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25 04 12 reservoir minerals_v01_si (2)

  1. 1. Reservoir MineralsDiscoveries & Opportunities in Europe & AfricaApril 2012
  2. 2. Forward Looking StatementsThis presentation contains forward-looking statements and factual information that are current as ofthe date the presentation was originally delivered. Balkan Exploration and Mining D.o.o. and its parentReservoir Minerals Inc., disclaim any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-lookingstatements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to the timing andamount of estimated future exploration, success of exploration activities, expenditures, permitting, andrequirements for additional capital and access to data.Forward looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors whichmay cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially differentfrom any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward lookingstatements. Such factors include, among others, risks related to actual results of current explorationactivities; changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined; the ability to enter into jointventures or to acquire or dispose of properties; future prices of mineral resources; accidents, labordisputes and other risks of the mining industry; ability to obtain financing; and delays in obtaininggovernmental approvals of financing. RMC:TSXV 2 WWW.RESERVOIRMINERALS.COM
  3. 3. SummaryReservoir Minerals is a mineral exploration and project generator,our business is focused on….Maximizing exploration and development opportunities forcompany making discoveries and development projects.Building shareholder value while managing downside risks.• Multiple plays in a portfolio increase the odds of discovery and project success.• Diversity in metals, geography and project stage reduces portfolio risk.• Downside risk management and capital preservation achieved through partnerships. Partners fund exploration development after Reservoir has created the initial value. RMC:TSXV 3 WWW.RESERVOIRMINERALS.COM
  4. 4. ManagementSimon Ingram (Director, President & CEO) – 20 years in exploration and mining project developmentglobally. Founding director of Reservoir Capital. PhD in Mineral Resource Evaluation Cardiff University.Christopher MacIntyre (VP Corporate Development) – 5 years in public markets and the naturalresource sector. Graduate in Commerce from the Queens School of Business at Queens University(Canada).Christina Cepeliauskas (CFO) – Certified General Accountant with more than 15 years of financialaccounting and treasury experience in the mineral exploration and mining industry. CFO of EurasianMinerals Inc. and Reservoir Capital Corp.Aleksandar Obrenovic (VP Exploration) – 20 years in exploration and mining. Graduate of the Universityof Belgrade with a degree in Engineering and Economic Geology.Geological team Serbia – (9 Geologists with 30 -3 years experience) Lajos Seke, Zoran Starcevic, VojislavMrdja, Miodrag Banjesevic, Zeljko Sofronijevic, Dusan Bjelotomic, Marko Krstic, Milos Momic.Geological team W Africa – (2 Senior Geologists): Chris Spencer and Alain Lambert, both with over30 years of international experience much with the BRGM.Duncan Large (Advisor, Geologist and QP) – 30 years in exploration and mining globally.Royal School of Mines, London (M.Sc.) and the Technical University of Braunschweig (Ph.D.). RMC:TSXV 4 WWW.RESERVOIRMINERALS.COM
  5. 5. DirectorsMiles Thompson – 25 years in exploration and mining globally. Ex-Manager Business Developmentfor Gold Fields. Geology graduate of the University of Bristol (UK).Michael Winn – 25 years in the natural resource sector and public markets. Geology graduate ofthe University of Southern California.David Knox – 25 years Investment banking and commodity trading experience. Currently CEO ofFirestone Energy, an ASX and JSE listed mining development company. Senior Executive Officer, BBY,(2008 to 2011). Head, Energy Group / Exco Resource Banking, Standard Bank (2000 to 2006).Geoff Chater – 22 years in the mining industry. From 1999 to 2008, Mr. Chater held the position ofCorporate Relations Manager for copper producer First Quantum Minerals Ltd. Geology graduate ofTexas Christian University.Miljana Vidovic – 15 years managing energy and minerals exploration businesses in SoutheastEurope. Graduate of the University of Belgrade with a diploma in Economics (Serbia). RMC:TSXV 5 WWW.RESERVOIRMINERALS.COM
  6. 6. Europe: SerbiaStrong existing portfolio of diverse projects: Maximise value• Additional Exploration of the current projects • Mapping, trenching, geophysics, 3D modelling and targeting drilling, mineralogical and metallurgical test work• Proof of concepts to generate advanced drill out targetsSeek additional JV partners / project investorsExpanding portfolio in Serbia and beyond to Romania andFYR Macedonia• Leverage our strong local operational capability by developing new minerals opportunities in Serbia and regionally in Europe RMC:TSXV 6 WWW.RESERVOIRMINERALS.COM
  7. 7. AfricaSuccess through regional expertise and partnershipsBuilding new portfolios• Applications for new exploration licences in West Africa.• Identifying partnership opportunities for early stage and advanced projects. JV Cameroon.• Opportunistic investments, distressed and undervalued assets• Strong exploration team, Alain Lambert and Chris Spencer both with 30 years of exploration experience ex BRGM. Alan resident in West Africa.Seek additional JV partners / project investors• Partnerships after creating initial value steps. Initial exploration to identify drill ready targets or moving advanced projects to resources and reserves. Risk reward balance. RMC:TSXV 7 WWW.RESERVOIRMINERALS.COM
  8. 8. Budget 2012CDN$ 1.1m – Corporate: G&ACDN$ 1.5-2m – Serbia / Europe: Exploration and project developmentCDN$ 1-2m – Africa: Exploration portfolio development• Licence application, Acquire Projects , JV.• Exploration and Project development on specific projectsCDN$ 3.6-5.1m – Total allocatedCDN$ 3.1-4.9m – Available for future exploration and corporate activity RMC:TSXV 8 WWW.RESERVOIRMINERALS.COM
  9. 9. Corporate Structure(CDN$)Equity Price Shares % Total Cash RaisedBasic total Shares 25,676,250 59.2% 9,794,508Finders Shares 0.65 429,882 1.0% 0Management StockOptions 0.65 2,025,000 4.7% 1,316,250Warrants 0.90 15,206,032 35.1% 13,685,429Total Fully Diluted 43,337,164 100.0% 24,796,187 Trading range $0.35 – $0.80 Market cap at $0.65 – 16.7M Listed at $0.65 – November 2011 Cash position Feb-12 - $ 8.5M RMC:TSXV 9 WWW.RESERVOIRMINERALS.COM
  10. 10. Joint Venture ProjectsJoint Ventures - exploration upside, risk mitigation and capital preservation• Timok Belt (Cu-Au), 2 permits surrounding the Bor mine are in joint venture with Freeport-McMoRan Exploration Corporation. Freeport is targeting the largest world class deposits. • US$ 3.0M committed to exploration in return for 55% of project equity. Free carry to feasibility for 75% • US$ 2.6 spent to date• Deli Jovan (Au) permit is joint ventured with UK-listed Orogen Gold (AIM: ORE). Orogen is funding the reopening of two historic gold mines and has a stated strategy to target small scale production of 30,000 Oz gold pa. • CDN$ 3.5 million committed to exploration in return for 75% of project. • CDN$ 1.5 million to be spent by June 2012, balance by June 2015 RMC:TSXV 10 WWW.RESERVOIRMINERALS.COM
  11. 11. Timok Project- Freeport Earn-in(Copper – Gold)• World class porphyry-epithermal district. RTB Bor Mine resource and reserves stated to be 2.5 Bt containing 10.5 Mt copper and 11.7 Moz gold metal.• 350 km2 RMI permits are adjacent and between the operating mines. Reservoir awarded 3 new permits in 2012 totaling 148.25 Km2.• Geophysics and 3D geological modeling proving successful in targeting blind copper and gold mineralization at depth.• New discovery of blind mineralization: 34 m @ 2.49 g/t Au, 84 m @ 0.38 % Cu. Ongoing drilling program with additional drilling results to be released during the year.• Increased permit area- Increase opportunity for success. RMC:TSXV 11 WWW.RESERVOIRMINERALS.COM
  12. 12. Orogen Earn-in to Deli Jovan(Gold)• 69km2 property over 8km shear with bonanza-grade (>100g/t) mesothermal gold veins.• Historic high grade gold mines, Gindusa and Rusman worked to the early 20th Century. Reservoir previously reopened 4km of old workings.• Refurbished two shafts and accessed old mining levels for mapping and sampling. Soil sampling program completed – possible mineralization extensions identified. Drilling to commence Q2 2012• Orogen targeting early production. Earning up to a 75% interest by investing $3.5m. RMC:TSXV 12 WWW.RESERVOIRMINERALS.COM
  13. 13. Bobija (Silver – Lead – Zinc)• 100% owned, 33km2 property surrounds a barite mine with reported resources (non 43-101) of 1.2Mt at 53% BaSO4 and 0.53Mt at 3.33% Pb, 4.18% Zn and 25.6% BaSO4.• SEDEX-type mineralization with fine-grained stratiform sulphide zones 4-10m thick. SEDEX deposits can be large tonnage deposits.• Outcrop sampling 6 m @ 5.05% Pb, 5.68% Zn, 0.85% Cu, 161 g/t Ag, 1.56 g/t Au. Historic Underground sampling yielded persistent grades ~10% Zn+Pb.• Younger quartz vein overprint with gold.• 2012- mapping, topographic survey, 3D model -historic data, dump sampling, metallurgical test work. Sample from ore dump: 4.97% Pb, 3.94% Zn, 110 g/t Ag, 1.46 g/t Au. Potential- 100-200,000t RMC:TSXV 13 WWW.RESERVOIRMINERALS.COM
  14. 14. Parlozi (Silver – Lead – Zinc)• 100% owned, 91km2 property over historic mines. Targeting carbonate replacement type silver-rich polymetallic deposits.• 43.101 Technical Report completed (2011).• Historic (1980’s ) drill defined non-43-101 resource of 6.5Mt containing 4.1% Pb, 2.1% Zn, 0.3% Cu, 130 g/t Ag.• Check hole PA-01 confirms mineralization and geology, intercepted up 1,175g/t Ag. 3D modeling confirms mineralization extent in historic resource. IP anomaly indicates mineralization could extend several Km. Historic surface workings indicate mineralization could project from depth to surface (>500m).• 2012 – Mapping, geophysics, 3D modeling historic resource and mine workings, trenching and drilling. Objective confirm mineralization surface to depth. RMC:TSXV 14 WWW.RESERVOIRMINERALS.COM
  15. 15. Stara Planina (Gold – Copper – Molybdenum)• 100% owed, 63km2 property, granodiorites intruding basement gabbro• Two main target areas: Gradiste and Aldinac each have extensive (>3km) Cu, Au, Mo in soil anomalies• Intrusion-related bulk-tonnage Cu-Au-Mo target and numerous high grade veins• Historic mine, Alin Do with mining grades: 24 – 62 g/t Au, 4 – 6% Cu and 1 – 4% Bi. Sampling confirming high grade gold up to 70 g/t• Other areas: Best grab samples 50.4 and 28.2g/t Au. Recon trenching: 2m @ 3.85g/t Au, 2.65% Cu, 1.3m @ 35.7g/t Au• 2012- Mapping, trenching, geophysics, 3D modeling and drilling Alin Do historic mine area. Objective confirm mineralization RMC:TSXV 15 WWW.RESERVOIRMINERALS.COM
  16. 16. Plavkovo (Gold)• 100% owned, 20km2 property over epithermal gold targets.• Gold identified by trenching on the Plavkovo prospect. The “Gypsum Zone” is 400 meters east of previous trenches- Possible continuation of the mineralized structure for nearly 800 meters.• 800m gold-bearing silica cap at Bukovik with quartz-alunite alteration and gold- in-soil anomaly indicative of gold-rich high sulphidation system.• 2012 – Mapping, trenching, geophysics and drilling Plavkovo targets. Objective to expand mineralization extents of Gypsum Zone. Drilling commenced end 2011 RMC:TSXV 16 WWW.RESERVOIRMINERALS.COM
  17. 17. Africa Exploration• Licence applications submitted in 3 West African countries.• Large exploration licences 500-1,000 Km2.• Targeting greenstone belts capable of hosting multi million ounce gold projects and large iron ore deposits.• Early stage exploration to define drill targets.• JV and other partnership opportunities being investigated.• Distressed project / company opportunities requiring investment will be reviewed. Regional Exploration RMC:TSXV 17 WWW.RESERVOIRMINERALS.COM
  18. 18. Cameroon• Two Projects under JV with Cameroon exploration consulting company BEIG3.• Projects - Bibemi and So’o• Equity split RMC- BEIG3 90-10% in local company. RMC will pay to BEIG3 C$ 85,000 over a two year period, refund prior exploration costs of up to C$ 10,000 and incur exploration expenditure of C$ 4,000,000 prior to December 31 2022 or the expiry of the last exploration licence.• Reservoir Minerals Cameroon SARL established, office established with administrator in Yaounde. Two ex BRGM geologists in the field since January 2012 recon mapping, geochemical sampling. Alain Lambert, Andre Lacome.• BEIG3 is an experienced local company actively seeking new projects for the RMC - BEIG3 JV in Cameroon which is an underexplored country. RMC:TSXV 18 WWW.RESERVOIRMINERALS.COM
  19. 19. Conclusion• Well funded exploration and project generator• SE Europe and African exploration portfolio with good upside potential• JV partnerships with major and junior companies providing risk mitigation and exploration upside• Portfolio diversification by; geography, metals, project type and JV partners.• Experienced technical and management team• Treasury- CAD$ 8.5M Regional Exploration RMC:TSXV 19 WWW.RESERVOIRMINERALS.COM
  20. 20. Reservoir Minerals Inc. Contacts• Simon Ingram • Christopher MacIntyre Director, President and CEO Vice President, Corporate Development Phone +1 (416) 703-0010• RMC:TSXV 20 WWW.RESERVOIRMINERALS.COM