Geoinformatics Exploration Inc.

Geoinformatics Exploration Inc.

November 21, 2006 17:39 ET

Geoinformatics Confirms Extensive Copper, Gold and Silver Intersections on La Noria Project

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 21, 2006) -

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Geoinformatics Exploration Inc. (TSX VENTURE:GXL) ("Geoinformatics" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the results from the first two holes of a 3,200 metre diamond drill program being undertaken on its 100% owned La Noria/Azulitas Project, located in Sinaloa, Mexico, approximately 60 kilometres northeast of Mazatlan. Both holes were drilled on the Azulitas structure which has returned significant copper intercepts in prior drilling, but is only one of a number of subsurface bodies being explored at La Noria.


- The first drill hole intersected 63 metres of 0.76% copper, 0.1 g/t gold and 11.48g/t silver which included a high-grade zone of 6.8 metres at 3.9% copper, 0.43 g/t gold and 35.52 g/t silver

- The second drill hole intersected 84 metres of 0.54% copper, 0.08g/t gold and 13.87g/t silver which included:

- 20 metres at 0.96% copper, 0.13g/t gold and 23.7g/t silver

- 2 metres at 4.59% copper, 0.07g/t gold and 97.2g/t silver

- The second drill hole also intersected a separate zone of 16 metres of 0.29% copper, 0.05g/t gold and 7.7g/t silver which included 2m @ 1.41% copper, 0.02g/t gold and 43.9g/t silver

La Noria/Azulitas Project

Drill holes DDLN-06-01 and DDLN-06-2 are the first two holes of a 3,200 metre diamond drill exploration program designed to test (i) the extent of mineralization in the Azulitas structure previously intersected by Kennecott Exploration Company ("Kennecott") in 2005 and (ii) induced polarization (IP) geophysics anomalies and surface geochemistry anomalies identified by work by Geoinformatics earlier this year.

Hole DDLN-06-01 was drilled to a depth of 271 metres and intersected copper, gold and silver mineralization from 162.5 to 225.5 metres. It confirmed a down-dip extension of mineralization observable at the surface and identified in Kennecott 2005 drill holes DDLN-05-03 and DDLN-05-06 as previously described in Geoinformatics' press release of September 6, 2006.

Hole DDLN-06-02 was drilled to a depth of 120.5 metres and intersected copper, gold and silver mineralization from 8 to 92 metres and from 100 to 116 metres down the hole. This drill hole confirms the near surface mineralization and was drilled above Kennecott hole DDLN-05-06.

All significant intercepts for DDLN-06-01 and DDLN-06-02 are presented in Table 1 below, along with intercepts from DDLN-05-03 and DDLN-05-06. Drill hole DDLN-06-01 indicates an improvement of copper grades with depth. The locations of the drill holes are listed in Appendix 1 and are shown in Figure 1 with the intercepts.

To view Figure 1. Drilling Cross-section, please click on the following link:

The La Noria Project is the first of four "targets of merit" to be provided to Geoinformatics under the Master Strategic Alliance Agreement with Kennecott, and consists of 146 sq. kms of mineral claims held 100% by Geoinformatics. Much earlier exploration drilling on the property encountered mineralization in excess of 1% copper. In 2005, Kennecott drilled a number of scout diamond drill holes to test this and other potential mineralized zones.

Prior to commencing the current drill program, Geoinformatics completed soil sampling, mapping and a 3D Induced Polarization (IP) survey on the property. The integration of data from this year's exploration with previous drilling results from Kennecott, indicates the presence of a chargeability anomaly which is broadly sub-parallel but slightly offset to the west of copper soil anomalies described in prior press releases.

The 2006/2007 exploration program will test (i) the Azulitas structure and (ii) potential near-surface mineralization where copper anomalies in excess of 1,000 ppm coincide with modelled chargeability responses of greater than 35 milliseconds. The program will also test the deeper, but significantly more extensive, IP anomaly represented by a chargeability response of greater than 25 milliseconds over a 2.5 -kilometre strike length and average width of 350 metres at depths of 150 metres to 200 metres.

Table 1: Significant Drill Intercepts on the Azulitas Structure

From To Interval Copper Gold Silver
Hole Number (metres) (metres) (metres) (%) (g/t) (g/t)

DDLN-06-01 142.5 156.5 14.0 0.20 0.003 7.96
162.5 225.5 63.0 0.76 0.10 11.48
including(i) 210.5 217.3 6.8 3.90 0.43 35.52

DDLN-06-02 8.0 92.0 84.0 0.54 0.08 13.87
including(i) 52.0 72.0 20.0 0.96 0.13 23.70
88.0 90.0 2.0 4.59 0.07 97.20
100.0 116.0 16.0 0.29 0.05 7.70
including(i) 106.0 108.0 2.0 1.41 0.02 43.90

DDLN-05-03(ii) 15.4 63.8 48.4 1.27 0.30 20.45
71.0 295.9 224.9 0.66 0.09 12.54
including(i) 72.9 238.7 165.8 0.76 0.10 14.38

DDLN-05-06(ii) 110.0 188.0 78.0 0.49 0.06 11.90
including(i) 116.0 132.0 16.0 0.73 0.09 20.40
137.0 161.0 24.0 0.81 0.10 19.79

Intercepts calculated using a 0.1% copper lower cut, minimum width of 1
metre and maximum internal dilution of 4 metres, except where indicated as
a high grade intercept.

(i) High-grade intercepts calculated with a 0.5% copper lower cut and
4-metre internal dilution.

(ii) Drilled by Kennecott in 2005. Hole DDLN-05-03 was drilled down the
interpreted plunge of the Azulitas structure accounting for the long
reported intercept. These results have been recalculated to conform to
the presentation of significant intercepts in holes DDLN-06-01 and

Preparation for assaying for holes DDLN-06-01 and DDLN-06-02 involved
sawing the HQ diameter core in half, which was crushed at the ALS Chemex
laboratory in Hermosillo, Mexico, and analysed at ALS Chemex laboratory in
Vancouver, Canada. Analysis by ALS Chemex Laboratory included gold fire
assay with atomic absorption (AA) finish on 30 gram sub-sample (AAAu23;
Chemex code); and 27 elements ICP analysis on a 0.5 gram sub-sample (ICP61;
Chemex code). Certified control standards, coarse field blanks and
duplicates are inserted into the sample stream to monitor laboratory

About Geoinformatics

Geoinformatics is a global exploration company which has developed a unique and innovative approach to mineral exploration. The Company is actively exploring several significant properties located in British Columbia (Redton, Kliyul, Mesilinka), the Battle Mountain Trend region of Nevada (Colorback), and Sinaloa, Province, Mexico (La Noria/Azulitas). The Company also has an extensive portfolio of other property interests and royalties covering a wide range of minerals in Australia and New Zealand and North America.

The Company has entered into a Master Strategic Alliance Agreement with Kennecott under which it will use its scientific and technology platform (the "Geoinformatics Process") which integrates data aggregation, data mining and three-dimensional modeling to identify and prioritize 30 or more exploration drill targets over the next two years. Pursuant to the agreement, Kennecott retains certain royalty and/or Back-in Rights. The Geoinformatics Process has been designed to assist in understanding and quantifying risk at a much earlier stage of the exploration cycle than has traditionally been available. The Company's objective is to advance its properties to a stage of commercial development by applying faster, less expensive and more reliable analytical methods to resource exploration.

Qualified Persons

The technical content of this release has been provided by Dr. Nick Archibald, CP Geo/FAIMM and Mr. Gerry Bidwell, P.Geo. Dr. Archibald and Mr. Bidwell are qualified persons (as defined by National Instrument 43-101) who have more than 30 years of experience in the minerals exploration/mining industry.

This news release includes certain forward-looking statements concerning the future performance of our business, its operations and its financial performance and condition, as well as management's objectives, strategies, beliefs and intentions. Forward-looking statements are frequently identified by such words as "may", "will", "plan", "expect", "anticipate", "estimate", "intend" and similar words referring to future events and results. Forward-looking statements are based on the current opinions and expectations of management. All forward-looking information is inherently uncertain and subject to a variety of assumptions, risks and uncertainties, including the speculative nature of mineral exploration and development, fluctuating commodity prices, competitive risks and the availability of financing, as described in more detail in our current Annual Information Form and other recent securities filings available at Actual events or results may differ materially from those projected in the forward looking-statements and we caution against placing undue reliance thereon. We assume no obligation to revise or update these forward-looking statements.

APPENDIX 1 - Drill Hole Details
HOLE ID Easting Northing Elevation Azimuth Dip Depth
DDLN-06-01 381896 2608315 180 180 -50 271.0
DDLN-06-02 381889 2608166 185 180 -50 120.5
DDLN-05-03(i) 381935 2608106 170 350 -55 356.1
DDLN-05-06(i) 381920 2608235 196 180 -60 253.0

(i) Kennecott drill holes from 2005 drilled on the same section as
Geoinformatics 2006 holes DDLN-06-01 and DDLN-06-02.

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