Meteoric Resources NL (ASX:MEI) Share Placement To Raise A$0.9M
Meteoric Resources NL (ASX:MEI) Share Placement To Raise A$0.9M
Perth, Jan 27, 2011 AEST (ABN Newswire) - Meteoric Resources NL (ASX:MEI) wish to announce that the Company has reached agreement with CPS Securities to place 6,000,000 fully paid shares at an issue price of A$0.15 per fully paid share. Several of that brokers' clients have continued to hold significant shareholdings in the Company and their continued support is welcomed.

Those applicant shareholders will also be issued with 4,000,000 contributing shares for no consideration although an amount of A$0.20 in respect of each of those shares is due to be paid when called by the Company. The fully paid and contributing shares will be placed with a combination of sophisticated and professional investors.

Following the placement, Meteoric will have 74,029,251 fully paid shares and 27,504,727 contributing shares on issue and cash and liquid investments of A$2.1 million after payment of raising costs.

The funds raised will be directed to funding the drilling of hematite and magnetite iron ore targets at the Coorara project and for general working capital.

About Meteoric Resources Nl

Meteoric ResourcesMeteoric Resources NL (ASX:MEI) is targeting gold exploration at the Company's wholly owned Juruena and Novo Astro Gold Projects, located in the Alta Floresta Belt in the state of Matto Grosso in Central Brazil.

The Juruena Project contains a current Global Mineral Resource Estimate (JORC 2012) of 1.3Mt for 261koz Au at 6.3 g/t comprising:

- High grade Dona Maria & Querosene resources - 436,000t @ 14.7g/t for 205,000 oz Au

- Large-tonnage, lower-grade Crentes resource with - 846,000t @ 2.0 g/t for 55,000 oz Au

MEI is currently carrying out its maiden drilling program in Brazil with first results anticipated in September 2019.



Roger Thomson
Managing Director
Tel: +61-8-9485-2836
Mob: +61-419-969-183

George Sakalidis
Executive Director - Exploration
Tel: +61-8-9485-2836
Mob: +61-411-640-337

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