Northern Star Mining Corporation
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Northern Star Mining Corporation

October 08, 2009 08:52 ET

Northern Star Announces Further Drill Results From Malartic-Midway Project

VAL D'OR, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Oct. 8, 2009) - Northern Star Mining Corp. (TSX VENTURE:NSM) (Northern Star Mining or the "Company") is pleased to announce further drill results from its surface and underground exploration programs.

On its wholly owned Malartic-Midway gold project (16km west of Val-d'Or, (Quebec), drilling was carried out from surface on the Midway area and from underground in the Chabela, and Decline area.

Highlights include 5.4 grams per tonne gold over 28.6 meters from surface in the Midway area and 14.5 grams per tonne gold over 5.0 meters from underground in the Chabela sub level.

Results include:

SURFACE DRILLING



Core
From To length Grade Rock
HOLE # (m) (m) (m) (g/t Au) Type

214 113.0 141.6 28.6 5.4 Gabbro
Including 116.3 124.0 7.70 8.0 Gabbro
And 135.0 140.0 5.0 8.3 Gabbro


UNDERGROUND CHABELA WEST

Drill results from the Chabela drift returned:



Core
From To length Grade Rock
HOLE # (m) (m) (m) (g/t Au) Type

35 Drift Floor
-- 33.0 33.0 2.4 Gabbro

39 Drift Floor
-- 19.0 19.0 5.2 Gabbro

40 Drift Wall
-- 24.6 24.6 4.8 Gabbro
And 10.0 15.0 5.0 14.5 Gabbro


Michel David, president states "As the Company continues its underground exploration and development, it continues to generate excellent drill exploration results, as well as continually developing new targets for future gold discoveries. The bulk sampling program from the Chabela and Briar Zones is also underway with development and drifting complete at Chabela and is progressing at the Briar Zone".

Surface drilling on the Company's Callahan project will began in Mid-October.

Eugene Gauthier, Ing (OIQ), acts as the qualified person of the Company and has reviewed the contents of the news release. The diamond drilling and exploration programs are being carried out under the direct supervision of Eugene Gauthier, Ing (OIQ). The Company is maintaining strict standards for QA (quality assurance) and QC (quality control); by keeping under lock all drill cores, rejects and pulps for further testing. Samples were sent to ALS Chemex and Techni-Lab labs in Val d'Or, Quebec. High grade assays intersections were subject to total gold metallic sieve method in addition to the standard fire assay and AA finish.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Jonathan Awde, Vice-president, Corporate Finance

This press release contains certain "Forward-Looking Statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the United States Security Exchange Act of 1934, and involves a number of risks and uncertainties. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company's expectations are disclosed in the Company's documents filed from time to time with the TSX Venture Exchange and the British Columbia Securities Commission. All statements, other than of historical fact, included herein are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Northern Star Mining Corporation
    Jonathan Awde
    Vice-president, Corporate Finance
    Toll Free (800) 460-5031 or (819) 825-8088
    (819) 825-1199 (FAX)
    www.nsmgold.com