Troymet Exploration Corp.
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Troymet Exploration Corp.

June 25, 2009 08:30 ET

Troymet Updates Skarn Zone, Golden Eagle Project

COMOX, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 25, 2009) - Troymet Exploration Corp. (TSX VENTURE:TYE) ("Troymet" or the "Company") is pleased to provide additional information on the Skarn zone, one of several gold prospects located in the north block of the Golden Eagle project in northern British Columbia. The Golden Eagle project lies at the southern end of the Tintina Gold Belt, which contains many intrusion-related gold deposits such as Pogo (Alaska), Fort Knox (Alaska) and Dublin Gulch (Yukon). The data base for the Skarn zone is being updated and re-compiled in preparation for the upcoming summer field program.

The 2008 exploration program indicated the presence of a large intrusion-related gold system spanning the approximately 12-kilometre strike length of the northern half of the Golden Eagle property. This gold system is exposed in the granite/rhyolite of the Tannis zone but capped by sediments and mafic volcanics of variable thickness to the north, where multiple zones of gold-silver-arsenic-antimony mineralization occur in the Plateau, Skarn, West Gully, Cowboy, and West Draw zones. These zones are developed in the roof of the intrusion over an area of approximately 5 x 5 kilometres. The Company believes that these zones may represent leakage mineralization of a potentially larger mineralized system below and directly related to the underlying intrusive.

The Skarn zone is a high, NW-trending ridge approximately 700 metres long and 200 metres wide. The zone is a structurally-controlled, gold-bearing, amphibole-sulphide skarn located along the Paddy Fault that tracks the west contact of the Stuhini Group with the Boundary Ranges Metamorphic Suite. This fault is a western splay off the terrane-bounding Llewellyn Fault situated approximately 2 kilometres to the east. The amphibole-sulphide skarn and iron gossans are best developed in an area of abundant felsic dykes, which are probably related to the upper parts of a much larger underlying granitic pluton.

The Skarn zones is overlain by a moderate to strong gold-in-soil anomaly (5 to 1800 ppb), approximately 500 metres long and 120 metres wide. Chip and channel samples collected from trenches by Lodestar Exploration in 1990 returned 6.4 to 44.7 g/t over widths of 2.0 to 2.4 metres. Prospecting (grab) samples collected by Noranda in 1993-94 and Westmin Resources in 1996 returned gold values ranging from 5 to 3350 ppb gold with four samples assaying 411, 134, 105, 36.7 g/t gold. Silver (0.2 to 240 ppm), antimony (2 to 4440 ppm) and copper (0.9 to 16,500 ppm) are also anomalous over the zone.

Gold mineralization in the Skarn zone occurs as visible gold and associated with pyrite in narrow (5- 25 mm) quartz-calcite stringer veins. Visible gold also occurs with quartz-carbonate-sulphide veinlets (1-10 mm) in host rocks near a feldspar-amphibole porphyry dyke at the north end of the Skarn zone. Five grab samples reported by Lodestar from a trench in this area range from 8.9 to 200.5 g/t gold. The trench lies approximately 90 metres east of the Paddy Fault.

Historically, there has been very limited diamond drilling on the Skarn zone. The drilling has been shallow and significant areas of the zone remain untested. Drilling in the area of the trench which returned 200.5 g/t gold in a grab sample returned intercepts ranging from 1.28 g/t gold over 6.0 metres to 14.6 g/t gold over 1.0 metre. Four holes drilled on the Paddy Fault (approximately 90 metres to the west) over a 265 metre strike length returned intercepts ranging from 1.32 g/t gold over 3.2 metres to 7.64 g/t gold over 3.45 metres.

The Skarn zone is believed to be developed in the cap rocks of a buried felsic intrusive, with the gold mineralization derived directly from the intrusive as at the Tannis zone. Skarn-type alteration is noted around the granite contact at Tannis and in other zones, giving credence to this model. The Company believes the Skarn zone is open to the north and south along the Paddy Fault, and westward toward the Cowboy zone. The drilling to date has not tested the system at depth. The 2009 program will, in part, focus on the identification of high impact intrusive-related gold drill targets in the Skarn zone and its extensions.

Troymet is a junior exploration company with precious and base metal projects located in British Columbia and Manitoba, Canada. The Company is actively seeking partners to advance its highly prospective properties and continues to seek new projects with high-value and large-tonnage potential to add to its portfolio.

Tracy Hurley, P.Geo., Vice President, Exploration and qualified person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 is responsible for the technical information provided in this release. An overview of previous work conducted on the Skarn and other zones is presented in a technical report entitled "Report on the 2006 Mineral Exploration Program on the Golden Eagle Property, Atlin Area, Northwestern British Columbia" dated October 2, 2007 by independent qualified person, Scott Casselman, P. Geo. (Reference Troymet Exploration SEDAR filing October 11, 2007). A location map of the various mineralized zones at Golden Eagle is available at www.troymet.com/s/GoldenEagle.asp.

TROYMET EXPLORATION CORP.

Kieran Downes, Ph.D., P.Geo.

President, CEO & Director

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