Commander Resources Ltd.

Commander Resources Ltd.

November 26, 2007 08:30 ET

Commander Resources Ltd.: Durette Drilling Returns High Grade Intersections and a New Gold Trend is Confirmed at Hebert

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 26, 2007) - Commander Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:CMD) reports the final results from the 2007 Baffin Island gold project in Nunavut including:

- Drill results from the Durette showing, including 15.23 g/t gold over 0.83 metres (within a 7.02 metre wide interval grading 2.08 g/t gold), demonstrate that gold mineralization is associated with a strong Electromagnetic (EM) conductor at that location. The gold-bearing intersections (DUR-07-07, 08, 09, 10 and DUR-06-03) occur over a strike length of 225 metres and within 40 metres of surface and are open at depth and along strike.

- The offset portion of the Durette conductor continues for a further 1500 metres to the west. This offset has not been tested by drilling and is largely covered by overburden. A separate discrete conductor located one kilometre to the southwest of Durette is 900 metres in length and associated with previously reported surface gold values grading up to 9.5 g/t gold from prospecting samples.

- Confirmation by preliminary channel sampling that the new 7 km x 2 km Hebert mineralized trend reported in the Company's news release dated October 2nd, 2007, has significant gold potential.

Durette Showing

At Durette, five shallow holes were drilled along a 500 metre long EM conductor coinciding with mineralization intersected in DUR-06-03 (2006) that intersected 9.61 g/t gold over 1.56 metres. Thick intervals of silicate iron formation (SIF) ranging from 5 to 30 metres thick and carrying variable amounts of arsenopyrite and pyrrhotite were encountered in the 2007 drill holes demonstrating potential for a large mineralized system. Intervals of highest sulphide content in this SIF carried better gold values. A high grade assay of 15.23 g/t gold was intersected over 0.83 metres within a 7.02 metre interval grading 2.08 g/t gold in hole Dur-07-09, the easternmost hole drilled at Durette. This zone is completely open to the east, where the Durette gold zone trends into a large, shallow lake and the conductor is continuous to the last line at lakeshore. The zone is open to the west for at least 1500 metres and is open at depth.

Hebert Mineralized trend

Results from the new Hebert mineralized trend returned gold values from surface channel samples that ranged from 0.99 g/t gold over 1 metre to 5.14 g/t gold over 1 metre. Two sections of channel samples outlined continuous gold mineralization with 2.18 g/t gold over 3 metres and 1.12 g/t gold over 4 metres. In addition, two grab samples returned gold values of 13.65 g/t gold and 14.81 g/t gold. The best mineralization occurs in areas of metre-spaced, well-developed quartz veins that contain 5-25% arsenopyrite. The channel sampling was limited to a small area only; the results warrant an aggressive follow-up of detailed channel sampling and geological mapping of the entire Hebert trend corridor.

156 till samples were also collected over a 63 sq. km area that includes the Hebert trend. Results are expected before year-end.

Durette Drill Results Table (refer to October 2nd release for
previously reported holes)

Hole From (m) To (m) Width (m) Grade (g/t) gold
(i)DUR-07-07 31.00 39.00 8.00 1.22
includes 34.00 36.00 2.00 2.28
DUR-07-08 34.50 38.25 3.75 1.14
includes 34.50 35.00 0.50 3.05
DUR-07-09 35.87 42.89 7.02 2.08
includes 38.35 39.18 0.83 15.23
DUR-07-10 28.00 29.50 1.50 1.71
and 34.50 35.29 0.79 1.71
DUR-07-11 93.50 94.00 0.50 0.60% Cu
(i) previously reported

Preliminary maps associated with this release are presented on Commander's website. Additional maps and sections will be posted when available. The property is readily accessible to tidewater, contains abundant fresh water and is located near two "Distant Early Warning" (DEW line) radar stations, each with an operational 4,000 foot airstrip.

GeoVector Management Inc. of Ottawa managed the field program this year. Alan Sexton, MSc, P.Geol. was the Project Manager and the Qualified Person under NI 43-101 supervising the technical aspects of the project.

QA/QC Procedures

NQ drill core was logged and all pertinent geological/geotechnical information recorded. The drill core was then sawn in half, with one-half bagged, labeled and sent for assay; the remaining half was placed in core boxes as a permanent record and is stored on the project site. Core sample size varied from 0.5 to 1.5 metres in length. All samples were transported to TSL Laboratories in Saskatoon, Sask., for crushing, pulverization and analysis.

Core samples are crushed using a primary jaw crusher to minimum 70 per cent passing 10 mesh. A finer crush is then obtained through a rolls crusher to a minimum 95 per cent passing 10 mesh. A representative 500-gram split sample is obtained by passing the entire reject sample through a riffler, and by alternating catch pans before taking the final split. The remaining reject material is returned to a labeled bag and stored. The 500-gram sub-sample is pulverized to a minimum 95 per cent passing 150 mesh. The homogenized sample is analyzed by FA/Gravimetric using a charge with a detection limit of 0.03 gram per tonne gold.

As part of in-house QA/QC TSL Laboratories inserts certified gold standards, which are purchased from CDN Resource Labs. Standards are inserted and three pulp duplicates are analyzed for every 20 samples. Random additional repeats are also analyzed as required. Results from all internal QC samples and repeats are reported.

In addition, Commander sequentially inserts certified gold standards, which are purchased from CDN Resource Labs and blank core samples. One standard and one blank are inserted with every batch of 20 core samples prior to shipment to TSL Laboratories.

If there are any analyses of the certified gold standards that fall outside of the acceptable range the entire batch of 20 samples will be rerun. If there are any significant gold values returned from the "blank" core samples the entire batch of 20 samples will be rerun. A percentage of the core sample pulps from 2007 Commander drilling program will be submitted to another lab for check assaying.


Commander Resources Ltd. is a Canadian junior exploration company with control of one of the largest new gold districts in Canada and a new uranium belt in Newfoundland. Commander also owns several high quality exploration properties explored this year by partners. Commander uses a combination of aggressive land acquisition, focused projects and good deal-making to increase its exposure to success while reducing risk to shareholders.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

Kenneth E. Leigh, President & CEO

Shares Issued: 69,849,660

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