Alianza Minerals Ltd. (TSX-V: ANZ) (“Alianza” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the $500,000 financing first announced on February 17, 2016, and then increased to $675,000 on March 2, 2016, has been closed at $700,000.

“We are very pleased with the participation in this financing,” commented Jason Weber, P.Geo., President and CEO of Alianza.  “The placees comprise a good mix of long-term, supportive shareholders and new groups that we look forward to working with to build a successful prospect generator.”

Alianza issued 7,000,000 units (a “Unit”) at $0.10 per Unit, for gross proceeds of $700,000.  Each Unit is comprised of one common share and one non-transferable common share purchase warrant.  Each warrant entitles the holder to purchase one additional common share for a 48-month period, expiring March 8, 2020, at a price of $0.15 per common share.

As part of the financing, Alianza paid $19,125 Finder’s fee in cash and issued Finder’s warrants, entitling the holder to purchase up to 191,250 Units for a period of 18 months at $0.10 per Finder’s warrant.  The securities issued are subject to a four-month hold period, expiring on July 8, 2016.

Alianza now has 22,779,078 common shares outstanding.

About Alianza Minerals Ltd.

Alianza increases the chances of success in mineral exploration by using the “Prospect Generator” business model, focusing on gold and copper exploration in the Americas.

For further information, contact:

Jason Weber, President and CEO
Sandrine Lam, Shareholder Communications

Tel: (604) 687-3520
Fax: (888) 889-4874

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