Frontier Lithium signals advancement of pre-feasibility plans by commencing Phase II Metallurgical Study

Sudbury, Ontario, September 13, 2016 - Frontier Lithium (TSX.V: FL) (the “Company”), announced today that it has awarded a Phase II Metallurgical Study on its PAK Lithium Project to XPS Consulting & Testwork Services (“XPS”), a company with laboratories headquartered in Falconbridge (Ontario) Canada. This study will take place over the next three to four months and will support the Company’s commitment to advancing pre-feasibility plans in developing the PAK Lithium Project. It is expected that Pre-Feasibility will be completed by the end of March 2017.

The PAK Lithium Project in Northwestern Ontario hosts a lithium and rare-metal bearing deposit. “In March 2016, the results of the NI 43-101 Resource Estimate for the Pakeagama Lake pegmatite exceeded our expectations, confirming analogous geologic features to the high-grade, multi-element, and large tonnage Tanco deposit (see March 4, 2016 press release). We look forward to further analysis with metallurgical testing to increase our knowledge of the deposit and how to optimize future processing and development,” commented Trevor R. Walker, President, Frontier Lithium Inc.

“The comprehensive testing planned by XPS will provide validation of the features and characteristics of the PAK lithium deposit and ultimately provide flowsheet development for defining the recovery of lithium and tantalum.” XPS Consulting & Testwork Services is a metallurgical technology and testwork business based in Falconbridge (Ontario) Canada and at various operating sites around the world. The company provides quality technical expertise for orebody characterization, operational support, growth initiatives, and project development in the following commodity areas: Industrial Minerals, Nickel, Copper, Zinc, Gold, PGMs, and Rare Earth Elements.

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About Frontier Lithium Inc.
Frontier’s goal is to become a low-cost, fully integrated lithium and tantalum producer through development of the PAK lithium deposit in Ontario, Canada. Frontier maintains a tight share structure with management ownership exceeding 30% of the Company. CAD $4 million of exploration work has been conducted from 2013 to 2016 on the deposit which boasts its lithium in a rare, high-purity, low-iron spodumene. The Company has adopted a staged growth approach to exploration and development in order to avoid unnecessary share dilution – a strategic imperative for the Company. The initial target market is the glass-ceramic industry which consumes roughly one-third of global lithium supply and is currently faced with monopolistic conditions, coupled with major lithium producers increasingly directing output toward supporting battery manufacture.

Ceramic/glass customers prefer to source technical-grade (low-iron) spodumene concentrate in excess of 7% lithium oxide (Li2O), if available, to avoid inferior lower grade petalite concentrates, or paying much higher prices for battery grade lithium compounds that require chemical plants costing hundreds of millions of dollars.

The PAK lithium deposit remains open in all directions and Company Management believes the resource can be developed into a world-class operation. Once production of lithium concentrates are established from Frontier, the possible second stage of investment and longer term prospect is to further process some of PAK’s output to produce the higher purity lithium compounds required for lithium battery technologies used in the electrification of transportation and electric grid storage applications.

Company Contact Information
Trevor R. Walker, President
2736 Belisle Drive
Val Caron, ON.
P3N 1B3 CANADA
T.+001 705.897.7622
F.+001 705.897.7618

About the PAK Lithium Project
The PAK Lithium Project lies close to the boundary between two geological sub-provinces of the western Superior geologic province in northwestern Ontario and hosts a rare metals pegmatite deposit. The deposit is an LCT (lithium- cesium- tantalum) type pegmatite. These types of pegmatites have been the principal source of hard rock lithium, tantalum, rubidium and cesium ores mined in the world but there are comparatively few commercially-viable deposits.

Frontier is actively exploring its 100% owned project which contains the Pakeagama Lake pegmatite. The PAK deposit is one of the highest grade lithium mineral resources in North America which has a current Measured and Indicated Resource of 7.89 million tonnes of 1.73% Li2O equivalent (eq.) and Inferred Resource of 295,600 tonnes of 1.35% Li2O eq. which has a technical/ceramic grade spodumene with low inherent iron (below 0.1% Fe2O3). The deposit has adjacent zones that are enriched in tantalum and rubidium. Frontier is also evaluating the phased co-production of tantalum and mica-product concentrates once lithium mineral production has been commercialized.

The deposit now has a known 500m strike length with an estimated true width varying from 10m to 125m with a sub-vertical orientation. The resource remains open to depth and along strike to the northwest and southeast.

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