SOURCE: Klondike Star Mineral Corp.

December 13, 2007 16:04 ET

Klondike Star Intersects 2.06 g/t Gold Over 21.0m at the Buckland Zone

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - December 13, 2007) - Donald W. Flinn, P.Eng., Vice-President, Operations, Klondike Star Mineral Corporation (OTCBB: KDSM), today released 2007 diamond drilling results on the Buckland gold zone at the Lone Star project.

A five hole diamond drilling program totaling 846m/2775 feet was conducted in June and July, 2007 at the Buckland zone, which lies about 1 kilometer/0.6 miles southwest of the Lone Star zone and immediately southeast of the Nugget zone. This is the first drilling by Klondike Star that has targeted the Buckland zone, one of 5 main targets at the Lone Star project. The zone has previously been explored by trenching, bulk sampling and drilling by previous operators, and mineralization occupies an area roughly 900m/2953 feet by 500m/1640 feet.

The Buckland zone is geologically similar to the Lone Star zone, however distribution of gold and geological controls on mineralization are poorly understood in this area due to complex geology and poor outcrop exposure. An IP geophysical survey was conducted on Buckland in 2006, and the 2007 drill program followed up on anomalies generated by this work. Holes were drilled in a 500m/1640 feet wide northeasterly fence which cut across the zone near the center of its northwesterly trend, and tested the highest priority targets identified by the geophysical contractor. The first two holes intersected an IP resistivity anomaly that was found to be caused by a brittle fault zone. These holes did not intersect economically interesting gold values. The final three holes tested an area of IP chargeability anomalies, and returned significant near surface gold mineralization (see table below). Highlights of the drilling include 2.06 g/t gold over 21.0m/69 feet, including 22.6 g/t over 1.0m/3.3 feet in hole 07BU-3, and 1.29 g/t gold over 16.0m/52 feet, including 24.9 g/t over 0.5m/1.6 feet in hole 07BU-4.

An IP geophysical survey and detailed soil geochemistry were conducted on a cut line grid at the nearby JF zone. The discovery trench was extended, and visible gold was noted in a quartz vein sample in the trench. Drill targets have been identified and the JF zone is scheduled to be drilled in 2008.

Donald W. Flinn, P.Eng., said, "The results from this first pass drill program at Buckland are highly encouraging, and combined with our growing knowledge of the underlying geology, we expect to delineate a cohesive mineral resource in this zone by further drilling in 2008. We are also encouraged that the JF zone has developed into an exciting new target for drilling."

                         Total
     ASSAY TABLE         DEPTH   From     To    Interval      GOLD
HOLE No.  Azimuth  DIP    (m)   metres  metres  metres *   grams/tonne

                           BUCKLAND ZONE

07BU-1       15    -50   191.1     -       -       -           nsv
07BU-2       18    -50   155.1     -       -       -           nsv
07BU-3       24    -50   166.1   6.00    27.00    21.00        2.06
including                       20.00    21.00     1.00       22.60
07BU-4       23    -50   174.0  37.00    53.00    16.00        1.29
including                       52.00    52.50     0.50       24.90
07BU-5       23    -50   159.1  52.00    57.00     5.00        0.37
and                             65.00    66.00     1.00        2.66
and                             80.00    86.00     6.00        0.64
including                       80.00    81.00     1.00        3.17

nsv = no significant values
* = core length, true width to be determined

Drill core is delivered to the core shack by the drill contractor where the geological staff photographs and logs the core for geological and geotechnical details. The core is then sawn in half lengthwise using a diamond saw, with half core retained for future examination. The half core samples are sealed and shipped via surface freight to the Whitehorse preparatory facility of Eco Tech Analytical Laboratories Ltd. of Kamloops, B.C., an ISO 9001 accredited facility, where the core is dried and crushed. Sample splits are sent to the Kamloops facility where they are analyzed for gold by metallic sieve fire assay.

About the Lone Star Project

Lone Star is an advanced exploration stage project that is being studied for mine development. Of all its projects, Klondike Star is currently focusing exploration efforts at the majority-owned Lone Star Project. It is comprised of 1,056 mineral claims and crown grants involving an area of 152 square kilometres (or 58.7 square miles) including the Lone Star Zone, the Nugget Zone, the Buckland Zone, the JF zone and the 27-Pup-Dysle-Veronika Zone. All five zones extend over large areas with excellent opportunity for the existence of multiple mineralized zones, along both strike and dip. They belong to a class of structures which have potential for large, medium-grade, bulk-tonnage ore bodies.

Gold on the Lone Star property is present as coarse free gold, with pyrite in disseminations, and locally is associated with narrow discordant quartz veins. The mineralized zones are associated with quartz-carbonate-pyrite alteration, and are hosted by felsic metavolcanic schist.


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