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Sudbury, Ontario CANADA, December 31, 2013 /FSC/ - Houston Lake Mining Inc. (HLM - TSX Venture),is a mining exploration company which is actively exploring for rare metals lithium, and tantalum and is currently advancing its 100% owned and optioned PAK Rare Metals Project in northwestern Ontario, Canada. HLM is proposing a non-brokered private placement offering of up to a maximum of 8,600,000 common shares ("Common Shares") of the Company from the non-flow through (hard dollar) placement and to a maximum of 3,000,000 Common Shares of the Company from the flow-through (FT) placement.
The FT Units are comprised of one common share ('Share') at a subscription price of $0.075 per unit and one half of one (1/2) non-transferable share purchase warrant
('NFT Warrant'). Each full NFT Warrant shall entitle the holder thereof to purchase one (1) additional common share of HLM at an exercise price of $0.11 for a period of two years from the date of closing of the Transaction. The Hard (NFT) Units are comprised of one common share ('Share') at a subscription price of $0.06 per unit and one (1) non-transferable share purchase warrant ('Warrant'). Each full Warrant shall entitle the holder thereof to purchase one (1) additional common share of HLM at an exercise price of $0.10 for a period of two years from the closing of the Transaction.
All of the Shares and Warrants issued pursuant to the private placement are subject to a 4-month hold period. Completion of the private placement is subject to the final approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. Proceeds from the financing will be used to advance Houston Lake's 100% owned and optioned PAK Rare Metals project located in northwestern Ontario, and for general working capital purposes.
About the PAK Rare Metals Project
The PAK Rare Metals Project lies close to the boundary between two geological sub-provinces in northwestern Ontario. The deposit is a LCT (lithium, cesium, tantalum) classified pegmatite. These rare types of deposits have been the principal source of hard rock lithium, tantalum, rubidium and cesium ores mined in the world.
HLM is actively developing its 100% owned and optioned project which contains the Pakeagama Lake pegmatite. The deposit has a current new NI-43.101 compliant Inferred Resource of 6.89million tonnes of 1.86% Li2O Eq. The pegmatite uniquely hosts 1.17million tonnes grading 3.44% Li2O in a technical/ceramic grade lithium zone (UIZ) with low inherent iron content. The Pakeagama Lake pegmatite has a 265m strike length with an estimated width varying from 45 to 125m with a sub-vertical orientation of the pegmatite. The resource remains open to depth and along strike to the northwest and southeast.
About Houston Lake Mining Inc.
HLM's goal is to become a fully integrated lithium and tantalum producer by targeting the growth as a result of the shift towards electric/hybrid vehicles and high quality consumer electronics through the development of the PAK Rare Metals Project in Ontario, Canada. Combined, HLM's Board of Directors and Management have over 255 years of exploration and mining experience in order to facilitate the Company's goal of becoming a raw material supplier of the elements required for the pursuit of sustainable energy, and other applications in high-tech electronics and metal alloys.
HLM has a total of 76,665,695 common shares issued and outstanding (exclusive of these financings). For additional information, please visit www.houstonlakemining.com.
Company Contact Information
Trevor R. Walker, President
2736 Belisle Drive
Val Caron, ON.
P3N 1B3 CANADA
T. +001 705.897.7622
F. +001 705.897.7618
Henry Kloepper, CEO
T. +001 416.520.0187
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. This release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements". All statements in this release, other than statements 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, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in 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, and general economic, market or business conditions. Investors are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance and those actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. For more information on the Company, Investors should review the Company's registered filings what are available at www.sedar.com
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Source: Houston Lake Mining Inc. (TSX-V: HLM) (Pink Sheets: HLKMF) www.houstonlakemining.com
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