Copper Mountain Mining Corporation - Exploration Update: Drill intersection in Oriole Zone of 131 feet grading 1.34% copper and 10.3 g/t silver



    
    Web Site: www.CuMtn.com
    TSX.V: CUM
    

    VANCOUVER, Sept. 11 /CNW/ - Copper Mountain Mining Corporation ("CMMC" or
the "Company") is pleased to provide results from its on-going exploration
program. Four drills are currently active on the property and approximately
148,000 feet (45,000 meters) of drilling has been completed so far this year.
The objectives of the drilling program have been to increase the size and
grade of the overall resource; particularly in areas adjacent to and below the
Super-pit area, and to discover new zones of mineralization, as well as to
provide condemnation and geotechnical drilling related to mine development.
The discovery of new areas of mineralization has been greatly aided by the
Titan 24 Geophysical Survey which outlined substantial areas of
high-chargeability both near surface and at depth. Results of the drill
program will be incorporated into new resource estimates, mine plans and
feasibility updates at appropriate intervals.
    Significant drill results continue to come from the area to the west of
Pit 2, now termed the Copper King zone - which forms the westward extension of
the Super-Pit, as well as from the Oriole area, located just to the south of
Pit 3. Development of significant resources within the Oriole zone, could
result in a southeasterly expansion of the Super-pit by more than 1,000 feet.
Highlights of the results for 25 new drill-holes are included in the table
below and drill-hole locations are shown on the attached map. To view the map,
please visit the following link:
http://files.newswire.ca/596/CuMtn_Oriole_Zone.pdf . Complete results can be
found on the company's website.

    Pit 2 West - Copper King:

    Drilling to the west of Pit 2, in the Copper King zone, continues to
extend mineralization in both northerly and westerly directions. Drilling is
being conducted on 200 foot centres along 200 foot, spaced sections.
Significant intersections include drill-hole P2-130 which intersected 250 feet
of 0.60% Cu Eq. and drill-hole P2-140 which cut 390 feet of 0.50% Cu Eq. The
higher grade core of the Copper King zone extends from the west wall of Pit 2
for 1,300 feet to the west and is enclosed within a mineralized area that
extends from the north edge of Pit 1 for 1,500 feet to the north. The Copper
King mineralization remains open to expansion, to the north, west and at
depth, and continued expansion will result in an enlargement of the proposed
Super Pit.

    Oriole Zone:

    Twenty, new drill-holes have been completed in the Oriole Zone, an
extension of the Copper Mountain trend to the southeast of Pit 3, and assay
results have been received for the first ten. Historical drilling in the
Oriole area had indicated a small zone of near surface mineralization, and the
Titan 24 geophysical survey suggested that the mineralized zone was likely far
more extensive. The current drill program has expanded the mineralization to
depth and to the north, connecting it to Pit 3, which could ultimately result
in a southerly extension of the Super-Pit by more than 1,000 feet. The most
significant results include drill-hole CM08O-01, which was drilled immediately
south of Pit 3 and intersected 210 feet grading 0.79% Cu Eq. and drill-hole
CM08O-07 which tested the central part of the Oriole zone at depth and
intersected 1.34% Cu and 10.3 g/t Ag, or 1.44% Cu Eq., over 131 feet.
    The mineralized system at Copper Mountain is classified as a
bulk-tonnage, alkalic porphyry copper deposit that is hosted within Nicola
Group volcanic rocks. Mineralization is structurally controlled and focused at
multi-directional vein intersections and within vein stockwork systems. Drill
holes are usually drilled at angles of -45 or -55 degrees to provide the best
indication of the lateral extents of vertically oriented mineralization.
    The Copper Mountain project is located 300 km outside of Vancouver,
British Columbia. The Copper Mountain project is a former producer of just
under 2 billion pounds of copper and as a result has extensive infrastructure
in place, including power and water. The site can be accessed year round via a
paved public road to the mine gate, 20 kilometres from the town of Princeton.

    Quality Assurance

    The company employs a system of quality control for drill results which
includes the use of blanks, certified reference material (standards) and check
assaying. Core is logged on site and split with a diamond saw. Samples are
shipped to Pioneer Laboratories for geochemical analysis of copper with all
values of greater than 1,000 ppm copper being re-analysed by assay methods for
copper, gold and silver. The drilling program is being supervised by Peter
Holbek, M.Sc., P.Geo., a qualified person as defined by National Policy
Instrument 43-101.

    About Copper Mountain Mining Corp.:

    CMMC is a BC resource company managed by an experienced team of
professionals with a solid track record of exploration and development
success. The Company's shares trade on the Toronto Venture Exchange under the
symbol "CUM". The Company owns 100% of Copper Mountain Project which holds the
mineral claims and crown grants over the 18,000 acre mine site. Copper
Mountain Mining Corp. has the goal of developing the Copper Mountain Project
as a mid tier copper and precious metal producer within the next three years.
Additional information is available on the Company's web page at
www.CuMtn.com.

    
    On behalf of the Board of
    COPPER MOUNTAIN MINING CORPORATION

    "Peter Holbek"

    Peter Holbek
    VP Exploration
    

    Note: This release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks
and uncertainties. These statements may differ materially from actual future
events or results. Readers are referred to the documents, filed by the Company
on SEDAR at www.sedar.com, specifically the most recent reports which identify
important risk factors that could cause actual results to differ from those
contained in the forward-looking statements. The Company undertakes no
obligation to review or confirm analysts' expectations or estimates or to
release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statement.

    
    Table of Significant drill results, Copper Mountain Project, to accompany
    news release No. 14.

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                                                         Cu
    Hole-ID     Location    Azi  Dip  From   To  Length Eq(*)  Cu    Ag   Au
    -------------------------------- (feet)(feet)(feet)   %     %   g/t  g/t
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    Copper King (Pit 2-West)
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    CM08P2-125  Copper King  39  -52   301   401  100  0.54  0.49  1.27  0.11
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                                       531   631  100  0.66  0.58  1.74  0.17
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    CM08P2-127  Copper King  39  -45   450   580  130  0.56  0.45  1.04  0.25
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    CM08P2-130  Copper King 219  -60   255   505  250  0.60  0.49  1.38  0.25
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                                       835   865   30  0.40  0.36  0.90  0.08
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    CM08P2-132  Copper King  39  -45   206   266   60  0.84  0.76  2.45  0.15
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                                       855   875   20  0.84  0.76  2.15  0.17
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    CM08P2-134  Copper King  39  -65   277   327   50  0.77  0.60  1.40  0.41
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                                       567   617   50  0.59  0.41  9.10  0.29
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                                       717   767   50  0.60  0.49  1.16  0.25
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    CM08P2-135  Copper King  39  -68   411   611  200  0.27  0.20  0.66  0.17
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                                       750   820   70  0.36  0.28  0.59  0.18
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    CM08P2-137  Copper King  39  -45    50   170  120  0.43  0.38  0.95  0.11
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                                       487   517   30  0.52  0.36  0.87  0.38
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    CM08P2-138  Copper King  39  -45   317   647  310  0.42  0.34  0.77  0.19
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                                       317   407   90  0.58  0.51  1.11  0.16
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    CM08P2-140  Copper King 219  -45   167   247   80  0.28  0.22  0.79  0.15
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                                       347   737  390  0.50  0.40  0.96  0.24
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    Oriole Zone
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    CM08OL-01   Oriole      225  -45   429   639  210  0.79  0.70  2.22  0.20
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                 incl.                 429   579  150  1.06  0.93  2.89  0.27
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    CM08OL-02   Oriole      225  -48   240   290   50  1.03  0.78  4.68  0.54
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                results
    CM08OL-04   pending     225  -48
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    CM08OL-05   Oriole      225  -45   100   250  150  0.44  0.40  1.99  0.07
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                                       520   535   15  1.94  1.81  9.67  0.15
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                results
    CM08OL-06   pending     225  -46
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    CM08OL-07   Oriole      225  -45   255   355  100  0.29  0.27  2.13  0.02
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                                       504   635  131  1.44  1.34 10.30  0.08
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    CM08OL-08   Oriole      225  -54  1207  1272   65  0.29  0.26  1.71  0.04
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    CM08OL-09   Oriole      225  -48   110   120   10  2.41  2.18 14.80  0.32
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    CM08OL-11   Oriole      225  -48  1695  1775   80  0.33  0.30  1.44  0.06
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    (*) CuEq. based on metal prices of: Copper at $2.50/lb, Gold at $675/Oz
        and Silver at $12/Oz with metallurgical recoveries at 100%.
    





For further information:

For further information: Don Graham: Director, Investor Relations, (604)
682-2992 ext. 224, Email: don@CuMtn.com, Website: www.CuMtn.com; or B&D
Capital, (604) 685-6465


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