Vancouver, BC, Canada, January 11, 2023 – First Tellurium Corp. (CSE: FTEL) (OTC: FSTTF) (the
“Company” or “First Tellurium”), reports that Dr. Paul Spry, one of the world’s leading authorities on
tellurium, has joined the Company’s Advisory Board. Dr. Spry is a Professor of Economic Geology at Iowa
State University’s Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences. He is a widely recognized expert
on the genesis of ore deposits and metamorphosed ore deposits around the world and has coauthored
more than 110 refereed papers in international journals. He has also written three books.
“We continue to add world-class talent to our Advisory Board,” said First Tellurium President and CEO
Tyrone Docherty. “As we move into an active year at both our Deer Horn and Colorado Klondike tellurium
projects, Dr. Spry’s knowledge and experience will give us a huge advantage in exploring two of the
world’s top tellurium properties.”
Dr. Spry earned his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from the University of Adelaide, South Australia, and his
doctorate at the University of Toronto in 1984.
“You won’t find anyone more knowledgeable about tellurium deposits than Paul Spry,” said First
Tellurium advisor and Qualified Person Dr. Lee Groat. “We are extremely fortunate to have his insight as
we develop First Tellurium’s properties.”
First Tellurium plans to conduct exploration drilling at the Deer Horn and Klondike projects in 2023. This
work will follow up on new discoveries made in the 2022 season. A summary of the 2022 season can be
viewed here on First Tellurium’s website.
About First Tellurium Corp.
First Tellurium’s unique business model is to generate revenue and value through mineral discovery,
project development, project generation and cooperative access to untapped mineral regions in
Indigenous territory with sustainable exploration.
Our Klondike tellurium-gold property in Colorado and polymetallic Deer Horn Project in British Columbia
anchor a diversified search for metals, working in alliance with Indigenous peoples, NGOs, governments
and leading metals buyers. This is the future of mineral exploration: generating revenue by exploring
responsibly and leveraging diverse partnerships.
First Tellurium proudly adheres to and supports the principles and rights set out in the United Nations
Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and in particular the fundamental proposition of free,
prior and informed consent. First Tellurium is listed on the Canadian Stock Exchange under the symbol
“FTEL” and on the OTC under the symbol “FSTTF”. Further information about FTEL and its projects can be
found on www.firsttelluriumcorp.com.
On behalf of the board of directors of First Tellurium Corp.
President and CEO
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