Dorex Minerals Inc.

Dorex Minerals Inc.

May 13, 2008 17:33 ET

Phase 1 Drilling Program Update at Dorex's Carmelita Copper-Gold Project, Chile

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 13, 2008) - Dorex Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:DOX) -

The company reports that the Phase 1 diamond drilling program is progressing as scheduled on its 100% owned Carmelita property located within the IOCG belt of the Atacama Desert, Chile.

The 1000 meter diamond drill program was designed to test for widespread porphyry or IOCG (Iron Oxide Copper Gold) style mineralization as well as a smaller, higher grade structurally controlled shear zone hosted copper oxide mineralization.

Peter Walton President & CEO states "The drilling program is progressing very well without any complications or delays. We look forward to the quick return of the assay results from a nearby Chilean lab and we are preparing for further exploration on the Carmelita property. All assay results will be announced as they become available."

To date a total of 5 NQ core size holes were completed with depths ranging from 93.3 meters to 182.9 meters with a total of 658.6 meters drilled.

658.6 meters tested 5 anomalous zones.

A total of 271 core samples were taken, sent for assaying and will be tested for total copper, gold, silver, zinc and lead content.

All samples were collected in accordance with industry standards. Splits from the drill core samples were submitted to Act Labs Chile SA, in La Serena, Chile.

The information contained in this news release has been reviewed and approved by Stephen Kenwood, P. Geo., a qualified person under the definitions established by the National Instrument 43-101.

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About Dorex Minerals Inc:

Dorex Minerals Inc. is a base and precious metals exploration and development company focusing on its 100% interest Carmelita property located within the prolific mining region of Coastal Belt of the Andean Cordillera of Chile.


Peter Walton, President / CEO

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the contents of this News Release. This release has been prepared by management and no regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the information contained herein.

Contact Information

  • Dorex Minerals Inc.
    Peter Walton
    President / CEO
    (604) 688-1160
    Dorex Minerals Inc.
    David Joseph
    Consultant / Corporate Development
    (604) 633-9992