Scientific Metals Corp.
TSX VENTURE : STM

Scientific Metals Corp.

May 30, 2016 04:00 ET

Scientific Metals Enters Into Definitive Agreement to Purchase Deep Valley Lithium Property

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 30, 2016) - Scientific Metals Corp. ("STM" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:STM) is pleased to announce that, further to its press release dated May 12, 2016, the Company has entered into an arm's length definitive agreement to acquire the Deep Valley Lithium Property (the "Property") which is located in the Fox Creek - Sturgeon Lake area of west-central Alberta. The Property encompasses 6,648 ha (16,427 acres) and is located approximately 55 km due west of the community of Fox Creek. The Property is underlain by Leduc Formation aquifers that are known to be highly enriched in lithium, potassium, boron, bromine and other commodities. Within the central part of the Property, historic samples of formation waters (brines) have returned 140 mg/L (ppm), which are amongst the highest values recorded within the Province of Alberta as reported by the ERCB in its report of October 2011 entitled "Geological Introduction to Lithium-Rich Formation Water with Emphasis on the Fox Creek Area of West-Central Alberta (NTS 83F and 83K)".

The terms of the proposed transaction provide as follows: STM shall acquire a 100% interest in the Property in consideration for a cash payment of $15,000 and the issuance of 4,000,000 common shares of the Company. An existing 3% net smelter royalty shall remain on the Property, of which 1% can be repurchased by the Company at any time in consideration for a cash payment of $1,500,000. An arm's length finder's fee is payable in connection with the transaction in the amount equal to $38,625, such finder's fee to be satisfied on the closing date by the issuance of 386,250 common shares of the Company at a deemed price of $0.10 per share. The transaction has been conditionally approved by the TSX Venture Exchange and is expected to close within the next week.

Mr. Garry Clark, P. Geo., of Clark Exploration Consulting, is the "qualified person" as defined in NI 43-101, who has reviewed and approved the technical content in this press release.

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The TSX Venture Exchange has in no way passed upon the merits of the proposed acquisition and has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this press release.

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