Great Quest Metals Ltd.
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Great Quest Metals Ltd.

April 13, 2007 09:00 ET

Great Quest Intersects 1.30 Metres of 98.86 Grams per Tonne Gold While Extending Djambaye 2 Zone to Depth

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - April 13, 2007) - Willis W. Osborne, President of Great Quest Metals Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:GQ)(FRANKFURT:GQM), is pleased to announce results from six diamond drill holes on the 4,000 metre-long Djambaye 2 gold zone, Kenieba concession, western Mali, West Africa.



Estimated
True Gold
Width Width (grams per
Drill Hole Interval (metres) (metres) (metres) tonne)
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KN 46-07 154.30 - 158.80 4.50 2.99 3.58
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including 154.30 - 155.30 1.00 0.66 8.51
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KN 47-07 81.10 - 82.60 1.50 1.30 1.23
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and 152.30 - 157.05 4.75 4.11 0.89
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including 155.30 - 156.30 1.00 0.87 1.36
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KN 48-07 178.30 - 186.20 7.90 5.25 0.74
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including 183.20 - 184.20 1.00 0.66 1.42
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KN 49-07 183.10 - 188.90 5.80 3.85 2.45
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including 184.10 - 185.10 1.00 0.66 5.27
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KN 50-07 137.60 - 145.25 7.60 6.58 20.44
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including 142.60 - 144.10 1.50 1.30 98.86
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KN 51-07 126.00 - 129.40 3.40 2.94 0.86
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including 128.40 - 129.40 1.00 0.87 1.55
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These holes are included as part of Phase 1 of the 2007 drill program in which only one hole is drilled under each of the 11 cross-sections drilled over a length of 1,100 metres during the 2005 and 2006 drill programs. The order of drill holes is from north to south and this release pertains to holes under cross-sections 4 through 9. Drill holes along cross-sections 1 to 3 were reported on March 6, 2007.

The geology of the Djambaye 2 gold zone consists of gold mineralization in quartz veins mainly associated with north-south rhyodacite and diorite dykes, dipping moderately to the east. The orientation of quartz veins in the zone is variable. All holes were drilled at -50 degrees to the west or northwest into the zone.

In 2006, an initial study, completed by Carl Verley (P. Geol.) on the Djambaye 2 gold zone, gave an inferred mineral resource of 928,787 tonnes of 4.48 grams per tonne gold based on holes drilled in 2005 and 2006. At the conclusion of the 2006 program, the depth of the deepest intersection of the zone along the cross-sections ranged from 55 to 105 metres. During Phase 1 drilling, the depth of the deepest intersection of the zone ranges from 110 to 160 metres and the zone remains open to depth.

The drill core samples were submitted to ALS Laboratory Group, located in Bamako, Mali. Most of the samples were assayed by means of fire assay with atomic absorption finish. Where visible gold was seen, the assays were completed through pulp metallic sieve analysis which is a more thorough method that helps to reduce the problems associated with the nugget effect of gold. Carl Verley, the Qualified Person pursuant to NI 43-101, has reviewed the contents of this news release.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Willis W. Osborne, President

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