Newcrest reports no significant assay results from drilling at Cornerstone’s Miocene Project in Chile – Interpretation of Data is Ongoing

OTTAWA, April 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cornerstone Capital Resources Inc. (« Cornerstone » or « the Company ») (TSXV:CGP) (Frankfurt:GWN) (Berlin:GWN) (OTC:CTNXF) announces that Newcrest Mining Limited (ASX, TSX: NCM) (« Newcrest »), the parent company of Newcrest International Pty Limited which has a farm-in agreement with Cornerstone for the Miocene gold-copper project in Chile, reported the following in its quarterly exploration report out today:

« Drilling was conducted across Newcrest’s Chilean exploration project portfolio with 2,216m drilling completed during the quarter at Mioceno (Option and Farm-in Agreement with Cornerstone Capital Resources Inc.) and Esparta (Option Agreement with private individuals). Complete assays were received, with no significant results and interpretation of the data is ongoing. »

The drill program was announced by Cornerstone on November 17, 2021:

Cornerstone has not yet received the report containing Newcrest’s analysis of the data nor its intentions with respect to the Miocene farm-in agreement going forward but will inform the market in due course once that has been received.

Qualified Person:

Yvan Crepeau, MBA, P. Geo., Cornerstone’s Vice President, Exploration and a qualified person in accordance with National Instrument 43-101, is responsible for supervising the exploration program at the Miocene project for Cornerstone (Newcrest is operator) and has reviewed and approved the information contained in this news release.

About Newcrest:

Newcrest is one of the largest gold mining companies in the world, operating mines in Australia, Papua New Guinea, and Canada.

About Cornerstone

Cornerstone Capital Resources Inc. is a mineral exploration company with a diversified portfolio of projects in Ecuador and Chile, including the Cascabel gold-enriched copper porphyry joint venture in northwest Ecuador. Cornerstone has a 20.8% direct and indirect interest in Cascabel comprised of (i) a direct 15% interest in the project financed through to completion of a feasibility study and repayable at Libor plus 2% out of 90% of its share of the earnings or dividends from an operation at Cascabel, plus (ii) an indirect interest comprised of 6.85% of the shares of joint venture partner and project operator SolGold Plc. Exploraciones Novomining S.A. (« ENSA »), an Ecuadoran company owned by SolGold and Cornerstone, holds 100% of the Cascabel concession. Subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions, including SolGold’s fully funding the project through to feasibility, SolGold Plc will own 85% of the equity of ENSA and Cornerstone will own the remaining 15% of ENSA.

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On Behalf of the Board,
Brooke Macdonald
President and CEO

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