Atacama Minerals Corp.
Atacama Minerals Corp. is a publicly traded industrial minerals company based in Vancouver, Canada. The Company holds a 100% interest in the Aguas Blancas iodine/sulphate/nitrate mine located in northern Chile. Iodine production commenced from Aguas Blancas in 2001 and Atacama product is now shipped worldwide. A phased development plan is underway to further develop the mine's iodine and nitrate resources. The Company trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "AAM". The Company has also acquired a new potash exploration project on the northeastern coast of Brazil. The "Salvador Potash Project", located along the Atlantic coast within the highly prospective on-shore portion of the Reconcavo Basin, covers an area of approximately 1,700 square kilometers. The project is located 45 kilometers west of the port city of Salvador, Bahia with excellent infrastructure.