Mediterranean continues expansion of polymetallic potential at Corak



    VANCOUVER, Sept. 17 /CNW/ - Mediterranean Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: MNR,
Frankfurt: MHM1) (the "Company") today announced drill hole results confirming
extensions of polymetallic mineralization to the north and northwest of the
South Zone of the Corak gold property held by the Company in northeastern
Turkey.
    Six diamond drill holes drilled to an average depth of 232 metres
returned gold and base metal intersections of continuous quartz veining that
extend the continuity of the mineralization 700 metres to the north and
northwest of the South Zone. These holes were all drilled on a 90 degree
heading and dip angle of 60 degrees, except for one hole, CD-119, which was
drilled on a 270 degree heading. CD-105 drilled to a depth of 185 metres in
the South Zone returned values of 3.66 % Pb and 5.43 % Zn over 0.6 metres and
17.55 g/t gold over 0.3 metres. CD-116 drilled to a depth of 260 metres
700 metres to the north of CD-105 returned values of 2.8 g/t gold over
3.0 metres, 3.39 % Pb and 5.93 % Zn over 1.1 metres and 4.97 % Zn over
0.3 metres. CD-121 drilled to a depth of 250 metres and 200 metres to the
northwest of CD-105 returned 8.21 g/t gold over 1.6 metres. A drill fence of
three holes, CD-123, CD-119 and CD-102 was drilled approximately 400 metres to
the north and northwest of CD-105. CD-123 drilled to a depth of 300 metres
returned values of 8.41 g/t gold over 2.5 metres and 1.92 g/t gold over
6.8 metres including 8.25 g/t gold and 4.55 % Zn over 1.0 metre. Another
interval returned 3.03 g/t gold over 11.3 metres. CD-119 drilled to a depth of
156 metres and approximately 100 metres to the northeast of CD-123 returned a
bonanza grade of 793.0 g/t gold and 14.45 % Pb and 25.7 % Zn over 0.2 metres.
Another interval returned 6.9 % Pb and 9.28 % Zn over 0.7 metres. CD-102,
drilled to a depth of 243 metres and approximately 50 metres to the north of
CD-119, returned intervals of 2.45 g/t gold over 0.2 metres, 6.9 % Pb over
0.20 metres and 3.82 % Pb over 0.3 metres. In all cases, the silver content is
material. These drill hole results confirm that gold and base metal
mineralization in the South zone extends to the north and northwest and as
well as being open to the northeast and at depth as reported by news release
dated August 9, 2007.
    The historic resource potential at Corak, surmised from exploration
drilling and soil sampling completed by a major mining company in the early
1990s, which predates and is non-compliant with NI 43-101, is 1.8 million
tonnes averaging 10 g/t gold. As a qualified person has not performed
sufficient work to classify the historical estimate as current mineral
resources, the Company is not treating the historical estimate as current
mineral resources and the historical estimate should not be relied upon.
    Refer to the table below for detailed results and
http://www.medresources.ca/s/Maps.asp for a map of the Corak project area
showing the mineralized zones and drill hole locations.

    
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                From          Interval   Au      Ag     Cu      Pb      Zn
    CD-102       (m)   To (m)    (m)    (g/t)   (g/t)  (ppm)   (ppm)   (ppm)
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
                13.7    14.5     0.8    1.33   26.20  2,690  15,500    3,380
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         20.0    20.6     0.6    0.73    2.10  1,650   2,040    5,380
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         29.7    31.0     1.3    0.43    9.18    596   2,027    5,732
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         32.9    33.1     0.2    0.03    8.00  1,620  10,300    1,615
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         36.2    36.4     0.2    0.02   33.40  6,130  69,000    2,600
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         50.7    50.9     0.2    2.45    2.50    285   4,920   11,400
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         60.3    60.6     0.3    0.01    1.10    273   1,210    5,970
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         68.9    69.5     0.6    0.14    1.20    204   1,675    5,950
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         80.1    82.2     2.1    0.09    2.25  1,568   2,447    9,360
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         82.6    82.9     0.3    0.06    3.60    429  12,200    4,330
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         92.7    94.1     1.4    0.46    2.14     92   6,272    9,964
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         97.9    99.2     1.3    0.02    0.60     91     847    5,870
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        113.4   115.9     2.5    0.06    1.31    238   2,257    7,038
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        123.0   123.3     0.3    0.05    1.20    690   3,360   16,400
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        126.0   126.2     0.2    0.36    3.40  2,610   5,540    8,960
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        135.8   136.1     0.3    0.09   14.40  8,590  38,200    8,460
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        142.1   144.2     2.1    1.72    4.79  1,335   3,643   11,549
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        151.4   151.7     0.3    0.13    1.50    164   2,490    7,440
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        183.7   184.0     0.3    0.06    1.10     91   2,370   15,500
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        205.8   206.3     0.5    0.20    1.30     63   2,190   19,800
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        208.4   209.7     1.3    0.65    0.84    501   1,634    5,415
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        215.5   215.7     0.2    0.06    0.30    224   1,070    6,970
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        223.4   223.9     0.5    0.54    2.90  3,720   4,710   18,800
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        236.7   238.2     1.5    0.06    0.90    140   3,030    5,930
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------


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                From          Interval   Au      Ag     Cu      Pb      Zn
    CD-105       (m)   To (m)    (m)    (g/t)   (g/t)  (ppm)   (ppm)   (ppm)
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
                12.1    12.4     0.3    0.09    3.00    722   7,280   16,800
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         23.5    23.9     0.4    0.07    1.40    180   1,470   16,300
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         27.4    27.8     0.4    0.06    3.20    645   2,160    7,320
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         38.1    38.3     0.2    4.93    4.30    646   2,500    7,500
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         40.0    43.0       3    0.22    1.46    352   4,162   14,120
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         49.0    49.3     0.3    0.21    0.90    133   1,540    9,870
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         55.1    56.0     0.9    1.35    9.10  1,420   5,750    4,070
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         59.7    60.3     0.6    1.09   14.10  9,060  36,600   54,300
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         86.4    86.8     0.4    0.11    5.40  1,075  16,400    3,690
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         92.5    93.9     1.4    0.28   16.42  1,820  31,689   17,704
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        103.3   104.0     0.7    1.05    0.80     98     284      826
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        104.8   105.1     0.3    0.04    1.10     76   7,280   15,600
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        138.2   138.4     0.2    1.61    2.70    101     323      157
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        142.6   142.8     0.2    0.07    1.90    680   4,860    5,900
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        148.9   149.7     0.8    0.23    2.60  3,030   6,240   16,300
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        153.3   153.6     0.3    0.09    8.90  1,475  14,800   17,300
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        164.1   167.0     2.9    1.66    0.92    256     664      927
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        169.1   169.5     0.4    0.04    0.80     44   1,350    8,870
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        179.5   181.2     1.7    3.66    1.20  1,528     230      714
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    inc        180.9   181.2     0.3   17.55    2.00  1,700     495    1,820
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------


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                From          Interval   Au      Ag     Cu      Pb      Zn
    CD-116       (m)   To (m)    (m)    (g/t)   (g/t)  (ppm)   (ppm)   (ppm)
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
                 3.4     4.1     0.7    0.20   10.10 26,500   2,010    1,590
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and          9.4     9.9     0.5    0.26    3.10    723   5,030    7,210
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         15.6    16.5     0.9    0.11    1.51    241   1,943    5,179
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         25.9    27.1     1.2    0.21    1.40    152     332   19,600
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         48.3    49.3       1    0.17    2.90    613   2,740    5,570
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         56.1    56.3     0.2    0.04    4.30    578  11,100    1,690
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         83.4    83.6     0.2    0.05   11.10  6,810   2,090    3,640
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         92.5    95.7     3.2    0.23    4.21  1,087   5,474    3,128
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        124.7   124.9     0.2    0.01    8.70    539  12,600      110
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        142.2   148.1     5.9    0.07    2.44    371   2,960    7,539
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        151.3   152.6     1.3    0.10    1.83    165   4,727    9,808
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        156.0   156.3     0.3    0.12    2.00     59   1,135   12,600
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        178.1   187.4     9.3    0.23    0.73    141   1,301    3,148
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        205.6   205.9     0.3    0.20    2.80  2,160   9,700   49,700
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        212.9   213.2     0.3    0.04    0.90  5,760     309      319
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        215.2   215.6     0.4    0.05    2.40  8,030     323      276
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        223.1   226.1       3    2.80    2.40    334   2,255    2,615
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        234.8   235.9     1.1    0.14   10.37  1,329  33,867   59,278
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------


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                From          Interval   Au      Ag     Cu      Pb      Zn
    CD-119       (m)   To (m)    (m)    (g/t)   (g/t)  (ppm)   (ppm)   (ppm)
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
                 0.0    17.2    17.2    0.02    0.85    561     356    5,460
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         19.4    23.6     4.2    0.30    8.51    864   6,031   14,571
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         38.0    38.3     0.3    0.08    2.60  1,240  13,300    9,960
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         43.7    44.0     0.3    0.04    0.60     75   1,070    5,400
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         55.4    56.1     0.7    1.70    0.70    153   3,930    9,480
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         95.0    95.2     0.2    0.05    4.40    369  19,600   43,200
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         96.7    96.9     0.2  793.00   82.20  8,100 144,500  257,000
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         98.2    99.4     1.2    1.22    0.20     28     265      886
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        102.6   103.3     0.7    0.32    1.10    133   5,630    7,670
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        125.8   129.9     4.1    0.07    2.77  1,565  12,787   18,558
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    inc        129.2   129.9     0.7    0.14   13.60  8,850  69,000   92,800
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        134.4   135.9     1.5    0.29    1.12    184     515    1,000
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------


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                From          Interval   Au      Ag     Cu      Pb      Zn
    CD-121       (m)   To (m)    (m)    (g/t)   (g/t)  (ppm)   (ppm)   (ppm)
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
                 3.0     4.6     1.6    8.21    1.70    376     938    5,100
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and          7.6     8.8     1.2    0.06    0.70    188   2,300   11,600
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         21.9    22.2     0.3    0.05    1.50     74   2,010    5,520
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         70.6    71.3     0.7    1.17    1.40    154   3,330    7,700
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         96.2    98.2       2    0.02    1.57    631   5,146    2,559
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        103.7   105.5     1.8    0.03    1.60    656   4,660    5,490
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        108.5   108.9     0.4    0.07    3.50 12,950     342      471
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        149.1   151.9     2.8    0.30    2.24    491  13,263   15,990
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        208.3   208.5     0.2    0.05    0.80    290   2,080    7,390
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        223.9   225.2     1.3    0.34    1.01    239   7,077   15,489
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------


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                From          Interval   Au      Ag     Cu      Pb      Zn
    CD-123       (m)   To (m)    (m)    (g/t)   (g/t)  (ppm)   (ppm)   (ppm)
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
                37.0    39.4     2.4    0.04    1.30    114   3,189    8,172
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         51.7    52.4     0.7    0.71    7.03  2,034   4,786    4,734
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         63.4    63.8     0.4    0.02    4.20    542   9,380   13,100
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and         81.2    82.4     1.2    0.01    1.53    311   5,237   14,277
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        119.3   124.5     5.2    0.08    2.41    181   1,561    3,044
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        143.6   146.1     2.5    8.41   11.07    875   1,960   11,854
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        149.0   150.2     1.2    0.02    0.77     63     459    3,927
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        173.4   175.8     2.4    0.09    1.48    101   1,438    4,341
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        190.6   197.4     6.8    1.92    1.60    400   3,235   12,451
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    inc        192.0   193.0       1    8.25    5.30  1,120  11,400   45,500
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        213.8   225.2    11.4    0.74    0.70    313     595      463
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        245.1   248.2     3.1    0.04    1.20    182   2,184    6,755
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        250.0   250.9     0.9    4.64   16.00 43,900     112      232
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        260.1   271.4    11.3    3.03    2.13    120   1,541    2,687
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and        285.2   300.0    14.8    0.03    0.50     98   1,326    3,331
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    

    There is one diamond drill rig and a reverse circulation rig operating at
site. Approximately 11,200 metres of drilling has been completed at Corak.
Assay results, which are taking approximately eight weeks to be received from
the time holes are drilled and logged, will be released as they become
available. The 20,000 metre campaign is expected to be completed by the end of
November, 2007 and a NI 43-101 compliant resource estimate completed by
March 31, 2008.
    Dr. Peter Guest is the qualified person who has reviewed the data
indicated in this news release. The ALS Chemex Vancouver laboratory is using
standard fire assay and atomic absorption methods in performing all gold and
multi-element analyses. True widths of the narrow high grade veins reported
are indeterminable at this stage.

    About Mediterranean Resources

    Mediterranean Resources Ltd. (the "Company") acquires and develops
advanced stage mineral properties of demonstrated potential. Currently the
Company is actively working on its two 100% owned properties in Turkey, Tac
and Corak, that lie along a common mineralized trend with Corak approximately
8 kilometres to the southwest of Tac. These properties experienced more than
US$4 million of exploration by a major international mining company during the
early 1990's and US$3.1 million of exploration by the Company in 2006 which
led to the Company acquiring an undivided interest in them.
    During 2006, the Company outlined at the Tac Property a NI 43-101
compliant Indicated Resource of 773,313 ozs of gold and 34,220,429 lbs of
copper on an uncapped basis with average grades of 2.01 g/t gold and 0.13%
copper at a 1.0 g/t gold cut-off. The Company is conducting a 10,000 metre
drill program at Tac with the goal of updating the compliant resource estimate
by the first quarter, 2008. The Company is also carrying out a 20,000 metre
drill campaign at Corak with the goal of completing a NI 43-101 compliant
resource estimate also by the end of the first quarter, 2008. Please visit
www.medresources.ca for additional information.

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





For further information:

For further information: please contact: Dr. Peter J. Guest, President &
CEO, (604) 669-3397; Jag S. Sandhu, VP Corporate Development, (604) 306-1950,
www.medresources.ca

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