Gossan Resources Limited

Gossan Resources Limited

October 14, 2005 11:53 ET

Gossan Announces $800,000 Private Placement

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 14, 2005) - Gossan Resources Limited (TSX VENTURE:GSS)(Frankfurt/Freiverkehr:GSR) is pleased to announce a proposed non-brokered private placement financing of up to $800,000 comprising the sale of up to 1,600,000 Units, to be sold on a flow-through basis at $0.50 per Unit, subject to regulatory approval and closing.

Each Unit consists of one flow-through common share, one-half of one Series A Warrant and one-half of one Series B Warrant. Each whole Series A Warrant entitles the holder to acquire one common share for $0.75 in the first year after closing, and thereafter for $1.00 until the second year after closing, at which time the Series A Warrants expire. Each whole Series B Warrant entitles the holder to acquire one common share for $0.85 until eighteen months after closing at which time the Series B Warrants expire. All securities issued in conjunction with the offering will be subject to a hold period, which expires four months after closing.

The placement may close in tranches. The placees will be several flow-through limited partnerships of the MineralFields Group. A finder's fee of 5% of the gross proceeds raised and compensation warrants equal to 10% of the Units sold are payable to Limited Market Dealer Inc. One half of the compensation warrants will be Series A Warrants and one half of the compensation warrants will be Series B Warrants, each with the same terms and conditions as the Warrants comprising the Units, as set out above.

Proceeds of the financing will be used to fund exploration activities including a ground geophysical program at the Sharpe Lake Gold Property and drilling programs at the Inwood Magnesium and Manigotagan Silica Projects.

MineralFields Group is a Toronto-based mining flow-through fund with significant assets under administration that offers its tax-advantaged super flow-through limited partnerships to investors throughout Canada during most of the calendar year. Information about MineralFields Group is available at www.mineralfields.com.

Gossan Resources Limited is engaged in mineral exploration in Manitoba and northwestern Ontario. It has a well-diversified portfolio of properties hosting gold, platinum group and base metals, as well as the specialty metals, tantalum, chromium, titanium and vanadium. The Company also has a large deposit of magnesium-rich dolomite and a silica sand prospect. Gossan trades on the TSX Venture and the Frankfurt/Freiverkehr & Xetra Exchanges and has 17,833,124 shares outstanding (21,158,124 shares fully diluted).

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

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