Spanish Mountain Gold Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : SPA

Spanish Mountain Gold Ltd.

June 16, 2010 08:01 ET

Spanish Mountain Gold Acquires Cedar Mountain Property

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 16, 2010) - Spanish Mountain Gold Ltd. ("the Company") (TSX VENTURE:SPA) announces that the Company and Cedar Mountain Exploration Inc. ("Cedar Mountain") have entered into a binding agreement whereby the Company will acquire a 100% interest in the Cedar Creek Property from Cedar Mountain ("the Transaction").

The Cedar Creek Property (the "Property"), which occupies an area of approximately 14 square kilometers (or 5 square miles), is contiguous to the western boundary of the Company's flagship Spanish Mountain Gold Project near Likely, British Columbia. The location of both properties occupying a combined area of over 51 square kilometers (or 20 square miles) is shown in the maps (Fig. 1 & Fig. 2) attached to this news release.

Details of the Transaction are as follows:

  • The Company may acquire a 100% undivided interest in the Property by making a cash payment to Cedar Mountain of CAN$500,000.
  • The 100% undivided interest in the Property is subject to an underlying net smelter return ('NSR') royalty of 2.5% in favour of a third party. The royalty may be purchased by the Company through the payment to the holder of the royalty CAN$500,000 per 1% NSR.

The maps attached to this release also display areas of the Property that are considered to be prospective for gold mineralization. 

Brian Groves, President and CEO of the Company commented: "Our primary focus is the advancement of our Spanish Mountain Gold Project. We have identified areas on the Cedar Creek Property and close to the common property line which we believe have the potential to host gold mineralization. We will work quickly to better define these areas as targets for drilling."

To see the maps please go to this link: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/SPAmaps1and2.pdf

About Spanish Mountain Gold

Spanish Mountain Gold Ltd. is focused on advancing its flagship Spanish Mountain gold project in central southern British Columbia. The Company has a current cash position of approximately $6.0 million (with no debt) and has applied for Mineral Exploration Tax Credit refund from the Province of British Columbia totaling $1.9 million. These funds are expected imminently.

On Behalf of the Board,

SPANISH MOUNTAIN GOLD LTD.

Brian Groves, President and CEO

This news release may contain certain "Forward-Looking Statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. Actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company's expectations are disclosed in the Company's documents filed from time to time with the TSX Venture Exchange, the British Columbia Securities Commission and the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

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. The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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