CORPORATE PROFILE MARCH 2012
El Capitan Precious Metals, Inc. (ECPN.OB) is a company based in Scottsdale, Arizona that is principally engaged in the exploration of precious metals and other minerals. Their primary asset is El Capitan, LTD, a wholly owned subsidiary, which holds a 100% equity interest in the ECPN property located near Capitan, NM.
The Companies owns 3,840 acres of mining property in Lincoln County, NM including 80 acres of patented and 3,760 acres of leased property. These include 188 mining claims. The Company has drilled over 40 exploratory holes on 250 acres of the property. Extracted core samples from the drilling have enabled the Company’s geologist, Dr. Clyde Smith, to determine that there are approximately 141,000,000 tons of ore containing precious metals.
The company’s major objective is to position the property for sale.
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15225 N. 49th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85254 • (800) 517-0795
Tom Nelson, TEN Associates, LLC | 480-232-5469
The recent skyrocketing prices of gold and silver bode well for opportunities in the precious metals and mining sectors. Gold is a universal currency and silver is an essential component in cell phones, computers, pacemakers, and other consumer products.
El Capitan has produced and sold Dore’ bars from concentrate on two separate occasions, each containing over 41 OPT of silver and .19 OPT of gold. These were not assay results, but actual production recovery results. ECPN also produced similar results from nine, one-pound samples from concentrates.
The OPT (ounces-per-ton) is one of the commonly used criteria to determine the potential value of a mineral property. The company is not representing that any of the previously stated test results, or the Dore’ bars, are consistent throughout this property.
El Capitan Precious Metals has conducted considerable research and testing on this property. El Capitan is in the process of preparing the final presentation to support its sale of the property by the company’s investment bank previously named.
The statements included in this press release concerning predictions of economic performance and management’s plans and objectives constitute forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts. Words such as “expect(s),” “feel(s),” “believe(s),” “will,” “may,” “anticipate(s)” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the expected completion, timing and results of metallurgical testing, interpretation of drill results, the geology, grade and continuity of mineral deposits, results of initial feasibility, pre-feasibility and feasibility studies and expectations with respect to the engaging in strategic transactions. All of such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, many of which are difficult to predict and generally beyond the control of the Company, that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied or projected by, the forward-looking information and statements. Specifically, there can be no assurance regarding the timing and terms of any transaction involving the Company or its El Capitan property, or that such a transaction will be completed at all. In addition, there can be no assurance that periodic updates to the Company’s geological technical reports will support the Company’s prior claims regarding the metallurgical value and make-up of the ore on the New Mexico property. Additional risks and uncertainties affecting the Company include, but are not limited to, the possibility that future exploration, development, testing or mining results will not be consistent with past results and/or the Company’s expectations; discrepancies between different types of testing methods, some or all of which may not be industry standard; the ability to mine precious and other minerals on a cost effective basis; the Company’s ability to successfully complete contracts for the sale of its products; fluctuations in world market prices for the Company’s products; the Company’s ability to obtain and maintain regulatory approvals; the Company’s ability to obtain financing for continued operations and/or the commencement of mining activities on satisfactory terms; the Company’s ability to enter into and meet all the conditions to consummate contracts to sell its mining properties that it chooses to list for sale; and other risks and uncertainties described in the Company’s filings from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements that speak only as of the date hereof, and we do not undertake any obligation to revise and disseminate forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof, or to reflect the occurrence of or non-occurrence of any events.