Tribute Minerals Inc.
TSX VENTURE : TBM

Tribute Minerals Inc.

September 27, 2007 10:41 ET

Tribute Appoints Dr. Trevor Boyd Vice President Exploration and Files 43-101 on SEDAR

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 27, 2007) - Tribute Minerals Inc. (the "Company" or "Tribute") (TSX VENTURE:TBM) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Dr. Trevor Boyd, Ph.D., P.Geo., as Vice President Exploration of the Company.

Dr. Boyd earned his Ph.D. in geology from the University of Toronto. Since 1987, he has worked for Noranda, Falconbridge, Westmin Resources and Tri Origin Exploration and has also lectured in economic geology at York University. He is a qualified person ("QP") for the purposes of National Instrument 43-101 - Standards of Compliance for Mineral Projects of the Canadian Securities Administrators.

Dr. Boyd has worked with Tribute as a geological consultant for four (4) years and has supervised the exploration of the Garnet Property, Confederation Lake Belt on which an indicated resource of about 2.071 million tonnes at a cut off grade of 3% zinc equivalent has been estimated by Broad Oak Associates as presented in the following table:



Category Tonnes Zn Cu Au Ag
(%) (%) (g/t) (g/t)
At a 3% per cent zinc equivalent
Indicated 2,070,888 5.92 0.75 0.58 21.1
(Plus an average indium value of 34.6 g/t for 19 out of 24 holes
intersecting the Arrow Zone.)

Inferred 120,552 2.60 0.56 0.40 21.5

At a 5% per cent zinc equivalent
Indicated 1,762,211 6.75 0.79 0.61 22.3
(Plus an average indium value of 28.7 g/t for 18 out of 23 holes
intersecting the Arrow Zone.)

Inferred 51,631 3.86 0.79 0.58 23.8

At a 10% per cent zinc equivalent
Indicated 633,429 14.3 1.11 0.85 31.7
(Plus an average indium value of 55.2 g/t for 10 out of 13 holes
intersecting the Arrow Zone.)


Resource estimations were based on three chosen cut-off grades of 10%, 5% and 3% Zn equivalent, which is equal to the Zn (wt.%) plus 2.4 Cu (wt.%). (Cut off grades are calculated using zinc and copper only. No indium grades have been determined for the inferred tonnage as of this date.)

Until an economic evaluation is completed, the economic cut off for this deposit is unknown, Mineral resources that are not mineral reserves do not have demonstrated economic viability. In consultation with Broad Oak Associates and based upon current base metal prices, the Company has determined that 3% Zinc is the minimum acceptable cut off grade to report. Until an economic evaluation is completed, the economic cut off for this deposit is unknown.

The Report dated September 4, 2007 by G.S. Carter P. Eng of Broad Oak Associates and titled "Technical Report on the Resources at Garnet Lake Property, Confederation Lake Belt, Red Lake, Ontario, Canada" has been filed on SEDAR. Reference is made to the press release dated August 15, 2007 for further information on the resource.

The Company currently has 72,243,717 common shares issued and outstanding.

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

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