Silver Quest Resources Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : SQI

Silver Quest Resources Ltd.

December 21, 2010 13:50 ET

Silver Quest Closes Private Placement

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 21, 2010) -

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Silver Quest Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:SQI) (the "Company") is pleased to report that it has closed its non-brokered private placement (the "Offering") consisting of 2,542,832 flow-through common shares for gross proceeds of $1,907,124 announced December 9, 2010.

The Company has paid cash finders' fees totaling $137,670 and issued an aggregate of 137,670 compensation warrants entitling the holders thereof to purchase such number of common shares for a period of 12 months from closing at an exercise price of $0.75 per share.

The proceeds of the Offering will be used for general exploration expenditures, which will constitute qualified Canadian exploration expenditures, as defined in the Income Tax Act (Canada) and flow-through mining expenditures on the Company's prospects.

All securities issued or issuable in connection with the Offering are subject to a four-month hold period expiring April 21, 2011.

SILVER QUEST RESOURCES LTD.

Randy Turner, President

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

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