Alma Resources Ltd.
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Alma Resources Ltd.

April 17, 2007 09:01 ET

Alma Resources Sees Up to 597g/t Silver in Recent Samples at Barreteros Property, Sinaloa State, Mexico

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - April 17, 2007) - Alma Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:ALV)(FRANKFURT:W2U)(WKN:A0HM01) ("Alma" or "the Company") is pleased to announce results from recent sampling that is part of an extensive surface and underground sampling program at its Barreteros property, located near the town of Cosala in Mexico's Sinaloa State.

Results for chip samples from a stope near the Cata Plutarco workings and surface samples taken at other showings on the property are presented in Table 1.



Table 1: Analytical Results for Chip Samples(i) from Historic
Underground Workings and Surface Showings at the Barreteros
Property

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Silver Gold Lead Zinc
Location Coordinates (g/t) (g/t) (%) (%)
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Stope Near
Cata Plutarco 68+41N / 50+45E
540723 178 6.03 8.63
540724 51 0.8 0.16
540725 112 8.47 0.51
540726 113 1.08 0.18
540727 597 16.84 0.53
540728 525 16.89 0.76

Surface Samples
501 83+00N / 42+20E 31 0.03 0.41 -
less
than
502 82+75N / 42+75E 5 0.01 - 0.07
503 82+00N / 46+50E 73 1.68 3.61 0.13
504 82+00N / 46+50E 68 0.30 5.25 0.46
505 82+00N / 46+50E 11 0.09 0.23 0.16
506 80+00N / 40+00E 137 0.48 2.85 2.66
507 77+00N / 44+40E - 0.17 0.11 0.27
508 77+50N / 45+00E 7 0.01 0.11 0.15
509 28+00N / 48+00E 8 0.03 - 0.35
510 28+00N / 48+00E - 0.04 - 0.25
511 28+00N / 48+00E - 0.02 - 0.13
512 28+00N / 48+00E 3 1.03 - 0.17
513 82+00N / 46+50E 7 0.03 0.38 1.48
514 81+00N / 45+00E 126 2.32 7.04 0.33
515 81+00N / 45+00E 315 1.30 9.0 0.28
516 81+00N / 45+00E 10 0.13 - -
517 81+00N / 45+00E 108 1.44 4.85 0.60
518 81+00N / 45+00E 25 1.33 1.89 0.34
519 81+00N / 45+00E 98 1.72 5.86 0.63
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(i) Chip samples were collected across intervals of approximately 1 metre.


Alma's drilling program continues in the core zone at the property, exploring the extent of the mineralized system that was the target of the extensive historic mining activities at the site. Underground, surface and drill core samples are sent to a preparatory laboratory in Hermosillo, Mexico, and are then shipped to Vancouver for analysis.

Luc Lamarche, P.Geol, is the Company's qualified person for the Barreteros project under the definition of National Instrument 43-101. Mr. Lamarche is responsible for the current exploration program and the preparation of all technical information provided in this release.

About Alma Resources Ltd.

Alma Resources is an exciting, rapidly-growing organization dedicated to pursuing and developing significant silver, gold and additional base metal opportunities. Currently focused in silver-rich Mexico, Alma Resources is committed to the aggressive pursuit of properties with high return-on-investment and maximizing the value of assets through disciplined process of assessment, responsible acquisitions, and intentions of taking acquired properties from exploration into production.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Jag Bal, President & Director

ALMA RESOURCES LTD.

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