July 09, 2007 06:01 ET

Boxxer Updates Exploration Activity on Boyer Ranch and Buena Vista Projects

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - July 9, 2007) - Boxxer Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:BXX) is pleased to announce an update on exploration activities for the Buena Vista and Boyer Ranch projects both of which are located in Nevada, USA.

Boyer Ranch Project:

The Boyer Ranch property consists of eleven (11) patented and 62 unpatented lode claims (the "Property") located in the Table Mountain mining district, Churchill County, Nevada. (see release dated February 19, 2007). The Property controls at least 2,200 metres of strike length along an erosional contact between a mineralized section of altered Jurassic andesites and overlying Tertiary tuffs and sediments. Copper mineralization is reported to have a minimum thickness of 100 feet along portions of this contact. The proposed 2007 exploration program (budgeted at $150,000) consisting of mapping and systematic channel sampling to determine the extent and average grade of copper mineralization reported in underground workings, trenching of known mineralized outcrops, surface mapping and geophysical (induced polarization (IP) / magnetic) surveys are schedule to commence in mid-late July. Depending on the results of the surface and underground work an initial (2,000 feet in 6 to10 shallow holes) diamond drilling program is planned. Road work that is required to access the Property is underway.

Analytical results of samples representative of the various lithologies, alteration and mineralization collected by Boxxer's independent consulting geologist from the shaft, adit, pits and outcrops around Treasure Box Hill is set out below.

Number Type Description Copper % Silver g/t
BR-1 dump Mineralized and weakly altered
porphyritic flow with 3% - 5% 15.95 33.7
malachite as veinlets, stain and
BR-2 2' chip Unaltered basaltic andesite flow with
fracture-controlled malachite 1.18 5.2
BR-3 dump Strongly altered porphyritic flow
with 10% - 20% malachite and 16.55 402
chrysocolla disseminations & veinlets.
BR-4 1.5' chip Albite-iron carbonate malachite vein
in chloritized andesite flow with 1-3% 0.99 0.4
fine-grained malachite disseminations
and amygdale fillings.
BR-5 5' chip Chloritized basaltic andesite flow
with 1% - 3% fine-grained 1.59 0.8
malachite disseminations and amygdale
BR-6 3' chip Brecciated - chloritized basaltic
andesite flow with 2%-4% 1.76 3.1
disseminated malachite and malachite
as breccia matrix.
BR-7 2' chip Bleached and altered footwall less
porphyritic basaltic 186 ppm than 0.5
andesite flow with weak malachite
BR-8 5' chip Brecciated and chlorite altered
basaltic andesite flow with 10%-20% 14.45 2.7
malachite as disseminations and
breccia matrix.
BR-9 grab Oxidized massive bornite clots, coarse
replacement blebs, cross-cutting 40.90 623
veinlets and discontinueous pods in
strongly chloritized andesitic flow.
BR-10 area chip Variably chloritized porphyritic flow
with 7%-15% malachite as 11.60 31.2
disseminations and cross-cutting
veinlets; hematite common.

Gold values in the above samples were less than 5 ppb (parts per billion).

Buena Vista Project:

The Buena Vista Joint Venture is an Iron Oxide-Copper-Gold (IOCG) exploration project. The project area is characterized by a large zone (12,000 feet long by 1,000 - 2,300 feet wide) of pervasive albite-iron carbonate-hematite alteration which hosts at least 50 showings of copper +/- gold mineralization and associated hematitic "leached caps". The large alteration zone and copper showings is interpreted to be the upper portion of an IOCG hydrothermal system developed in a Jurassic-age volcanic complex referred to as the Humboldt mafic complex.

Diamond drill testing of a 1,700 feet long and up to 300 feet wide induced polarization ("IP") anomaly commenced in mid-June One diamond drill hole has been completed to a depth of 1,127 feet and the second drill hole is in progress. The objective of the second hole is to test the IP target a distance of 250 feet from the first hole. The IP anomaly is interpreted to represent disseminated copper sulphide mineralization which is hosted by a gently dipping, strata-bound alteration zone (i.e. manto-type copper mineralization).

Surface exploration consisting of mapping and additional IP / magnetic surveys are underway on the west and northeast portions of the property to test numerous showings of copper mineralization in altered volcanic units and coincident Cu-in-soil geochemical anomalies. The IP survey has located a weak (deep) anomaly in the northwest portion of the property. Upon completion of the drilling, electrical probes will be set in both drill holes to conduct an additional deep penetrating IP survey. Mapping has located one additional zone of surface copper mineralizarion. The zone which consists of disseminated chalcopyrite and bornite in a flow breccia is at least 13 feet thick. The zone has been channel sampled and results will be reported on receipt thereof.

Nalesbitan Project:

Taiga Consultants Ltd. from Calgary, Alberta has been retained to complete a National Instrument 43-101 compliant report on the Nalesbitan project. The site visit is planned for mid-July and the 43-101 report is expected in early August, 2007.

Theodore A. DeMatties is an independent geologist consulting to Boxxer and is the Qualified Person who has reviewed and verified the technical information detailed in this release.

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FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: Except for statements of historical fact, all statements in this news release - including, without limitation, statements regarding resource estimates, reserve estimates, production estimates and future plans and objectives of Boxxer - are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate; actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.


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