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Significant Gold in Soil Anomaly Defined at Las Moras Property, Mexico

International Northair Mines Ltd. (TSXV:INM) (“the Company”) has received the results of a soil survey recently completed at the Company’s Las Moras Property, located in the state of Durango, Mexico.  The soil survey, an expansion of a previous survey conducted on the La Ventana Zone, has returned significant gold in soil values over an appreciable area.

The Company recently completed a program at Las Moras which included property reconnaissance mapping, rock chip sampling, a regional stream sediment survey, and closely spaced soil sampling. Very encouraging results have been received from the soil sampling program completed over the La Ventana gold zone. Soil sampling completed on 25 metre centers within a surveyed grid has defined a > 0.1 g/t gold anomaly over an approximate 100 metre by 150 metre area. This anomaly remains open to the north and west, where steep topography has inhibited further sampling. Internal to this larger anomaly, is a >0.5 g/t area approximately 50 x 100 metres in size. The soil results imply that the zone could be significantly larger than the exposed La Ventana outcrop.

The La Ventana Zone occurs in Upper Series rhyolite volcanics that are intruded by a rhyolite porphyry dike or possible stock. Mineralization is exposed in an approximate 20 by 60 metre erosional window surrounded by overburden and volcanics.  Although limited outcrop makes interpretation of the geometry of the occurrence difficult, mineralization appears to be controlled by bedding fractures within the volcanics, as well as a high angle cross cutting fault. Surrounding the La Ventana mineralized exposure are numerous outcrops of unaltered rhyolite volcanics that may overly mineralized intrusive. Previously released continuous chip sampling over the La Ventana exposure follows:

La Ventana Zone Sampling


# of Samples

Total metres

Average Gold (G/T)










In conjunction with the soil survey, a stream sediment sampling program was conducted over the entire property position, with strong gold anomalies occurring in drainages below the La Ventana Zone.

Elsewhere on the property, a separate zone of copper-lead-zinc mineralization occurs along the contacts of an intermediate porphyry dike intruding andesite volcanics. This mineralized zone averages about 30 metres in width where observed, and has been traced on the ground for over 300 metres and is open along strike. Four representative grab samples previously taken from this zone averaged 0.35% copper, 0.26% lead, and 0.96% zinc. No additional zones of mineralization have been discovered by the current program.

The Company will assess the results of this program before embarking on the next stage of exploration.

The exploration program is under the direction of Mr. Jim Robinson, Vice President of the Company, who is a Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101. Assaying to date has been performed by ALS Chemex Laboratories in Vancouver with sample preparation at their facilities in Hermosillo, Mexico.  Gold assays are performed by a 50 gram fire assay using AA or gravimetric finish.

Elsewhere in Mexico, Sparton Resources Inc. is continuing its exploration program at the Sierra Rosario Project (see Press Release 04/26/2005), while Northair continues its generative program focussing in the Sierra Madre Occidental.  We will keep shareholders informed as we look forward to positive results from our diverse Mexican property portfolio.


“Fred G. Hewett”
Fred G. Hewett, P.Eng.



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