Brazil Minerals, Inc. Adds Premier Geologist to Its Management Team

Brazil Minerals, Inc. Adds Premier Geologist to Its Management Team 
SAO PAULO, BRAZIL -- (Marketwired) -- 06/03/13 --  Brazil Minerals,
Inc. (OTCQB: BMIX) ("BMIX"), a diamond and gold producer with
resources and assets in Brazil, today announced that Mr. Paulo
Roberto Amorim dos Santos Lima ("Paulo Amorim"), a premier Brazilian
geologist with more than 40 years of field experience and author of
two mining books, has joined its management team as Vice President
and Head of Geology, based in Belo Horizonte, the capital of the
state of Minas Gerais in Brazil.  
Marc Fogassa, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BMIX, stated,
"We are very fortunate to have Paulo Amorim's unparalleled experience
of 40 years of Brazilian field geology in our team. He is a premier
name and has the essential local knowledge that one needs to operate
smartly. We are focused on growing our producing diamond franchise.
Paulo Amorim's strong knowledge of multiple minerals in the entire
country and his professional relationships across the industry allow
us incredible time savings in evaluating the strong pipeline of
opportunities we have."  
Mr. Amorim worked for Vale S.A., a diversified Brazilian mining
company with over $80 billion in current market capitalization, for
over 22 years where he led the exploration and acquisitions for
Vale's Precious Metals Division and headed gold and other precious
metal projects and evaluations of mineral deposits in Brazil and
other countries. Prior to Vale, Mr. Amorim worked for 8 years for
CBMM, Companhia Brasileira de Metalurgia e Mineracao, where he was
the Chief Geologist for various projects in several different
minerals. Previously, he was a geologist with the Brazilian nuclear
company, Industrias Nucleares Brasileiras, and also with the Mineral
Resource Department of Rio de Janeiro.  
Mr. Amorim has extensive experience and expertise in the management
and development of mineral projects, and evaluation and negotiations
of mineral opportunities in Brazil and other Latin America countries.
His extensive experience is particularly strong in gold, titanium,
vanadium, phosphate, rare earths, iron, nickel, niobium, uranium,
tantalum, columbium, and fluorite. He has written two mining books
and has been a Professor of Geology at the Federal University in Rio
de Janeiro.  
About Brazil Minerals, Inc. 
Brazil Minerals, Inc. (OTCQB: BMIX), a U.S. corporation, is a diamond
and gold producer with resources and assets in Brazil. Its mining
assets include an interest in Duas Barras, a diamond and gold
producing mine located in the state of Minas Gerais. BMIX is
exploring for gold in the state of Amazonas, and has a healthy
pipeline of other opportunities throughout Brazil. Its Brazilian
headquarter is in Sao Paulo, the financial hub of Latin America, with
an operational office in Belo Horizonte, the capital of the state of
Minas Gerais, a name that means "General Mines," and serves as
reminder of the strength of that premier region of Brazil for natural
resources. More information on BMIX, including an investor
presentation, can be found at  
Safe Harbor Statement  
This press release contains forward-looking statements made under the
"safe harbor" provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation
Reform Act of 1995. Forward looking statements are based upon the
current plans, estimates and projections of Brazil Minerals, Inc.'s
management and are subject to risks and uncertainties, which could
cause actual results to differ from the forward looking statements.
Such statements include, among others, those concerning market and
industry segment growth and demand and acceptance of new and existing
products; any projections of production, reserves, sales, earnings,
revenue, margins or other financial items; any statements of the
plans, strategies and objectives of management for future operations;
any statements regarding future economic conditions or performance;
uncertainties related to conducting business in Brazil, as well as
all assumptions, expectations, predictions, intentions or beliefs
about future events. Therefore, you should not place undue reliance
on these forward-looking statements. The following factors, among
others, could cause actual results to differ from those set forth in
the forward-looking statements: business conditions in Brazil,
general economic conditions; geopolitical events and regulatory
changes, availability of capital, the BMIX's ability to maintain its
competitive position and dependence on key management. This press
release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of
an offer to buy any security and shall not constitute an offer,
solicitation or sale of any securities in any jurisdiction in which
such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to
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For the Company 
Marc Fogassa
Chairman and CEO
Brazil Minerals, Inc. 
324 S Beverly Drive, Suite 118
Beverly Hills, CA 90212 USA
Telephone: +1 (213) 590-2500 
For Investors 
John Mattio
MZ North America
61 Broadway, 30th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Telephone: +1 (212) 301-7130 
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