April 25, 2013

METALCORP OPTIONS CLAIMS TO QUETICO

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO, CANADA (April 25, 2013) - MetalCorp Limited ("MetalCorp" or the "Company") (TSXV - MTC) announces that it has signed and delivered an option agreement with Quetico Exploration & Development Co. Ltd. ("Quetico"), an arms length third party, granting Quetico an option to earn a 100% interest in three claims located approximately midway between Thunder Bay and Kenora in northwestern Ontario.  To exercise the option, Quetico must pay MetalCorp $100,000 in instalments - $50,000 in five instalments during 2013, $25,000 by December 31, 2014 and a further $25,000 by December 31, 2015. On completion of the exercise of the option, MetalCorp will retain a 2% net smelter returns royalty on the production of minerals from the property, one half of which royalty may be purchased for $1,000,000.

MetalCorp is a mineral exploration company based in Thunder Bay, Ontario, with gold and base metal projects in the Canadian Shield of Northern Ontario, Canada, one of the most prolific mineral districts in the world. To find out more about MetalCorp visit its website at www.metalcorp.ca.

For further information, please contact: Chris Dougherty, P.Eng., President
Phone: (807) 683-1731, or via email:  info(at)metalcorp(dot)ca.

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