Hudson Resources Inc.

Hudson Resources Inc.

October 03, 2005 09:16 ET

Hudson Confirms Large Eclogitic Component In Garnet Lake Drill Core

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 3, 2005) - HUDSON RESOURCES INC. ("Hudson") (TSX VENTURE:HUD) confirms that the kimberlite intersected in the spring of 2005 at Garnet Lake contains indicator mineral chemistry consistent with the highly diamondiferous kimberlite subcrop discovered in 2004. Hudson also confirms that diamond-field peridotitic and eclogite garnets were found in abundance in the Garnet Lake core samples.

Hudson is encouraged by the latest findings confirming 99% of the pyrope garnets probed (112 of 113 garnets) are derived from the diamond-bearing region at least 150km beneath the earth's surface. In addition, all of the 36 eclogitic garnets probed fall within the classification of diamondiferous facies eclogites. Furthermore, an ecolgitic garnet (G4D) bearing xenolith was recovered from Garnet Lake drill core. Thin section analysis revealed two G4D garnets with Na2O contents of 0.13-0.28 wt%. These unique concentrations of sodium and titanium oxides have been found in several other samples within the Garnet Lake region and nowhere else in Greenland. Interestingly, these values are very similar to the reported eclogitic assemblages from the highly diamondiferous Udachnaya kimberlites in Siberia, Russia. It is uncertain at this time whether this will have a bearing on the economic viability of the project; however, Hudson believes that the eclogitic garnets represent an important part of the significantly diamondiferous Garnet Lake kimberlite.

A total of 28 representative kimberlite core samples from 18 drill holes (holes 05DS01 through 05DS18) were submitted for indicator mineral processing and picking in June 2005 to SRC GeoAnalytical Laboratories. Of these, Garnet Lake samples dominate the recovery of garnet with 5 samples originating from this location containing abundant amounts of garnet and also picroilmenite, and olivine. Several of the other samples contained picroilmenites and chromites. Only the Garnet Lake samples contained a significant number of diamonds (see NR2005-5 dated July 4, 2005).

Mineral compositions for grains separated from diamond-bearing portions of two Garnet Lake drill cores 05DS11 and 05DS12, were determined by Dr. Mark Hutchison using the Department of Geology, University of Copenhagen's JEOL 733/Superprobe electron microprobe. Garnet, ilmenite, olivine and phlogopite compositions are closely similar to those from similar grains separated from diamondiferous float samples taken from the south end of Garnet Lake during the 2004 field season. Furthermore, Garnet Lake garnet, ilmenite and phlogopite compositions are significantly different from those recovered from kimberlites from other localities in the Naajat area. These observations allow a high degree of confidence to be placed on the conclusion that the diamondiferous subcrop at Garnet Lake has the same source as the in-situ diamondiferous core from drill sites 05DS11 and 05DS12. It also supports the proposition that diamond content is linked to visible matrix-hosted garnet xenocrysts within the core and float.

Results for the 556 kg of material submitted to the SRC GeoAnalytical Laboratories from Hudson's July 2005 drill and field program are still pending. High volumes of kimberlite currently being submitted by the diamond exploration industry has resulted in processing delays at the lab.

SRC GeoAnalytical Laboratories is accredited to the ISO/IEC 17025 standard by the Standards Council of Canada as a testing laboratory for specific tests. Dr. Mark Hutchison, Trigon GeoServices Ltd., is in charge of the exploration program and is responsible for the collection of the samples in Greenland and managed the chain of custody from the field to the SRC. Dr. John Ferguson has reviewed the program and this press release and is a qualified person under National Instrument 43-101.


"James Tuer"
James Tuer, President

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