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Colossus Minerals Announces Closing of Over-Allotment Option

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Colossus Minerals Announces Closing of Over-Allotment Option09:23 EST Tuesday, November 30, 2010TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 30, 2010) - NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES.Colossus Minerals Inc. (the "Company" or "Colossus") (TSX:CSI) announced today that it has closed the sale of an additional 1,095,000 common shares of the Company pursuant to the over-allotment option (the "Over-Allotment Option") in connection with the previously completed bought deal offering (the "Offering"). Colossus sold the additional shares at a price of $8.25 per common share to raise gross proceeds of Cdn$9,033,750 for aggregate gross proceeds from the Offering of $69,258,750.The Offering was sold through a syndicate of underwriters led by GMP Securities L.P. and included Dundee Securities Corporation, Canaccord Genuity Corp., Clarus Securities Inc., TD Securities Inc. and Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd.The net proceeds are intended to be used to fund expenditures on the Serra Pelada project and other exploration activities and for general working capital and corporate purposes.The securities being offered have not been, nor will they be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any State in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.About Colossus:Colossus is an exploration and development Company focused on mineral resource properties in Brazil. The Company is currently focusing its efforts on the high grade gold-platinum-palladium Serra Pelada project in Para State, Brazil. Between 1980 and 1986 Serra Pelada was host to the largest precious metals rush in Latin American history. Coverage by 60 Minutes of this famous mining rush can be viewed at the following link: http://sixtyminutes.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=299887.CAUTIONARY STATEMENT REGARDING FORWARD‐LOOKING INFORMATIONExcept for statements of historical fact relating to Colossus, certain statements in this press release relating but not limited to the Company's exploration plans, activities and intentions, constitute "forward‐looking information" within the meaning of the Securities Act (Ontario) or "forward‐looking statements" within the meaning of the United States Private Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements represent management's best judgment based on current facts and assumptions that management considers reasonable. Forward‐looking statements are frequently characterized by words such as "target", "plan", "expect", "project", "intend", believe", "anticipate" and other similar words, or statements that certain events or conditions "appear to", "may" or "will" occur. Forward‐looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates of management at the date the statements are made, and are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those projected in the forward‐looking statements. The factors include but are not limited to risks related to the joint venture operation, actual results of exploration activities, the inherent risks involved in the exploration and development of mineral properties, changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined, delays in obtaining government approvals, the uncertainties of project cost overruns or unanticipated costs and expenses, uncertainties relating to the availability and costs of financing needed in the future, the uncertainties inherent to conducting business in Brazil and the rest of Latin America, the availability of supplies, unexpected adverse climate conditions, the reliance on only a few key members of management, as well as those factors discussed in the section entitled "Risk Factors" in the Company's most recent Annual Information Form filed with Canadian provincial securities regulatory authorities and other regulatory filings which are posted on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Unless required by law, Colossus undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements if circumstances or management's estimates or opinions should change. The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward‐looking statements.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Ann CandelarioColossus Minerals Inc.VP Investor Relations(416) 643-7655acandelario@colossusminerals.comwww.colossusminerals.com