Cerro Grande Mining Corporation Announces Completion of Report by Quantec Geoscience on its Santa Cecilia Prospect

  Cerro Grande Mining Corporation Announces Completion of Report by Quantec
                   Geoscience on its Santa Cecilia Prospect

PR Newswire

TORONTO, March 19, 2013

TORONTO, March 19, 2013  /PRNewswire/ - Cerro  Grande Mining Corporation  (the 
"Company" or "CEG") (TSX-CEG; OTCQX-CEGMF)  reported that it has received  the 
Quantec Geoscience ORION 3D  DC/IP/MT Survey Geophysical  Report on the  Santa 
Cecilia Prospect on which it holds a 65.6% option.

Based on the  study, Quantec  recommends twenty-three  DC/IP/MT anomalies  for 
future drilling,  nearly  all  of  which are  located  within  the  previously 
established five MMI  (mobile metal ion)  gold and copper  anomalies at  Santa 
Cecilia.

One of the most interesting DC/IP/MT anomalies sighted for drilling lies 1,000
meters to  the south  west  of Exeter  Resources  Caspiche orebody,  which  is 
located in the Maricunga Gold/Copper belt of Chile.

Cerro Grande  Mining  Corporation is  a  minerals producing,  exploration  and 
development company with properties and activities currently focused in Chile.

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but is not  limited to,  statements with respect  to the  future financial  or 
operating  performance  of  CEG.   Often,  but  not  always,   forward-looking 
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Forward-looking statements contained herein  are made as of  the date of  this 
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other than as required  by law, any obligation  to update any  forward-looking 
statements whether as  a result  of new information,  results, future  events, 
circumstances, or  if management's  estimates or  opinions should  change,  or 
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materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, the  reader 
is cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

SOURCE Cerro Grande Mining Corporation

Contact:

CERRO GRANDE MINING CORPORATION

Registered Office: 
79 WELLINGTON STREET WEST, SUITE 2300
TORONTO, ONTARIO M5K 1H1
CANADA


Toronto Office:
67 YONGE STREET, OF. 1201
TORONTO, ONTARIO M5J 1J8
CANADA

Santiago Office:
AVENIDA SANTA MARIA 2224
PROVIDENCIA, SANTIAGO, CHILE
Telephone: 56-2-2569-6200

For further information, contact:
Stephen W. Houghton, CEO
David R. S. Thomson, EVP
E-Mail:ceg@cegmining.com
Telephone: 56-2-2569-6200
Website:www.cegmining.com

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