold Corp. Announces Third Quarter 2014 Results

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/29/14 -- Majestic Gold Corp. ("Majestic" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:MJS)(FRANKFURT:A0BK1D) announces its financial and operational results for the third quarter ended June 30, 2014. This release should be read in conjunction with the Company's condensed consolidated interim financial statements and related management discussion and analysis. The following financial results are expressed in US dollars unless otherwise stated.

2014 Third Quarter Overview

--  Gold production in the third quarter of 2014 decreased to 4,269 ounces,
    compared to 5,119 ounces produced in the third quarter of 2013. Total
    gold production for the nine months ended June 30, 2014, increased to
    14,824 ounces, compared to 14,769 ounces produced for the comparative
    period of 2013. 
--  Gold sales revenue in the third quarter of 2014 was $8.6 million from
    the sale of 6,590 ounces, at an average realized gold price of $1,311
    per ounce, compared to revenue of $3.3 million from the sale of 2,251
    ounces, at an average realized gold price of $1,470 per ounce, for the
    comparative quarter of 2013. Gold sales revenue for the nine months
    ended June 30, 2014, was $19.8 million from the sale of 14,950 ounces,
    at an average realized gold price of $1,322 per ounce, compared to
    revenue of $15.8 million from the sale of 9,734 ounces, at an average
    realized gold price of $1,621 per ounce, for the comparative period of
--  Average cash costs for the third quarter of 2014 were $1,189 per ounce,
    compared to $1,040 per ounce for the third quarter of 2013. For the nine
    months ended June 30, 2014, average cash costs were $1,060 per ounce
    compared to $1,043 per ounce for the comparative period of 2013. 
--  Gross profit was $0.5 million for the third quarter of 2014, compared to
    $0.9 million for the third quarter of 2013. Gross profit for the nine
    months ended June 30, 2014, was $3.1 million compared to $5.4 million
    for the comparative period of 2013. 
--  General and administrative expenses ("G&A") were $0.8 million for the
    third quarter of 2014, compared to $1.9 million for the third quarter of
    2013. G&A expenses were $4.7 million for the for the nine months ended
    June 30, 2014, compared to $5.6 million for the comparative period of

PRODUCTION RESULTS                                                          
                             Three months ended June  Nine months ended June
                                                 30,                     30,
                                    2014        2013        2014        2013
Production data                                                             
  Tonnes mined                   361,361     501,851   1,231,838   1,431,589
  Tonnes milled                  380,744     499,175   1,225,076   1,444,307
  Head grade (g/t)                  0.42        0.36        0.41        0.36
  Mill recovery                      88%         86%         88%         86%
  Gold produced (ozs)              4,269       5,119      14,824      14,769
  Gold realized, net of                                                     
   smelting fees (ozs)             4,080       4,770      13,896      13,764
                     Three months ended June 30,  Nine months ended June 30,
                              2014          2013          2014          2013
Operating data                                                              
  Gold produced                                                             
   (ozs)                     4,269         5,033        14,824        14,769
  Gold realized net                                                         
   of smelting fees                                                         
   (ozs)                     4,080         4,681        13,896        13,764
  Gold sold (ozs)            6,590         2,251        14,950         9,734
  Average realized                                                          
   gold price ($/oz                                                         
   sold)             $       1,311 $       1,470 $       1,322 $       1,621
  Total cash costs                                                          
   ($/oz sold) (1)           1,189         1,040         1,060         1,043
Financial data                                                              
  Total revenues     $   8,641,683 $   3,551,168 $  20,127,407 $  16,576,510
  Gross profit (2)         456,620       858,996     3,118,460     5,444,311
  Net loss                                                                  
   attributable to                                                          
   shareholders          (979,226)   (1,663,360)   (3,253,046)   (2,782,687)
  Basic and diluted                                                         
   loss per share           (0.00)        (0.00)        (0.00)        (0.00)
  Cash and cash                                                             
   equivalents          12,444,592    16,255,747    12,444,592    16,255,747
  Total assets          99,279,878   108,561,402    99,279,878   108,561,402
  Total debt            20,445,677    19,566,849    20,445,677    19,566,849
(1) "Total cash costs" are presented on a per ounce sold basis.             
(2) "Gross profit" represents total revenues, net of cost of goods sold.    

Stephen Kenwood, President and CEO of Majestic Gold Corp., is the Company's Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 and is the non-independent Qualified Person that has reviewed and approved the geological and technical information contained in this press release.

About Majestic Gold

Currently focused solely in China, Majestic Gold Corp. is a Vancouver, BC based company engaged in commercial gold production at the Songjiagou Gold Mine in Yantai, China. The mine is an open pit and underground operation. Additional information on the Company and its projects is available at and on the Company's website at

Cautionary Notes

Certain statements contained herein may constitute forward-looking statements and are made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and Canadian securities laws. Forward-looking statements are statements which relate to future events. Such statements include estimates, forecasts and statements as to management's expectations with respect to, among other things, business and financial prospects, financial multiples and accretion estimates, future trends, plans, strategies, objectives and expectations, including with respect to production, exploration drilling, reserves and resources, exploitation activities and events or future operations. Information inferred from the interpretation of drilling results and information concerning mineral resource estimates may also be deemed to be forward-looking statements, as it constitutes a prediction of what might be found to be present when, and if, a project is actually developed.

In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by terminology such as "may", "should", "expects", "plans, "anticipates", believes", "estimates", "predicts", "potential", or "continue" or the negative of these terms or other comparable terminology. These statements are only predictions and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause our or our industry's actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, levels of activity, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements.

While these forward-looking statements, and any assumptions upon which they are based, are made in good faith and reflect our current judgment regarding the direction of our business, actual results will almost always vary, sometimes materially, from any estimates, predictions, projections, assumptions or other future performance suggestions herein. Except as required by applicable law, Majestic Gold does not intend to update any forward-looking statements to conform these statements to actual results

Production Disclaimer

The Company's production decision was not based on a feasibility study of mineral reserves demonstrating economic and technical viability. The Company's production decision was made based on the open pit optimization resource model set out in the Preliminary Economic Assessment ("PEA"), which takes into account the relatively low mining costs negotiated by the Company. The pit optimization that was conducted in the preliminary assessment generated a production schedule summary at grade cut-off of 0.30 gram per tonne Au.

The PEA includes the inferred mineral resources that are considered too speculative geologically to have the economic considerations applied to them that would enable them to be categorized as mineral reserves. There is no certainty that the preliminary assessment will ever be realized. Mineral resources that are not mineral reserves do not have demonstrated economic viability.

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