Calibre Mining Corp.

Calibre Mining Corp.

February 21, 2008 12:00 ET

Calibre Purchases Point Leamington Mineral Claims

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 21, 2008) - Robert D. Brown, President and CEO of Calibre Mining Corp. (TSX VENTURE:CXB) (the "Company" or "Calibre"), announces that the Company has increased its land holdings in the Point Leamington Area of Newfoundland to 31,000 hectares by purchasing three mineral claims from Altius Resources Inc. ( The mineral claims (010219M, 07774M, and 09995M) have been purchased by granting a 2% NSR, making a onetime cash payment of CDN$50,000, and refunding the residual exploration security deposit to Altius Resources. The 1,350 hectare area partly covers 4 kilometres of a 10 kilometre Airborne - EM anomaly that strikes south-southeast from Calibre's 100% owned Point Leamington massive sulphide deposit. The Point Leamington deposit is a gold-rich, zinc-copper-silver massive sulphide deposit, containing a NI 43-101 compliant Inferred Mineral Resource of 12.3 million tonnes grading 1.92% zinc, 0.28% copper, 0.88 g/t gold and 16.94 g/t silver (1% zinc cut-off; Hatch, 2004).

Calibre Mining Corp. is a TSX Venture Exchange listed company (TSX VENTURE:CXB).

Calibre Mining Corp.

Robert D. Brown, B.Sc., MBA, President and CEO

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