VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA – (February 12th, 2020) -Power Metals Corp. (“Power Metals” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:PWM)(FRANKFURT:OAA1)(OTC:PWRMF) is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Gullwing Extension Property contiguous with its 100% owned Gullwing-Tot Lakes lithium - cesium - tantalum Property, Dryden, northwestern Ontario.
The combined size of the Gullwing Extension and the Gullwing-Tot Lakes Properties is 13.5 km long by 9.0 km wide. The Gullwing Extension Property is an extension of the same mafic metavolcanic rocks that hosts Power Metals’ Gullwing pegmatite and the Tot Lake pegmatite with spodumene (Li), pollucite (Cs) and Ta-oxide mineralization.
The Gullwing Extension Property consists of a total of 246 cell claims in Drope, Webb, Echo, Brownridge and Laval townships. The Property consists of two claim blocks: the North Block which consists of 112 cell claims and the South Block which consists of 134 cell claims. The Property is located 20 km northeast of Dryden and about 300 km northwest of Thunder Bay, northwestern Ontario.
To acquire a 100% interest, Power Metals must issue 9,500,000 shares of the Company to the vendor and grant a 2% Net Smelter Royalty (NSR).
The Company has the option to buy back one-half of the royalty (1% NSR) in consideration of a cash payment of $1,000,000.
This transaction remains subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.
Power Metals summer 2018 mapping program assay highlights from grab samples from Tot Lake pegmatite include:
- 4.58 % Li2O from quartz – spodumene core, sample 159056
- 2.62 % Li2O from quartz – spodumene core, sample 159057
- 1.68 % Li2O and 233 ppm Ta from pink spodumene pegmatite zone, sample 1590235
- 498 ppm Ta from albitized K-feldspar zone, sample 159238
Summer 2018 mapping program assay highlights from grab samples on the Gullwing North outcrop include:
- 6.78 % Li2O from pure spodumene sample, sample 159082
- 0.73 % Li2O from spodumene – albite – quartz sample, sample 159084
- 759 ppm Ta from large Ta-oxide crystals in albite unit, sample 159254
(Power Metals press release dated Sept. 10, 2018).
The grab samples were shipped to SGS analytical lab in Lakefield, Ontario by Manitoulin Transport. SGS analytical lab in Lakefield has ISO 17025 certification. Every 20 samples included one external quartz blank and one external lithium standard. The ore grade Li2O% was prepared by sodium peroxide fusion with analysis by ICP-OES with a detection limit of 0.002 % Li2O. A QA/QC review of the standards and blanks for this mapping program indicate that they passed and the assays are accurate and not contaminated.
Julie Selway, Ph.D., P.Geo. supervised the preparation of the scientific and technical disclosure in this news release. Dr. Selway is the VP of Exploration for Power Metals and a Qualified Person (“QP”) as defined by National Instrument 43-101. Dr. Selway is supervising the exploration program at Gullwing- Tot Lakes. Dr. Selway completed a Ph.D. on granitic pegmatites in 1999 and worked for about 3 years as a pegmatite geoscientist for the Ontario Geological Survey. Dr. Selway also has twenty-three scientific journal articles on pegmatites.
About Power Metals Corp.
Power Metals Corp. is a diversified Canadian mining company with a mandate to explore, develop and acquire high quality mining projects. We are committed to building an arsenal of projects in both lithium and high-growth specialty metals and minerals. We see an unprecedented opportunity to supply the tremendous growth of the lithium battery and clean-technology industries. Learn more at www.powermetalscorp.com
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD,
Johnathan More, Chairman & Director
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