8 - Rio Cristal Resources Corporation

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RIO CRISTAL RESOURCES CORP.
BUILDING A PORTFOLIO OF HIGH QUALITY PROJECTS
May, 2010
Overview of Rio Cristal Resources
• Excellent Team of Directors & Management
• Exciting Drill Results at Charlotte Bongará
• Zinc Fundamentals will Improve
• Strategy of Change Implemented
• Condor Gold Project Added
• Other Projects Being Negotiated
• Lima Stock Exchange Listing in Process
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Directors – Rio Cristal Resources
 Charles Preble, Chairman & Director 40+ years mining
experience, recently served as President/Director of Peru
Copper (AMEX,TSX & BVL). Pres./CEO of Southern Peru
Copper (NYSE) for 15 years. Lima, Peru.
 Thomas Findley, President & CEO, Director 35+ years in
mining & exploration. Past CFO at Peru Copper (AMEX,
TSXV & BVL); CFO at Southern Peru Copper (NYSE, BVL);
Treasurer & Managing Director of Project Development at
Asarco Inc. Lima, Peru.
 Dr. Miguel Cardozo: Director Chairman & Director of
Alturas Minerals (TSXV, BVL). 30+ years experience in
Peru exploring major projects for Newmont, North, Teck,
and others. Exploration team leader during discovery and
development of the Yanacocha gold deposit. Lima, Peru.
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Directors – Rio Cristal Resources
 Hans A. Flury, Director 30 years of mining legal experience.
Director – Legal of Southern Copper Corporation (NYSE,
BVL) Chairman Peruvian Mining Society and former Peruvian
Minister of Energy and Mines. Lima, Peru.
 Tony Hines, Director Principal & Sr. VP of Operations at
Maple Energy (AIM).
Responsible for all oil and gas
operations at Maple. Lima, Peru.
 Andrew Swarthout, Director President & CEO of Bear
Creek Mining (TSXV). Former VP of Exploration at Southern
Peru Copper Corp. Has over 30 years of success in mining
exploration. Lima, Peru.
 Corey M. Dean, Secretary & VP Legal 25+ years mining &
metals legal experience in B.C. Vancouver, B.C.
 Steve Krause, Chief Financial Officer Current CFO at Bear
Creek Mining. Partner at Avisar Chartered Accountants,
Langley, BC.
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Charlotte Bongará Claim Block:
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+18,000h in new MVT zinc district
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Four Exploration Projects/Prospects
• Cristal – Drilling very successful
• Alto Cristal – Early exploration
• San Jose – Early exploration
• Florida – Early exploration
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6 km along strike from Mina Grande
high-grade zinc oxide project
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Adjacent to high-grade zinc sulfide
exploration project at Florida Canyon
(Votorantim Metais & Solitario)
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Infrastructure Available - Roads and
electric grid approx. 10 km
(Yambrasbamba to Cristal)
4 Km
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Cristal Project Drill Targets
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Geological Conceptual Model - Cristal
The Pucará (Chambará) is
the most favored host for
MVT zinc-lead deposits in
Peru.
Major mines hosted by
Pucará carbonates include
Cerro de Pasco, Yauli
Dome, San Vicente.
San Vicente MVT Zinc
mine produced 20 Mt of
12% Zn (over 5 billion lbs)
& 1% Pb.
MVT zinc deposits are
often in districts with
large tonnage: Pine Point,
Polaris, Cerro de Pasco.
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Cristal Project – High Grade Zinc Oxides
High Grade Zinc Oxide Intercepts at Cristal
Drill hole CR-07 58.7 meters of 10.0% zinc
Drill hole CR-11 10.3 meters of 21.1% zinc
Drill hole CR-13 14.5 meters of 14.7% zinc
Drill hole CR-14 12.5 meters of 26.1% zinc
Drill hole CR-18 21.7 meters of 22.0% zinc
Drill hole CR-20 15.5 meters of 29.5% zinc
79% of Drill Holes Intercepted Zinc
Zinc Oxides
Drilling at Cristal
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RIO CRISTAL RESOURCES
Charlotte Bongará Zinc Project
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34 of 39 Drill Holes Discovered Zinc Near Surface
In-fill & Step-out Drilling Warranted
Located in Center of Major, New Zinc District
Improving Zinc Market Fundamentals
Positive SXEW Lab Testing of Zinc Oxides
Actively Seeking JV Partners
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RIO CRISTAL RESOURCES
Votorantim / Solitario Bongará Zinc Project
Accelerated Development Plan for 2010
• 10,000 m of Drilling
• 23 km of Road Construction
• 700 m of Tunnels
• Advanced Metallurgical Testing
• Fast Track EIA, Social Impact & Other Studies
• Permitting Process Accelerated
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Bongará is an Emerging Zinc District
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CONDOR GOLD PROSPECT
• 2,000 hectares near Nazca
• Geological Model: Gold Hosted in Fractured
Sandstones Similar to Luicho Prospect
• Bulk Samples over 50 meter face avg. 3.25 gr AU
– 68 kg avg. 5.40 gr
– 65 kg avg. 3.33 gr
– 60 kg avg. 4.02 gr
• Tests Shows Good Cyanide Leach Recoveries
• Good Community Relations
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RIO CRISTAL RESOURCES
Copper Projects Being Negotiated
• Strong Fundamentals in Copper
• Accomplished Team - Successful Track Record in
Copper in Peru (Peru Copper Inc. & Southern
Peru Copper)
• Focus on oxides (low capex and opex costs) and
deeper sulfides
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RIO CRISTAL RESOURCE SHARES
Plan to List RCR Shares on Lima Exchange
 Raise $1+ million capital
 Good interest in the company in Peru
 Additional liquidity
 June 2010 target
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RIO CRISTAL ZINC SHARE STRUCTURE
The ownership structure includes:
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69.1 m Shares Issued and Outstanding
Insiders Hold 17.6 m Shares
92.4 m Fully Diluted
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RCR – PROACTIVE CHANGES FOR
FUTURE GROWTH
• Markets’ Downturn Mandated Change in 2009
• Management & Company Focus Changed
• Diversify Commodities: Gold / Copper
• Seeking JV Partner for Zinc Project
• Gold Project Acquired – Nazca, Peru
• Seeking New Copper & Gold Projects
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Peru
• The Economy is Booming
 8.7% Annualized Growth Rate, Mar. 10
 5.0-6.0% Estimated Growth Rate for 2010
• Mining & Other Investments Continue Unabated
• Excellent Atmosphere for Mining Investment
• Free Trade Agreements/Cooperation with Brasil
• Issues to Deal With: Election in 2011,
Infrastructure, Judiciary, Poverty
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Forward Looking Statements
This presentation includes certain "forward-looking statements"
under applicable Canadian securities legislation. All statements
other than statements of historical fact included in this
presentation, including, without limitation, statements regarding
potential exploration results, future plans and objectives of the
Company are forward-looking statements that involve various risks
and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements
will prove to be accurate and actual results and future results,
events and objectives could differ materially from those anticipated
in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual
results to differ materially from Rio Cristal’s expectations include
exploration and other risks detailed from time to time in the filings
made by the Company with securities regulators.
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