Blue Note Drilling Confirms Continuity of Mineralization at Depth in Caribou Mine



    New Mineralization Intersected

    Shares Outstanding; 363 Million
    Symbol & Exchange: BN-TSX

    MONTREAL, Sept. 22 /CNW Telbec/ - Blue Note Mining Inc. reports its
recent underground exploration drilling at its Caribou mine near Bathurst, New
Brunswick has confirmed continuity of mineralization to a depth of 600 meters.
    Eight holes drilled into Lens 3 on Levels 5 (480m) and 6 (560m) and
Lens 2 on Level 5 have successfully delineated additional resources. The best
hole intersecting Lens 3 returned 9.23% Zn, 3.75% Pb and 98.75 gpt Ag over
3.26 meters (UGX-07-04).
    The first 17 holes of 2008 targeted the extension of Lens 6, between
Levels 5 and 6. All holes intersected significant sulphide mineralization
except two holes that were abandoned due to technical problems. Three of these
holes intersected mineralization outside the current inferred resource
envelope potentially adding new resources east of Lens 6. The best
intersection returned 8.20% Zn, 3.63% Pb and 95.11 gpt Ag over 12.89 meters
including 10.21% Zn, 5.12% Pb and 145.36 gpt Ag over 7.92 meters (UGX-08-07).
    The last 16 holes of the initial underground drilling program targeted
the extension of Lens 1 between Levels 5 and 7 (600m). All the holes drilled
in 2008 intersected significant sulphide mineralization, except four holes
that were abandoned due to technical problems. The best intersection in Lens 1
returned 8.14% Zn, 2.86% Pb and 74.44 gpt Ag over 10.87 meters (UGX-08-21).
Assays results are pending for the last 12 holes of the program (UGX-08-24 to
UGX-08-33, UGX-08-37 and 41).
    In addition, the drilling has identified some prospective zones outside
of the known lenses. This could allow Blue Note to add tonnage to the current
inferred resource.
    Over 8,863 meters have been drilled in 44 holes using two drills located
on Levels 4 (380m) and 5 in the Caribou mine.
    The objective of the program was to define portions of the known inferred
resources located directly below the mine reserves. Drilling was also
undertaken to explore for additional mineralization in the vicinity of the
current resource. The program successfully tested the down plunge extension of
ore lenses 1, 2, 3 and 6.
    "This confirms our belief that there is good continuity of mineralization
at depth," said John Martin Chief Operating Officer of Blue Note Mining, "We
also may be able to add new mineral resources that lie outside the known
resource envelope."
    The exploration drill program has been suspended for the remainder of
2008 and the focus will shift to evaluating the impact of the drilling
completed to date. The objective is to increase the reserves and resources
thereby extending the life of the mine. This evaluation will include detailed
engineering work and cost estimates. The drill program is expected to resume
in 2009.

    
    List of drill hole results:
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    Hole     Lens    From   True   Pb+Zn     Pb     Zn     Cu      Ag    Au
    Name              (m)  Width       %      %      %      %     g/t   g/t
                             (m)
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    UGX-07-01   3   83.94   3.56   11.90   3.88   8.02   0.20  104.01
    UGX-07-01   3  100.89   1.96   10.85   3.14   7.71   0.33  100.00
    UGX-07-02   3  101.05   3.01   10.75   2.95   7.80   0.40   86.26
    Including      101.05   2.22   12.79   3.58   9.21   0.31   96.67
    UGX-07-03   3   92.60   2.20    9.47   3.18   6.29   0.25   78.18
    UGX-07-03   3  103.90   0.60   11.89   3.25   8.64   0.31   77.00
    UGX-07-03   3  111.62   1.04    8.36   2.29   6.07   0.14   51.00
    UGX-07-04   3   92.00   2.61    8.75   2.45   6.30   0.20   65.51
    UGX-07-04   3  103.00   3.26   12.98   3.75   9.23   0.31   98.75
    UGX-07-05   3   71.89   1.07    9.17   3.09   6.08   0.19  123.00
    UGX-07-05   3   75.46   0.42   13.77   2.99  10.78   0.59  104.00
    UGX-07-05   3   89.27   0.42   15.36   4.59  10.77   0.20  128.00
    UGX-07-05   3   91.50   2.98    9.35   2.45   6.90   0.48   88.67
    UGX-07-06   3  109.78   4.42   11.08   2.99   8.09   0.41  103.98
    Including      109.78   1.97   10.52   3.06   7.46   0.28  112.25
    And            113.00   1.57   13.55   3.37  10.19   0.47   93.59
    UGX-07-06B  3  135.58   3.28   10.61   3.13   7.48   0.39   93.18
    Including      135.58   0.86   13.80   4.67   9.12   0.31  108.46
    And            139.00   1.21   11.75   3.24   8.51   0.40   92.50
    UGX-07-07   2   83.36   7.51    6.35   1.62   4.73   0.46  110.00   1.80
    Including       83.36   0.83   11.44   3.32   8.12   0.30  110.00   3.76
    And             90.36   1.67    9.10   2.50   6.60   0.47   55.00   1.82
    UGX-08-1    6  Hole abandoned
    UGX-08-01B  6  221.00   1.83    8.85   1.98   6.87   0.27   77.50   0.44
    Including      221.00   0.91   12.66   3.82   8.84   0.38  130.00   0.87
    UGX-08-02   6  220.00   1.80    9.04   2.17   7.24   0.28   72.50   0.51
    Including      220.00   0.90   13.71   4.20   9.51   0.33  120.00   0.95
    UGX-08-03   6  217.50   6.59    8.85   1.06   7.79   0.25   59.29   0.68
    Including      218.50   4.71   10.36   1.06   9.30   0.22   46.00   0.60
    UGX-08-04   6  226.80   0.59   11.94   4.25   7.69   0.24  200.00   1.39
    UGX-08-05   6  206.90   4.50   12.34   4.29   8.05   0.28  141.41   1.02
    Including      206.90   2.65   15.28   5.37   9.91   0.38  203.33   1.41
    UGX-08-06   6  203.40  11.44    9.54   2.93   6.61   0.27   65.07   0.33
    Including      203.40   7.54   12.00   3.86   8.14   0.31   93.20   0.47
    And            214.40   0.95   10.33   3.52   6.81   0.32   29.20   0.04
    UGX-08-07   6  218.70  12.89   11.83   3.63   8.20   0.28   95.11   0.65
    Including      218.70   7.92   15.33   5.12  10.21   0.30  145.36   1.03
    UGX-08-08   6  210.10   6.50   10.34   3.72   6.62   0.26   90.69   0.58
    Including      210.10   3.15   11.93   4.14   7.79   0.30  115.87   0.98
    UGX-08-09   6  196.20   1.97   12.55   4.22   8.34   0.22   125.00  0.33
    UGX-08-10   6  193.95   2.80   10.91   3.02   7.89   0.27   91.67
    UGX-08-11   6  199.88   3.58   12.55   3.91   8.64   0.34  108.00
    UGX-08-12   6  Hole abandoned
    UGX-08-13   6  226.36   2.66   12.37   4.05   8.32   0.38  105.00
    UGX-08-14   6  234.19   4.28   14.51   4.79   9.73   0.33  130.00
    UGX-08-15   6  220.89   7.54   12.11   3.49   8.61   0.53  116.00
    UGX-08-16   6  Hole abandoned
    UGX-08-17   6  238.45   3.03   15.28   4.86  10.42   0.33  136.00
    UGX-08-18   1  Hole abandoned
    UGX-08-19   1  181.00   7.82    9.24   2.42   6.83   0.42   87.50   1.63
    UGX-08-20   1  176.51   5.47   10.10   2.75   7.35   0.23   92.20   1.16
    UGX-08-20   1  185.50   8.93    7.72   2.14   5.58   0.33   65.00   1.62
    UGX-08-21   1  209.00   4.35    9.91   2.50   7.76   0.21   29.80
    UGX-08-21   1  218.00  10.87   11.00   2.86   8.14   0.36   74.44
    UGX-08-22   1  236.45   8.55    9.14   1.51   7.59   0.31   35.82   1.19
    UGX-08-23   1  278.00   5.35    9.75   2.39   7.36   0.45   45.63   0.96
    UGX-08-24   1  Assay Pending
    UGX-08-25   1  Assay Pending
    UGX-08-26   1  Assay Pending
    UGX-08-27   1  Assay Pending
    UGX-08-28   1  Assay Pending
    UGX-08-29   1  Assay Pending
    UGX-08-30   1  Assay Pending
    UGX-08-31   1  Assay Pending
    UGX-08-32   1  Assay Pending
    UGX-08-33   1  Assay Pending
    UGX-08-37   6  Assay Pending
    UGX-08-41   3  Assay Pending
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    Blue Note Mining follows a rigorous QA/QC protocol on all its exploration
projects. Drill core sent for analysis is split in half with one half sent for
analysis and the other half kept for future reference. Activation Laboratories
Ltd. (ACTLABS) performed the analytical work for diamond drill holes completed
in 2008. All samples are assayed for silver, copper, lead and zinc by sodium
peroxide fusion and acid followed by ICP/OES. Gold assays were determined by
fire assay and atomic absorption. For diamond drill holes completed in 2007,
all samples were prepared and assayed in house by the Blue Note Caribou
laboratory. All samples were assayed for silver, copper, lead and zinc by
atomic absorption spectrometry.

    Benoit Drolet, Chief Mine Geologist at Blue Note Caribou Mines, is a
Qualified Person and has reviewed the technical information contained in this
press release.

    Blue Note Mining is a Canadian mining company headquartered in Montreal
with operations in Bathurst, New Brunswick. The company's shares trade on the
TSX Exchange under the symbol BN.

    Forward-Looking Statements

    This news release contains discussion of items that may constitute
forward-looking statements within the meaning of securities laws that involve
risks and uncertainties. Although the company believes the expectations
reflected in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable
assumptions, it can give no assurances that its expectations will be achieved.
Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations
include the effects of general economic conditions, actions by government
authorities, uncertainties associated with contract negotiations, additional
financing requirements, market acceptance of the Company's products and
competitive pressures. These factors and others are more fully discussed in
Company filings with Canadian securities regulatory authorities.

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




For further information:

For further information: Glenn Massad, Director of communications, Blue
Note Mining, (800) 937-3095, gmassad@bluenotemining.ca, www.bluenotemining.ca

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