All Assays Received From El Escobal Including 39 Metres of 7.69 g/t Gold



    VANCOUVER, April 19 /CNW/ - Auramex Resource Corp. (the "Company")
announces that it has received all assays from core samples taken in the
recently completed drill program at the El Escobal gold mine. El Escobal lies
within the Company's 5000 hectare Magenta property located 15 kilometres north
of Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico. Assays returned significant values in gold,
including 39 metres of 7.69 grams per tonne ("g/t") gold in hole ES-07-04.
Details of results are shown below:

    
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                                 Miner-  Gold
           Total                 alized  Grade
    Hole   Depth    Mineralized  Inter-  Grams
    No.    in       Range        val in  per                         Azimuth/
    ES-07  metres   in Metres    metres  tonne       Comments        Dip
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
     -01    40.8     40.65-40.8  0.15    0.92  Entered stope(1) at   240/-60
                                               40.8 metres
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    -01a    30.8                          Nil  Lost in stope(2)      240/-70
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
     -02    63.3     29.2-36.25  7.05    0.39  Entered stope at      240/-60
                                               63.3 metres
                       includes  1.05    1.65
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     -03    76.4      35.0-37.0   2.0    1.15                        240/-60
                      68.4-76.4   8.0    2.66
                       includes   1.2    4.29
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
     -04   100.4     61.4-100.4  39.0    7.69                        240/-90

                 Incl 61.4-68.0                (3)Interval excludes
                   & 76.1-100.4  30.9    0.74  high grade shown below

                 Incl 68.0-76.1   8.1    34.1  Previously reported
                                               March 12th
                Incl 99.4-100.4   1.0    3.11  Hole ended in
                                               mineralization
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     -05    48.9      42.9-48.9   6.0    0.42  Entered stope at      240/-80
                                               48.9 metres
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     -06    93.0      18.6-34.0  15.4    1.43                         29/-76
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
     -07    60.0       9.7-11.7   2.0    0.50                        240/-60
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
     -08   187.7      14.8-28.8  14.0    0.56                        240/-90
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    (1) Stopes are the previously mined underground workings. Drillers were
        unable to case and drill through the stopes, hence ending hole.
    (2) Redrilled in attempt to bypass stope.
    (3) The 30.9 metres grading 0.74 g/t gold is shown separately to
        illustrate that low grade mineralization surrounds the high grade
        interval of 8.1 metres of 34.1 g/t gold.
    


    The first six holes were drilled at 30 metre intervals on two lines
approximately 25 metres apart to confirm results from historic drilling.
Holes 07 and 08 were drilled from the same collar 50 metres north of Hole 06.
This drilling generally confirms the drilling carried out in 1996 and 1997 by
Santa Cruz Gold Inc. ("Santa Cruz") that was used to estimate a resource of
1,935,131 tonnes grading 1.19 g/t gold. The high grade interval in Hole
ES-07-04 indicates the potential for higher grade resources than those
reported by Minas de San Luis, S.A. ("Luisman") at the cessation of
underground mining in 1963, when they reported 173,000 tonnes grading 6.2 g/t
gold.
    Gold and silver were produced profitably at El Escobal from underground
drifts on five levels on four main structures, for up to 250 metres on strike
and 150 metres down dip. A shaft provided underground access. Production began
in 1953 and continued until 1963. From 1958 until 1963 the mine was run by
Luisman. Fifty thousand tonnes grading between 30 and 40 g/t gold were shipped
according to smelter returns. Luisman estimated that there was a measured
mineral resource of 173,000 tonnes grading 6.2 g/t gold remaining in the mine
when it was closed in 1963 due to the low price of gold ($35/ounce). This
resource was calculated from channel samples taken at two metre intervals in
underground workings.
    Santa Cruz carried out a major exploration program in 1996 and 1997 to
develop open pittable, heap leach resources above the historic mine. An
indicated mineral resource of 1,935,131 tonnes grading 1.19 g/t gold with a
0.2 g/t cut off and a five to one strip ratio was developed. A further
2.75 million tonnes with similar grade and strip ratio were inferred. These
resources were calculated based on 24 surface trenches and 26 drill holes. The
best reported one metre drill interval was 51 g/t gold, and the most notable
wide interval was 30 metres averaging 3.8 g/t gold. Bottle roll metallurgical
testing recovered between 87.5% to 98.5% of the gold with low cyanide and lime
consumption.
    The contained gold in the measured and indicated mineral resource
categories from both the underground and open pit resources exceeds
108,000 ounces.
    The company's recently completed drill program generally confirms the
Santa Cruz results. A NI 43-101 compliant report is presently being prepared
to re-estimate the mineral resources on the property with the recent drilling
included. This report will be co-authored by David St. Clair Dunn, P.Geo. and
Roland T. Trenaman, P.Eng.
    Accurate plans and sections of the underground workings have been located
and are being digitized. This will allow better orientation of future drill
sites to avoid drilling into stopes. Rehabilitation of the mine and resampling
of accessible underground resources is planned to commence in May 2007.
    Information herein describing grades and tonnages was taken from
historical reports that the company considers reliable, but has not been
checked and recalculated in detail by a qualified person so, accordingly,
should not be relied upon for investment purposes.
    The company's qualified person for this project, David St. Clair Dunn,
P.Geo, has reviewed and verified the contents of this news release.

    About Auramex Resource Corp. - www.auramex.com

    Auramex Resource Corp is a junior mining exploration company with
projects in British Columbia and in Sinaloa State, Mexico. In B.C., the
Company holds over 30,000 hectares near Stewart, a grass roots exploration
project, and 1,500 hectares 92 kilometres north of Vancouver. In Mexico, the
Company holds 6,000 hectares near Culiacan, Sinaloa, which include the
previously operated gold mine known as El Escobal.

    The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.





For further information:

For further information: concerning this announcement, please contact
Heather Conley, President and CEO, at (604) 582-5123. For general information
on Auramex, please contact Robert A. Young and Associates at 1-877-626-2121 or
locally (604) 682-5123

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