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Ownership Summary Table
|Name||Sole Voting Power||Shared Voting Power||Sole Dispositive Power||Shared Dispositive Power||Aggregate Amount Owned Power||Percent of Class|
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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No. )
Almaden Minerals Ltd.
(Name of Issuer)
(Title of Class of Securities)
June 30, 2017
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)
Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule
[ ]Rule 13d-1(b)
[ X ]Rule 13d-1(c)
[ ]Rule 13d-1(d)
CUSIP No. 020283305
1. NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
2. CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*
(a) [ ]
3. SEC USE ONLY
4. CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
NUMBER OF 5. SOLE VOTING POWER
BENEFICIALLY 6. SHARED VOTING POWER
OWNED BY 0
EACH 7. SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
PERSON 8. SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
9. AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
10. CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*
11. PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9
12. TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*
(a) Name of Issuer: Almaden Minerals Ltd.
(b) Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices:
1333 Johnston Street, Suite 210, Vancouver, BC V6H 3R9
(a) Name of Person Filing: Sprott Inc.
(b) Address of Principal Business Office:
200 Bay Street, Suite 2700, PO Box 27, Toronto, ON M5J 2J1
(c) Citizenship: Canada
(d) Title of Class of Securities: Common Shares
(e) CUSIP Number: 020283305
Item 3. If this statement is filed pursuant to Rule 13d-1(b), or 13d-2(b),
check whether the person filing is a:
(a) [ ] Broker or dealer registered under section 15 of the Act
(15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b) [ ] Bank as defined in section 3(a)(6) of the Act
(15 U.S.C. 78c).
(c) [ ] Insurance company as defined in section 3(a)(19) of the Act
(15 U.S.C. 78c).
(d) [ ] Investment company registered under section 8 of the Investment
Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
(e) [ ] An investment adviser in accordance with ss. 240.13d-1(b)(ii)(E).
(f) [ ] An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with
(g) [ ] A parent holding company or control person in accordance with
(h) [ ] A savings association as defined in Section 3(b) of the
Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
(i) [ ] A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an
investment company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment
Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-3).
(j) [ ] Group, in accordance with ss. 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J).
Item 4. Ownership
(a) Amount Beneficially Owned: 5,688,047
(b) Percent of Class: 5.6%
(c) Number of shares as to which Sprott Inc. has:
(i) Sole power to vote or to direct the vote: 5,688,047
(ii) Shared power to vote or to direct the vote: 0
(iii) Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 5,688,047
(iv) Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 0
Item 5. Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class:
If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date
hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more
than five percent of the class of securities, check the following. [ ]
Item 6. Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person:
These shares are held in accounts managed by subsidiaries of
Sprott Inc., none of which, beneficially owns more than five percent of
Item 7. Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the
Security Being Reported on By the Parent Holding Company:
Item 8. Identification and Classification of Members of the Group:
Item 9. Notice of Dissolution of Group:
Item 10. Certification:
By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge
and belief, the securities referred to above were not
acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the
effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer
of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in
connection with or as a participant in any transaction
having that purpose or effect.
After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I
certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and
July 7, 2017
By: /s/Kirstin McTaggart