American Creek Resources 2007 exploration update

    TSX-V: AMK

    RAYMOND, AB, Nov. 26 /CNW/ - American Creek Resources Ltd. is pleased to
report on the various 2007 exploration programs on its three principal
properties located in northwest British Columbia, Canada. In all,
19,805 metres of drilling was completed. Preliminary assay results are
anticipated by the middle of December, with the remaining results expected in
early 2008.


    In March, 2007, American Creek Resources entered into a joint venture
with Teuton Resources Corp. (TUO: TSX-V) for the controlling interest in the
Treaty Creek property. American Creek was granted an option to earn a
51% interest by spending $5 million on exploration over three years with at
least $1 million in exploration expenditures in the first year. A further
9% interest (bringing the total interest to 60%) may be earned by funding a
positive feasibility study. Given the tremendous potential of this property,
American Creek Resources spent approximately $3 million on exploration this
    The Treaty Creek property is not only adjacent to one of the largest
undeveloped gold/copper projects in Canada, but appears to form part of the
same highly mineralized trend line. The southern portion of the trend line,
held by Seabridge Gold (SEA:TSX-V) and Silver Standard (SSO:TSX-V), contains
bulk tonnage deposits hosting approximately 19.6 million inferred ounces of
gold, 18 million inferred ounces of silver and 4.95 billion inferred pounds of
copper. It is worth noting that these figures are from the 2006 exploration
programs, and that they are expected to increase significantly with the future
release of results from the respective 2007 drill programs.
    NovaGold (NG:AMEX,TSX) and Teck Cominco (TCK: NYSE, TCK.A:TSX, TCK.B:TSX)
have recently shown that low-grade bulk tonnage deposits like the
Seabridge/Silver Standard deposits can be profitable with their nearby Galore
Creek project. The Galore Creek property is located in the same major
gold/copper belt (Stikine Gold Belt) as Seabridge's KSM deposit and American
Creek's Treaty Creek property. Galore Creek is poised to become one of the
largest producing gold/copper mines in North America, with approximately
11 million ounces of gold, 190 million ounces of silver, and 13 billion pounds
of copper, having a minimum mine life of 20 years.

    2007 Treaty Creek Drill Program

    American Creek Resources completed a diamond drill program on the
Treaty Creek property during August, September and October, drilling a total
of 5,470 metres. All core from the project has been logged, sampled, and
split. Half of each sample was submitted to the Eco Tech Laboratories
preparation facility in Stewart, British Columbia, where it was dried, crushed
and prepared for analysis. The samples were then sent to the main Eco Tech
Laboratory in Kamloops, British Columbia, for assay.

    Treaty Creek - Eureka Zone - The Eureka and ND zones have mineralization
that appears to be similar to the gold/silver/copper bulk tonnage style
Mitchell deposit (owned by Seabridge) immediately to the south of the
Treaty Creek property. Historic intersections on the Eureka, including
0.757 g/t gold over 74.7 metres, 0.46 g/t gold over 169 metres, and
0.67 g/t gold over 72.3 metres, were expanded upon in the 2007 drill program
because of the similarity to the Mitchell grades (average of 0.72 g/t gold).
As core from the Eureka zone was the first sent for assay, results are
expected shortly.

    Treaty Creek - ND Zone - This zone, with similar geological structure as
the Eureka, is a new showing discovered this summer. This mineralized outcrop
was recently exposed as the glacier covering it continues to recede. Five
holes totaling 385 metres were completed. Assay results are pending.

    Treaty Creek - Copper Belle Zone - The Copper Belle zone is another newly
discovered outcrop that was recently exposed due to rapid glacial melting. The
Copper Belle lies across the valley from the Eureka and ND zones and is one of
the most promising new finds on the property. The adjacent area has historic
high-grade discoveries including a trench sample taken in 1987 with
969 g/t gold over 1.2 metres. The Copper Belle rock is heavily mineralized
with finely disseminated pyrite, chalcopyrite, galena, sphalerite and bornite.
Grab samples were very promising and confirm its potential to host significant
mineralization. The most promising results were as follows:

                           Au       Au       Ag      Ag     Cu     Pb     Zn
    ET No.    Tag No.    (g/t)   (oz/t)    (g/t)  (oz/t)    (%)    (%)    (%)

    1       TR0701WE     1.71    0.050     60.2    1.76
    8       TR0706BA     2.00    0.058     99.4    2.90          1.57   1.19
    9       TR0707BA     3.20    0.093    257.0    7.50   3.07          1.25
    10      TR0708BA     4.80    0.140   1670.0   48.70   2.75   6.63   5.44
    11      TR0709BA     2.29    0.067    629.0   18.34   4.10
    12      TR0710BA     0.32    0.009
    13      TR0711BA    11.30    0.330     60.0    1.75
    15      TR0718DO     2.80    0.082     69.5    2.03   1.29
    18      TR0721DO     0.07    0.002    228.0    6.65          9.52   1.29

    Drilling in 2007 tested the extent of this impressive new discovery. Ten
holes totaling 2,491 metres were drilled with excellent core recovery of
approximately 90%. Drill results are much anticipated. This system is visibly
open in three directions and a considerable amount of exploration will be
focused on this zone in the 2008 season.

    Treaty Creek - GR2 Zone - This area is just northeast of the Copper Belle
and carries similar key minerals. Surface samples have been heavily
mineralized with massive galena and sphalerite, indicating silver, lead and
zinc. Nine holes totaling 1,809 metres were drilled with assay results
expected early in the new year.

    Both the historical and current exploration conducted on the Treaty Creek
property indicate the potential for mineralization patterns consistent with
the Galore Creek mine and with the world-class Seabridge/Silver Standard
properties immediately to the south. Average grades for Galore Creek are
reported as 0.52% copper, 0.3 g/t gold, and 4.9 g/t silver. Average grades for
Seabridge's Mitchell deposit are reported as 0.72 g/t gold and 0.23% copper.


    The Electrum property is located in a highly mineralized belt of past and
present producing mines in northwest British Columbia. A well-maintained haul
road runs directly from the town of Stewart to the property. This epithermal
structure has produced extremely high grades of gold, silver and electrum in
the past, averaging 1,661 g/t gold and 2,560 g/t silver over 25 years of
small-scale hand mining. The 2006 drill program confirmed small veins grading
as high as 440 g/t gold and 400 g/t silver over narrow widths, along with
areas of widely disseminated bulk-tonnage style gold and silver.

    2007 Electrum Exploration Program

    The 2007 drill program was designed to begin the process of mapping and
designing geological models for the property. A total of 12,500 metres from
45 holes was completed.
    The Electrum has two major fault lines resulting in heavy mineralization
but also creating a very complex geological model that appears to be similar
to the Premier-Silbak mine to the south and the Eskay Creek mine to the north.
Because of this, a very methodical approach was taken in this year's drill
program using relatively shallow drilling to learn more about the geological
structure and to further identify targets for proposed deeper drilling next
year. Approximately half of the roughly 1 square kilometer area of exposed
gossans was tested in this year's program with the remainder to be
systematically tested in 2008. While this method may not produce the "quickest
results", management believes it is the best approach to building a sound
geological model that will increase the chance of discovering and proving up
an ore body.
    At this time, approximately 75% of the Electrum core has been logged,
split, sampled and sent to Eco Tech Laboratories for assay with the remainder
to be processed within approximately two weeks. We expect to release some of
the Electrum drill results this year, with the balance to follow early in


    The Tide property surrounds the Electrum property on four sides and is a
joint venture with Rimfire Minerals Corp. (RFM:TSX-V). Like the Electrum, this
property has excellent access and available infrastructure and services. At
the 36 Zone, significant bulk tonnage gold potential exists where previous
drilling by Rimfire Minerals intersected broad intervals of low-grade gold
mineralization in several drill holes including 129.4 metres of 1.0 g/t gold
and 39.6 metres of 1.92 g/t gold. Also high-grade gold and silver
intersections were found close to the Electrum property claim boundary in the
52 Zone, which produced bonanza-grade vein samples with approximately
593 g/t gold and 14,708 g/t silver over 0.74 metres.

    2007 Tide Exploration Program

    A total of eight diamond drill holes from eight different locations were
completed during the 2007 exploration program for a total of 1,835 metres of
drilling. Five of the targets were set to extend the 36 Zone with the holes
being drilled at approximately 50 metre intervals. The remaining three holes
were drilled to test other structures of interest.
    An extensive ground sampling program consisting of numerous channel
samples and detailed fracture analysis along with geological mapping was
undertaken in order to further define the 36, North Pit and Riptide Zones. In
all, eight sample lines were completed with a total of 121 samples over
317.65 metres. The results are expected to add further support to the current
fracture density model and will identify drill targets for the 2008 program.
Assay results from this program are expected to be released before the end of


    In 2007 American Creek Resources undertook a very aggressive exploration
program, running three major projects this summer. The Treaty Creek Project,
the Electrum Project and the Tide Project all show the potential to host
mineable grades of gold, silver and base metals. With the acquisition of its
interest in the Treaty Creek property, American Creek Resources is
strategically positioned in one of the highest potential gold/copper belts in
the world and is immediately next to what is becoming one of the largest
North American deposits found to date. With prices of precious and base metals
increasing significantly over the last five years and fewer large-scale
projects being discovered each year, we feel that the Stikine gold belt will
be a major focus in the markets for years to come due to its discovery
potential, excellent infrastructure and stable geopolitical climate.
    American Creek management is very pleased with the success of the 2007
field season and is eagerly anticipating the receipt of assay results. The
extensive exploration conducted this year is expected to produce the
geological foundation leading to an even more promising 2008 season.
    American Creek is also very pleased to have recently signed a three year
drilling contract with More Core Diamond Drilling. This is an important step,
enabling American Creek to further its programs next year in a very
competitive market.

    American Creek Resources Ltd. is an aggressive junior mineral exploration
company focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of gold and
silver deposits within the Province of British Columbia, Canada.

    Certain information contained in this news release constitutes
forward-looking statements regarding the Corporation's mineral properties.
Forward looking statements are frequently characterized by words such as
"plan", "expect", "project", "intend", "believe", "anticipate" or statements
that certain events or conditions "may" or "will" occur. Forward-looking
statements are based on the reasonable opinions and estimates of management of
American Creek and are subject to a variety of risks, uncertainties and other
factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from
those projected in the forward-looking statements. These factors include: the
inherent risks involved in the exploration and development of mineral
properties, uncertainties involved in the interpretation of drill results and
other geological data, fluctuating commodity prices, unforeseen permitting
requirements, changes in environmental laws or regulations, the possibility of
project cost overruns or unanticipated costs and expenses, weather conditions,
the availability of contractors for equipment and services, the availability
of future financing and general business and economic conditions. Such
statements are also based on a number of assumptions which may prove to be
incorrect, including assumptions about general business and economic
conditions being accurate, the timing and receipt of regulatory approvals for
projects and operations, the availability of financing, the ability to secure
equipment and labour, and American Creek's ongoing relationship with third
parties. The foregoing factors, risks and assumptions are not exhaustive.
Events or circumstances could cause actual events or results to differ
materially from those estimated or projected and expressed in, or implied by,
these forward-looking statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue
reliance on forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are
as of the date they are made and American Creek disclaims any obligation to
update any forward-looking statements, except as required by law.

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

For further information:

For further information: Darren R. Blaney, Chief Operating Officer,
Phone: (403) 752-4040, Fax: (403) 752-4020, or Email:; Information relating to the Corporation is
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