Brilliant Mining Corp.
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Brilliant Mining Corp.

April 23, 2008 08:00 ET

Brilliant Mining Corp.: Record Quarterly Production-49% Increase over December 2007 Quarter Lanfranchi Nickel Mine, Kambalda District of Western Australia

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 23, 2008) - Brilliant Mining Corp. (TSX VENTURE:BMC) ("Brilliant" or the "Company") today reported record quarterly production from its 25% owned Lanfranchi Nickel Mine, located in the world class Kambalda Nickel District of Western Australia.

Key Point Summary:

- Quarterly production reaches 2,403t Ni (5.3 million lbs) contained Ni metal

- 49% increase from December 2007 Quarter

- 119% increase from the September 2007 Quarter.

The Lanfranchi Mine produced 82,356 tonnes of ore grading 2.92% Ni for 2,403t Ni contained (5.3 million lbs), a 49% increase in nickel tonnes over the previous quarter and a 119% increase from the September 2007 Quarter.

President of Brilliant Mining, Mike Sieb commented, "The scheduled growth in production will be achieved through continued incorporation of Deacon ore and the sustained escalation of production from the high-grade Winner orebody."



Table 1 - Lanfranchi Mine December 2007 Quarterly Production and Deliveries
(i)(ii)

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Ore Details Units 3 months ending 3 months ending 3 months ending
31 March 2008 31 Dec 2007 30 Sep 2007
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Produced Ore mined dmt 82,356 62,539 52,886
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Ni grade % 2.92 2.59 2.08
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Ni metal t 2,403 1,618 1,098
contained ----------------------------------------------------
lbs 5,297,708 3,567,000 2,421,000
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Cu grade % 0.25 0.21 0.19
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Delivered Ore
delivered dmt 78,247 60,330 52,523
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Ni grade % 2.92 2.59 2.08
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Ni metal t 2,281 1,563 1,093
contained ----------------------------------------------------
lbs 5,029,000 3,446,000 2,410,000
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Cu grade % 0.25 0.22 0.19
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(i) 25% of the reported ore deliveries or production is attributable to
Brilliant Mining Corp.
(ii) DMT equals dry metric tonnes, T equals tonnes, Lbs equals pounds


The project is supervised by John Williamson, P.Geol., of Edmonton, Alberta. Mr. Williamson is CEO and a Director of Brilliant, and is the qualified person as defined by National Instrument 43-101.

About Brilliant Mining Corp.

Brilliant Mining Corp. is focused on the production, development and exploration of nickel opportunities world wide. The Company currently has a 25% interest in the producing Lanfranchi Nickel Mine in Western Australia and has active nickel projects in Canada, including the Michikamau property in central Labrador.

Figure 1: Lanfranchi Nickel Mine Quarterly Ore Deliveries on a 100% Basis (25% attributable to Brilliant Mining) is available at the following web link: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/bmc0423fig1.pdf.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

Mike Sieb, B.Sc., MBA, President

Brilliant Mining Corp.

Certain disclosures in this release, including management's assessment of Brilliant's plans and projects, constitute forward-looking statements that are subject to numerous risks, uncertainties and other factors relating to Brilliant's operation as a mineral exploration company that may cause future results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Brilliant expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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

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