Alturas Minerals Corp.

Alturas Minerals Corp.

December 18, 2013 17:25 ET

Alturas Announces Resignation of Roland Eschle as Director

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 18, 2013) - Alturas Minerals Corp. (the "Company" or "Alturas") (TSX VENTURE:ALT)(LMA:ALT) has received and accepted the resignation of Mr. Roland Eschle as a Director of the Company, a role he has held since May 2010, in order to devote more time to his current business activities.

Mr. Walter Henry, Chairman of Alturas commented: "Alturas board sincerely thanks Roland for his contributions during his time with the Company. We wish him well in his future endeavors."

About Alturas Minerals Corp.

Alturas is a Canadian corporation, and controls 100% of its subsidiaries in Peru, Alturas Minerals S.A. ("Alturas Peru") and in Chile, Alturas Chile Limitada ("Alturas Chile"). Alturas Peru has been exploring various mineral projects in Peru since January 2004. Alturas Chile initiated exploration activities during the second quarter of fiscal 2010. Alturas' exploration strategy is focused on the discovery of large copper-gold porphyry/skarn deposits and epithermal gold mineralized deposits.

The principal assets of Alturas are one project in drilling stage Chapi Chapi-Utupara, and five drill-ready mineral exploration projects located in Peru and Chile, including the Sombrero, Huajoto, Ccaccapaqui in Peru, and La Corina in Chile. In addition, Alturas has interests in three other less-advanced exploration projects in Peru (Callejones, San Antonio and La Divina) and Marilin and Quispe in Chile.

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