Alturas Minerals Corp.
TSX VENTURE : ALT

Alturas Minerals Corp.

July 06, 2007 10:37 ET

Alturas Minerals Grants Options

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 6, 2007) - Alturas Minerals Corp. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:ALT) announces that options to acquire 250,000 common shares of the Company have been granted to each of Miguel Cardozo, President, and Paul Pearson, Vice-President Exploration. The options have a term of five years, are exercisable at $0.50 per common share, and vest over three years, with one-third vested immediately, one-third one year thereafter, and the final one-third one year thereafter.

About Alturas Minerals Corp.

Alturas is a Canadian corporation, and is the parent of Alturas Minerals S.A. ("Alturas Peru"). Alturas Peru has been actively exploring various mineral projects in Peru since January 2004. The principal assets of Alturas are four mineral exploration projects located in southern Peru, being the Huilacollo Gold Project, the Banos del Indio Gold Project, the Utupara Copper-Gold Project and the Huajoto Gold-Silver-Zinc Project. In addition, Alturas Peru has interests in fourteen other exploration projects in Peru. Alturas' exploration strategy is focused on the discovery of large epithermal gold mineralized deposits and copper-gold porphyry/skarn deposits. For further information, please visit the Company's website at www.alturasminerals.com.

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Cautionary Language and Forward Looking Statements

This press release may contain "forward-looking statements", which are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and future events to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. Investors are cautioned that such statements are not guarantees of future performance and results. Risks and uncertainties about the Company's business are more fully discussed in the Company's disclosure documents filed from time to time with the Canadian securities authorities.

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

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