Rockcliff Hits High Grade Copper-Gold Mineralization at Snow Lake, 4.74m
grading 9.02% copper, 3.46g/t gold, 1.62% zinc and 36.5g/t silver Drill
Program Doubles in Size

Trading Symbol RCR: TSXV

TORONTO, Nov. 10 /CNW/ - Rockcliff Resources Inc. (RCR: TSXV) is pleased to announce that drilling on the Rail Zone has intersected high grade copper-gold mineralization on its Snow Lake VMS Project located in central Manitoba. Hole RL09-37 intersected 4.74m of massive sulphides grading 9.02% copper, 3.46g/t gold, 1.62% zinc and 36.5g/t silver including 3.99m grading 10.63% copper, 3.86g/t gold, 1.77% zinc and 42.5g/t silver. The hole was drilled in an untested area 150m north of the historic Rail VMS Deposit. Drilling has now increased the Rail Zone mineralization (copper, gold, zinc and silver) to 685m of strike length and up to 380m deep. The Rail Zone remains open in all directions and is hosted within juvenile arc rocks of the Snow Lake camp. All VMS mines within the camp are hosted in juvenile arc rocks of the Flin Flon greenstone belt.

An additional 2500m of drilling has been added to the on-going program. The program will focus on defining the outer limits of the Rail Zone and test other high priority geophysical targets identified in previous surveys in the area.

Highlights from previous holes (RL07-01 to RL08-32) completed by Rockcliff on the Rail Zone at the Rail Property can be viewed on the Company's website at Highlights from the recent drill holes RL09-33 to RL09-38 are tabulated below including:

    -   8.38m grading 2.65% copper, 0.43g/t gold, 0.06% zinc and 4.5g/t
        silver including 5.94m grading 3.03% copper, 0.28g/t gold, 0.06% zinc
        and 5.0g/t silver (RL09-33);

    -   4.11m grading 2.29% copper, 0.50g/t gold, 0.08% zinc and 4.5g/t
        silver including 2.23m grading 2.91% copper, 0.35g/t gold, 0.05% zinc
        and 5.3g/t silver (RL09-34);

    -   4.74m grading 9.02% copper, 3.46g/t gold, 1.62% zinc and 36.5g/t
        silver including 3.99m grading 10.63% copper, 3.86g/t gold, 1.77%
        zinc and 42.5g/t silver (RL09-37);

    -   3.97m grading 2.65% copper, 1.18g/t gold, 1.64% zinc and 11.8g/t
        silver including 1.83m grading 5.58% copper, 2.54g/t gold, 3.28% zinc
        and 24.4g/t silver (RL09-38).

Ken Lapierre, President and CEO of Rockcliff commented, "We are extremely encouraged with the drill results and in locating a new copper-gold rich phase within the mineralized system of the Rail Zone. The size of the zone continues to expand and confirms our belief in the prolific nature of the region and outstanding potential of our Snow Lake VMS Project. Our project, which totals in excess of 500 km(2), hosts five underexplored historic VMS deposits and literally hundreds of untested geophysical targets with VMS and gold potential. We will continue to systematically explore and advance our project and look forward to additional discoveries in this world class greenstone belt".

To date, a total of 1,970m in six surface drill holes (RL09-33 to RL09-38) have been completed in this program on the Rail Property. The Rail Zone intersected in holes 33, 34 and 35, were drilled south of the historic Rail Deposit and have confirmed that the copper-rich R1 VMS Zone (please see news release dated October 1, 2008) is not a separate zone but a continuation of the Rail Zone. Drill holes 36, 37 and 38, drilled north of the Rail Deposit, have confirmed that this area hosts Rail Zone mineralization which is more copper-gold-rich. The Rail Zone has been drilled to a present strike length of 685m and to depths of up to 380m and remains open in all directions. The zone consists of stringers and massive sulphide lenses of pyrite, pyrrhotite, chalcopyrite (copper-rich) and sphalerite (zinc-rich) hosted within a favourable 5km long trend of prospective juvenile arc rocks.

Drilling is expected to continue up to the Christmas break and then continue into the New Year.

Significant assay results from drill holes RL09-33 to RL09-38 are tabulated below along with drill hole information. The lengths reported are drill intersected core lengths and do not represent true widths.

    Borehole  From     To   Length Copper Gold  Zinc Silver             Grid
               (m)     (m)    (m)    %     g/t   %     g/t N/E/Azimuth/Dip*
    RL09-33  410.38  418.76  8.38   2.65  0.43  0.06   4.5 2809/6895/270/-49
    includes 411.91  417.85  5.94   3.03  0.28  0.06   5.0

    RL09-34  369.45  373.56  4.11   2.29  0.50  0.08   4.5 2605/6903/270/-47
    includes 369.45  371.67  2.22   2.91  0.35  0.05   5.3

    RL09-35  284.61  287.38  2.77   0.66  0.08  0.45   2.9 3000/6290/270/-68
    includes 286.86  287.38  0.52   2.48  0.26  0.07   9.0

    RL09-36  128.38  128.75  0.37   6.16  1.00  1.48 20.2  4800/5880/270/-63

    RL09-37   85.48   90.22  4.74   9.02  3.46  1.62  36.5 4800/5880/270/-45
    includes  86.23   90.22  3.99  10.63  3.86  1.77  42.5
    includes  89.00   90.22  1.22  11.97  5.28  1.89  47.3

    RL09-38   99.97  103.94  3.97   2.65  1.18  1.64  11.8 4800/5880/270/-52
    includes 101.48  103.31  1.83   5.58  2.54  3.28  24.4
    (m) = metres, % = percentage, g/t =
    grams per tonne, * Imperial grid used. Co-ordinates are approximate.
    Previous hole RL08-16 was extended 152m and intersected no significant

Rockcliff has the exclusive right to earn a 100% interest in the Rail Property from Hudson Bay Exploration and Development Company Limited (HBED), a wholly owned subsidiary of HudBay Minerals Inc. (HBM: TSX). If Rockcliff earns its interest in the Rail Property, HBED will receive a 2% Net Smelter Return Royalty. If Rockcliff earns a 100% interest in the Rail Property, HBED then has the right to acquire up to a 65% interest in the Rail Property. Please refer to the News Release dated March 23, 2007 for further details.

Rockcliff Resources Inc.

Rockcliff Resources Inc. is a Canadian resource exploration company focused on discovery and advancement of its high-quality mineral assets on its Snow Lake VMS Project. Rockcliff presently controls the Snow Lake VMS Project totalling in excess of 500 km(2) of which 350 km(2) is 100% owned by Rockcliff and located within the Snow Lake Camp. The project presently includes five historical VMS deposits (Lon, Rail, Reed, Kof, Sylvia) and numerous additional areas with potential for VMS and nickel-copper mineralization. Rockcliff also controls the Shihan VMS Project located in Northern Ontario.


Peter Wood, P.Eng., P.Geo., VP Exploration of Rockcliff, a Qualified Person under the definition of National Instrument 43-101, is responsible for the technical information in this press release and is responsible for verification and quality assurance of Rockcliff's exploration data and analytical results. Samples of half core are packaged and shipped directly from Rockcliff's field office to TSL Laboratories (TSL), Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. TSL is a Canadian assay laboratory and is accredited under ISO/IEC 17025. Each bagged core sample is dried, crushed to 70% passing 10 mesh and a 250g pulp is pulverized to 95% passing 150 mesh for assaying. A 0.5g cut is taken from each pulp for base metal analyses and leached in a multi acid (total) digestion and then analyzed for copper, lead, zinc and silver by atomic absorption. Gold concentrations are determined by fire assay using a 30g charge followed by an atomic absorption finish. Samples greater than upper detection limit (3000 ppb) are reanalyzed using fire assay gravimetric using a 1 AT charge. Rockcliff inserted certified blanks and standards in the sample stream to ensure lab integrity.

Forward Looking Statement:

Some of the statements contained herein may be forward-looking statements which involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties. Without limitation, statements regarding potential mineralization and resources, exploration results, and future plans and objectives of the Company are forward looking statements that involve various risks. The following are important factors that could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward looking statements: changes in the world wide price of mineral commodities, general market conditions, risks inherent in mineral exploration, risks associated with development, construction and mining operations, the uncertainty of future profitability and the uncertainty of access to additional capital. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate as actual results and future events may differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Rockcliff undertakes no obligation to update such forward-looking statements if circumstances or management's estimates or opinions should change. The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements.

Neither 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.

SOURCE Rockcliff Resources Inc.

For further information: For further information: please visit our website at or contact Ken Lapierre, P.Geo., President and CEO of Rockcliff Resources Inc. at (416) 863-9800 or at

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