Alexis Minerals Corporation
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OTCQX : AXSMF

Alexis Minerals Corporation

September 20, 2010 12:02 ET

Alexis Closes Over-Allotment Option

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 20, 2010) -

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ALEXIS MINERALS CORPORATION (TSX:AMC)(OTCQX:AXSMF) ("Alexis" or the "Company") announced today that it has completed the sale of an additional 12,500,000 units of the Company (the "Units") priced at $0.15 per Unit pursuant to the exercise in full of an over-allotment option (the "Over-Allotment Option") granted to Industrial Alliance Securities Inc. and including NCP Northland Capital Partners Inc. and Global Hunter Securities (the "Agents") in connection with the Company's previously announced offering for aggregate gross proceeds of $12,500,000. (the "Offering"). The exercise of the Over-Allotment Option brings the total gross proceeds from the Offering to $14,375,000.

Each Unit is comprised of one common share of the Company (each, a "Common Share") and one-half of one common share purchase warrant (each full common share purchase warrant, a "Warrant"). Each Warrant entitles its holder to purchase one additional Common Share of the Company at a price of $0.40, subject to acceleration in certain circumstances, until 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) on September 2, 2013.

Alexis intends to use the net proceeds from the Offering primarily to advance its key capital programs as it initiates the next phase of its strategic plan focused on the reopening of the Snow Lake Gold Mine in Manitoba. A portion of funds will be devoted towards preliminary work at Snow Lake including the feasibility study, care and maintenance, and the initial stages of refurbishing the ramp portal at the #3 Zone. The Company also intends to use a portion of the net proceeds for working capital and general corporate purposes.

The Company also announced the resignation of Julie Lassonde from the board of directors, effective September 17, 2010. Ms. Lassonde has tendered her resignation from the Alexis board as she intends to focus on her new position as Executive Chairman of Shear Minerals Ltd., a Canadian based mining company focused on diamond exploration. 

The management and board of Alexis Minerals would like to thank Ms. Lassonde for her service and insight to the company and wish her well in the future.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.

About Alexis Minerals

Alexis Minerals Corporation is a Canadian mining company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol "AMC") and trades in the United States on the Over the Counter QX International platform (OTCQX:AXSMF). The Company owns one producing gold mine in Val-d'Or and the right to earn a 100% interest in the Lac Pelletier gold property in Rouyn-Noranda, both in Quebec. Alexis also owns the Snow Lake Mine in Manitoba. With these assets Alexis has the potential to develop gold production forwards. Alexis is targeting mid-tier gold production levels in 2011-2012. Alexis undertakes exploration in the mineral rich Val-d'Or (100% ownership of 212 sq. km.) and Rouyn-Noranda Mining Camps (50% ownership of 785 sq. km and in joint venture with Xstrata Copper) as well as in the Snow Lake Mining Camp (100% ownership of 50 sq. km). For more information about Alexis Minerals visit www.alexisminerals.com.

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This document may contain or refer to forward looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws, based on current expectations, including, but not limited to, proposed use of proceeds, timing for closing of the financing, ability to attract financing, renunciation of flow-through expenses, regulatory approvals, ability to complete the Offer, and future exploration expenses and plans. Forward looking statements are subject to significant risks and uncertainties, including those risks identified in the annual information form of the Company, which is available under the profile of the Company on SEDAR, and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from expected results. Estimates and assumptions underlying the future-looking information are based upon negotiations between the Company and prospective investors, extensive technical and scientific analysis conducted by the management of the Company, and information obtained by the Company from third parties. Readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Forward looking information is provided as of the date hereof and we assume no responsibility to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances.

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