SOURCE: Trilliant Exploration Corporation

October 16, 2009 08:53 ET

Trilliant Exploration Fully Operational

Muluncay Gold Mining Concessions Back Online

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - October 16, 2009) - Trilliant Exploration Corp. (OTCBB: TTXP), a mineral exploration company with operational gold mining concessions based in southern Ecuador, announced today that its Muluncay concessions are back up and operating. "Muluncay is fully operational and running smoothly," announced William Lieberman, President of Trilliant Exploration Corp. "The additional financing we received was quickly able to get operations moving ahead full steam, and we are on track," he added.

Trilliant Exploration is currently exploring new opportunities in El Oro province and is continuing its upgrade of Muluncaygold Corp S.A. The company's concessions are located in the centre of the Portovelo-Zaruma mining camp, which region has conservatively produced 4.5 million ounces of gold since 1905.

About Trilliant Exploration Corporation

Trilliant Exploration Corporation is a producing mineral exploration and development Company with Administrative offices located in New York and principle operating concessions in Southern Ecuador, South America. The Company is engaged in gold mining and related activities, including exploration and acquisition of gold-bearing properties, the extraction and processing of ore, and reclamation of mining properties.

The Company continues to explore new opportunities in El Oro province, Southern Ecuador and is continuing its upgrade of Muluncaygold Corp S.A. Trilliant expects to reach its goal of 750 tons-per-day within the next 18 months through its consolidated operations. The company currently averages 6 to 8 grams of gold per ton from its concessions located in the center of the Portovelo-Zaruma mining camp. The Portovelo-Zaruma region has conservatively produced 4.5 million ounces of gold since 1905.

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