1.45 oz/ton gold over 20 feet - Roxmark reports expansion of high-grade gold
zones at Hardrock Project

TORONTO, Oct. 27 /CNW Telbec/ - Roxmark Mines Limited (TSXV-RMK) today announced that ongoing drilling by Premier Gold Mines Limited (TSX -PG) as operator continues to delineate multiple high-grade gold zones at the Hardrock Project in Northwestern Ontario. Highlights from recent drilling include additional high-grade intersections in the High Grade North (HGN) Zone and the discovery of near-surface high-grade vein-style mineralization in the New North (NN) Zone:

    
    - Drilling to follow up intersections of up to 1,141.5g/t Au across 2.0m
      in the HGN Zone continues to define high-grade vein-style
      mineralization with new intercepts of up to 49.81g/t Au across 6.0m.

    - Drilling at the NN Zone has intersected near-surface high-grade
      vein-style mineralization with intersections of up to 39.15 g/t Au
      across 3.6m in addition to further defining potentially open pit-style
      mineralization along strike from the EP Zone.

    - Expansion drilling at the South Porphyry (SP) Zone continues to define
      high-grade mineralization with intersections of up to 15.68g/t Au
      across 3.4m.
    

Recent drilling has discovered high-grade gold mineralization (HGN Zone) in close proximity to existing mine workings below and north of the main EP Zone. Mineralization has been intersected over a plunge length of approximately 200 metres where it remains open up and down plunge. New intersections including 49.81g/t Au (1.45 oz/ton gold) across 6.0m (19.7 feet) in hole EP119 complement previously released intersections of 1,141.54 g/t Au (33.33 oz/ton) across 2.0m (6.6 feet) in hole EP105 within the HGN Zone, 8.84g/t Au (0.26 oz/ton) across 7.0m (23.0 feet) in hole EP105 within the NL Zone and 12.5g/t Au (0.36 oz/ton) across 6.7m (22.0 feet) in hole OR007 within the NL Zone. New drill results from the HGN Zone are contained in the following table.

Recent near-surface holes drilled in the NN Zone, located along strike from (and west of) from the EP Zone, suggest the potential for defining open-pit resources with intersections up to 6.42g/t Au (0.24 oz/ton) across 22.4m (73.5 feet). Follow-up drilling continues to define broad zones of near-surface mineralization in addition to a new high-grade vein zone that has returned 39.15g/t Au (1.14 oz/ton gold) across 3.6m (11.8 feet) in hole MM048. New drill results from the NN Zone are contained in the following table.

    
    New Sub Zone Intercepts from Hardrock

               UTM
             Coordi-     Dip/                Inter-          Inter- Grade
              nates    Azimuth  From    To    val    Grade    val   (oz/
    Hole-ID    (m)    (degrees)  (m)    (m)   (m)  (g/tonne)  (ft)  ton) Zone
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    EP117   5502940 N  -60/360  286.5  300.4  13.9    0.90    45.6  0.03  NLB
             504675 E
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                305.7  322.6  16.9    1.80    55.4  0.05  NLC
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                374.0  374.4   0.4    9.59     1.3  0.28  HGN
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    EP118   5502910 N  -60/360  364.5  370.5   6.0   49.81    19.7  1.45  NLC
             504725 E
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    including                   364.5  366.0   1.5  291.00     4.9  8.50  NLC
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    MM047   5502968 N  -45/360   66.0   86.0  20.0    1.54    65.6  0.04   NN
             504297 E
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    MM048   5502968 N  -45/360   26.8   30.4   3.6   39.16    11.8  1.14  HGV
             504352 E
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                106.9  112.2   5.3    3.09    17.4  0.09   NN
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    EP119   5502925 N  -50/360  139.5  142.5   3.0    1.20     9.8  0.04   NN
             504401 E
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                208.8  219.0  10.2    5.67    33.5  0.17  SLA
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                337.8  339.6   1.8    9.40     5.9  0.27    x
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                346.2  355.4   9.2    1.80    30.2  0.05  HGN
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    including                   353.5  355.4   1.9    3.95     6.2  0.12  HGN
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    EP120   5502994 N  -45/360   47.5   49.0   1.5    1.79     4.9  0.05   NN
             504402 E
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    MM041   5502675 N  -50/360  264.5  267.3   2.8    4.74     9.2  0.14   SP
             504150 E
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                330.5  334.5   4.0    4.47    13.1  0.13    F
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    including                   330.5  331.0   0.5   24.60     1.6  0.72    F
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    MM042   5502676 N  -55/360  285.7  286.7   1.0    3.84     3.3  0.11   SP
             503950 E
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                369.6  384.5  14.9    1.50    48.9  0.04    F
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                394.0  399.9   5.9    3.23    19.4  0.09    F
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    MM043   5502630 N  -55/360  338.0  375.4  37.4    3.73   122.7  0.11   SP
             504000 E
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    including                   348.2  352.0   3.8    9.49    12.5  0.28   SP
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    including                   362.5  365.2   2.7   10.43     8.9  0.30   SP
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    including                   372.0  375.4   3.4   15.68    11.2  0.46   SP
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    MM044   5502689 N  -60/360  352.5  381.0  28.5    3.39    93.5  0.10   SP
             503842 E
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    including                   363.5  369.9   6.4    6.48    21.0  0.19   SP
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    including                   374.0  381.0   7.0    6.75    23.0  0.20   SP
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                409.0  417.0   8.0    8.57    26.2  0.25    F
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    MM045   5502676 N  -60/360  Assays pending
             503751 E
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    MM046   5502652 N  -60/360  Assays pending
             503749 E
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    PIT022  5502765 N  -55/360   60.5     80  19.5    1.85   63.96  0.05  PIT
             504550 E
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                                   97  146.5  49.5    0.87  162.36  0.03   SP
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    including                      97    101     4    5.75   13.12  0.17  SPA
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                213.7  247.5  33.8    0.69 110.864  0.02  PIT
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                  490    491     1    7.27    3.28  0.21    X
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                552.9  553.2   0.3    17.8   0.984  0.52  HGN
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------

    True widths estimated at approximately 70% of intersection widths
    SL - South Limb EP Zone NL - North Limb EP Zone HGN - High Grade North
    Zone HGV - High Grade Vein NN - New North Zone SP - South Porphyry Zone
    PIT - Porphyry Hill
    

Ongoing work at Hardrock is testing both open pit and underground type targets. The EP and NN Zones are two of several potential open pit zones that are being detailed in preparation for the completion of an NI 43-101-compliant resource calculation which is expected to be completed in Q4 2009 (initial open pit resource).Significant potential exists for developing resources in several areas including:

    
    - Open pit-style mineralization at sites where historic resources were
      partially delineated by previous operators, in addition to newly
      defined mineralization at the Tenacity, EP and Kailey Zones;

    - Numerous surface and historic high-grade gold intercepts throughout the
      large property package that have received little to no follow-up;

    - Historic resource blocks reported to remain within the mine workings,
      including high-grade vein targets; and,

    - The main mined zones which remain open below the 600m Level.
    

The Hardrock Project is operated under a joint venture with Roxmark and Premier (Roxmark holds a 30% interest). The Hardrock Project is host to several past-producing mines which collectively produced nearly 3.0 million ounces of gold primarily from relatively shallow depths (600 metres) from 1938-1968. A recent hole to test the North Zone horizon below the bottom mine level at Hardrock has intersected several mineralized zones further demonstrating the potential for the project. This hole is the first deep hole completed by the joint venture. The Hardrock Project benefits from development advantages with the Trans-Canada Highway, Trans-Canada Pipeline, and major power lines running through the centre of the property.

Stephen McGibbon, P. Geo., is the Qualified Person for the information contained in this press release and is a Qualified Person within the meaning of National Instrument 43-101. Assay results are from core samples sent to Activation Laboratories, an accredited mineral analysis laboratory in Ancaster, Ontario, for preparation and analysis utilizing both fire assay and screen metallic methods.

About Roxmark Mines

Roxmark Mines Limited is the leader in gold and molybdenum exploration and development in the historically significant Geraldton-Beardmore area of Northwest Ontario. In addition to the Hardrock Project in the Geraldton Camp, Roxmark is pursuing a number of initiatives in the Beardmore Camp, including re-opening the Northern Empire Mine and its onsite mill and expanding the resource base at the Leitch-Sand River Mine, once Canada's richest producing gold mine. In recent years, Roxmark has generated cash flow from bulk-sampled gold and molybdenum processed at its fully-permitted mill and has the advantage of infrastructure from nine formerly highly productive gold mines located on its properties. These mines previously produced nearly four million ounces of gold from high-grade ore but were closed primarily due to boundary issues and dramatically lower gold prices at the time.

On October 13, 2009, Roxmark and Ontex Resources announced their intention to merge, subject to shareholder approval and other conditions, creating a combined company with significantly greater gold resources and land holdings in the Geraldton-Beardmore area-as well as important operational synergies. The merger values each Roxmark share at .8 of an Ontex share.

Further information is available on the Company's website at www.roxmark.com and on SEDAR under the Company's profile at www.sedar.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This news release includes certain "forward-looking statements". Such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. The results or events predicted in these forward-looking statements may differ materially from actual results or events. Any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date of this news release and, except as may be required by applicable securities laws, the Company disclaims any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise.

    
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    that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts
    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
    

SOURCE ROXMARK MINES LIMITED

For further information: For further information: Monir Younan, President, Roxmark Mines Limited, (416) 860-1636, Fax: (416) 360-7355, roxmark@on.aibn.com; www.roxmark.com

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