Uracan expands Double S mineralization west of inferred resource area



    
    HIGHLIGHTS:

    -   181.5 meters of 147 ppm (0.015%) U3O8, 40.1 meters of 211 ppm
        (0.021%) U3O8 and 72 meters of 144 ppm (0.014%) U3O8 encountered in
        drilling

    -   Drilling continues to expand mineralization adjacent to Double S
        inferred resource area.

    Trading Symbol: (TSX - V): URC
    

    VANCOUVER, May 7 /CNW/ - Uracan Resources Ltd. (the "Company") is pleased
to announce that it has received the initial assay results from its ongoing
diamond drill program on the Double S Zone within the 990 km(2) North Shore
Property in Quebec. Mineralization on the property continues to occur as broad
multiple stacked mineralized zones hosted by granites and pegmatites, with
drilled widths ranging from 3 meters to 181.5 meters and uranium grades
ranging from 100 parts per million (ppm) (0.01%) to 1020 ppm (0.1%) U3O8.

    
    Double S Drilling
    -----------------
    
    A total of 4,819.1 meters in 21 diamond drill holes was completed during
March and April of this year. Results for 17 of the 21 drill holes have been
received to date. The drill program was expanded from an initial 3,000 meter
program due to the success of the drill program.
    This diamond drill program was designed to determine the up dip and
strike extension potential for uranium mineralization outlined in the inferred
resource of the Double S Zone. This drilling was successful in outlining
additional mineralization in the Double S Zone. Drilling was completed over an
area of approximately 1000 meters by 250 meters, predominantly to the west and
north of the 2007 drilling and resource estimate area of the Double S Zone.
    Noteworthy results from the assays received to date include 72.15 meters
grading 144ppm (0.014%) U3O8 in SS-09-78, 38.75 meters grading 143 ppm
(0.014%) U3O8 and 30.1 meters grading 231 ppm (0.023%) U3O8 in SS-09-80, and
40.3 meters grading 211 ppm (0.021%) U3O8 was noted in SS-09-72.
    In addition, the 2007 drill hole SS-07-62 was extended during the 2009
drill program. The main mineralized zone noted in this hole (156 meters of
152ppm (0.015%) U3O8) was still open to depth as this hole finished in
mineralization during the 2007 drill program. This hole was extended to
determine the depth of mineralization here. The original mineralized zone was
expanded to a total of 181.5 meters drilled length, containing 147 ppm
(0.015%) U3O8. This is the widest interval of mineralization encountered to
date on the property. In addition another interval containing 17.95 meters of
144 ppm (0.014%) U3O8 was noted in this hole.

    
    A summary of selected mineralized zones is included below:
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                 Drill     From      To      Length     U      U3O8    U3O8
      Area        Hole      (m)      (m)       (m)     ppm       %      ppm
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    Double
     S(*)     SS-07-62(*)  95(*)  276.5(*)  181.5(*)  125(*) 0.015(*)  147(*)
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Double S    SS-07-62  293.0     311.0      18.0     122    0.014     144
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Double S    SS-09-70   71.9     106.6      34.7     112    0.013     133
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Double S    SS-09-70  138.8     161.8      23.0     107    0.013     126
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Double S    SS-09-71   15.3      19.7       4.5     163    0.019     192
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Double S    SS-09-72  164.3     204.5      40.3     179    0.021     211
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
     Double S   Includes  165.8     178.3      12.5     438    0.052     516
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
                    sub-
     Double S   includes  173.3     176.3       3.0     865    0.102    1020
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Double S    SS-09-73   56.0      72.0      16.0     112    0.013     133
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Double S    SS-09-76   72.5      90.6      18.1     115    0.014     136
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Double S    SS-09-77  159.1     171.5      12.4      87    0.010     103
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Double S    SS-09-78   46.2     118.3      72.2     122    0.014     144
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Double S    SS-09-80    0.4      39.2      38.8     121    0.014     143
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Double S    SS-09-80   95.0     110.0      15.0      88    0.010     104
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Double S    SS-09-80  117.9     128.4      10.5     282    0.033     333
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Double S    SS-09-80  149.4     179.5      30.1     196    0.023     231
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Double S    SS-09-81   57.5      84.5      27.0     109    0.013     128
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Double S    SS-09-82   26.0      38.5      12.5      81    0.010      96
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Double S    SS-09-82   68.0     140.0      72.0      98    0.012     115
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Double S    SS-09-82  297.5     308.0      10.5      91    0.011     107
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Double S    SS-09-83  286.5     292.5       6.0     102    0.012     120
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Double S    SS-09-84  Assays
                          Pending
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    Double S    SS-09-85  Assays
                          Pending
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    Double S    SS-09-86  Assays
                          Pending
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    Double S    SS-09-87  Assays
                          Pending
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    (*) SS-07-62 - 95 m to 251 m previously released February 2008

    Drill hole location information and a complete listing of assay results
will be posted on the Uracan website: www.uracan.ca

    QA/QC
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    Samples were shipped by company personnel in sealed containers to Chemex
Laboratories of Val D'Or, Quebec for analysis. Chemex is the laboratory
facility used for all assays from the North Shore Property program. Samples
are weighed and catalogued before sample preparation. The samples are crushed
to 70% less than 2mm, split and the pulverized to 85% of the sample being less
than 75 (micro)m. All samples are assayed using ICP-MS with analysis completed
for 47 elements.
    A QA/QC program was implemented as part of the sampling procedure for the
drill program. Field duplicates and field blanks were inserted into the sample
stream with at least one blank and one duplicate inserted per group of 40
samples sent to the laboratory. Uracan does not have a uranium standard to
insert into the sample stream at this time. The laboratory also has an
extensive in house QAQC system as part of their quality control system.

    Uracan Resources Ltd. is a publicly-listed uranium exploration company,
exploring for shallow, bulk tonnage style of uranium mineralization in Canada.
Uracan is led by a team of proven exploration and mine entrepreneurs and
mine-builders. The information in this news release has been prepared and
reviewed by Marc Simpson, P. Geo., the Company's Qualified Person under
National Instrument 43-101 standards.

    Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as
that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts
responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. The foregoing
information may contain forward-looking statements relating to the future
performance of Uracan Resources Ltd. Forward-looking statements, specifically
those concerning future performance, are subject to certain risks and
uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially. These risks and
uncertainties are detailed from time to time in the Company's filings with the
appropriate securities commissions.




For further information:

For further information: Gregg J. Sedun, President and CEO, (604)
682-5580; Marc Simpson, Exploration Manager, (604) 682-5580; Keith Schaefer,
Vanguard Shareholder Solutions, (604) 608-0824

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