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FE Limited Exercises Its Option to Earn in on the Pilbara Tenements for Lithium and Gold

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Macarthur Minerals Limited (TSX-V: MMS) (OTCQB: MMSDF) (the “Company” or “Macarthur”) is pleased to announce that FE Limited (ASX:FEL) has elected to exercise its option with Macarthur Lithium Pty Ltd (MLi), a wholly owned subsidiary of Macarthur Minerals Limited (Macarthur) (MMS.V), that forms part of the Option Agreement to earn-in up to 75% interest in the Company’s gold, copper and lithium tenements in the Pilbara Region of Western Australia, as previously announced on May 14, 2019.

During the due diligence period FEL’s geological team conducted site visits over the tenements.  Macarthur will review and prioritise the tenement portfolio along with the associated exploration expenditure.

Cameron McCall, Executive Chairman of Macarthur Minerals commented;
“FEL’s Executive Director, Tony Sage, is one of Australia’s most successful mining entrepreneurs and we look forward to working closely with his team in the advancement of these key gold, copper and lithium tenements.”

A copy of FEL full release is available here.

ABOUT FE LIMITED (ASX:FEL)

FE Limited is an Australian domiciled mineral resources company.  FEL holds or has rights or interests in several tenements prospective for iron, nickel; copper and gold located in Western Australia.  This includes interests and rights in the 3 iron-focused projects at Mt Ida, Mt Elvire and Robinson Range.

The Company's principal focus is the exploration and resource development of the Mt Ida and Mt Elvire Iron Ore Projects in Western Australia.

ABOUT MACARTHUR MINERALS LIMITED (MMS.V) (MMSDF)

Macarthur is an iron ore development, gold and lithium exploration company that is focused on bringing to production its Western Australia iron ore projects. The Lake Giles Iron Ore Project includes the 80 million tonne Ularring hematite resource (approved for development) and the 710 million tonne Moonshine magnetite resource. Macarthur has prominent (~1,130 square kilometer tenement area) gold, lithium and nickel exploration interests in Pilbara region of Western Australia. In addition, Macarthur has lithium brine Claims in the emerging Railroad Valley region in Nevada, USA.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,
MACARTHUR MINERALS LIMITED

Cameron McCall
Cameron McCall, Executive Chairman

Company Contact
Joe Phillips, CEO and Director
Email: jphillips@macarthurminerals.com  
Telephone: +61 448899247

Website: www.macarthurminerals.com

For further information please contact:
Investor Cubed Inc.:

Neil Simon
E-mail: nsimon@investor3.ca
Telephone: (647) 258-3310
Fax: (416) 363-7977                                                             

THIS NEWS RELEASE IS NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES

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