Atacama Minerals Corp.

Atacama Minerals Corp.

December 14, 2011 18:34 ET

Atacama Corporate Update

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 14, 2011) - Atacama Minerals Corp. (TSX VENTURE:AAM) ("Atacama" or the "Company") reports that it has granted an aggregate of 8,375,000 incentive stock options to certain officers, directors, and other eligible persons of the Company. The options are exercisable, subject to vesting provisions, over a period of three years at a price of $1.05 per share.

The option grant is subject to regulatory and Shareholder approval, in respect of 837,500 incentive stock options.

About Atacama

Atacama Minerals Corp. is a Canadian company which produces iodine from its Aguas Blancas mine in northern Chile. In addition, the Company has exploration interests in West Africa.

On behalf of the Board,

Richard P. Clark, Chief Executive Officer

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Atacama Minerals Corp.
    Simon Jackson
    (604) 689-7842
    (604) 689-4250 (FAX)