Company News Releases...
April 19, 2004
Purchase of Morrison Property
Pacific Booker Minerals Inc. has signed a purchase agreement with Noranda Inc.
for the purchase of Noranda’s Morrison Property (Erin 1 Claim). The property
contains the Morrison copper/gold porphyry deposit and is located 65 kilometres
NE of Smithers, BC. The agreement consists of issuance of cash and shares by
Pacific Booker to Noranda as follows:
Cash payments totalling $3,500,000 over 36 months:
- $1,000,000.00 within 60 days of signing the Agreement
- $1,000,000.00 18 months from signing the Agreement
- $1,500,000.00 36 months from signing the Agreement
Issuance of 250,000 shares and 250,000 warrants (2 year warrants with an
exercise price of $4.05) on approval by the TSX Venture Exchange.
Issuance of 250,000 shares on commencement of commercial production.
The purchase agreement replaces the former agreement of October 1997 between
Noranda and Pacific Booker and will result in Pacific Booker owning 100% of the
property with no net smelter returns or concentrate commitments to Noranda.
This Agreement is subject to approval by the TSX Venture Exchange.
Pacific Booker Minerals Inc. has arranged a private placement of 170,000 units.
Each unit will consist of one share at a purchase price of $4.00 per unit and
one two-year warrant exercisable at a price of $4.05 per share. Total proceeds
of $680,000.00 will be used to pay the initial payment to Noranda Inc. and
general working capital. This private placement is subject to Regulatory
J. Paul Stevenson, CEO
Pacific Booker Minerals Inc..
“No regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the information contained
in this news release. This release includes certain statement that may be deemed
“forward-looking statements”. All statements in this release, other than
statement of historical facts, that address future production, reserve
potential, exploration drilling, exploitation activities and events or
developments that the Company expects are forward-looking statements. Although
the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking
statements are based on reasonable assumptions, statements are not guarantees of
future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from
the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to
differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include market
prices, exploitation and exploration successes, continued availability of
capital and financing, general economic, market or business conditions.
Investors are cautious that any such statements are not guarantees of future
performance and that actual results or developments may differ materially from
those projected in the forward-looking statements.”