Thunder Bay, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – August 2, 2017) – White Metal Resources Corp. (TSXV: WHM) (“White Metal” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has signed a Letter of Intent (“LOI”) with Ardiden Limited. (“Ardiden”). The LOI will allow Ardiden to acquire a 100% interest in all of White Metal’s Pickle Lake projects and will assume the obligations of all existing underlying option agreements on these properties (collectively the “Project”).
Ardiden can acquire a 100% interest in the Project claims for aggregate payments of $140,000 and 5,592,949 Ardiden shares as follows (all funds are in Canadian dollars):
Ardiden shall pay White Metal a non-refundable deposit of $70,000 and 1,592,949 Ardiden shares within 5 business days of executing the LOI;
Ardiden will have the exclusive right to complete due diligence on the project for 12 months (to allow access to site in the 2017 field season). After 6 months Ardiden is required to make an additional payment of $20,000 and 1,000,000 Ardiden shares to retain the exclusive due diligence right for the remaining six months;
Upon completion of due diligence, Ardiden may elect to exercise the option to acquire the Project; and
Should Ardiden elect to acquire the Project, Ardiden shall pay the Company a further $50,000 and 3,000,000 in Ardiden shares.
White Metal will maintain the right to purchase the existing 1% NSR held by Murchison Minerals Ltd. (“Murchison”) on the Murchison joint venture claims on the Dorothy-Dobie and Kasagiminnis properties of which 0.5% can be purchased for $1,000,000 and the second 0.5% that may be purchased for $1,500,000 and a the right of first refusal (“ROFR”) on the NSR. The original vendor of the Kasagiminnis property will retain a 2% NSR of which 1% can be purchased by Ardiden Ltd for $1,000,000 along with a ROFR on the remaining 1%. With respect to the newly acquired claims located within the Dorothy-Dobie claim group, the “Kukkee Option” (see press release dated July 4, 2016), the vendor retains a 2% NSR of which 1% can be purchased by Ardiden for $1,000,000 with Ardiden retaining a ROFR on the remaining 1% NSR from the original vendor. In addition, White Metal will hold a 1% NSR on this same Kukkee Option claim group. White Metal will retain a 2% NSR on the 100%-owned West Pickle and South Limb Properties of which 1% can be purchased by Ardiden for $1,000,000. Ardiden will have a ROFR on the remaining 1% NSR.
The Company remains focused on its 100%-owned Shebandowan property where it has since completed a second phase of its exploration program which included mechanical trenching of three favourable areas outlined by soil geochemistry. The Company has submitted 88 samples to Activation labs in Ancaster Ontario and are currently awaiting results.
In addition, the Company would like to thank the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund and Ontario Prospector’s Association for a $90,321 grant that was recently received by the Company under the Junior Exploration Assistance Program related to work carried out at the Pickle Lake projects in the fall of 2016.
About White Metal Resources Corp:
White Metal Resources Corp is a junior exploration company exploring in Ontario, Canada and currently has 35,591,073 common shares issued and outstanding.
On behalf of the Board of Directors of White Metal Resources Corp.
Michael Stares, President and CEO
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