New Nadina Explorations Limited
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New Nadina Explorations Limited

January 25, 2008 12:05 ET

New Nadina Explorations Limited: Microdiamond Analysis Completed on RIP, Monument Property, NWT

GREENWOOD, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 25, 2008) - New Nadina Explorations Limited (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:NNA) and partners are pleased to report final microdiamond data from 2007 HQ large diameter drilling of kimberlite pipe RIP, located on the Monument Diamond Project at Lac De Gras, Northwest Territories. These diamonds add to previously reported diamond data, including a near-half carat stone reported in November 2007.

Today's news release reports microdiamonds recovered from 1,195.0 kg of kimberlite, which brings RIP's cumulative diamond sample to 2,201.7 kg. Microdiamond recovery was completed by (1)Saskatchewan Research Council Geoanalytical Laboratories (SRC) in Saskatoon SK. New microdiamond results (sieve size in millimeters) are tabulated below:



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Combined TOTAL
Weight 0.106 0.15 0.212 0.3 0.425 0.6 0.85 1.18 1.7 2.36 Dia-
(kg) Sieve Sieve Sieve Sieve Sieve Sieve Sieve Sieve Sieve Sieve monds
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1,195.0 239 108 81 49 36 15 8 4 1 1 542
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(1) Saskatchewan Research Council Geoanalytical Laboratories is an
Accredited Testing Laboratory that conforms to requirements of ISO/IEC
17025 and conditions established by the Standards Council of Canada.
(i)The largest stone measured 2.8 x 2.2 x 1.8 mm and weighed 38.805 mg.
and is 0.19 carats.


Cumulative microdiamonds results from adjacent kimberlites RIP and DD17 are shown below:



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Combined 0.106 0.15 0.212 0.3 0.425 0.6
Weight (kg) Sieve Sieve Sieve Sieve Sieve Sieve
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RIP 2,201.7 406 197 147 100 53 28
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DD17 2,137.6 315 246 200 80 69 34
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Combined 0.85 1.18 1.7 2.36 3.35 TOTAL
Weight (kg) Sieve Sieve Sieve Sieve Sieve Diamonds
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RIP 2,201.7 15 6 1 1 1 955
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DD17 2,137.6 12 7 1 0 0 964
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These two pipes have similar diamond distribution, including larger stones with RIP reporting 24 stones greater than 0.85 mm and DD17 reporting 20 stones greater than 0.85 mm. The two larger stones from RIP, weigh 0.44 and 0.19 carats.

A total of 9 kimberlite pipes plus several unspecified related kimberlite dikes exist on the property. Untested targets include signatures with both positive and negative magnetic anomalies, and weak electromagnetic conductors, some of which are under swamps and lakes. A drill program is being planned for spring 2008 to test as many as possible.

The Monument Property, located on the south shore of Lac de Gras is owned 57.49% by New Nadina Explorations Limited, 22.11% by Chris and Jeanne Jennings, and 20.4% by Archon Minerals Ltd. with a 1% Royalty payable to each Kennecott Canada Exploration Inc. and DHK Diamonds Inc. The project is supervised by Mr. K. R. Kivi, P.Geol., an independent Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101. Mr. Kivi has reviewed the content of this news release.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Ellen Clements, Director, President & CEO

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

Contact Information

  • New Nadina Explorations Limited
    Ellen Clements
    Director, President & CEO
    (250) 445-2260 or Toll Free: 1-800-856-3966
    (250) 445-2259 (FAX)
    Website: www.nadina.com