Chapleau Resources Ltd.
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Chapleau Resources Ltd.

May 07, 2008 14:58 ET

Chapleau Confirms 85% to 94% Gold Recovery From Preliminary Metallurgical Studies at the Coringa Gold Project, Brazil

CRANBROOK, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 7, 2008) - Chapleau Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:CHI) has received metallurgical results from two composite gold samples from the Coringa Gold Project confirming 85% to 94% gold recovery by gravimetric separation followed by the flotation method. Two composite samples from the Coringa Gold Project were prepared by combining drill core samples: MET (A) and MET (B) with 22.9 and 2.7 ppm Au respectively. Both the samples were tested at SGS Geosol Mineral Laboratory in Belo Horizonte, Brazil for definition of the processing route. Test work included size-by-size analysis as well as gravimetric separation, leaching and flotation.

The preliminary metallurgical test work also confirmed; 82% to 95% recovery of silver (Ag), 83% to 90% recovery of lead (Pb), 87% to 95% recovery of zinc (Zn) and 79% to 94% recovery of copper (Cu) in all flotation tests.

Ian Gendall (President) commented: "We are very encouraged with the preliminary metallurgical test work on Coringa and are now evaluating taking a bulk sample for further metallurgical tests".

This press release was prepared by Ian Gendall, Pr. Sci. Nat., a qualified person in compliance with National Instrument 43-101.

For technical information regarding this press release, kindly contact Ian Gendall at 604 669 8511.

BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CHAPLEAU RESOURCES LTD.

Ian Gendall, President

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