MGX Minerals Triples Fox Creek Alberta Lithium Land Position- Acquires 133,000 Hectare Sturgeon Lake Project

VANCOUVER, Aug. 18, 2016 /CNW/ - MGX Minerals Inc. ("MGX" or the "Company") (CSE: XMG / FKT: 1MG) is pleased to report the Company has entered into an Definitive Agreement (the "Agreement") to acquire a 100% interest in the Sturgeon Lake Lithium Brine Project ("Sturgeon Lake") located in west-central Alberta.

"Previous exploration for lithium at the Sturgeon Lake oilfield indicates the potential for a high volume lithium bearing aquifer.  We look forward to the testing of lithium brine from the field with our proprietary rapid lithium extraction process to confirm the lithium-enriched brine and determine the economic feasibility of the project," stated MGX Minerals CEO Jared Lazerson.

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About MGX Minerals
MGX Minerals (CSE: XMG) is a diversified Canadian mining company engaged in the development of large-scale industrial mineral portfolios in western Canada that offer near-term production potential, minimal barriers to entry and low initial capital expenditures. The Company operates lithium, magnesium and silicon projects throughout British Columbia and Alberta. For further information, please visit the Company's website at

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SOURCE MGX Minerals Inc.

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For further information: Jared Lazerson, Chief Executive Officer, Telephone: 604.681.7735, Email:


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