Starfield Resources Announces First Phase of PGE Drill Results From Ferguson Lake



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    Significant Intervals and Grades of Platinum and Palladium Identified

    TORONTO, Dec. 6 /CNW/ - Starfield Resources Inc. (TSX: SRU/OTCBB: SRFDF)
today released the first phase drill results from its 2007 platinum group
element (PGE) drilling program at the Company's Ferguson Lake project in
Nunavut.
    The assay results from the first five holes identified significant
intervals and grades of platinum and palladium at the Main West Zone.
Intersecting Platinum grades of nearly an ounce per tone indicate a very
strong mineralizing event.
    "I continue to be very excited about the platinum potential and I am very
pleased with the significant mineralization identified in these first five
drill holes," said André Douchane, President and CEO. "We expect the full
results from the assay lab for the entire 19-hole drill program will be
returned early in 2008. Once those results are released to the market we
intend to host a conference call for investors to provide a more robust review
of this initial phase of the drill program."
    This phase of drilling in the Main West Zone area targeted the low
sulphide PGE style of mineralization hosted in the Ferguson Lake Intrusive
Complex. This potential high-grade low sulphide mineralization, identified
along strike in previous drilling, is situated about 30 - 50 metres below the
base metal and PGE-bearing massive sulphide Main West Zone lenses in the
footwall gabbro unit. The massive sulphide base metal PGE resource that is
currently identified and qualified in the Company's recent NI 43-101 compliant
filing does not consider this deeper unique PGE mineralization.
    The highlights from the initial five holes of the 19-hole drill program
for the 2007 assay results are provided in the accompanying table. Re-assaying
of the pulps for additional PGEs such as rhodium is currently under way.

    
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                                  Interval     Length    Pt     Pd       2
    Location        Hole No.        (m)          (m)     g/t    g/t    PGE(*)
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    43+85W          FL07-360   168.09-170.00    1.91    2.41    1.83    4.24
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    Az 110 dip -80
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    43+85W          FL07-361    177.5-179.00     1.5    1.02   16.24   17.26
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    Az 110 dip -65              179.0-180.60     1.6    2.02    0.75    2.77
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                               182.00-183.50     1.5    0.66    6.99    7.65
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                               185.00-186.50     1.5     1.7   13.21   14.91
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                               188.00-189.50     1.5    1.17   27.63    28.8
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    43+15W          FL07-362    125.8-127.76    1.96    1.33    1.86    3.19
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    Az 280 dip -78             141.15-143.00    1.85    1.81   32.33   34.14
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    43+15W          FL07-363   140.00-141.50     1.5    2.48    0.46    2.94
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    Az 280 dip -65             142.95-144.30    1.35   39.25    9.44   48.69
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                               146.00-146.80     0.8    8.25   14.12   22.37
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                               159.50-161.00     1.5    0.24    4.57    4.81
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                               161.00-161.70     0.7    1.94    16.4   18.34
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                               161.70-162.20     0.5    1.82   29.05   30.87
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                               226.45-228.05     1.6    1.64    3.04    4.68
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                               239.25-240.68    1.43    0.18     5.3    5.48
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    43.5+35.5W      FL07-364   138.56-140.00    1.44     2.5    0.36    2.86
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    Az 180 dip -70             148.60-150.05    1.45    1.24    6.93    8.17
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                                                  (*)2PGE = Pt+Pd
    

    Two areas where previous drilling had identified the potential high-grade
low sulphide PGE zone were chosen as prospective targets to test the footwall
mineralized horizon in greater detail. The true width is still not known. This
high-grade low sulphide PGE zone footwall zone will be the main focus of the
Company's 2008 drilling program with continued close-spaced drilling, both up
and down dip and along strike.
    "Due to the very encouraging nature of the initial drill results we are
planning to amend the scoping study and may require more time than initially
planned to complete it. This will allow the Company to appropriately consider
and reflect the potential of the PGE drill program in the scoping study, which
we now expect to be completed in the spring of 2008," added Mr. Douchane.
    Starfield's diamond drilling, logging and sampling was overseen and
performed by Mr. Don Cowan, MSc, P.Eng. a Qualified Person in accordance with
National Instrument 43-101. The samples were prepared at ACME Analytical
Laboratory in Vancouver. The NQ-sized core samples are logged and marked for
sampling and then split by diamond saw into one-half of the core comprising
the sample and one-half retained as a rock record. At the Ferguson Lake
project facilities, over 137,912 meters of core from 378 holes are stored for
future reference in their respective core boxes. The portion of the core sent
for assay is given a sample number, which is recorded and each sample is then
sealed and shipped directly to the assay laboratory for processing by fire
assay methods. Inter-laboratory checks and repeat analyses of high-grade
samples is an ongoing part of the Ferguson Lake project check system.

    About Starfield

    Starfield Resources Inc. is an advanced exploration and emerging early
stage development company focused on its Ferguson Lake
Nickel-Copper-Platinum-Palladium- Cobalt property in Nunavut, Canada. The
property is emerging as Nunavut's largest ongoing base and precious metal
project. Starfield has developed a novel, environmentally friendly and
energy-efficient hydrometallurgical flowsheet to recover metals from its
Ferguson Lake massive sulphides.

    www.starfieldres.com

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For further information:

For further information: André J. Douchane, President and Chief
Executive Officer, Starfield Resources Inc., (416) 860-0400 ext. 222,
adouchane@starfieldres.com; Greg Van Staveren, Chief Financial Officer,
Starfield Resources Inc., (416) 860-0400 ext. 223, gstaveren@starfieldres.com;
Connie Anderson, Investor Relations, Starfield Resources Inc., (416) 860-0400
ext. 228, canderson@starfieldres.com

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