Inspiration Mining Corporation
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Inspiration Mining Corporation

February 25, 2008 10:30 ET

Inspiration Intersects 0.742% Ni Over 11.45m or 37.57Ft Containing 1.527%Ni Over 3.90m or 12.80Ft and 0.556% Ni Over 28.02m or 91.93 Ft Containing 1.538% Ni Over 4.16m or 13.65 Ft (True Width)

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 25, 2008) - Inspiration Mining Corporation (the "Corporation")(TSX:ISM)(FRANKFURT:OI8) is pleased to announce the results of the continuation of their diamond drilling program on its Langmuir Project, located in Langmuir Township south of Timmins, Ontario. The Langmuir Property consists of 69 unpatented contiguous mining claim units covering approximately 1090 hectares in the north-central portion of Langmuir Township, Porcupine Mining Division, and District of Cochrane, Ontario. The property is approximately 25 km southeast of Timmins, Ontario, and hosts the past producing Langmuir No.1 Mine, and majority of the past producing Langmuir No. 2 Mine.

Inspiration is continuing the drilling at the Langmuir Project - Langmuir No.1 Mine. The detail fill-in drill program is designed to complete the definition of the nickel bearing mineralization below the 300-foot mine level to a vertical depth of approximately 900 feet below surface.

The following table indicates the drill information for the Langmuir No. 1 Mine drill holes:



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Drill Hole Grid Grid Dip Azimuth Section Section Length
Northing Easting (Geodetic) Northing Easting (m)
(metres)(metres) (feet) (feet)
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L107-91 1326.74 2338.12 -69.79 302.68 3545.61 10582.50 272.32
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L107-92 1281.47 2339.57 -71.36 294.18 3399.77 10610.93 347.50
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L107-93 1286.47 2307.99 -54.32 303.87 3399.41 10506.02 221.40
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L107-94 1254.16 2317.63 -56.52 301.48 3299.81 10554.17 269.98
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L107-95 1254.11 2317.85 -63.19 299.00 3299.76 10554.90 287.74
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L107-96 1254.06 2318.21 -74.28 301.35 3299.81 10556.09 356.60
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Drill hole L107-91was drilled from the same set-up as previously released drill holes L107-89 and L107-90, which were located approximately 130 feet east of previously released drill holes L107-51 and L107-52 and is approximately 62 feet down dip from L107-90.

Drill holes L107-92 and L107-93, were drilled on the same section and 104 feet apart. Hole L107-92 was designed to intersect the zone approximately 115 feet down dip from previously released L107-37 and approximately 147 feet up dip from L107-62. L107-92 deviated southwards and intersected the zone approximately 265 feet and 150 feet down dip from previously released drill holes L107-71 and L107-73.

Drill hole L107-93 was designed to delineate the higher-grade nickel intersected in previously released drill holes L105-2 and L105-4 approximately 65 feet down dip and approximately 65 feet up dip from previously released drill hole L106-7. The drill hole intersected only the lower portion of the zone due to a 45-foot (core length) felsic dyke.

Drill holes L107-94 to L107-96, inclusively, were drilled from the same setup, which was located approximately 40 feet east of previously released drill holes L107-22 and L107-23. L107-94 was designed to fill-in the gap between previously released drill holes L106-14 that is approximately 75 feet up dip and L107-22 that is approximately 60 feet down dip.

Drill hole L107-95 intersected the zone approximately 21 feet down dip from L107-72 and approximately 50 feet up dip from L107-73. Drill hole L107-96 is approximately 113 feet down dip from previously released drill hole L107-23 and appears to be under the northerly plunge of the nickel mineralization zones.

The following assay results for drill holes L107-91 to L107-96 at the former Langmuir No.1 Mine have been received, compiled and condensed to the following:



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Core True Core True Weighted
Length Width Length Width Average
Drill Hole From (m) To (m) (m) (m) (ft) (ft) Ni(%)
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L107-91 222.60 230.60 8.00 4.70 26.25 15.42 0.453
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containing 222.60 225.70 3.10 1.82 10.17 5.97 0.867
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and
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236.60 238.50 1.90 1.12 6.23 3.67 0.575
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L107-92 214.00 218.00 4.00 2.24 13.12 7.35 0.331
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and
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270.64 290.60 19.96 11.45 65.49 37.57 0.742
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and contains
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272.40 279.20 6.80 3.90 22.31 12.80 1.527
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with 272.40 275.30 2.90 1.66 9.51 5.45 1.627
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276.60 279.20 2.60 1.49 8.53 4.89 1.840
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or 277.50 278.40 0.90 0.52 2.95 1.71 2.100
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and
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282.70 285.40 2.70 1.55 8.86 5.09 0.555
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L107-93 104.93 106.00 1.07 0.83 3.51 2.72 0.740
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and
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121.89 126.00 4.11 3.19 13.48 10.47 0.250
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and
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147.00 152.10 5.10 3.91 16.73 12.83 0.339

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or 148.00 151.00 3.00 2.30 9.84 7.55 0.420
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and
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178.44 184.20 5.76 4.41 18.90 14.47 0.461
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containing 179.95 183.30 3.35 2.57 10.99 8.43 0.643
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or 181.55 182.35 0.80 0.61 2.62 2.00 0.895
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Core True Core True Weighted
Length Width Length Width Average
Drill Hole From (m) To (m) (m) (m) (ft) (ft) Ni(%)
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L107-94 197.60 235.30 37.70 28.02 123.69 91.93 0.556
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and contains
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203.50 211.40 7.90 5.87 25.92 19.26 0.651
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with 205.70 209.40 3.70 2.75 12.14 9.02 0.922
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or 206.70 208.50 1.80 1.34 5.91 4.40 1.080
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and
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213.40 219.00 5.60 4.16 18.37 13.65 1.538
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with 215.39 218.00 2.61 1.94 8.56 6.36 2.292
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L107-95 225.60 242.08 16.48 10.81 54.07 35.47 0.539
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and contains
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231.40 235.17 3.77 2.47 12.37 8.10 1.093
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or 232.30 235.17 2.87 1.88 9.42 6.17 1.241
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and
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237.20 240.17 2.97 1.95 9.74 6.40 0.594
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L107-96 228.00 231.30 3.30 1.70 10.83 5.58 0.371
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and
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317.00 321.00 4.00 2.06 13.12 6.76 0.219
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and
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325.00 328.00 3.00 1.55 9.84 5.09 0.215
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The nickel bearing sulphide mineralization, with estimations ranging from 1% to 20% fine-grained disseminatations up to massive 100% sulphides, is contained within serpentenized komatiitic ultramaftic extrusive flows with occasional spinifex texture.

The assaying technique used is the industry standard for base metal assaying, which uses nitric and hydrochloric acids that extracts nickel only from sulphide mineralization and not from nickel silicate minerals.

The assaying of split core samples was conducted by Swastika Laboratories, and included the insertion of blanks and standards. The Qualified Person in charge of the Langmuir Project and the person who prepared the technical data in this release is Kian Jensen, B.Sc., P.Geo. (Ont).

The TSX has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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