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December 21, 2004

Idaho Cobalt Project Drill Results Continue to Expand Resource

Vancouver, B.C., December 21, 2004 Formation Capital Corporation (FCO-TSX) (the Company) is pleased to announce the latest results (table 1) from the recently completed 24,871 foot, 28 hole drill program on the Idaho Cobalt Project owned 100% by its subsidiary Formation Capital Corporation, U.S.
The drill program was designed to develop additional reserves and resources along strike and downdip on the Ram deposit. Previously released drill results, consistent with the currently released results, have demonstrated an increase in the measured and indicated resource. Upon receipt of all final drill hole assays, Mine Development Associates, an independent mine engineering firm out of Reno, NV, will be calculating an updated reserve / resource. This updated reserve / resource audit is expected in early 2005 and will be used by Hatch Engineering in the definitive feasibility study.
The 2004 drill program has been successful in confirming the downdip extension of mineralization along a strike length of 2,200 feet of a known 2,400 feet of strike between sections 8+00S and 14+00N. This downdip mineralization was encountered well below its previously defined vertical depth. The grade and width of this mineralization is consistent with that discovered in earlier drill programs. The downdip extension of the mineralization along section 16+00N was not tested and remains open.
In addition to extending downdip mineralization, the program was successful in extending the strike length of the mineralized horizon an additional 200 feet south to section 8+00S (tables 2). The mineralization on this section, the furthest section drilled to the south, appears to increase in grade and width when compared to previous drill intercepts (table 2). Mineralization continues to remain open along both north (N) and south (S) strike directions and at depth.
To date the Company has received complete assay results for drill holes R04-01 through R04-21. The Company is awaiting completed assay results for drill holes R04-23 through R04-28. Drill Holes R04-02, R04-04, R04-06, R04-11 and R04-22 were lost due to poor near surface ground conditions. Drill Hole R04-09 encountered a locally fractured, oxidized and leached structure. In total 24,871 feet were drilled in 28 drill holes. Assays results are pending on the remaining drill holes. Significant drill results are outlined in table 1.
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Mr. George King, B.Sc., P.Geo., is the Qualified Person working directly on the project. Drill core samples were sent to ALS Chemex Labs in Vancouver, B.C. for assay. A current list of drill holes, intersections and location map is available from the Company directly.
To ensure validity of results, Formation employs a regimented sampling procedure, including the submittal of different standard samples of known grade, blank samples and random duplicate samples to ensure results can be replicated. Further results will be released when available.
Formation Capital Corporation
“Mari-Ann Green”
Mari-Ann Green
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