Geoinformatics Exploration Inc.

Geoinformatics Exploration Inc.

January 22, 2007 12:23 ET

Geoinformatics Reports Significant Copper-Molybdenum-Silver-Lead-Zinc Anomalism Over a 2.2 kilometres by 850 metres Zone in Mexico

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 22, 2007) - Geoinformatics Exploration Inc. (TSX VENTURE:GXL) ("Geoinformatics" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the results of recent exploration work on the El Naranjo Prospect, a newly explored area, in its La Noria Project in Sinaloa, Mexico.


- A large multi-element soil anomaly has been outlined in the El Naranjo
area which includes:

- copper averaging 1,000 ppm over 1.6 kilometres by 500 metres;

- silver averaging 1.5 ppm (g/t) over 1.7 kilometres by 600 metres; and

- molybdenum averaging 28 ppm over 500 metres by 300 metres;

- Rock-chip samples have been taken over a wide area with grades as high as 1.47% copper, 6.79 g/t gold and 581 g/t silver;

- The metal zoning encountered is indicative of a buried intrusion-type system with a copper-molybdenum-silver core and peripheral lead-zinc-silver zones; and

- A drill program is being developed to test the El Naranjo prospect commencing in late February 2007.

La Noria Project

Geoinformatics is currently conducting a 3,300 metre drill program on the Azulitas, La Verde, and East Copales Prospects in the western part of the La Noria Project area (See Figure 2).

The La Noria Project is located approximately 60 kilometres northeast of Mazatlan in Sinaloa, Mexico. The Project is 100% owned and operated by Geoinformatics and is the first "target of merit" under the Master Strategic Alliance Agreement (the "Master Agreement") between Kennecott Exploration Company ("Kennecott") and Geoinformatics described below.

In addition to the ongoing drill campaign, Geoinformatics has conducted regional prospect-definition exploration over the balance of the 143 square kilometre exploration license that makes up its La Noria Project. As a result of this work, a prospective area now known as "El Naranjo" has been defined approximately 9 kilometres east of the Azulitas Prospect currently being drilled.

To view Figure 1 titled: "La Noria Project and Sinaloa and Durango copper, gold and silver mine locations," please click on the following link:

El Naranjo Prospect

The El Naranjo Prospect was originally identified through data interrogation of the Kennecott stream-sediment and soil geochemistry databases, and field reconnaissance. The Prospect appears as a distinct magnetic low in an airborne geophysical magnetic survey and is approximately 2.5 kilometres by 1 kilometre and oriented northeast to southwest.

To view Figure 2 titled: "The La Noria prospects locations," please click on the following link:

Geoinformatics has collected a total of 410 soil geochemistry samples and has completed mapping of the project area. The soil geochemistry at El Naranjo indicates a broad copper anomaly in excess of 400ppm copper with average values in excess of 1,000ppm which is approximately 1.6 kilometres long and 500 metres wide including a higher grade (greater than 1,000 ppm) anomaly 1.2 kilometres long and up to 400 metres wide).

To view Figure 3 titled: " El Naranjo Copper Soil Sampling (ppm(g/t))," please click on the following link:

The soil sampling also indicated anomalous values of:

- silver greater than 1 ppm (g/t) and averaging 1.5 ppm (top-cut to 5ppm) covering 1.7 kilometres by 600 metres with a peak value of 91.8 ppm;

- molybdenum greater than 5 ppm and averaging 28 ppm covering a 500 by 300 metre area with a peak value 373 ppm;

- gold greater than 10 ppb over an 800 by 200 metre area with a peak value 1.18 ppm (g/t);

- lead greater than 100 ppm covering a 400 by 300 metre area with a peak value of 1200 ppm; and

- zinc greater than 100 ppm covering two areas each approx 500 by 400 metre area with a peak value of 556 ppm.

To view Figure 4 titled: "El Naranjo Silver Soil Sampling (ppm (g/t))," please click on the following link:

The El Naranjo soil geochemistry anomalies cover two broad hills mapped as quartz sericite altered granodiorite rocks. The results indicate metal zoning with a central copper-molybdenum zone, a halo of copper and a peripheral zone of lead and zinc anomalism. This zoning is typical of intrusion related mineral deposits and covers an elongate area 2.2 kilometres long and 850 metres wide (See Figure 4). The area extent of the anomalism is approximately 10 times larger that the 1,000+ ppm soil copper anomaly at the nearby Azulitas Prospect.

To view Figure 5 titled: "Schematic map of the El Naranjo soil anomalies and zoning," please click on the following link:

In addition to soil sampling, Geoinformatics also collected a total of 16 rock-chip samples along a ridge in the western part of the Prospect. The rock chips assays had a peak value of 1.47% copper, 6.79 ppm (g/t) gold and 581 ppm (g/t) silver with the 16 samples averaging 98 g/t silver, 0.94g/t gold and 0.30% copper.

Table 1. El Naranjo Prospect - Rock-chip Assay Results

All assays analyzed by ALS Chemex Laboratory in Vancouver using ICP AES
method with high grade using 3 acid digest and AAS finish and fire assay
for gold.

Sample Type Orig North Orig East Copper (%) Gold (ppm) Silver (ppm)
ROCK 2606888 389899 1.47 6.79 581.0
ROCK 2606888 389899 0.41 4.29 375.0
ROCK 2606888 389899 0.42 less than 0.005 221.0
ROCK 2606894 389818 0.08 0.06 139.0
ROCK 2606942 390234 0.10 0.12 63.1
ROCK FLOAT 2606618 389641 0.10 0.76 36.8
ROCK 2606904 390298 0.38 0.25 35.4
ROCK 2606997 389818 0.05 0.46 23.0
ROCK FLOAT 2606925 390158 0.70 0.27 21.9
ROCK 2606770 389813 0.04 1.46 16.1
ROCK 2606949 390288 0.18 0.28 14.5
ROCK 2606904 390298 0.42 0.02 12.7
ROCK FLOAT 2606753 389812 0.14 0.03 12.5
ROCK FLOAT 2606877 389813 0.05 0.25 9.8
ROCK 2606775 390376 0.17 0.02 4.7
ROCK FLOAT 2606917 390040 0.03 0.01 1.2
AVERAGE 0.30 0.94 98.0

To view Figure 6 titled: Rock-chip sampling copper, silver and gold assays for the western ridge at El Naranjo. (Refer to Figure 5 inset for map location relative to the soil geochemistry.)," please click on the following link:

Geoinformatics intends to test El Naranjo with a drill program commencing in late February, 2007.

Kennecott Exploration/Geoinformatics Master Strategic Alliance Agreement

The La Noria Project falls under the Kennecott/Geoinformatics Master Agreement as described in Geoinformatics' press-release dated August 14, 2006. Under the terms of the Master Agreement, Kennecott retains a one-time back-in right on any property or project, or a 2% net smelter royalty if the back-in right is not exercised.

Qualified Persons

The technical content of this release has been provided by Dr. Nick Archibald (CP Geo/FAIMM), and Mr. Darren Holden (MAIMM) of Geoinformatics. Dr. Archibald and Mr. Holden are qualified persons, as defined by National Instrument 43-10, and have 30 and 12 years of experience, respectively, in the minerals and exploration mining industry.

About Geoinformatics

Geoinformatics is a global exploration company which has developed a unique and innovative approach to mineral exploration. The Company is actively exploring several significant properties located in British Columbia (Redton, Kliyul, Mesilinka), the Battle Mountain Trend region of Nevada (Colorback), and Sinaloa, Province, Mexico (La Noria/Azulitas). The Company also has an extensive portfolio of joint ventures, other direct property interests and royalties covering a wide range of minerals in Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and North America.

The Company has entered into a Master Strategic Alliance Agreement with Kennecott under which it will use its scientific and technology platform (the "Geoinformatics Process") which integrates data aggregation, data mining and three-dimensional modeling to identify and prioritize 30 or more exploration drill targets over the initial two years of the Master Agreement. Pursuant to the Master Agreement, Kennecott retains certain royalty and/or back-in rights. The Geoinformatics Process has been designed to assist in understanding and quantifying risk at a much earlier stage of the exploration cycle than has traditionally been available. The Company's objective is to advance its properties to a stage of commercial development by applying faster, less expensive and more reliable analytical methods to resource exploration.

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