MENDOZA, ARGENTINA. July 8th, 2010. Argentina Mining is pleased to announce that Minera Exar, a Canadian company focused on lithium-potassium exploration and prospecting, has confirmed its participation as Copper Sponsor for the Argentina Mining 2010 Convention, to be held in San Juan, from August 31 till September 2, 2010.

Minera Exar is focused on prospecting and exploring lithium-potassium ore bodies in Argentina. The company is the owner of one of the biggest properties packages located at the Argentinean side of the Puna plateau, place that hosts 80% of the lithium brine reserves in the world. The main properties are Cauchari Olaroz, Inca Huasi, Pocitos and Arizaro.

Nowadays, Exar is developing the Olaroz-Cauchari Project, located at the homonymous salars in the Province of Jujuy. The project has the objective of finding financially profitable lithium deposits. For that purpose, a vast exploration program has been developed.

“We are proud that Minera Exar is joining the 22 companies that trusted in Argentina Mining 2010 as sponsors. This reflects a booming industry with great perspectives for our country,” said Paola Rojas, Manager of Argentina Mining, company which organizes the Argentina Mining 2010 Convention.

Minera Exar is joining the 22 well known companies already confirmed as sponsors which are confident of the quality of the most important mining event in Argentina. Some of the companies that support Argentina Mining 2010 are Votorantim, Pan American Silver, Minera Andes, Silver Standard, Hochschild Mining, Anglogold, Alex Stewart, Calypso Uranium, MWH, SGS, Beretta Godoy, LI3 Energy, Cartellone, CORO, Peregrine Metals, among others.

About Argentina Mining Argentina Mining is an Events Marketing company focused on the Argentinean mining market. Its objectives are gathering the mining community in Argentina and providing a place to promote the activity in the world, developing business opportunities for its members. The company organizes the premium international event of the Argentinean mining sector, the Argentina Mining Convention, which takes place biennially in Argentina since 1996, and the Latin Exploration Conference, among others. Additionally, it provides advisory services in public relations and marketing and develops supplementary products. For further information, please visit

About Minera Exar Minera Exar is an Argentinean company. Its president is Waldo Pérez who has over 24 years academic experience in minerals exploration in South America. Exar carries out prospecting and exploration projects of lithium-potassium ore bodies in the Puna region in Argentina. The company articulates its philosophy through a Progress + Commitment plan necessarily linked to the economic and social growth of the communities located near the company’s deposits. For further information, please visit