Copper Reef Mining Corporation (CSE: CZC) (the "Issuer") wishes to announce it has closed the first tranche of $250,000 of a non-brokered private placement financing up to a Maximum Offering Amount of $400,000. This first tranche is comprised of 900,000 Flow Through Units at a price of $0.05 per Flow-Through Unit representing proceeds of $45,000 and 8,200,000 Class "A" Units at a price of $0.025 per Unit, representing proceeds of $205,000 for an aggregate total raised of $250,000. The Issuer will endeavor to raise an additional $150,000 by issuing a further 3,000,000 Flow Through Units. The Company has issued 9,100,000 shares with a hold period to August 6, 2017.
The Offering is subject to certain conditions including, but not limited to, the receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals. All securities to be issued under the Offering will be subject to a four-month statutory hold period in Canada.
The Class A Units shall consist of, and separate immediately upon closing into, one common share of the Issuer (a "Common Share") and two (2) Warrants, each entitling the holder to purchase one Common Share at a purchase price of $0.05 cents per Warrant for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of issuance. The Flow-Through Units shall consist of, and separate immediately upon closing into, one Common Share, to be issued as a "flow-through share" (the "Flow-Through Shares") within the meaning of the Income Tax Act(Canada), and one Warrant. Each Warrant attached to the Flow-Through Units shall entitle the holder to purchase one Common Share for a purchase price of $0.05 per Common Share for a period of twenty four (24) months following the date of issuance.
A finders fee was paid, consisting of $12,000 and the issue of 400,000 brokers warrants to an arm's length group for securing proceeds of $150,000 through subscriptions for 6,000,000 Class A Units. Each of the broker warrants entitles the holder to purchase one Common Share at an exercise price of $0.05 for twenty four (24) months following the date of issuance of the Class A Units pursuant to this tranche of the private placement.
The Issuer intends to utilize the proceeds from the private placement primarily to fund exploration on the North Star - Gold Rock property in the Snow Lake Area of Manitoba. Exploration will consist mainly of drilling the rich Gold Rock vein as well as the new discovery area which this summer returned gold values up to 93.44 g/t gold from grab samples collected this past fall. (Press Release October 4, 2016) A lesser portion of the proceeds will be utilized for completing a new resource for both the North Star and Gold Rock vein systems and for corporate purposes.
The drill program is fully permitted and Copper Reef has received its work permit for the North Star-Gold Rock drilling as well as a Manitoba Government Mineral Exploration Assistance grant for $109,347 upon completion of exploration work totaling $218, 694 on the North Star-Gold Rock project.
ABOUT COPPER REEF MINING CORPORATION
Copper Reef is a Canadian junior mineral exploration company with a specific focus on mineral properties in northwest Manitoba and northeast Saskatchewan, Canada. All of the Issuer's properties are currently at the exploration stage. The Issuer has assembled a portfolio of base metal and precious metal prospects, including strategic locations in the Provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
Copper Reef Mining Corporation
Stephen L. Masson M.Sc. P.Geo.
President & CEO
No stock exchange or securities regulatory authority has reviewed or accepted responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. Some of the statements contained in this release are forward-looking statements, such as estimates and statements that describe the Issuer's future plans, objectives or goals, including words to the effect that the Issuer or management expects a stated condition or result to occur. Since forward-looking statements address future events and conditions, by their very nature, they involve inherent risks and uncertainties.
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