Goldmember Minerals Inc. Announces Property Overview and 2008 Exploration Plan



    VANCOUVER, Jan. 4 /CNW/ - Goldmember Minerals Inc. (TSX.V: "GMV") ("the
Company" or "Goldmember") is a drill-ready mineral exploration company focused
primarily on epithermal style gold and silver projects in central British
Columbia. The Company is well financed having recently completed its
qualifying transaction and concurrent financing of C$2,545,000.
    Goldmember has amassed a sizeable land position upon which it has
completed an extensive amount of work to date. Recent exploration programs
conducted on the 100% owned Nechako and Alexis Properties have successfully;

    
    1.  identified several corresponding conductivity and related resistivity
        geophysical anomalies located at depth which display the
        characteristics of an epithermal style mineralized body;

    2.  confirmed a positive correlation with MMI geochemical sampling and 3D
        Induced Polarization results within a favourable geological setting;
        and

    3.  identified numerous priority targets within the claim boundaries that
        coincide with regional geophysical trends with coincidental
        geochemical anomalies suitable to host further epithermal gold-silver
        and porphyry copper-gold style mineralization.
    

    The Company is extremely optimistic about its future prospects and its
progress to date. Commencing immediately, Goldmember intends to aggressively
explore both properties by diamond drill testing numerous IP anomalies on all
the grids with 2,000-3,000 metres planned for the Nechako property and
1,000-2,000 metres for the Alexis property.
    The existing grid areas will be expanded to close off the IP anomalies
and new geophysical grids will be established to cover additional priority
areas of anomalous geochemistry with coincident magnetic features. The vast
majority of the property is road accessible year round with excellent access
to power, water and nearby towns for related supplies and services.

    
    Nechako Property-Overview
    -------------------------

    -   The Nechako property is located in north-central BC, west of Prince
        George. The property consists of 177 mineral claims encompassing
        approximately 82,000 hectares.

    -   The Nechako property is underlain by the Cheslatta Caldera Complex, a
        circular feature approximately 60 kilometres in diameter comprised
        mainly of Early Tertiary felsic and mafic volcanics.

    -   Evidence suggests the presence of separate smaller-scale volcanic
        centres within the overall larger caldera complex potentially leading
        to multiple areas of mineralization.

    -   The mineralized targets sought are epithermal-style gold-silver
        deposits; the area includes a number of high priority mineral
        showings both precious and base metals, and past producers Equity
        Silver Mines to the north and Blackdome Mines to the south.

    -   In 2006/07 the Company undertook 3D-IP surveying on three grids
        totaling 143.775 line-kilometres focused on areas of anomalous
        geochemistry and favourable regional magnetic trends.

    -   The IP survey outlined large chargeability anomalies on all three
        grids from near surface extending to 250-400 metres depth, the limit
        of the survey; the anomalies remain open at depth.

    -   Many of the anomalies have coincident magnetic features and major
        fault zones transecting the IP anomalies as interpreted from the
        magnetic data.

    Alexis Property-Overview
    ------------------------

    -   The Alexis property is located in central BC, west of Williams Lake,
        BC. The property consists of 308 mineral claims totaling
        approximately 146,000 hectares.

    -   The Alexis property lies within the central part of the Mount Dent
        Caldera, a mafic to felsic volcanic caldera complex.

    -   Epithermal style gold-silver mineralization is present at two
        prospects west of the claims, the Baez and Clisbako, and at the Bob
        showing to the northeast.

    -   The Company digitized available data and generated several targets
        for follow-up exploration. Magnetic data shows large regional
        features as well as smaller, localized magnetic highs surrounded by
        "ring" patterns possibly indicating alteration zones typical of
        epithermal or porphyry style mineralization; large regional fault
        systems were also interpreted from the magnetic data.

    -   In 2006/07 the Company undertook 3D-IP surveying on the Quartz Lake
        grid totaling 103.0 line-kilometres; the survey outlined a broad
        chargeability zone with coincident resistivity 1 km wide by 2 km long
        that is open to the south and east.
    

    Wesley Raven, P. Geo., VP Exploration, is the qualified person and takes
responsibility for the technical disclosure in this news release.

    ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    -----------------------------------
    Alistair MacLennan, President

    Statements about the Corporation's future expectations and all other
statements in this press release other than historical facts are "forward
looking statements". Such forward-looking statements are based on numerous
assumptions, and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other
factors, including risks inherent in mineral exploration and development,
which may cause the actual results, performance, or achievements of the
Corporation to be materially different from any projected future results,
performance, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking
statements.

    THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE HAS NOT REVIEWED AND DOES NOT ACCEPT
    RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THE CONTENT OF THIS NEWS
    RELEASE





For further information:

For further information: Ian Klassen, Goldmember Minerals Inc., Vice
President, Director, Tel: (604) 290-5762, Email: iklassen@adfleet.com

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