VANCOUVER, Dec. 6 /CNW Telbec/ - Atomic Minerals Ltd. (ATL: TSX-V) is
pleased to update its progress on its initial drill program on the Dolores
Anticline in Colorado. The Company commenced drilling hole SP9 on November 14,
2007. This hole encountered the Chinle Formation at 2100 feet. Hole SP1, on
the opposite flank of the Dolores Anticline, reached the Chinle Formation at
1560 feet. As reported in previous news releases, economically important
amounts of uranium have been produced from the Salt Wash Member of the
Morrison Formation of Late Jurassic Age, and the Moss Back Member of the Late
Triassic Chinle Formation in and near the Uravan Mineral Belt in San Miguel,
Montrose and Dolores Counties, Colorado (United States Geological Survey 1968,
Daniel R. Shawe, Denver, Colorado).
Atomic's drill contractors intend to continue working their way across
the Dolores Anticline with between seven and eleven additional drill holes
planned for the coming weeks, weather permitting. This portion of the drill
program is scheduled to be completed by December 21, 2007, with assay results
expected to follow early in 2008.
About Atomic Minerals
Atomic Minerals Ltd. holds leases over a total of 932 mining claims
located in both Dolores and San Miguel counties in southwestern Colorado,
approximately 30 miles from Denison Mine Corp's White Mesa Mill. The Company
also holds a letter of intent to option a 90% interest in a further
1585 mining claims in Dolores County. Atomic holds leases over an additional
272 mining claims located in the northern part of Colorado in Grand County.
Atomic also has letter of intent with Geo Can Resources Company Ltd.
("Geo Can") to enter into an option agreement to earn the right to acquire up
to a 100% interest in a land package totalling approximately 3600 square
kilometres located in the United Republic of Tanzania (the "Property"). The
Property is located in south-western Tanzania and is considered to be part of
the "Malawi Extension" based on the location of the Property relative to
blocks earmarked as potentially favourable for uranium enrichment. The Malawi
Extension, located in the Republic of Malawi on south-west border of Tanzania,
hosts the Kayelekera deposit which Paladin Resources is currently developing
into a mine. Other mining companies exploring in the area include Mantra
Resources and Western Metals (both in Tanzania).
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or accuracy of this news release.
For further information:
For further information: on Atomic, please contact Warren McIntyre, the
Company's Chief Executive Officer at: (604) 639-2866; Renmark Financial
Communications Inc.: Christine Stewart, firstname.lastname@example.org;
Victoria Stepanova, email@example.com, (514) 939-3989, Fax:
(514) 939-3717, www.renmarkfinancial.com