American Creek discovers more high grade at Electrum Project



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    RAYMOND, AB, March 17 /CNW/ - American Creek Resources Ltd. is pleased to
report the final results of the 2007 exploration program on the Electrum
Project located in northwest British Columbia, Canada.
    The Electrum property is located in a highly mineralized belt of past and
present producing mines in northwest British Columbia. A well-maintained haul
road runs directly from the town of Stewart to the property. This epithermal
structure containing the historic East Gold mine has produced extremely high
grades of gold, silver and electrum in the past, averaging 1,661 g/t gold and
2,560 g/t silver over 25 years of small-scale hand mining. Surface exploration
in 2005 produced grab samples with grades to 80,818 g/t silver and chip
samples with grades to 54.77 g/t gold and 14,903 g/t silver over 0.3 meters.
The 2006 drill program confirmed small veins grading as high as 440 g/t gold
and 400 g/t silver over narrow widths, along with areas of widely disseminated
bulk-tonnage style gold and silver.
    The Electrum has two major fault lines resulting in heavy mineralization
but also creating a very complex geological model that appears to be similar
to the Premier-Silbak mine to the south and the Eskay Creek mine to the north.
Because of this, a very methodical approach was taken in this year's drill
program using relatively shallow drilling to learn more about the geological
structure and to further identify primary targets for future drilling. While
this method may not produce the "quickest results", management believes it is
the best approach to building a sound geological model that will increase the
chance of discovering and proving up an ore body.
    The 2007 drill program was designed to begin the process of mapping and
designing geological models for the property and to identify targets for
deeper drilling. A total of 45 relatively shallow holes totaling 12,574 meters
were completed. Highlights include 26 meters of 3.01 g/t gold with 2.05 g/t
silver, 2 meters of 29.9 g/t gold with 10.2 g/t silver, 6 meters of 1.70 g/t
gold with 2.2 g/t silver, 1.9 meters of 9.30 g/t gold with 39.5 g/t silver,
and 31 meters of 0.53 g/t gold with 2.49 g/t silver. Significant intersections
from the final 18 holes representing 5,167 meters are presented below:

    
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    Drill Hole     From          To        Interval       Gold        Silver
                    (m)          (m)          (m)         (g/t)        (g/t)
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    EL07-28        93.00       124.00        31.00         0.53         2.49
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    including      97.00        99.00         2.00         2.41         3.20
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    including     103.00       105.00         2.00         1.25         0.60
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    including     121.00       122.00         1.00         1.42         1.80
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                  211.00       213.00         2.00         0.66       144.00
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                  215.00       217.00         2.00         1.47         0.20
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                  257.00       259.00         2.00         1.38         7.20
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                  275.83       277.00         1.17         1.25         6.00
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    EL07-29       155.00       157.00         2.00         29.9        10.20
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                  185.00       195.00        10.00         0.56         0.42
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                  239.80       241.00         1.20         1.03         0.90
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    EL07-31       194.00       220.00        26.00         3.01         2.05
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    including     210.00       212.00         2.00        31.40        19.00
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    EL07-36        73.00        94.00        21.00         0.49         6.45
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                  139.00       142.00         3.00         1.44         3.90
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    EL07-38       117.00       121.00         4.00         0.52        13.65
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                  279.00       281.00         2.00         0.60         2.80
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                  295.00       297.00         2.00         0.62         2.50
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    EL07-39        80.70        84.00         3.30         0.98        11.50
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                  147.40       148.00         0.60         0.70        54.30
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                  223.00       224.50         1.50         0.52        24.02
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                  282.00        282.5         0.50         1.35        18.30
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    EL07-41        80.20        80.74         0.54         1.25         7.30
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                   97.65        99.55         1.90         9.30        39.50
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                  139.00       145.00         6.00         1.70         2.20
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                  167.00       169.00         2.00         0.35        40.70
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                  207.41       210.66         3.25         0.88        12.70
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    EL07-42        134.9       136.06         1.16         1.03         12.6
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                  233.41       235.28         1.87         0.97         1.90
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    EL07-43        69.72        74.00         4.28         0.51         5.28
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                  122.00       125.00         3.00         1.41        14.20
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                  146.27       146.87         0.60         3.86         11.1
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    EL07-45        73.00        74.00         1.00         0.94         7.50
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                  255.00       259.00         4.00         1.06         4.95
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    (*) all intersections are presented as drill hole intercept width and are
        not necessarily true widths.
    

    Allan Burton, President & CEO stated "The 2007 drill program will provide
us with valuable insight upon which to base our future exploration program.
We've always felt that the Electrum property has real potential to host an ore
body similar to others within the Eskay Rift. The results thus far continue to
support that belief."
    MacDonald J. Millard, P. Eng., P. Geo., is the Qualified Person for the
Electrum Project for purposes of National Instrument 43-101 and has verified
and approved the content of this news release.
    In 2007 American Creek Resources undertook an aggressive exploration
program, running three major projects. The Electrum Project, the Treaty Creek
Project and the Tide Project all show the potential to host significant grades
of gold, silver and base metals. With the most recent acquisition of its
interest in the Treaty Creek property, American Creek Resources is
strategically positioned in one of the highest gold/copper belts in the world
and is immediately next to what is becoming one of North America's largest
deposits.
    Final results from the 2007 Treaty Creek drill program were also released
today and can be found on the Corporation's website at www.americancreek.com.

    American Creek Resources Ltd. is a Canadian junior mineral exploration
company focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of gold and
silver deposits within the Province of British Columbia, Canada.

    Certain information contained in this news release constitutes
forward-looking statements regarding the Corporation's mineral properties.
Forward looking statements are frequently characterized by words such as
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that certain events or conditions "may" or "will" occur. Forward-looking
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American Creek and are subject to a variety of risks, uncertainties and other
factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from
those projected in the forward-looking statements. These factors include: the
inherent risks involved in the exploration and development of mineral
properties, uncertainties involved in the interpretation of drill results and
other geological data, fluctuating commodity prices, unforeseen permitting
requirements, changes in environmental laws or regulations, the possibility of
project cost overruns or unanticipated costs and expenses, weather conditions,
the availability of contractors for equipment and services, the availability
of future financing and general business and economic conditions. Such
statements are also based on a number of assumptions which may prove to be
incorrect, including assumptions about general business and economic
conditions being accurate, the timing and receipt of regulatory approvals for
projects and operations, the availability of financing, the ability to secure
equipment and labour, and American Creek's ongoing relationship with third
parties. The foregoing factors, risks and assumptions are not exhaustive.
Events or circumstances could cause actual events or results to differ
materially from those estimated or projected and expressed in, or implied by,
these forward-looking statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue
reliance on forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are
as of the date they are made and American Creek disclaims any obligation to
update any forward-looking statements, except as required by law.

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





For further information:

For further information: Darren R. Blaney, Chief Operating Officer,
Phone: (403) 752-4040, Fax: (403) 752-4020, or Email:
dblaney@americancreek.com. Information relating to the Corporation is
available on its website at www.americancreek.com.

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