ROUYN-NORANDA, CANADA--(Dec. 9, 2016) - Explor Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:EXS) (OTCQX:EXSFF) (FRANKFURT:E1H1) (BERLIN:E1H1) ("Explor" or the "Corporation") announces the closing of a third tranche of a non-brokered private placement previously announced for a maximum of 23,529,412 flow-through common shares at a price of $0.085 each, for total gross proceeds of up to CDN $2,000,000 (the "Private Placement"). The third and final tranche of the Private Placement closed today consists in the sale of 1,650,000 shares for an aggregate subscription of $140,250. Following the three closings to the private placement, the Corporation has received a total amount of $1,557,240, representing an aggregate amount of 18,320,470 flow-through shares.
The net proceeds from this third closing of the Private Placement will have to be incurred by the Corporation in exploration expenditures on mining properties located in the provinces of Québec ($120,700) and Ontario ($19,550). No finder's fees are payable in connection to this last closing.
The securities issued pursuant to the third closing of the Private Placement are subject to a hold period of four months and a day ending April 10, 2017.
The Private Placement is subject to the final approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.
Explor Resources Inc. is a publicly listed company trading on the TSX Venture (EXS), on the OTCQX (EXSFF) and on the Frankfurt and Berlin Stock Exchanges (E1H1).
This press release was prepared by Explor. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the Policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) has reviewed or accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
About Explor Resources Inc.
Explor Resources Inc. is a Canadian-based natural resources company with mineral holdings in Ontario, Québec, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick. Explor is currently focused on exploration in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt. The belt is found in both provinces of Ontario and Québec with approximately 33% in Ontario and 67% in Québec. The Belt has produced in excess of 180,000,000 ounces of gold and 450,000,000 tonnes of cu-zn ore over the last 100 years. The Corporation was continued under the laws of Alberta in 1986 and has had its main office in Québec since 2006.
Explor Resources Flagship project is the Timmins Porcupine West (TPW) Project located in the Porcupine mining camp, in the Province of Ontario. Teck Resources Ltd. is currently conducting an exploration program as part of an earn-in on the TPW property. The TPW mineral resource (Press Release dated August 27, 2013) includes the following:
Open Pit Mineral Resources at a 0.30 g/t Au cut-off grade are as follows:
- Indicated: 213,000 oz (4,283,000 tonnes at 1.55 g/t Au)
- Inferred: 77,000 oz (1,140,000 tonnes at 2.09 g/t Au)
Underground Mineral Resources at a 1.70 g/t Au cut-off grade are as follows:
- Indicated: 396,000 oz (4,420,000 tonnes at 2.79 g/t Au)
- Inferred: 393,000 oz (5,185,000 tonnes at 2.36 g/t Au)
This document may contain forward-looking statements relating to Explor's operations or to the environment in which it operates. Such statements are based on operations, estimates, forecasts and projections. They are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict and may be beyond Explor's control. A number of important factors could cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially from those expressed in forward-looking statements, including those set forth in other public filling. In addition, such statements relate to the date on which they are made. Consequently, undue reliance should not be placed on such forward-looking statements. Explor disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, save and except as may be required by applicable securities laws.
Christian Dupont, President
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