ECU Silver Mining Inc.
TSX VENTURE : ECU

ECU Silver Mining Inc.

October 21, 2005 10:13 ET

ECU Silver Mining Inc.: Press Release

TORREON, COAHUILA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 21, 2005) - ECU Silver Mining inc. (TSX VENTURE:ECU)

ECU Silver Mining Inc. (the "Company") is pleased to announce assay results from drifting in new areas along the San Mateo, Santa Juana and CC veins. On the San Mateo vein, it is the extension of the ore drift being driven on level 6. Results gave higher gold assays than the upper levels. Further data will be collected to confirm this trend but it is similar to what has been observed in the other veins.

As for the Santa Juana and CC veins, the results come from a new ramp driven to reach lower depth and they are consistent with previous sampling of higher levels.



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SAN MATEO VEIN - LEVEL 6
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Sample # Width m Au g/t Ag g/t Pb % Zn %
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35829 30 31 0.84 14.01 305 0.26 0.74
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35840 0.71 9.23 135 0.67 0.96
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Average (6m) 0.78 11.82 227 0.45 0.84
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SANTA JUANA VEIN - LEVEL 17.5
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Sample # Width m Au g/t Ag g/t Pb % Zn %
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35834 0.70 22.87 47 1.14 0.55
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35835 0.60 9.50 21 0.61 0.35
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35841 1.10 8.52 97 2.25 5.86
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35842-43 1.60 30.79 52 1.31 6.87
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35844-45 1.15 6.68 29 0.34 1.81
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35848 0.80 14.64 349 6.70 14.20
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35849-50 0.80 10.04 142 2.66 8.19
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Average (21m) 0.96 15.97 98 2.02 5.63
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CC VEIN - LEVEL 17.5
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Sample # Width m Au g/t Ag g/t Pb % Zn %
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35846-47 0.75 18.03 27 0.71 0.28
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All the samples represent the true width of the veins. Samples were assayed at Mina de San Luis, state of Durango, Mexico. Property specific quality control samples were inserted at regular intervals in the sample sequence.

Michel Roy, President and CEO of ECU Silver Mining, will be giving presentations regarding the company's current production status, on-going exploration programs, and the Company's expansion plans on the week of October 25th, 2005,in Toronto and Montreal. In an effort to better communicate the Company growth potential to a wider investor base, ECU Silver has initiated a Marketing campaign. Over the past few weeks, the company has been interviewed by the Wall Street Reporter (www.wallstreetreporter.com), a popular media service in the United States, where ECU Silver will gain exposure to over the 4.5 million monthly visitors of the site, has been featured on the Silver Strategies.com website, and the Company is also pleased to announce that ECU Silver appears in the October issue of Investor's Digest Magazine. In addition, the Company subscribed to the "jensenStrategic--Reseach Report", as well as two other popular Media Services companies, one in Canada and one in the United States. Mr. Michel Roy states, "we feel the time is appropriate to share our story to knowledgeable investors seeking opportunities in early production companies focusing on precious and base metals."

Mr. Michel Roy, P. Geo., a "qualified person" within the meaning of NI 43-101, prepared the technical information disclosed in this news release.

ECU Silver Mining Inc is a junior Gold, Silver, Zinc and Lead producer in the prolific mining district of Velardena, Mexico where historically over 500,000 ounces of Gold and 250,000,000 ounces of silver have been mined. Full scale profitable production began in May 2005 at the Company's Santa Juana mine. To ensure the Company is positioned for continued growth and expansion, and to take full advantage of the current record setting metals prices, the Company has a fully operational and debt free infrastructure in place, several months of planned production available from the current stopes, and ongoing exploration programs.

Statements in the release that are "forward-looking statements" are based on current expectations and assumptions that are subject to risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially. We undertake no duty to update any forward-looking statement to conform the statements to actual results or changes in our expectations.



Head Office
Rouyn-Noranda
Quebec, Canada
J9X 7C8
Tel : (819) 797-1210
Fax : (819) 797-1214


Corporate Office
J. I. Jimenez 663
colonia Los Angeles
Torreon, Coahuila,
Mexico, 27000
Tel: (01152)-871-717-8633
Fax: (01152)-871-718-5025



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