Westminster Signs Definitive Peru Agreement
February 13, 2018
Westminster Resources Ltd. (TSX.V: WMR) is pleased to announce that it has signed the definitive agreement to acquire Ilo Este, Ilo Norte and related concessions in Peru from Latin Resources Ltd (ASX:LRS), as previously announced on September 12, 2017.
The transaction results in Westminster having 100% interest in a portfolio of 44 concessions, covering over 36,000 hectares in southern Peru, within the coastal belt of copper-gold porphyry and IOCG deposits. Two advanced targets, Ilo Este and Ilo Norte, have had significant prior exploration work, and Westminster plans to move quickly to continue exploration, once final TSX-V approval is obtained.
The Company will issue a news release as soon as it is given the TSX-V approval to resume trading.
About Westminster Resources Ltd.
Westminster Resources is a Latin American focussed mining exploration company. The company is in the process of acquiring a 100% interest in a package of highly prospective copper properties in southern Peru. These properties total over 36,000 hectares within the country's prolific coastal copper belt—source of nearly half of Peru's copper production. Prior work has identified both porphyry and IOCG style mineralization. The company also holds a 100% interest in the 18,000-hectare El Cobre property in Sonora State Mexico, prospective for world-class epithermal and copper-gold porphyry systems.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
WESTMINSTER RESOURCES LTD.
President & CEO
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