ALDRIDGE MINERALS INC.
TSX VENTURE : AGM
FRANKFURT : A0CAPB

ALDRIDGE MINERALS INC.

June 09, 2009 13:02 ET

Aldridge Arranges Joint Venture for Derinkoy Properties

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 9, 2009) - Dr. Hikmet Akin, President of Aldridge Minerals Inc. ("Aldridge" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:AGM)(FRANKFURT:A0CAPB) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a heads of agreement with European Goldfields Ltd. for the joint development of the Company's Derinkoy properties in northeastern Turkey, comprising licenses covering a total area of 40 square kilometers. The licenses are located in the Pontides region of Turkey, a highly prospective geological terrain containing several major deposits.

Under this agreement, European Goldfields will fund all exploration and development costs of the properties to earn ultimately up to 90% interest in the project by completion of a feasibility study.

About Aldridge Minerals

Aldridge Minerals Inc. is mainly focused on mineral opportunities in Turkey where the Company is conducting an ambitious exploration and development program at its flagship Yenipazar polymetallic VMS project.

Aldridge has also identified several other prospective opportunities in Turkey and has amassed a large property position where a systematic exploration program is underway.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

DR. HIKMET AKIN, President and Director

Forward-Looking Statements:

The statements made in this Press Release may contain forward-looking statements that may involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual events or results could differ materially from the Company's expectations and projections.

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