Mediterranean announces commencement of economic scoping study for Tac in Turkey

    VANCOUVER, April 4 /CNW/ - Mediterranean Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: MNR) (the
"Company") is pleased to announce that it has initiated a NI 43-101 compliant
economic scoping study (preliminary assessment) and initial financial
evaluation for the Company's Tac gold property in northeastern Turkey. The
study will be prepared by Wardrop Engineering Inc's. office in London.
    The study will be based on the NI 43-101 compliant resource estimate for
Tac announced on February 7, 2006 which was also prepared by Wardrop
Engineering Inc.. The resource estimate was prepared on two mineralized zones
within the Tac property which exhibit the essential characteristics of high
sulphidization epithermal gold and base metal mineralization. These zones, the
Copper Creek-Ugur Thrust zone and Karsibayir zone were determined to contain
potentially economic concentrations of both gold and copper. Both indicated
and inferred resources determined in the compliant resource estimate will be
used in the economic evaluation. The economic evaluation will determine the
best overall economic model for a range of metal prices using a Whittle pit
optimization for an open pit mine, metallurgical factors determined from bench
scale metallurgical tests and the definition of a preliminary project
configuration. The study is expected to be completed by mid-year 2007 and is
the first step to be taken at examining the economics of placing Tac into

    About Mediterranean Resources Ltd.

    Mediterranean Resources Ltd. (the "Company") acquires and develops
advanced stage mineral properties of demonstrated potential. Currently the
Company is actively working on its two 100% owned properties in Turkey, that
saw more then US$4 million of development by a major company during the
    During 2006, the Company outlined at the Tac Property a NI 43-101
compliant Indicated Resource of 773,313 ozs of gold and 34,220,429 lbs of
copper on an uncapped basis with average grades of 2.01 g/t gold and 0.13%
copper at a 1.0 g/t gold cut-off. During 2007, the Company will continue
drilling the Tac Property with a goal of increasing these resources. In 2007,
the Company will also be drilling the Corak Property with the goal of
completing a NI 43-101 compliant resource. Please visit
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For further information:

For further information: Peter J. Guest, President & CEO, (604)
669-3397; Jag S. Sandhu, VP Corporate Development, (604) 306-1950

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