Elemental Minerals Announces Resignation of Director

PERTH, Australia, Dec. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Elemental Minerals Ltd. (ASX, TSX: ELM) ("Elemental" or "the Company") wishes to advise the resignation of Mr. John Sanders as Executive Director of Elemental Minerals Limited.

Mr. Sanders joined Elemental as General Manager on the 1 October 2009 before being appointed as Executive Director on 6 December 2010.

Mr. Sanders was integral to the development of the Sintoukola Project in the Republic of Congo and has been a key member of the Elemental team that has been instrumental in the rapid progress of the Company since his appointment.

The Board wishes to thank Mr. Sanders for his significant contribution over the past three years in the development of the Sintoukola Potash project.

About Elemental Minerals

Elemental Minerals Limited is an advanced mining exploration and development company that aims to grow shareholder value through its 93%-owned Sintoukola Potash Project on the Republic of Congo coastline.  Elemental Minerals is dual listed on the Australian Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ELM. For more information, visit www.elementalminerals.com

SOURCE: Elemental Minerals Limited

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Contacts:

Iain Macpherson
Chief Executive Officer
Tel: +27 76 238 4461
iain.macpherson@elementalminerals.com

Sam Middlemas
Interim Chairman
Tel: +61 419 936 040
sam.middlemas@elementalminerals.com

Ilja Graulich
Investor Relations Manager
Tel: +27 83 604 0820
ilja.graulich@elementalminerals.com

Johannesburg Office: +27 11 469 9140

www.elementalminerals.com