CAMEO COBALT INCREASES CHILEAN LAND PACKAGE BY 987%; EXPANDS CHILEAN FOOTPRINT TO TWO OF THREE PAST PRODUCING REGIONS
Vancouver, British Columbia – September 25, 2018 – Cameo Cobalt Corp. (TSX Venture: CRU) (OTC: CRUUF) (FWB: SY7N) (the “Company” or “Cameo Cobalt”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a share exchange agreement (“Share Exchange Agreement”) with Chilean Cobalt Opportunity Corp. (“CCOC”) to acquire 100% of CCOC’s issued and outstanding share capital. CCOC holds an option to acquire a 100% undivided, unencumbered legal and beneficial interest in the Montreal Cobalt Project, located 15 km southwest of Santiago in the past producing Metropolitan Region of Chile.
To satisfy the terms of the Share Exchange Agreement, the Company will issue a total 12,050,000 Common shares (“Shares”) issued at a deemed value of $0.20 per Share and 3,000,000 share purchase warrants (“Warrants”) valid for a period of two years from closing with an exercise price of $0.20, to the shareholders of CCOC to acquire all of the issued and outstanding Shares and Warrants of CCOC presently outstanding.
Upon completion of the Share Exchange Agreement, CCOC shareholders will own approximately 16.16% of the Company’s issued and outstanding share capital. The Company will pay finder’s fees in accordance with the policies of the TSX-V. All securities issued pursuant to the Share Exchange Agreement will be subject to a statutory four-month hold period.
Closing of the Share Exchange Agreement remains subject to TSX-V approval.
About the Montreal Cobalt Project
The Vendor reports that the Montreal Cobalt Project consists of 16 mineral claims and comprises a total of 4,500 hectares. The Company’s Montreal Cobalt Project is less than 2 kilometres away from the past producing Merceditas mine. The acquisition of the Montreal Cobalt Project has entrenched Cameo Cobalt in two of the three historic cobalt-producing regions of Chile.
The Montreal Cobalt Project claims map can be found by following the below URL link:
Akash Patel, CEO of Cameo Cobalt stated: “The Company is ecstatic to announce the expansion of its Chilean land package. Cameo Cobalt now has a material presence in two of the three historic Chilean cobalt production regions. This acquisition signals to the marketplace Cameo Cobalt’s commitment to cobalt exploration in the Southern hemisphere. Management would like to note that the electric vehicle revolution is still in its infancy, yet cobalt production remains in a deficit position. Cameo is also pleased to convey that Company representatives are scheduling site visits to both the Carrizal and Montreal projects, with the objective of expediting exploration efforts and advancing regional relationships.”
Carrizal Cobalt Project Update
Cameo Cobalt is also pleased to provide a regional update on its Carrizal Cobalt Project. The Company’s Carrizal Cobalt Project is situated adjacent to Genlith Inc.’s Carrizal Alto Project (see Genlith’s news release dated April 11th). Genlith Inc. is a Pennsylvania-based holding company focused on energy storage and critical battery materials.
Genlith has reported that cobalt production occurred on its Carrizal Alto projects from 1844 through 1944; mostly for military applications ceasing at the end of the Second World War. Genlith’s Carrizal Alto development plans include expedited drilling and dimensioning programs on high-grade past producing mines with the objective of providing a clear path to full-scale production.
The Company’s Carrizal Cobalt claims map can be found by following the below URL link:
Genlith Inc. also recently announced the appointment of John Mitchell as the Company’s new President. Mr. Mitchell will also assume the role of Chief Executive Officer of Chilean Cobalt Corp. (“C3”), a subsidiary of Genlith. Mr. Mitchell joins Genlith after serving as President of Lithium for Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB). Mr. Mitchell guided Albemarle’s lithium division to a global market leading position (see Genlith’s news release dated July 25th, 2018).
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