SOURCE: Gentor Resources Inc.

Gentor Resources Inc.

February 10, 2011 19:00 ET

Gentor Resources Raises an Additional US$4,507,001 in Private Placement Financing

Toronto, Ontario - February 10, 2011 - GENTOR RESOURCES, INC. ("Gentor" or the "Company") (OTCBB - "GNTO.OB") is pleased to announce that it has concluded the sale of 6,009,334 Units (as hereafter described) to a limited number of non-U.S persons for total gross proceeds of US$4,507,001. Each Unit, which was sold at a purchase price of US$0.75 per Unit, consisted of one (1) share of common stock of the Company (the "Common Stock") and one (1) warrant (a "Warrant") to purchase one (1) share of Common Stock. Each Warrant is exercisable for a period of 12 months from the date of issuance at an exercise price of US$0.90 per share of Common Stock.

Including the sale of the Units referenced above, the Company has raised US$12,504,000 since the fourth quarter of 2010 through the sale of 16,672,006 Units on the same terms as described above.

The Company anticipates using the proceeds from the sale of the Units described herein to advance its exploration and diamond drilling program at its copper and gold properties in the Sultanate of Oman and for general corporate purposes.

The Company is also currently in negotiations with a limited number of U.S. and non-U.S. persons for the sale of additional Units.

About Gentor Resources, Inc.

Gentor Resources, Inc. is a US-based mineral exploration company whose projects include copper and gold properties in the Sultanate of Oman and a molybdenum tungsten silver property in East Central Idaho. The Company's strategy is to create shareholder value by developing highly prospective mineral properties around the globe, with current focus in the Sultanate of Oman and the United States.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains certain statements that may be deemed "forward looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements in this release, other than statements of historical fact, that address potential future production, reserve potential, exploration drilling and events or developments that the Company expects to occur, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the words "expects," "plans," "anticipates," "believes," "understands," "intends," "estimates," "projects," "potential" and similar expressions, or that events or conditions "will," "would," "may," "could," or "should" occur. Information inferred from the interpretation of exploration and/or drilling results and any information concerning mineral resource estimates may also be deemed to be forward-looking statements, as it constitutes a prediction of what might be found to be present when and if a project is actually developed. Such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results may differ materially from those in the forward looking statements. Factors that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those in forward looking statements include market prices, exploration success, continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic, market or business conditions.

Contact Information

  • For further information, please visit our website at, or contact: Dr Peter Ruxton, President & CEO, Kent, United Kingdom Tel: + 44 (0) 7786 111103; or Arnold T. Kondrat, Executive Vice President, Toronto, Ontario, Tel: (416) 366 2221 or 1 (800) 714 7938