November 19, 2021 – Cruz Battery Metals Corp. (CSE: CRUZ) (OTC Pink: BKTPF) (FSE: A3CWU7 (“Cruz” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that a drill program consisting of 4-6 holes is now underway on the 100-percent-owned ~6,215-acre ‘Solar Lithium Project’ in Nevada. Cruz’s ‘Solar Lithium Project’ directly borders American Lithium Corp.’s (LIACF – OTC, LI-TSX.v) TLC project (see map below). According to the Stantec report dated April 15, 2020, the Tonopah Lithium Claims (TLC Project) currently contains 5.37 Mt (million tonnes) Lithium Carbonate Equivalent (LCE) measured and indicated with another 1.76 Mt LCE inferred. Results from Cruz’s recent sampling program on the ‘Solar Lithium Project’ included values as high as 1,610 parts per million (“ppm”) lithium (“Li”). This drill program is designed to test the high-grade target areas identified from the information provided by the recent sampling program. Lithium prices have recently broken out to all-time highs, increasing by over 100-percent since August 1, 2021, and are now up over 300-percent in 2021. In addition, investor interest in lithium stocks continues to be robust. Cruz Management cautions that past results or discoveries on properties in proximity to Cruz may not necessarily be indicative of the presence of mineralization on the Company’s properties.
Jim Nelson, President of Cruz states, “We are very pleased to have now started to drill on the ‘Solar Lithium Project’ in Nevada, right near the border of American Lithium Corp.’s TLC deposit. We are encouraged by the results from the recent sampling program that included grades as high as 1,610 ppm Li. As all major car companies ramp up their EV production, battery metals such as lithium (all-time highs) and cobalt (multi-year highs) are experiencing large demand pressure that show little signs of abating. management is very optimistic about the potential of this drill program and the company’s growth potential for the remainder of 2021 and beyond.”
The technical contents of this release were approved by Frank Bain, PGeo, a qualified person as defined by National Instrument 43-101.
About Cruz Battery Metals Corp.
Cruz currently has several projects located throughout North America, comprising five in Ontario, four in British Columbia, two in Idaho, and two in Nevada. Cruz’s Nevada lithium projects consists of the ~6,215-acre ‘Solar Lithium Project’ and the 240-acre ‘Clayton Valley Lithium Project’. Cruz’s five separate Ontario projects are all located in the vicinity of the town of Cobalt, making Cruz one of the largest landholders in this historic silver-cobalt producing district. Cruz’s Ontario projects, which are prospective for cobalt, silver and diamonds include the 1,525-acre Coleman cobalt project, the 988-acre Johnson cobalt project, the 6,146-acre Hector cobalt project, the 1,458-acre Bucke cobalt project and the 1,453-acre Lorraine cobalt project. Cruz’s BC projects include the 1,542-acre War Eagle cobalt project, the 687-acre Larry diamond project, the 2,120-acre Jax diamond project, and the 691-acre Mark diamond project. Cruz’s Idaho projects include the 2,211-acre ‘Idaho Cobalt Belt Project’ and the 80-acre ‘Idaho Star Cobalt Project’. Management cautions that past results or discoveries on properties in proximity to Cruz may not necessarily be indicative of the presence of mineralization on the Company’s properties.
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