SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
April 19, 2017
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
Searchlight Minerals Corp.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in
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2360 W. Horizon Ridge Pkwy., Suite #100,
Henderson, Nevada 89052
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including
Check the appropriate box below if the
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election
of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangement of Certain Officers.
Resignation of Director
On April 19, 2017, Michael Conboy resigned
as a director of Searchlight Minerals Corp. (the “Company”), effective immediately. Mr. Conboy’s resignation
from the Board of Directors of the Company did not result from any disagreement with the Company.
Pursuant to the requirements
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned
thereunto duly authorized.
||SEARCHLIGHT MINERALS CORP.
|Dated: April 25, 2017
||/s/ Carl Ager