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VIDEO – Chilean Metals $ $CMETF Acquires The NISK Property with NI 43-101 Resource and Big Plans For Providing Metals to the #EV Industry $ $ $

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 5:36 PM on Thursday, February 25th, 2021

Chilean Metals possess a robust portfolio of land packages in Canada and Chile, diversifying in both Base metals and Precious metals markets. Chilean has just made a significant property acquisition in Quebec with the Nisk property, providing the company a High-Grade Historical Nickel – Copper – Cobalt – PGE Resource.

Chilean can earn 80% of the property that already possesses a 43-101resource in Nickel and PGM’s and is a project that is just getting started. Acquiring a project with a resource is a major accomplishment for a junior mining company and Chilean has plans for accelerated development to target the emerging EV Battery market through the development of a process to potentially produce nickel sulphates responsibly.

Sit back and have enjoy as Terry Lynch CEO of Chilean breaks down the #next #SmallCap company you need to be aware of.

Chilean Metals $ Closes NISK Acquisition Providing the Company a High-Grade Historical Nickel Copper Cobalt PGE Resource $ $ $

Posted by AGORACOM-Eric at 7:42 AM on Thursday, February 25th, 2021

Chilean Metals Inc. (“Chilean Metals,” “CMX” or the “Company”) (TSXV:CMX)(SSE:CMX)(MILA:CMX) s pleased to announce it has received TSXV conditional approval on its announced agreement to acquire 80% of the NISK property via a series of option payments and work commitments as further detailed below.

Option Terms:

Grant of first option

Critical Elements Lithium Corp. (“Critical Elements”) (CRE)(CRECF)(F12) has granted to Chilean Metals, as the “Optionee”, the exclusive right and option to acquire, on or before the date that is three (3) years from the TSX.V approval (the “Effective Date”) (the “First Option Period“), an initial 50% Earned Interest in the Property (the “First Option“), free and clear of all Encumbrances other than the Permitted Encumbrances and the Royalty, subject to the terms and conditions in this Agreement.

Requirements to Exercise the First Option

In order to acquire the 50% Earned Interest under the First Option, the Optionee must:

a. make cash payments totaling $500,000 to Critical Elements (the “Cash Payments“) on or before the dates set out below:
i. a non-refundable amount of $25,000 on the date of execution of the agreement; (COMPLETED)
ii. an amount of $225,000 within a delay of five (5) Business Days following the Effective Date; and (COMPLETED)
iii. an amount $250,000 within a delay of six (6) months from the Effective Date;
b. issue to Critical Elements within five (5) Business Days following the Effective Date, 12,051,770 Shares (the “Share Payment“) of the Optionee. The Shares issued will be issued as fully paid and non-assessable free and clear of all liens, charges, and Encumbrances, and subject only to a four-month and one-day resale restriction under applicable Securities Laws and the policies of the TSXV;
c. incur an aggregate of $2,800,000 of Work Expenditures on the Property on or before the dates set out below:
i. $500,000 in Work Expenditures on or before the date that is one (1) year from Effective Date;
ii. $800,000 in Work Expenditures on or before the date that is two (2) years from Effective Date; and
iii. $1,500,000 in Work Expenditures on or before the date that is three (3) years from Effective Date; and

Upon the Optionee having completed the Cash Payments, the Share Payment and incurred or funded the Work Expenditures on or before the expiry of the First Option Period, the Optionee may exercise the First Option by delivering notice to Critical Elements to that effect and confirming exercise of the First Option (the “First Option Exercise Notice“). Upon delivery of the First Option Exercise Notice, the Optionee shall have earned a 50% Earned Interest in the Property.

Grant of second option

Subject to the Optionee having exercised the First Option, Critical Elements also grants to the Optionee the exclusive right and option (the “Second Option”) to increase its Earned Interest in and to the Property from 50% to 80% by incurring or funding additional Work Expenditures for an amount of $2,200,000, including the delivery of a Resource Estimate, for a period commencing on the delivery of the First Option Exercise Notice and ending on the date that is four (4) years from Effective Date (the “Second Option Period”).

Following the exercise of the Second Option, until such time as a definitive Feasibility Study (the “Definitive Feasibility Study“) regarding extraction and production activities on the Property is delivered to the Joint Venture, Critical Elements shall maintain a 20% non-dilutive interest in the Joint Venture and shall not contribute to any Joint Venture costs.


During the currency of the Agreement, except as otherwise contemplated under the Agreement, Chilean Metals shall act as the operator (the “Operator“), and as such, shall be responsible for carrying out and administering the Work Expenditures on the Property, in accordance with work programs (the “Programs“) approved by the Technical Committee. The Operator shall be entitled to receive a management fee equal to 10% of the amount of Work Expenditures incurred on internal work and equal to 5% of the amount of Work Expenditures incurred on contract work carried by third-party contractors or consultants.

In the event, Chilean Metals exercises the First Option and subsequently elects not to exercise the Second Option, or in the event, the Second Option is terminated, whichever the case, Chilean Metal’s right to act as Operator shall immediately terminate and Critical Elements shall become the Operator for the future conduct of Work Expenditures and Programs on the Property.


Following the exercise of the First Option by Chilean, and in addition to the obligations of Chilean under the First and Second Option, if applicable, Critical Elements shall receive, in the event of a Lithium discovery, a royalty equal to 2% net smelter returns (the “Royalty“) resulting from the extraction and production of Lithium products, including Lithium ore, concentrate and chemical, resulting from the extraction and production activities on the Property, including transformation into chemical products. Chilean shall have the right at any time to purchase 50% of the Royalty and thereby reduce the Royalty to 1% by paying to Critical Elements a total cash amount of $2,000,000.

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Agoracom Welcomes Chilean Metals Inc. $ $CMETF Leading the Charge of The #Battery Metal Revolution $ $ $

Posted by AGORACOM-Eric at 8:47 AM on Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

Why Chilean Metals Inc?


 Chilean Metals Highlights:

  • Q1: Drill results begin on 3 projects over next 3-4 Q’s 
  • Recent acquisitions predominantly share based transactions 
  • Agreement for up to 80% of the NISK property, Chibougamau Quebec
    • High-grade nickel copper resource at Nisk targets batteries for the EV industry 
  • Golden Ivan Project Acquisition
    • 3 perceived porphyry anomalies identified in Golden Triangle 
    • Ascot Resources is financed to build a mine kilometers from Ivan
  • Copaquire copper-molybdenum deposit 3-per-cent NSR 
    • Chilean Metals sold its Copaquire property to Teck Resources Limited for $C3,033,500, with CMX retaining a 3% NSR (net smelter return) royalty on production.
    • Teck developing Copaquire triggers royalty 
    • Royalty a potential near term cash flow if sold
  • 100-% owner of five Projects in the prolific iron-oxide-copper-gold belt of northern Chile 
    • Commenced drilling on the Tierra De Oro Project 
    • Phase 1 of drilling at its Tierra de Oro has returned 716g/t Silver 0.453% Copper over 2m

Key Projects:

Niska: PGM/Battery Metals, Chibougamau Quebec  

Measured Resource:

  • 1,255,000T at 1.09% Ni; 0.56% Cu; 0.07% Co; 1.11 g/t Pd and 0.20 g/t Pt 

Indicated resource:

  • 783,000T at 1.00% Ni; 0.53% Cu; 0.06% Co; 0.91 g/t Pd and 0.29 g/t Pt 

Inferred resource:

  • 1,053,000T at 0.81% Ni; 0.32% Cu; 0.06% Co; 1.06 g/t Pd and 0.50 g/t Pt c    

About the NISK Property

The NISK property comprises two discontinuous blocks comprising a total of 90 mineral claims fora total of 4,589.11 ha.

  •  NISK-1 block comprises 86 mineral claims for a total of 4,375.55ha, while  
  • the smaller NISK-2 block comprises 4 mineral claims for a total of 312.56 ha. Together these comprise the NISK property comprising a total of 90 mineral claims for a total of 4,589.11 ha,  

The NISK property lies approximately 284 km by road north of the mining town of Chibougamau

  • 45 km east of the Nemiscau airport, in the James Bay territory of Quebec. 
  • NISK Deposit is open at depth and along strike and poised for expansion 

Future Work:
Chilean plans to further advance the previously defined historic resources with confirmation drilling, additional infill, and resource definition drilling commencing in Q2.

  • An updated resource estimate will be prepared upon completion of the additional drilling.
  • Surface exploration is also contemplated for other prospective targets on the property.

Golden Ivan Project 

  • 3 kilometers East of Stewart, BC 
  • Heart of the golden triangle.  
  • Property hosts two known mineral showings:
    • (Gold Ore and Magee)
    • Portion of the past-producing Silverado mine,  
  • Mineral showings are described to be Polymetallic veins that contain quantities of silver, lead, zinc, plus/minus gold and plus/minus copper.
  • Predominantly all share transaction with $1.8m of work commitments

About the Golden Ivan Property 

  • The Golden Ivan property is situated toward the south of British Columbia’s prolific ‘Golden Triangle  
  • The Golden Ivan property is located approximately 15km south west of the Red Mountain Gold/Silver deposit and 30 km south of the historic Premier Gold mine. 
  • Several mineralized veins of the Porter–Idaho Deposit strike onto the Golden Ivan property’s  
  • The property is under explored, however 3 anomalies identified for future exploration 

Future Exploration:   

The initial phase of exploration is anticipated to include:  

  • systematic geological structural and alteration mapping
  • geochemical sampling across the property to determine any local areas of anomalism 
  • ground-based geophysics to confirm local structural trends
    •  initial drill program expected in the summer of 2021.

Previous Work:   

The property hosts two (2) known mineral showings (Gold Ore, and Magee),and a portion of the past producing Silverado Mine, which was reportedly exploited between 1921 and 1939.  

  • Mineral showings are described to be Polymetallic veins that contain quantities of Silver, Lead, Zinc +/- Gold +/- Copper.  
  • Numerous additional mineral occurrences, showings and past procuring mines are located in the immediate areas surrounding the property, further supporting the presence of widespread mineralization in the areas.   

In 2018 Precision Geophysics completed an 88-line kilometre combined magnetic and gamma-ray spectrometry survey on behalf of the vendor Granby Gold Inc. Standard magnetics and radiometric data products were prepared and additional interpolate structural analyses were performed on the collected data.  

  • A number of areas of coincident magnetic and radiometric anomalism have been identified, additionally ‘structurally prepared’ zones are identified from the structural analysis interpolates.  
  • Such characteristics are widely regarded as favourable indicators of widespread hydrothermal alteration aka Porphyries, and will likely aid in vectoring toward any causative source intrusions that may be located on the property.  

Teck Royalty

Chilean Metals sold its Copaquire property to Teck Resources Limited for Cad. $3,033,500, with CMX retaining a 3% NSR (net smelter return) royalty on production.

  • Teck has the right to purchase one third of the NSR for Cad. $3,000,000, thereby presenting the Company with near-term cash flow potential.

The royalty, whether 3% or reduced to 2% through Teck exercising its right,

  • has potential to provide significant future benefit to the Company in terms of non-dilutive exploration funding and/or
  • dividends to our shareholders,
  • may provide a model for the Company’s future accretive growth.

Copaquire is located in Chile’s 1st Region, 125 kms south of its capital city, Iquique, on upland plateau in a very well-endowed mineral neighbourhood and readily accessible via well-maintained all-weather roads.

The project adjoins Teck’s Quebrada Blanca mine, where leachable copper reserves will be depleted by 2016 at current production and reserve levels (Teck website). Anglo-Xstrata-Mitsui’s colossal Collahuasi copper mine also lies nearby.

Copaquire boasts two 43-101-compliant resources:

  • Sulfato South (dominantly copper) 
  • Cerro Moly (dominantly molybdenum)

Tierra de Oro

  • Tierra Del Oro (Land of Gold) project in 3rd Region of Atacama about 75 km south of Copiapó, Chile.
  • Future work involves a targeted Geophysics
  • Coordinate 2nd drill program in Q3

Previous exploration data generated by both the company and other historic operators have been compiled and 8,660 training points were subjected to evaluation by Windfall’s propriety CARDS AI model. CARDS uses data mining techniques to analyze compiled exploration data and to identify areas target zones with high statistical similarity to known “signatures” of areas of copper, gold, and silver mineralization (Figures 3 and 4 below). A total of thirteen (13) prospective target zones were identified by the prediction analysis, of which in Phase 1 the company has elected to drill test two of the zones.

  • The ‘Chanchero’ Zone has previously been identified as being prospective for copper porphyry-style mineralization. The area comprises a 0.75 square kilometers zone of argillic and quartz-sericite-pyrite alteration hosted by augite-hornblende diorite to granodiorite with roof pendants of hornblende monzonite. The area was surveyed by 3-D Induced Polarization (IP) methods in 2008 and generated a chargeability anomaly greater at than 50MV/V at its core which is open at depth. The area was the focus of four (4) core holes that proposed to intersect the chargeability anomaly longitudinally and at depth. A two-meter sample at 120 m depth had a grade of 716 g / t Silver and 0.453% Copper was intersected in hole 3 on the figure below.

Figure 1: Locations of 4 Proposed drill holes at the Chanchero target, relative to the outline/projected shape of the greater at than 50MV/V chargeability anomaly as defined by the 2008 3-D Induced Polarization survey.

The ‘Cobalt’ zone is an AI generated target Gold anomaly that occurs along a pronounced structure and is located along strike from existing shallow artisanal gold workings. A single core hole was orientated to intersect the structure at depth below the projected level of the adjacent historical workings. No material results were generated at this target during the drilling.

Figure 3: Tierra De Oro property CARDS target model-A for Gold anomalism.

Figure 4: Tierra De Oro property CARDS target model-A for Copper anomalism.