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6 June 2014
Rare Earth Minerals Plc.
("Rare Earth Minerals", "REM" or "the Company")
REM increases strategic holding in Bacanora Minerals to 11.27%
Rare Earth Minerals (AIM: REM) announces that it has now increased its shareholding in its joint venture partner in the Sonora Lithium Project in Mexico, Bacanora Minerals Limited ("Bacanora"), to 11.27% from the previously reported 10.18% through further on-market purchases totalling £328,200.
This interest, when aggregated with REM's 30% direct interest in the Fleur- El Sauz Lithium Joint Venture and the 10% direct interest in the 94,000 hectare Megalit Joint Venture, results in a total economic interest in Fleur- El Sauz of approximately 37.89% and a total economic interest in Megalit of approximately 20.14%.
David Lenigas, The Company's Chairman, commented:
"We continue to steadily increase our strategic shareholding in Bacanora Minerals, as we seek to increase REM's exposure to the Sonora Lithium Project in Mexico"
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For further information please contact:
Rare Earth Minerals plc +44 (0) 207 440 0647
WH Ireland Limited (NOMAD & Joint Broker) +44 (0) 207 220 1666
Hume Capital plc (Joint Broker) +44 (0) 203 693 1470
David Bick +44 (0) 207 929 5599
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