Perth, Sep 6, 2017 AEST (ABN Newswire) - White Cliff Minerals Limited (ASX:WCN) ("White Cliff" or "the Company") advises that it has received valid applications for 468,596,780 ordinary shares to be issued at an issue price of $0.002 following the closure of the Company's 1-for-2 non-renounceable rights issue. The $937,194 raised from this issue will be used to further advance the Company's exploration projects both in the Kyrgyz Republic and Australia.

The Company has been advised by the rights issue underwriter, Gleneagle Securities Nominees Pty Ltd, that it has received commitments from its clients to place all the shortfall shares, being 471,142,147 ordinary shares. The allocation of the shortfall shares will occur in accordance with the rights issue timetable, and if completed in full, will raise an additional $942,284 in working capital for the Company.


About White Cliff Minerals Ltd

White Cliff Minerals Ltd ASX WCNWhite Cliff Minerals Ltd (ASX:WCN) is a Western Australian based exploration company with the following main projects:

Kyrgyz Aucu Gold Project (90%): The Project contains extensive porphyry related gold and copper mineralisation starting at the surface and extending over several kilometres. Drilling during 2014-6 has defined a gold deposit currently containing an inferred resource of 1.8Mt at 5.2 g/t containing 302,000 ounces of gold and 608,000 tonnes at 0.64% copper containing 3870 tonnes of copper. Drilling has also defined a significant copper deposit at surface consisting of 10Mt at 0.41% copper containing 41,000 tonnes of copper.

Extensive mineralisation occurs around both deposits demonstrating significant expansion potential. The project is located in the Kyrgyz Republic, 350km west-southwest of the capital city of Bishkek and covers 57 square kilometres. The Chanach project is located in the western part of the Tien Shan Belt, a highly mineralised zone that extending for over 2500 km, from western Uzbekistan, through Tajikistan, Kyrgyz Republic and southern Kazakhstan to western China.

Merolia Gold and Nickel Project (100%): The project consists of 771 square kilometres of the Merolia Greenstone belt and contains extensive ultramafic sequences including the Diorite Hill layered ultramafic complex, the Rotorua ultramafic complex, the Coglia ultramafic complex and a 51 kilometre long zone of extrusive ultramafic lavas. The intrusive complexes are prospective for nickel-copper sulphide accumulations possibly with platinum group elements, and the extrusive ultramafic rocks are prospective for nickel sulphide and nickel-cobalt accumulations.

The project also contains extensive basalt sequences that are prospective for gold mineralisation including the Ironstone prospect where historical drilling has identified 24m at 8.6g/t gold. Soil sampling in 2016 has identified multiple mineralised gold trends at Burtville East, Comet Well and Ironstone which will be drilled in 2017.

Bremer Range Nickel Project (100%): The project covers over 127 square kilometres in the Lake Johnson Greenstone Belt, which contains the Emily Ann and Maggie Hayes nickel sulphide deposits. These mines have a total resource of approximately 140,000 tonnes of contained nickel. The project area has excellent prospectivity for both komatiite associated nickel-cobalt sulphides and amphibolite facies high-grade gold mineralisation.

Lake Percy Lithium Project (100%): Substantial lithium anomalism has been identified within untested outcropping pegmatites within the Lake Percy tenements.

Laverton Gold Project (100%): The project consists of 136 square kilometres of tenement applications in the Laverton Greenstone belt. The core prospects are Kelly Well and Eight Mile Well located 20km southwest of Laverton in the core of the structurally complex Laverton Tectonic zone immediately north of the Granny Smith Gold Mine (3 MOz) and 7 kilometres north of the Wallaby Gold Mine (7MOz).

   


Contact

Todd Hibberd
Managing Director
T: +61-8-9321-2233
E: todd@wcminerals.com.au
W: www.wcminerals.com.au

Luke Forrestal
Media & Capital Partners
M: +61-411-479-144
E: luke.forrestal@mcpartners.com.au



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