Inspiration Mining Corporation

Inspiration Mining Corporation

July 08, 2010 14:23 ET

Inspiration Mining Acquires Shares of Ursa Major Minerals Incorporated

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 8, 2010) - Inspiration Mining Corporation ("Inspiration" or the "Corporation") (TSX:ISM)(FRANKFURT:OI8)wishes to announce the completion of the acquisition of an aggregate of 6,850,000 common shares of Ursa Major Minerals Incorporated (the "Company").

As a result of the completion of the acquisition, Inspiration Mining Corporation now owns 6,850,00 common shares of the Company, representing 10.51% of the issued and outstanding common shares of the Company. Inspiration Mining Corporation effected the transaction for investment purposes. Inspiration Mining Corporation purchased the common shares through the facilities of the TSX.

Inspiration Mining Corporation may, depending on market and other conditions, each increase or decrease its respective beneficial ownership, control or direction over common shares of the Company, through market transactions, private agreements, treasury issuances, exercise of convertible securities or otherwise.

Inspiration Mining Corporation has filed a report describing the above acquisitions with the Ontario Securities Commission, copies of which shall be sent promptly to anyone who requests them from Inspiration Mining Corporation as noted below.

The information herein has not been approved or disapproved by regulatory authorities.

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