Gravity West Mining Corp.

Gravity West Mining Corp.

January 07, 2008 11:27 ET

Gravity West Mining Corp.: Sibley Basin Property Update

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 7, 2008) - Gravity West Mining Corp. (TSX VENTURE:GRW) -

Based on the field results of 2007 drilling (announced in press release of November 8, 2007, titled "Gravity West Drills Massive Sulphides at Voltaire"), a follow-up ground geophysical survey program has been initiated to better define further drilling targets in the area of drill holes 3A, 4 and 5.

A Line Cutting crew has been mobilized and working at the site, which will be followed by ground EM and gravity surveys.

Once that data is compiled, drill targets will be chosen and drilling will commence immediately.

Gravity West core photos posted to company website.

Management of Gravity West Mining Corp. (TSX VENTURE:GRW) is pleased to announce that pictures of the core samples of initial drilling holes 3A, 4 and 5, previously announced November 8, 2007, have been posted to the company website

The November 8, 2007 news release announced the results of the first phase of diamond drilling on the company's Voltaire Lake property in the Sibley basin, 150 kilometres north of Thunder Bay, Ontario. Drill holes have intersected massive sulphides including chalcopyrite in unmapped basement rocks that are buried under a cover of Sibley sediments and a diabase sill. The basement geology that has been revealed contains environments that are favourable for gold, volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) and nickel-copper PGE mineralization.

Five diamond drill holes totalling 1,203 metres were drilled to test a group of conductors defined by a VTEM® airborne magnetic and electromagnetic survey carried out over the 73,000 acre Voltaire Lake property in the summer of 2007. All five holes cut through a diabase sill, followed by Sibley group sediments, and entered basement rocks at vertical depths between 70 and 100 metres. The basement rocks are Archean age metavolcanics, metasediments and intrusives belonging to the Garden Lake greenstone belt.

Diamond drill hole VL07-03A intersected intrusive rocks including diorite, gabbro and pyroxenite from the Sibley unconformity at 81 metres to the end of the hole at 215 metres. The 12-metre pyroxenite section was mineralized with disseminated to net-textured sulphides, mainly pyrrhotite. This geological environment is favourable for nickel-copper and/or PGE mineralization.

Basement rocks in drill hole VL07-04 consisted of metasediments, diorite, granodiorite and a 5 metre section of a heavily altered (garnet and biotite are the main alteration minerals) volcanic rock with disseminated to massive pyrrhotite, pyrite and chalcopyrite. The aluminous alteration mineralogy suggests an environment favourable to shallow-water VMS mineralization similar to that found at the Sturgeon Lake mining camp, 115 kilometres to the west, where four separate mines operating from 1973 to 1991 produced over 18 million tonnes of Zn-Cu-Pb-Ag-Au ore.

In drill hole VL05-05 the basement rocks included 37 metres of gabbro with disseminated sulphides including minor chalcopyrite, followed by 4 metres of agglomerate, 9 metres of quartz-feldspar porphyry and 45 metres of felsic tuff, most of which is silicified. The porphyry has been chloritized and contains disseminated pyrite with minor chalcopyrite. The felsic tuff contains disseminated to stringery sulphides throughout with a 12 metre section that shows extreme silicification and contains six separate short sections of massive pyrrhotite and pyrite with local splashes of chalcopyrite. The geology indicates a favourable environment for VMS-type base metal mineralization, as well as volcanogenic and/or epigenetic gold.

Samples from these three drill holes have been split and sent for assay.

Derrick Strickland, PGeo, a qualified person under National Instrument 43-101, has approved the technical content of this news release.

Management is still awaiting assay results from drill core sent to the lab.

Gravity West Appoints New Vice-President Exploration

Gravity West Mining Corp. (TSX VENTURE:GRW) is pleased to announce that Afzaal Pirzada, a professional geologist has joined the company as Vice- President Exploration. Mr. Pirzada has over 20 years of experience working in mineral exploration and mining, in Canada and oversees. He holds a M.Sc. degree in Geology and is registered as a Professional Geologist in British Columbia, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

Before joining Gravity West, Afzaal Pirzada was working with Adriana Resources Inc. as a Project Manager for the company's Bear Valley Uranium and MIE Copper-Nickel-PGE projects. He has also worked with Atomic Energy Minerals Centre Pakistan for 20 years on uranium exploration in sandstone type deposits. During his professional career, he has co-authored two volumes on uranium resource potential, five research publications and more than 25 reports on mineral deposits and exploration.

Mr. Pirzada is a Qualified Person under National Instrument 43-101. His wide geological expertise and resource industry experience will be of great assistance as Gravity West expands and develops its property portfolio of uranium, nickel, copper, PGE, gold and other prospects, and in realizing value from its properties.

About Gravity West Mining Corp.

Gravity West Mining Corp. is a publicly traded Canadian company focused on creating shareholder value through taking early stage positions, primarily in uranium properties, but also in selected other high value minerals such as nickel, copper, PGE and gold.

Currently, Gravity West holds key land positions in Canada's Ontario Sibley Basin (uranium, copper, nickel, and PGE prospect), Great Bear Magmatic Zone and Hornby Bay Basin in the Northwest Territories (IOCG and uranium prospect) and Northern British Columbia's Red Chris Mine area (copper/gold porphyry prospect).


Livio Susin, President and Director

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