Minco Silver Corporation
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Minco Silver Corporation

March 22, 2007 07:00 ET

Minco Silver Releases Excellent Assay Results From Phase III Drilling Program on Fuwan Silver Project

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - March 22, 2007) - Minco Silver Corporation (TSX:MSV) is pleased to report the assay results of the first 11 holes of the Phase III drilling program on its Fuwan Silver Project located in southwest China. The Phase III drilling program was highly successful and consisted of 30 holes, for a total of 7,009 metres, drilled on the western side of the deposit from section 35 from the West to section 12 to the East. The program was designed to increase the drill density to 80 metres by 80 metres with numerous assay grades for the first 11 holes far exceeding the previous deposit average estimated by P&E Mining Consultants Inc. in November of 2005 (revised and updated in November of 2006).

The assays results for the first 11 holes are highlighted by hole FW0025 (329.81 g/t silver over 15.35m), hole FW0040 (581.52 g/t silver over 2.90m), hole FW0041 (458.12 g/t silver over 12.15m), hole FW0053 (1,223.75 g/t silver over 3.96m), and hole FW0025 (388.64 g/t silver over 7.54m).

Detailed results for the first 11 core drill holes are provided below:



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Average Grade
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Hole Section From (m) To (m) Intercept (m) Au(g/t) Ag(g/t) Pb(%) Zn(%)
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115.50 118.90 3.40 0.28 345.18 0.10 0.15
FW0025 39 -------------------------------------------------------
182.85 198.20 15.35 0.17 329.81 0.52 0.99
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FW0040 31 185.00 187.90 2.90 0.13 581.52 0.96 0.54
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FW0041 31 170.25 182.40 12.15 0.57 458.12 0.36 0.68
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230.03 231.03 1.00 0.15 115.00 0.02 0.06
FW0049 15 -------------------------------------------------------
245.48 246.48 1.00 0.18 240.00 0.13 0.09
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FW0051 7 321.60 321.85 0.25 0.04 713.00 0.21 0.39
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284.29 288.25 3.96 0.22 1223.74 0.98 2.02
FW0053 7 -------------------------------------------------------
300.55 302.02 1.47 0.10 501.52 0.19 1.14
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FW0055 0 194.89 197.63 2.74 0.17 126.17 0.06 0.25
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132.52 133.52 1.00 0.36 112.00 0.06 0.05
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148.00 149.50 1.50 0.04 348.50 1.01 0.17
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FW0061 12 178.16 179.24 1.08 0.08 165.50 1.26 4.43
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204.43 207.20 2.77 0.06 386.20 1.66 3.50
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211.45 213.65 2.20 0.07 106.30 0.28 2.35
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222.24 226.34 4.10 0.34 268.00 0.07 0.21
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230.52 238.06 7.54 0.21 388.64 0.59 1.23
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FW0062 23 261.04 264.48 3.44 0.19 233.57 0.28 2.55
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269.06 269.56 0.50 0.07 700.00 3.99 3.76
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284.00 284.58 0.58 0.10 173.75 0.58 1.76
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188.22 191.22 3.00 0.11 311.33 0.12 0.16
FW0063 23 -------------------------------------------------------
199.22 200.22 1.00 0.08 308.00 0.18 0.26
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FW0064 23 221.80 237.00 15.20 0.11 130.93 0.14 0.53
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Samples were prepared and assayed at PRA Kunming lab (Process Research Associated Ltd.) with supervision of a certified BC assayer. Silver was assayed with fire assay and AAS or Gravimetric finish. Assay results were further checked at PRA's Vancouver lab as an external check. Reference materials were inserted by Minco staff geologists as a further assay control.

This news release has been reviewed and approved for release by William Meyer, P.Eng., Chairman of the Board, and designated Qualified Person.

About Minco Silver

Minco Silver Corporation is a TSX company focusing on the acquisition and development of silver dominant projects in China. The Company is the exclusive vehicle for pursuing silver opportunities in China pursuant to a strategic alliance agreement between Minco Gold Corporation (formerly "Minco Mining & Metals Corporation") (TSX:MMM)(AMEX:MGH) and Silver Standard Resources (TSX:SSO).

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Ken Z. Cai, President & CEO

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