Inter-Citic Minerals Inc.

Inter-Citic Minerals Inc.

September 11, 2008 13:49 ET

Inter-Citic Reports Successful IP Mapping of New Areas of Discovery at Dachang Gold Project

Initial Drilling Confirms Continuation of Sulphide Zones

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 11, 2008) - Inter-Citic Minerals Inc. (TSX:ICI)("Inter-Citic" or "the Company") President and CEO James Moore, is pleased to report successful mapping of a new parallel fault system through new geophysical surveying at its Dachang Gold Project in China.

Inter-Citic began new geophysical mapping using Induced Polarization ("IP") tools in August to map gold-bearing sulphides in areas where thicker than typical overburden makes exploration surface trenching impossible. To establish the effectiveness of IP at Dachang, a series of IP survey lines were established across areas of the Dachang Main Zone (DMZ) that had been previously drilled and confirmed as gold-bearing mineralization by assay by the Company. The sulphides in the DMZ responded well to the IP survey, with apparent chargeability detecting the mineralized fault system.

Maps showing sample results of IP results, including pseudo sections and a chargeability plan map, are available on the Company's website at

The Company then conducted an IP survey on an untested portion of the eastern extension of the DMZ. Parallel areas of higher chargeability similar to those observed on the DMZ were detected under and along strike of the Placer Valley anomaly as well as the unexplored eastern extension of the DMZ. Preliminary drilling of the areas of high chargeability has resulted in the field observation of sulphides similar to known gold-bearing mineralized zones in core samples. Assays are pending for these drill holes to confirm gold mineralization.

The Company is very encouraged by these results, and additional geophysical testing of new areas of exploration is ongoing.

The Company is also pleased to report that a seventh drill has been added. Two drills continue to work on confirmation drilling at Dachang, with two more drills exploring the eastern extension of the DMZ and an additional three drills now committed to exploration of these new geophysical targets outside the current resource area.

Mr. Michael W. Leahey, P.Geo., the Company's internal Qualified Person under the requirements of National Instrument 43-101, has reviewed a copy of this press release.

On Behalf of the Board:

James J. Moore, President & CEO


Toronto-based Inter-Citic Minerals Inc. is an exploration and development company with properties in the People's Republic of China, including its Dachang Gold Project in Qinghai Province. Inter-Citic is listed on the TSX under the symbol ICI. Inter-Citic's website is

Investors are encouraged to review "Risk Factors" associated with the Dachang project as outlined in the Company's 2007 Financial Statements and Annual Information Form available on the SEDAR website at The statements herein that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements. These statements address future events and conditions and so involve inherent risks and uncertainties, as disclosed under the heading "Risk Factors" in the company's periodic filings with Canadian securities regulators. Actual results could differ from those currently projected. The Company does not assume the obligation to update any forward-looking statement.

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

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