Boxxer Continues To Expand Zone of Copper-gold Mineralization in Boss Mine and Potential of Boss Project

    CALGARY, Jan. 13 /CNW/ - Boxxer Gold Corp (TSXV - "BXX") is very pleased
to announce that channel sampling on the 4th level of the Boss Mine continues
to expand the mineralized zone and yielded the following mineralized

    -   0.62% copper, 0.57g/t gold, 0.31g/t PGE and 3.43g/t silver over an
        interval of 94.0 metres including
    -   1.20% copper, 2.27g/t gold, 0.51g/t PGE and 10.50g/t silver over a
        6.20 metre interval

    The Boss Mine produced high-grade copper in the late 1800's and is
located within Boxxer's 100% owned Boss project in southern Nevada.
    Mr. Elmer Stewart, President and CEO of Boxxer stated, "The analytical
results from the 4th level combined with the results from the 5th and 6th
levels of the Boss Mine indicates continuity of the mineralized zone along
strike and down dip. These results suggest that the zone of copper-gold
mineralization exposed in and around the Boss Mine could be substantially
larger than originally interpreted."

    The Boss Mine:

    The Boss Mine consists of six levels. Visible copper mineralization
occurs in outcrop from below the 3rd level to the top of the hill above the
6th level, a vertical interval of approximately 70m. Visible copper oxide
mineralization also extends from the entrance of each of the 3rd, 4th and 5th
level approximately 60m to the north and to the end of each level, a distance
of approximately 100m. The copper oxide mineralization is hosted in a skarn.
Table-1 show the minimum dimensions of the mineralized zone and average grade
of the sampling completed on each level of the Boss Mine in 2008:

    Table-1: Analytical results Boss Mine sampling
             Length      Width      Copper      Gold        PGE       Silver
    Level      (m)        (m)         (%)       (g/t)      (g/t)       (g/t)
    6th         31         11        1.46        0.57       0.21       10.94
    5th        100         24        1.15        1.05       1.09       12.92
    4th         94         33        0.59        0.82       0.33        3.02
    3rd        125         53        0.99        0.41       0.23        3.04
    PGE = is the sum of the platinum and palladium concentrations

    The analytical results for the 6th, 5th and 3rd level have been
previously announced in various news releases. The 3rd level is 125 m long,
but only sampling of the interpreted width (53 m) of the mineralized zone on
this level has been completed.

    4th Level:

    The sample locations, average grade and minimum dimensions for the 4th
level of the Boss Mine are shown in Figure-1. Individual sample results listed
in Table-2. This level is continuously mineralized over its entire length from
its entrance (sample BM-39-08) to the end of the workings (sample BM-26-08); a
horizontal distance of 94 metres and has a minimum width of 33m. The
mineralized zone on this level extends beyond the limits of the underground
workings (Figure-1) along strike and additional sampling of the crosscuts on
the 4th level is required to determine the width of the mineralization on this
    The copper and gold grades in the individual samples collected on the
four levels of the Boss Mine to date are highly variable and in some places
demonstrate an inverse relationship (low copper content with high gold
content). For example, samples BM-28-08, BM-29-08 and BM-30-08 from the 4th
level showed no visible oxide copper mineralization yet these samples contain
appreciable concentrations of copper and high concentrations of gold and
combined PGE. The analytical results of the channel samples from the 4th level
are shown in Table-2.

    Table-2: Analytical results for channel samples from the 4th level of the
    Boss Mine
                              Interval   copper    gold      PGE(*)    silver
    Mine Level   Sample No.      (m)       (%)     (g/t)     (g/t)     (g/t)
    4th Level
                  BM-26-08      4.90      0.81      0.63      0.12      4.60
                  BM-27-08      4.10      0.62      1.01      0.18      9.20
                  BM-28-08      3.70      0.27      2.84      1.82      3.50
                  BM-29-08      5.00      0.28      4.59      0.57      0.80
                  BM-30-08      4.90      0.12      1.56      0.76      1.20
                  BM-31-08      6.00      0.46      0.97      0.65      2.40
                  BM-32-08      5.20      0.14      0.64      0.23      1.30
                  BM-33-08      4.00      0.07      0.22      0.12      2.50
                  BM-34-08      5.80      0.19      0.09      0.04      0.70
                  BM-35-08      5.50      1.69      1.00      0.17      3.50
                  BM-36-08      5.70      0.30      0.22      0.14      2.30
                  BM-37-08      6.30      0.06      0.13      0.22      0.80
                  BM-38-08      6.40      0.45      0.32      0.11      4.40
                  BM-39-08      6.60      2.59      0.34      0.77      8.50
                  BM-40-08      7.00      0.67      0.21      0.19      2.80
                  BM-41-08      6.70      1.23      0.59      0.76      3.00
                  BM-42-08      8.00      0.30      0.24      0.17      3.50
                  BM-43-08      6.20      1.20      2.27      0.51     10.50
                  BM-44-08      6.20      0.07      0.25      0.14      2.00
                  BM-45-08      4.30      0.13      0.26      0.93      2.20
                  BM-46-08      7.00      0.04      0.12      0.13      0.80
                  BM-47-08      5.30      0.03      0.20      0.09      1.20
                  BM-48-08      5.10      2.26      0.81      0.58      5.40
                  BM-49-08      5.90      0.46      0.47      0.38      1.40
                  BM-50-08      5.20      0.62      0.28      0.12      2.60
                  BM-51-08      3.10      0.89      0.88      0.83      3.70
                  BM-52-08      6.20      0.95      0.36      0.32      2.70
                  BM-53-08      6.20      0.19      3.82        tr      1.20
                  BM-54-08      4.00      0.06      0.12        tr      0.30
                  BM-55-08      3.00      0.06      0.05        tr      0.20
    PGE = is the sum of the platinum and palladium concentrations
    in the samples with a ratio of 1 to 3.5.
    tr = trace concentrations

    Future Plans:

    Systematic channel sampling of the 3rd level of the Boss Mine is expected
to commence in either late January or early February, 2009. Re-negotiation of
the diamond drilling contract to test the Oro Amigo, Boss Mine and Boss
Extension zones is expected to be completed by mid-January.

    Sample Preparation and Analysis:

    All channel samples were collected with a hammer and chisel and represent
continuous sampling of the material within the sample interval. Sample weights
ranged from 3.8 to 9.5 kilograms and sample intervals ranged from 3.0 to 7.0
metres. All samples were prepared ALS Chemex laboratory in Winnemucca, Nevada
and were analyzed by ALS Chemex in Vancouver, British Columbia using PGM-ICP
23 for gold, platinum and palladium and ME-ICP41 for silver and copper and
other metals. ALS Chemex's quality system complies with the requirements for
the International Standards ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 17025:1999. Analytical
accuracy and precision are monitored by the use of international and in-house

    Quality Control

    Boxxer follows a rigorous Quality Assurance/Quality Control program
consisting of inserting blanks and duplicates into the sample stream submitted
to the laboratory for analysis.
    Elmer B. Stewart, MSc. P. Geol., President of Boxxer, is the
Corporation's nominated Qualified Person pursuant to National Instrument No.
43-101, Standards for Disclosure for Mineral Projects, has reviewed the
technical information disclosed in this news release.

    About Boxxer Gold Corp.

    Boxxer Gold is a Canadian junior resource company involved in the
exploration of three copper-gold projects in the state of Nevada, and a shear
hosted gold project located 110 kilometres north of Yellowknife NWT, Canada.

    Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as
    that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accept
    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

    Forward-Looking Statements: This news release contains forward-looking
information including but not limited to comments regarding the timing and
content of upcoming work programs and geological interpretations.
Forward-looking information includes disclosure regarding possible future
events and therefore, involves inherent risks and uncertainties. For any
forward-looking information given, management has assumed that the analytical
results it has received are reliable, and has applied geological
interpretation methodologies which are consistent with industry standards.
Although management has a reasonable basis for the conclusions drawn, actual
results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such
statements. For such statements, we claim the safe harbour for future.

    To view Figure 1, Boss Mine 4th level sampling plan, please see:

For further information:

For further information: on Boxxer please visit our website at or contact: Elmer B. Stewart, President & Chief Executive
Officer, Tel: (403) 264-4811, e-mail:; Colin B.
Christensen, Vice President, Tel: (403) 264-4811, Fax: (403) 237-6292,

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