Scorpio's Underground Drilling of Sept 9 Zone Hits 1,483 g/t Ag, 1.06% Zn, 0.46% Cu, 4.10% Pb and 0.426 g/t Au over 4.5 metres



    TSX:SPM

    VANCOUVER, Sept. 25 /CNW/ - Scorpio Mining Corporation (TSX:SPM) is
pleased to report additional underground drill results targeting the Sept 9
body from the 9th, 10th, 10.5 sub- and 11th Levels of its 100% owned Nuestra
Senora project, Sinaloa State, Mexico.
    Peter J. Hawley, Chairman, CEO reports, "Underground drilling targeting
the Sept 9 zone continues to be successful. The 9th Level drill station is
located approximately 210 metres below surface. The drill program has defined
the Sept 9 over a vertical distance of 60 metres and it remains open at depth.
This zone is situated in close proximity to the Hoag zone and is easily
accessible by the main ramp for extraction. Since commencing exploration on
the Nuestra Senora property, the Company has had success defining the Nuestra
Senora, Candelaria, Santa Teresa, Santo Domingo, Hoag, Sept 9, Main South and
Main North Zones, the last four of which are new discoveries."

    
         Table 1. 9.0th Level Underground Drill Results - Sept 9 Zone

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    Hole No.       From    To    Length     Ag      Au     Cu     Pb     Zn
                    (m)    (m)     (m)    (g/t)   (g/t)     %      %      %
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    NS9L-07-84    28.50   32.50    4.00     148   0.110   0.49   0.54   3.91
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    NS9L-07-86     3.00    4.00    1.00     149   0.013   0.08   0.94   0.02
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                  33.00   49.00   16.00     159   0.022   0.16   1.82   8.16
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         Table 2. 10th Level Underground Drill Results - Sept 9 Zone

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    Hole No.       From    To    Length     Ag      Au     Cu     Pb     Zn
                    (m)    (m)     (m)    (g/t)   (g/t)     %      %      %
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    NS10L-07-36    3.00    6.00    3.00     114   0.058   0.21   3.91   6.98
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    NS10L-07-39   22.90   25.20    2.30     350   0.127   1.72   4.72  14.39
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    NS10L-07-117   0.00    5.50    5.50     299   0.087   0.64   8.62   5.00
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    NS10L-07-118   0.00    1.00    1.00     270   0.021   0.97   5.21   0.92
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    NS10L-07-119   0.00    1.00    1.00     257   0.033   0.35   3.09   0.95
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                   7.00   14.00    7.00     175   0.027   0.15   4.46   4.13
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                  16.00   23.00    7.00     266   0.089   1.42   6.46   9.28
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         Table 3. 10.5 Level Underground Drill Results - Sept 9 Zone

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    Hole No.       From    To    Length     Ag      Au     Cu     Pb     Zn
                    (m)    (m)     (m)    (g/t)   (g/t)     %      %      %
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    NSUG-07-149    0.00    2.30    2.30     139   0.075   0.41   6.16   6.86
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    NSUG-07-151   11.00   12.00    1.00     105   0.019   0.03   1.92   1.29
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                  14.00   18.90    4.90     276   0.033   0.19   3.34   2.67
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    NSUG-07-153    1.90    2.90    1.00     107   0.025   0.06   0.55   0.41
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    NSUG-07-154   12.80   14.10    1.30     104   0.015   0.16   6.23   9.26
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                  58.10   64.10    6.00      75   0.010   0.18   2.70   3.21
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                  78.00   82.20    4.20     196   0.012   0.62   2.16   4.05
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    NSUG-07-155    0.00    0.70    0.70     146   0.020   0.99   3.06   5.18
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                  26.00   32.80    6.80      75   0.013   0.11   1.36   3.97
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                  52.10   55.20    3.10      97   0.043   0.10   1.26   4.26
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                  64.80   67.20    2.40     130   0.106   0.25   0.14   4.67
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                  77.80   79.30    1.50     175   0.093   0.20   0.28   1.29
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    NSUG-07-156    0.00    2.40    2.40      66   0.055   0.12   4.25   5.04
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                  28.90   30.00    1.10     127   0.045   0.06   1.06   0.06
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    NSUG-07-157    1.30    2.40    1.10     137   0.027   0.15   3.46   4.70
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    NSUG-07-158   12.60   18.20    5.60     138   0.027   0.13   3.13   4.79
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    NSUG-07-160   16.70   17.90    1.20     167   0.009   0.03   2.00   1.23
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    NSUG-07-161   11.20   24.60   13.40     175   0.043   0.18   2.62   2.95
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                  32.90   34.60    1.70     128   0.089   0.21   0.03   2.02
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         Table 4. 11th Level Underground Drill Results - Sept 9 Zone

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    Hole No.       From    To    Length     Ag      Au     Cu     Pb     Zn
                    (m)    (m)     (m)    (g/t)   (g/t)     %      %      %
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    NSUG-07-162    0.00    0.60    0.60      81   0.031   0.27   2.20   7.26
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    NSUG-07-149    8.50    9.30    0.80     105   0.031   0.05   3.83   5.03
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                  20.20   28.00    7.80     154   0.024   0.28   2.56   3.28
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                  71.30   72.00    0.70     116   0.048   0.13   0.36   2.76
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                  76.50   81.00    4.50   1,483   0.426   0.46   4.10   1.06
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                  88.00   91.10    3.10     215   0.115   0.58   0.51   4.61
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                 100.10  101.60    1.50     108   0.041   0.35   0.32   1.00
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    Drillhole data in the table reflects down hole core lengths and actual
(uncut) grades. True widths cannot be reliably estimated at this time. Further
information on the Company and the Nuestra Senora project is available on the
Scorpio Mining web site at: www.scorpiomining.com.
    President, Mr. D. Roger Scammell, PGeo, is the Company's Qualified Person
for the Nuestra Senora project. Mr. Scammell is responsible for the current
exploration and development program and has reviewed the content of this
release. All technical information for the Nuestra Senora property is obtained
and reported under a formal quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC)
program. Samples are shipped to the ALS Chemex preparation laboratory in
Hermosillo, Mexico for drying, crushing and pulverizing. ALS Chemex,
Hermosillo then sends the pulps by air-freight to ALS Chemex, Vancouver for
assaying. Systematic assaying of standards and blanks are performed for the
precision and accuracy; check assays are regularly conducted by SGS Lakefield
Research. Details of the QA/QC program are available on the Company's website.

    ON BEHALF OF SCORPIO MINING CORPORATION

    Peter J. Hawley
    Chairman & CEO

    This news release includes certain statements that may be deemed
"forward-looking statements". All statements in this news release, other than
statements of historical facts, that address future exploration drilling,
exploration activities and events or developments that the Company expects,
are forward looking statements. Although the Company believes the expectations
expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable
assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and
actual results or developments may differ materially from those in
forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ
materially from those in forward-looking statements include metal prices,
exploration success, continued availability of capital and financing, and
general economic, market or business conditions.





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