Nickel property acquisition

    Listing (TSXV = LO)

pleased to announce the acquisition of 9 Mineral Claims in Trecesson Township
in the Rouyn-Noranda mining distinct, province of Quebec.
    Lounor will issue 100,000 common shares upon approval of regulatory
authorities to acquire a 100% interest in the property. The Seller has
retained a 2% NSR in the property. The acquisition is subject to regulatory


    The property is contiguous to a large low grade nickel deposit that was
once owned by Dumont Nickel Corporation and now by Royal Nickel Inc. The Royal
Nickel Property consisted of 56 claims in Launay & Trecesson Townships, 17 km
west of Amos, with an indicated resource of 400,000,000 tons of grade of
0.325% Ni as reported in the Northern Miner Canadian Mines Handbook of
1988-1989 (Northern Miner, January 2, 1971 of 455,000,000 tons of 0.324 Ni).
Royal Nickel Inc., a private company, is currently conducting a 10,000 meter
drilling program on the property. The mineralized zones are contained in ultra
mafic rocks. In general, the geological structure is a serpentinized,
magnetite bearing dunite containing olivine with pentlandite, azurite,
millerite as nickel bearing minerals.
    Lounor plans to start a two phase exploration program by next week. Phase
I is designed to better determine the location of the structural targets via
magnetic and Max Min geophysics. Phase II will consist of diamond drilling the
identified target or targets.

    About Lounor Exploration inc.

    Lounor Exploration Inc. is a Canadian-based natural resources company
with mineral holdings in Ontario and Quebec and is currently focused on
exploration in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt. The belt is found in both
provinces of Ontario and Quebec with approximately 33% in Ontario and 67% in
Quebec. The Belt has produced in excess of 180,000,000 onces of gold in
Quebec, 450,000,000 tonnes of base metal ore over the last 100 years. The
Company is headquartered in Quebec.

    LOUNOR EXPLORATION INC. is a publicly traded company on the TSX-Venture

    This press release was prepared by LOUNOR EXPLORATION INC. and the TSX
    Venture has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the
    adequacy or accuracy of this release.
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For further information:

For further information: Mr. Gilles Fiset, President, 1-800-388-8668,
(819) 797-8668, Fax: (819) 797-6050

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