Barton Gold (ASX:BDG) has been awarded an exploration licence at its wholly owned Tarcoola Gold project in South Australia.

Tarcoola is a new 435? area on which Barton Gold has mapped out a 14km corridor of major structures similar to the structure hosting its Perseverance mine.

The company says acquiring the tenement is an important addition to its strategic regional footprint in the Central Gawler Craton.

Barton Gold?s share price was 3.57% up at close today.