For Immediate Release

July 6, 2017

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News Release

El Capitan Announces Executed Agreement for Sale of Precious Metals

Scottsdale, Arizona – El Capitan Precious Metals, Inc., (OTC/QB: ECPN) announced today that it has executed an agreement for the sale of precious metals to a U.S.-based refinery through the Canada-based metals broker PFL Bullion Consultants. The one-year contract, against which the Company has already completed the first shipment, is already in effect awaiting final assays and payment.

This news comes on the heels of the Company’s June report that smelting and the production of precious metals in alloy form validated the precious metals content of its concentrates as well as the precious metals recovery process.

The Company also announced details on an Informational Meeting for Shareholders slated for Wednesday, July 26, 2017. The meeting will be held at the Gainey Ranch Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona and is scheduled to begin at 10 am. Board Chairman John F Stapleton stated that the agenda for the Informational Meeting will include:

  • an update on regulatory activities, including the agreement with the U.S. Forest Service
  • an overview of the creation of the pilot processing plant
  • operational details related to the pilot plan as an interim processing facility
  • details on the smelting of concentrates into saleable metal
  • a recap of the sale of El Capitan precious metals under the agreement with PFL Bullion Consultants
  • a financial report from the quarter closing June 30th

About El Capitan Precious Metals, Inc.:

El Capitan Precious Metals, Inc. is a mining company based in Scottsdale, Arizona that is principally engaged in the mining of precious metals and other minerals. The Company’s primary asset is its wholly owned subsidiary El Capitan, Ltd., an Arizona corporation, which holds the 100% equity interest in the El Capitan property located near Capitan, New Mexico. www.elcapitanpmi.com/

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