Belo Horizonte, Brazil – (February 9, 2021) – Brazil Minerals, Inc. (OTC Pink: BMIX) (the “Company” or “Brazil Minerals”), announced that last week it added an important new project to its portfolio: mineral rights for rare earths totaling 19,389 acres in the northeastern part of Brazil. Rare earths comprise 17 elements and are essential for defense and high technology applications, including permanent magnet motors for EV.
Areli Nogueira, Vice President of Mineral Exploration of the Company, stated, “Brazil Minerals now has rare earths claims from two distinct geological presentations in the two largest such provinces in Brazil: in our project in Brazil’s center-west, rare earths are found embedded in granites; in the project announced here, rare earths are associated with phosphate deposits and embedded in carbonate rocks.”
Brazil Minerals has been aggressively expanding its mineral right portfolio: in the last 3 years its geology team has travelled over 20,500 miles. within Brazil. The Company has now built a sizable 100% ownership of projects in a triad of highly strategic minerals for the Green Energy Revolution – lithium (28,316 acres), titanium (8,009 acres), and rare earths (30,390 acres). In addition, Brazil Minerals also has interests in iron through a majority position in Apollo Resources Corporation and in gold through a minority position in Jupiter Gold Corporation (OTCQB: JUPGF).
About Brazil Minerals, Inc.
Brazil Minerals, Inc. (OTC Pink: BMIX) is focused on strategic minerals for the Green Energy Revolution. It has projects in lithium (28,316 acres), titanium (8,009 acres) and rare earths (30,390 acres). It also has interests in iron through a majority position in Apollo Resources Corporation (54,248 acres) and in gold through a minority position in Jupiter Gold Corporation (OTCQB: JUPGF). Brazil Minerals also owns several mining concessions for alluvial diamond and gold, and sells sand for construction use. More information on Brazil Minerals is at www.brazil-minerals.com. Follow us on Twitter: @BMIXstock.
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Brian W. Bernier
Head, Corporate Development and Investor Relations