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Hawthorne Gold Corp Corporate Presentation

  1. 1. China Minerals Mining Corporation (CMMC) powered by its newparent SkyOcean Holding Co., Ltd. of Beijing China plans the creation ofa significant mining concern, global in scale and encompassing theacquisition and development of a wide range of precious and base metalprojects.Through this new relationship combining SkyOcean’s financial power withWestern knowledge and expertise, China Minerals Mining Corporation willemerge as a successful business model for the mining industry. May 2011
  2. 2. Forward-Looking Information Certain statements herein may contain forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Forward-looking information appears in a number of places and can be identified by the use of words such as “intends” or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results “may”, “could”, “would”, “might” or “will” be taken, occur or be achieved. Forward-looking information includes statements regarding the Company’s exploration and development plans with respect to its properties and the estimation of mineral resources and are subject to such forward-looking risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements, or industry results, to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Such risks include gold price volatility, change in equity markets, the uncertainties involved in interpreting geological data, increase in costs and exchange rate fluctuations, permitting and environmental risks and other risks involved in the gold exploration and development industry. There can be no assurance that forward-looking information referenced herein will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements or information. Also, many of the factors are beyond the control of Hawthorne Gold. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. All forward-looking information herein are qualified by this cautionary statement. The Company does not undertake to update such forward-looking information except in accordance with applicable securities laws. A feasibility study has not been completed for any projects discussed in this presentation and there is no certainty the disclosed targets will be reached nor that the proposed operations will be economically viable. Finley Bakker, P.Geo., the Company’s Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument (“NI”) 43-101, has reviewed and approved the technical information contained in this presentation.
  3. 3. Share Structure Issued and Outstanding 198,837,268 Stock Options ($0.40 - $1.60) 4,564,000 Warrants ($0.39 - $0.50) 17,425,397 Fully Diluted 211,862,665 American Bonanza Gold Corp. 5,750,000 ~(8%) Institutional Ownership ~25,000,000 ~(26%) (As at April 29, 2011)
  4. 4. Investment HighlightsExperienced Management , Operational and Technical Team • Led by respected company builders Michael Beley and Richard Barclay  Co-founded both Bema Gold and Eldorado Gold • Strong board of directors and advisory teamDedicated to Growth through drilling, development and acquisitions • Apply Bema/Eldorado Model (short term cashflow)  Advance towards cashflow at profitable mining operation within 4 years from Company inception  On track for production at Cassiar Gold Mine, British Columbia • Aggressive 10,000 metre diamond drill program at Cassiar Gold Camp 2010  Build resource portfolio and develop priority exploration targets for upside potential
  5. 5. Gold Development and ProductionPortfolio Two advanced stage gold projects in British Columbia, Canada • Table Mountain Gold Deposit - high grade vein deposits  Fully permitted 270 tonnes per day mine, operational mill and tailings impoundment facility  Estimated replacement value for mill facility: ~$25M • Taurus Gold Deposit - open pit, bulk tonnage opportunity Merger & Acquisition focus – build out management team, resource and production portfolio to become a significant junior gold producer • Reviewed 75 near term production gold projects • Selected 6 for management dialogue • Completed $4 million M&A working capital financing • Focused acquisition of near or in production target
  6. 6. Experienced Management TeamDr. Shijia Tang President, CEO and Director10+ years experience as a senior geologist with a PhD from Central South University, China; Dr. Tang is former president of Sino MiningInternational Investment Ltd., and former Manager of Business Development for China Nonferrous Metals International Mining Ltd.; Dr.Tang has a wide range of experience in investment, exploration, construction and management in the mineral resource industryRichard Barclay Executive Vice President and Director40+ years experience in senior executive roles in financial sector; former founding CFO & Director of Adriana Resources; formerfounding CEO, President, & Director of Eldorado Gold Corp.; former co-founder, CFO and Director of Bema Gold Corp.; and formerPresident, CEO & Director of Nevada Pacific GoldPatricia Fong Chief Financial Officer15 years of experience in the mining, oil and gas industries and previously held the position as Controller of various companies underthe Lundin Group. Prior to entering the mining industry, Ms. Fong held various management roles in manufacturing, construction, realestate and government sectors.Marlin Murphy Executive Project DevelopmentOver 25 years of environmental and government relations experience; previous senior management positions with EBA Engineering,Compliance Energy Corporation, Barrick Gold Corporation, Homestake Mining and Cassiar Mining CorporationRobert Ferguson Vice President Corporate DevelopmentOver 20 years of communications and marketing experience in the mining sector; Mr. Ferguson has served on numerous boards as bothan officer and director; Advisor to Eldorado Gold and Adriana Resources Inc; Mr. Ferguson is also president and founder of FreeformCommunications Inc
  7. 7. Experienced Director TeamJian Zhang Chairman and Director40+ years experience as a senior mining engineer; former Chairman and President of the China Non-ferrous Metal Mining GroupCorporation; former Vice President of the China National Non-Ferrous Metals Industry;Michael Beley Executive Advisor to the Chairman and Director40 + years experience in senior executive roles in mining industry; former co-founder, CEO & Director of Adriana Resources; former co-founder, VP & Director of Eldorado Gold Corp.; former co-founder, VP & Director of Bema Gold Corp.; co-founder of Polaris Minerals;and former Director of Nevada Pacific GoldBernard Kahlert Director35+ years of international exploration experience primarily focused on gold and base metals; held various positions with miningcompanies in Australia, United States and Canada; graduate in Geology and P.EngHarvey Brooks Director20+ years experience in executive roles; Mr. Brooks was Senior Vice-President and General Manager, US Division of National Bank ofCanada, director of Northern Sun Exploration Company Inc.Zheng Zhou Director17+ years of management operating experience in investment, commercial, real estate, mining and other industries; Mr. Zhou is the Co-founder of China Mineral Holdings Limited also the Co-founder and the leader of SkyOcean Holding Co. Ltd.Cory Kent Director10+ years experience as a mining lawyer; Mr. Kent has directorship experience with companies listed on the TSX and TSX VentureExchange. Previous to this has held a position as an executive of the Securities Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association
  8. 8. Technical Team and AdvisorsJack McClintock Board Advisor/Consultant30+ years experience in all facets of the mineral exploration business; held various positions of increasing responsibility with Rio Algom,Billiton and BHP Billiton, the last being Global Exploration Manager with BHP Billiton; graduate degrees in Geology and MBADr. John-Mark Staude Board Advisor20+ years of international exploration experience in precious and base metals; held various positions of increasing responsibility withKennecott, BHP Billiton, and Teck ComincoDavid Rhys Board AdvisorPrincipal of Panterra Geoservices Inc.; specializes in the application of structural geology techniques to the assessment of mineraldeposits; has extensive experience in the evaluation of gold deposits at all phases of development
  9. 9. British Columbia – A Pro MiningProvince Cassiar Gold Table Mountain Deposit District (Cassiar Gold Mine) Taurus Deposit
  10. 10. Cassiar Gold CampTable Mountain and Taurus DepositsPresent Status • 58,000 hectares of mineral claims • Rehabilitated underground access workings at Cassiar Gold Mine • 75 man mining camp • Completed property-wide geophysics program • Ready to develop high grade underground gold resources and move towards production • Closing of $7.5 million private placement
  11. 11. Table Mountain Mine and MillComplex
  12. 12. Table Mountain Mill and Shops
  13. 13. 270 TPD Mill Capacity
  14. 14. Experienced Mining Management
  15. 15. Table Mountain Gold Deposit &Cassiar Gold MineHigh-Grade Gold System • NI 43-101 Mineral Resource Estimate • 23 km of road access throughout property to access • Deposits hosted in extensive quartz- 13 adits and ~25 km underground workings carbonate-gold vein systems similar to some of Canada’s largest gold camps, including Timmins, Kirkland Lake and Val d’Or2011 Exploration & DevelopmentProgram • Underground and surface diamond drill program focused on development of existing high grade resources • Underground pre-development at Table Mountain to prepare for production at Cassiar Gold Mine
  16. 16. Table Mountain Core Library
  17. 17. Multiple Gold Zones For FutureDevelopment
  18. 18. High Grade Gold Veins
  19. 19. Table Mountain Mining Fleet
  20. 20. Constructed New 75 TonneCapacity Bridge
  21. 21. Taurus Gold DepositHighlights • NI 43-101 Mineral Resource Estimate • High-grade zones identified within resource selected high grade open pits • Open pit, bulk tonnage opportunity • Historical production from high grade zones within deposit2011 Exploration & DevelopmentProgram • Plan 2011 surface exploration drill program to bring Taurus inferred resource to measured and indicated status • Metallurgical studies on mineralized zones for compatibility with mill flow sheet • Potential for multi million ounce open pit and underground bulk mineable gold deposit
  22. 22. Taurus 5,000 Tonne Bulk Sample
  23. 23. Taurus Bulk Sample High Grade
  24. 24. NI 43-101 Mineral ResourceEstimate Indicated InferredProjects Grade Contained Au Tonnes Grade Contained Au g/t g/t Kg Oz Kg OzTable 18.02 387.00 12,439 65,757 24.30 1598.00 51,374Mountain*Taurus** - - - 33,055,000 0.990 32,829.72 1,055,500• *Update of Technical Report on the Table Mountain Property, Liard Mining District, BC on the Table Mountain Property prepared by C. Pearson, P. Geo., F. J. Bakker, P. Geo. – May 18, 2010.• ** An updated NI 43-101 report (Wardrop Engineering Inc. – Updated Resource Report on the Taurus Deposit – Liard Mining District, BC - dated March 11, 2009) regarding the Taurus Property is available on www.sedar.com. Taurus NI 43-101 resource estimate conversion equates to 33.055 million tonnes at 0.99 g/t Au. This uses a cut-off grade of 0.50 g/t Au.
  25. 25. Exploration and DevelopmentGoing ForwardTo Become A Significant Mining Company• Shareholder approval for change of control of Skyocean control block 45% of outstanding shares on a undiluted basis• TSX approval for $7.5 million Skyocean private placement• Treasury of some $10 millionTable Mountain and Taurus Deposit• Continue resource development through surface drilling during 2011 summer/fall; development program• Complete engineering and mine planning• Complete pre-production mine development leading towards production at Cassiar Gold Mine
  26. 26. Contact For more information please visit: www.chinamineralsmining.com or contact: Robert Ferguson or Jaclyn Ruptash Telephone: 604.629.1505 Toll Free: 888.629.1505 Email: info@chinamineralsmining.com