Kimber updates drill results from Monterde & appoints new director



    VANCOUVER, March 12 /CNW/ - Kimber Resources Inc. (AMEX:  KBX, TSX:KBR)

    Drill Results

    Further drill results from Kimber's 100% owned Monterde project in
Chihuahua, Mexico are included below. The results include assays from core
holes at Carotare (CTC), El Orito Norte (EOC), Veta Minitas (LOC), and Carmen
(MTC) as well as reverse circulation (RC) drilling from Carotare (CTR), El
Orito Norte (EOR), and Veta Minitas (LMR).
    The results include many core holes which were drilled to provide
metallurgical samples and geologic data on mineralized zones at Carmen and
Carotare. Drilling at Carotare also targeted the south structure at Carotare
East as well as determining potential limits to the eastern end of the main
structure. CTC - 11 at Carotare intersected four metres averaging 7.25 g/t
AuEq, confirming the presence of mineralization at depth on the main Carotare
zone. Drilling at Veta Minitas was designed to provide better definition of
high grade structures at depth. This data will be incorporated into modeling
of the deposit.
    Highlights from these most recent holes are set out below, while complete
results are attached.

    
        Carotare       CTR - 64       12 metres of 5.51 g/t AuEq

        Veta Minitas   LMC - 04       20 metres of 3.22 g/t AuEq

        Carmen         MTC - 90       28 metres of 4.48 g/t AuEq
                       MTC - 88       22 metres of 4.34 g/t AuEq
                       including      4 metres of 11.05 g/t AuEq
                       MTC - 86       22 metres of 3.91 g/t AuEq
                       including      6 metres of 11.13 g/t AuEq
                       MTC - 97       44 metres of 1.92 g/t AuEq
    

    Gold equivalent grade assumes equivalence of 75 grams of silver to one
gram of gold.
    True widths on Carmen and Carotare are expected to range between 65% and
85% of the intervals reported on the table above. All samples are prepared and
analyzed by ALS Chemex.

    Appointment of New Director

    The Company is pleased to report that Mr. Peter Nixon has been apppointed
to the Board of Directors. Mr. Nixon brings over 30 years of experience in
research and institutional equity sales, largely focused on the mining
industry. In 1989, Mr. Nixon helped found Goepel Shields & Partners, a Toronto
based independent investment firm and subsequently was appointed President of
its U.S. subsidiary. Mr. Nixon is also a director of Miramar Mining
Corporation, Dundee Precious Metals, Reunion Gold Corporation and Stornoway
Diamond Corporation. The Board granted 50,000 options to Mr. Nixon with an
exercise price equal to the TSX closing price on February 28th, 2007.

    Monthly Newsletter

    Beginning this month, the Company's monthly newsletter will be replaced
by corporate updates included in news releases as required.

    Quality Assurance

    Mr. Antonio Aguilar, Project Manager, managed this program of drilling on
the Monterde project. Mr. J.B. Richards, P.Eng., Vice President Engineering,
and designated Qualified Person (Q.P.) for the project is responsible for
quality control and has verified the data being disclosed. He has determined
that the laboratory reports matched the drill sample logs and that the quality
control assays fall within reasonable limits. QA/QC procedures incorporate
blanks and duplicates inserted at the drill site and standards inserted after
sample preparation. Drilling is by reverse circulation. A one-eighth split of
each two-metre section of the drill hole, weighing approximately 6 kg is
processed by ALS Chemex at its preparation laboratory in Chihuahua, Mexico.
Pulps are analysed by ALS Chemex at its laboratory in North Vancouver, British
Columbia, using 50 gram sub-samples, using fire assay with an AA finish for
gold and four-acid digestion and ICP finish for silver from a 0.4 gram
subsample. High grade gold or silver intervals are re-assayed by fire assay
with gravimetric finish.

    About Kimber

    Kimber Resources Inc. holds a 100% interest in the Monterde and Setago
properties (located in the Sierra Madre of northern Mexico), as well as the
6,300 hectare Pericones property, which is located about 100 kilometres
southwest of Mexico City in Estado de Mexico. All projects are free of
royalties. On the Monterde property, the Company has two principal objectives:
to advance the Carmen deposit to feasibility and to find and define additional
mineral resources. The Carmen deposit, an underground mine in the 1930's, is a
typical low sulphidation epithermal system, is oxidized and hosts the majority
of the resources on Monterde. As at the data cutoff (February 15, 2006) for
the most recent resource estimate total mineral resources from three deposits
at Monterde are 23.6 million tonnes containing 648,000 oz of gold and
33 million oz of silver in Measured, 9.9 million tonnes containing 250,000 oz
of gold and 8 million oz of silver in Indicated, and 7.1 million tonnes
containing 180,000 oz of gold and 5 million oz of silver in the Inferred
category. Approximately 120 holes have been drilled at Monterde since this
estimate was released. A target generation program directed at identifying
additional epithermal systems is underway on the property. Less than 5% of the
28,000 hectare property has been explored by modern methods. The recently
announced Pericones property contains wide-spread silver mineralization. First
pass sample results reported up to 420 g/t Ag from two-metre chip samples from
both surface and underground.

    Cautionary Statement

    Statements in this release may be viewed as forward-looking statements.
Such statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual
results to differ materially from those projected. There are no assurances the
Company can fulfil such forward-looking statements and the Company undertakes
no obligation to update such statements. Such forward-looking statements are
only predictions; actual events or results may differ materially as a result
of risks facing the Company, some of which are beyond the Company's control.

    
           Detailed Drill Results from Kimber's Monterde Property
           ------------------------------------------------------
               (To accompany news release dated March 12, 2007)
               ------------------------------------------------

    Drill Hole     From      To    Interval    Gold   Silver    Au Eq
    ----------     ----      --    --------    ----   ------    -----
                    (m)      (m)     (m)       (g/t)   (g/t)   (g/t)(1)

    Carotare Core
      CTC- 08       scattered low-grade values(3)
      CTC- 09       scattered anomalous values(2)
      CTC- 10        14       24      10       2.145     11      2.30
      And           152      156       4       1.909      5      1.97
      CTC- 11        54       62       8       0.757     43      1.32
      And            74       78       4       0.910     57      1.67
      And            98      106       8       0.571     18      0.81
      And           220      242      22       1.670      2      1.70
      And           248      252       4       2.482    358      7.25
      CTC- 12        50       58       8       0.793     78      1.83
      CTC- 13        98      114      16       0.948     56      1.70
      And           158      162       4       2.929      5      3.00
      CTC- 14       scattered low-grade values(3)
      CTC- 15       scattered low-grade values(3)
      CTC- 16       scattered low-grade values(3)
      CTC- 17        76       86      10       1.478     16      1.69
    Carotare RC
      CTR- 59       scattered low-grade values(3)
      CTR- 62       162      170       8       0.782      3      0.83
      CTR- 63        74       88      14       0.890     15      1.09
      CTR- 64        52       58       6       0.212     78      1.25
      and            74       86      12       0.135    403      5.51
      CTR- 65       scattered low-grade values(3)
      CTR- 67       110      122      12       0.893      9      1.01
      CTR- 68       116      144      28       2.001      3      2.04
    El Orito Norte Core
      EOC- 01       168      180      12       0.005     75      1.00
    El Orito Norte RC
      EOR- 14       scattered low-grade values(3)
    Veta Minitas Core
      LMC- 03       130      136       6       2.218    247      5.52
      and           140      152      12       0.093    102      1.45
      and           172      180       8       0.072     68      0.98
      and           196      220      24       0.065     90      1.27
      LMC- 04        96      102       6       0.279     66      1.15
      and           114      126      12       0.371     72      1.33
      and           164      184      20       1.145    156      3.22
    Veta Minitas RC
      LMR- 49        84      104      20       0.439     58      1.21
      and           234      250      16       0.143     45      0.75
      and           262      270       8       1.572     30      1.97
                    hole ended in mineralization
      LMR- 51       scattered anomalous values(2)
      LMR- 52       scattered low-grade values(3)
      LMR- 54       scattered anomalous values(2)
      LMR- 55       scattered low-grade values(3)
      LMR- 56       scattered low-grade values(3)
    Carmen Core
      MTC- 43       120      134      14       0.789     57      1.55
      and           242      246       4       8.784     70      9.71
      MTC- 44        92       96       4       3.257     80      4.32
      MTC- 47        66       82      16       0.509     52      1.20
      and            92      118      26       0.272     76      1.29
      incl          110      114       4       0.703    207      3.46
      and           124      128       4       0.720    118      2.29
      and           172      176       4       3.444     45      4.04
      MTC- 59       6.1       14     7.9       0.051     58      0.82
      and            84       96      12       0.668     60      1.46
      MTC- 63       scattered low-grade values(3)
      MTC- 72       scattered low-grade values(3)
      MTC- 73        98      128      30       0.617    108      2.05
      MTC- 76        36       50      14       0.379     50      1.04
      and            68       80      12       0.056     54      0.78
      and            94      100       6       2.591     56      3.33
      and           142      146       4       1.563     43      2.14
      and           228      232       4       1.318     57      2.08
      and           292      302      10       4.659     99      5.98
      MTC- 77        66       76      10       0.097     47      0.73
      and           292      296       4       4.296    127      5.98
      and           302      322      20       2.253     40      2.79
      incl          306      310       4       4.280    140      6.14
      and           334      338       4       1.311     50      1.98
      MTC- 79       200      234      34       0.629    111      2.11
      incl          202      208       6       1.958    176      4.31
      and           246      258      12       0.857     44      1.44
      and           304      312       8       0.790     18      1.03
      MTC- 80       198      206       8       0.862      2      0.88
      and           308      312       4       5.115     77      6.14
      MTC- 81       124      158      34       0.362     68      1.27
      incl          134      138       4       1.430     94      2.68
      and           164      176      12       1.337     74      2.32
      and           290      294       4       5.780    191      8.33
      MTC- 82       196      208      12       0.181     76      1.20
      and           214      234      20       1.093     64      1.94
      and           244      254      10       0.114     48      0.76
      and           276      292      16       0.617     13      0.79
      MTC- 83       192      228      36       0.563     51      1.24
      and           288      292       4       0.414    110      1.88
      MTC- 85       158      162       4       9.414     76     10.42
      and           196      206      10       0.748     31      1.16
      and           226      230       4       1.358     38      1.86
      MTC- 86       200      222      22       2.920     75      3.91
      incl          214      220       6       9.303    137     11.13
      and           230      240      10       0.179     76      1.19
      MTC- 87       142      148       6       0.240     75      1.24
      and           190      194       4       1.268     31      1.68
      MTC- 88        14       36      22       0.635    278      4.34
      incl           22       26       4       2.985    605     11.05
      MTC- 89        92      112      20       0.651     73      1.62
      and           102      108       6       1.914    110      3.38
      and           172      184      12       2.236     48      2.88
      MTC- 90        16       28      12       0.805     84      1.92
      and            34       62      28       0.480    300      4.48
      incl           40       44       4       1.256     79      2.30
      incl           58       62       4       1.178     94      2.43
      MTC- 91       scattered anomalous values(2)
                    hole ended in mineralization
      MTC- 93       scattered low-grade values(3)
      MTC- 94        22       28       6       1.411     68      2.32
      and            38       42       4       0.728     83      1.83
      and           194      198       4       1.520      5      1.58
      and           210      220      10       1.607     20      1.88
      MTC- 95       scattered anomalous values(2)
      MTC- 96       218      226       8       2.922      4      2.97
      MTC- 97        22       30       8       0.516     48      1.16
      and            60      104      44       1.080     63      1.92
      incl           88       94       6       7.210    162      9.37
      MTC- 98        40       50      10       0.360     86      1.51
      and           198      210      12       1.039     24      1.36
      and           218      222       4       1.918     45      2.51
      MTC- 99       150      156       6       1.886     83      2.99
      and           166      176      10       1.269     90      2.46
      incl          172      176       4       2.803    156      4.88
      MTC-100       scattered low-grade values(3)
      MTC-101        24       32       8       0.237     93      1.47
      MTC-102        40       54      14       0.310     37      0.80
      and           102      110       8       0.149     47      0.77
      and           122      146      24       0.304     66      1.18
      incl          124      128       4       1.323     70      2.25
      MTC-103        36       64      28       0.133     46      0.74

     (1)   Gold equivalent grade assumes equivalence of 75 grams of silver to
           one gram of gold
     (2)   "Scattered anomalous values" applies to grades which, while,
           indicative of mineralization, are not likely to be economic.
     (3)   "Scattered low-grade values" applies to intercepts which could be
           economic but which amount to less than 6.0 gram metres.
    







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For further information: Darren Klinck, Vice President, Corporate &
Investor Relations or Robert Longe, P.Eng, President and CEO, North America
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