Adex Mining Inc.

Adex Mining Inc.

December 23, 2008 08:14 ET

Adex Mining Completes Mineralogy Study

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 23, 2008) - Adex Mining Inc. ("Adex" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:ADE) is pleased to announce the completion of a mineralogy characterization test program for the recovery and extraction of tungsten, molybdenum, tin and indium at the Company's Mount Pleasant Mine Property (the "Property") located in southwestern New Brunswick. The Property hosts two mineralized zones: the tungsten-molybdenum bearing Fire Tower Zone ("FTZ") and the tin-indium bearing North Zone ("NZ").

The mineralogy characterization test program was undertaken with the purpose of assisting the Company develop and validate a metallurgical process for optimum metal recovery from the Property's FTZ and NZ. Specifically, a detailed analysis of the grain size and liberation characteristics of the metals hosted at the Property was completed to confirm an optimum grinding and metal recovery circuit.

SGS Lakefield Research Limited of Lakefield, Ontario completed the mineralogy characterization test program by assessing ore samples from the FTZ and NZ using a series of metallurgical technologies, including QEMSCAN, X-ray diffraction and Electron Microprobe analysis.

Qualified Person

Trevor Boyd, P.Geo., the Company's Geological Consultant and a qualified person as defined by NI 43-101, supervised the preparation of the technical information contained in this press release in compliance with National Instrument 43-101.


Adex Mining Inc. is a Canadian junior mining company with an experienced management team. The Company is focused on developing its flagship Mount Pleasant Mine Property, a multi-metal project that is host to promising tungsten-molybdenum and tin-indium-zinc-copper mineralization. Located in Charlotte County, New Brunswick, Mount Pleasant is situated approximately 80 kilometers south of Fredericton, the provincial capital, and is 65 kilometers from the United States border. The common shares of Adex trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the stock symbol "ADE".


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