Eagle Star Minerals Corp.

Eagle Star Minerals Corp.

May 22, 2012 10:03 ET

Eagle Star Appoints New Director to the Board, Dr. Jose Eloi Guimaraes Campos

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 22, 2012) - Eagle Star Minerals Corp. (TSX VENTURE:EGE)(PINK SHEETS:ELGSF)(FRANKFURT:E6R) ("Eagle Star" or "the Company") is pleased to announce, and welcome the newest addition to the board of directors, Dr. José Eloi Guimarães Campos.

Dr. Guimarães Campos is an expert in the field of Estratigraphy, Sedimentation and Tectonic Evolution with over 22 years of experience. He obtained his Masters Degree in Geology in 1992, and continued on to complete his Doctorate Degree in 1996, both from the University of Brasilia, FD, Brazil. Dr. Guimarães Campos brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Eagle Star including his vast knowledge and expertise with regards to sedimentary, metamorphic and alkaline igneous rock occurrences and more specifically sedimentary phosphate deposits and their geological structure within Brazil.

Dr. Guimarães Campos has consulted to a multitude of agro-mineral projects throughout different regions of Brazil. He was co-advisor to the technical study of the Campos Belos / Itafós Arraias phosphate deposit in Goiás-Tocantins state now owned and operated by MBAC Fertilizer Corp. which included the in-depth observation of the geological modeling of the deposit. In addition Dr. Guimarães Campos took part in the technical study and discussion of the genesis and controls of the Rocinha phosphate deposit in the Lagamar region of Minas Gerais. Most recently Dr. Guimarães Campos worked the re-evaluation of the Córrego Rico limestone deposit to cement production, which included regional geology framing, drilling log analysis, and reserves definition. In addition Dr. Guimarães Campos has also offered his services to the Brazilian Geological Survey (CPRM) aiding with geological mapping and mineral deposit characterization.

Dr. José Eloi Guimarães Campos currently serves as the Sedimentology, Hydrogeology and Soil Sciences Professor at the University of Brasilia and is a member of the Brazilian Society of Geology (SBG), Regional Advice of Geology (CREA) and the Association of Professors of the University of Brasilia (ADUnB).

"We are extremely excited about our newest addition to the Eagle Star team. We believe the expertise, knowledge and contacts that Dr. Guimarães Campos brings to the Company are second to none. Furthermore, his decision to come on board lends strong support to the credibility of not only our projects, but our overall strategy moving forward," commented Eran Friedlander, President and CEO. "Our team is looking forward to utilizing the phosphate specific knowhow of Dr. Guimarães Campos towards the development of our current projects and we believe that with his regional knowledge of the surrounding geology, more opportunities may also present themselves to Eagle Star."

About the Company

Eagle Star Minerals Corp is a publicly listed company focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of agro-mineral properties in Brazil. Over the past two years, Eagle Star Minerals has strategically grown its' presence in Brazil and continues to focus on maximizing shareholder value by acquiring assets located in geological areas known for proven phosphate mineralization, coupled with good logistics in close proximity to agriculture.

The Company's shares are publicly traded on the TSXV under the symbol EGE, on the OTC Pink Sheets under the symbol ELGSF and on Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol E6R.

On behalf of the Board of Directors


Eran Friedlander, President

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