Vena Resources Inc.
TSX VENTURE : VEM

Vena Resources Inc.

September 13, 2005 10:48 ET

Vena Resources to Step up Exploration on Aurora Cu/Mo Project

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 13, 2005) - Vena Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:VEM)(LIMA:VEM) announces that it has mobilized two additional drill rigs to test the porphyry zones on its Aurora project. Based on additional geological mapping of the prospect area, the Company now believes the potential zone of mineralization will extend over an area of at least 1,800 meters by 800 meters, almost twice as large as originally reported in a Vena press release dated July 25 and it is open in all directions.

The cross section shown on the following page indicates the previous drill holes and the five holes being drilled to test the mineralization at depth. Due to the depth of the holes (up to 700 meters), rigs from competing companies have been mobilized to fast track the drilling campaign and to determine which of the two companies will have the expertise to most efficiently prove this system in subsequent drill campaigns.

The alteration model based on previous drilling and extensive surface mapping to date indicate the potential for an important porphyry copper system with significant molybdenum credits. All previous holes finished in mineralization which appears to enrich at depth and remain open.

The project compares favorably with the geology of other large Peruvian deposits in the area;

- Tintaya copper mine (BHP-Billiton) with reserves of 200 million tonnes at 1.5% copper

- Tantapaccas project (BHP-Billiton) -- 390 million tonnes at 0.83% copper

- Las Chancas (Southern Peru) -- 450 million tonnes at 1.0% Cu, 0.07% Mo

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Aurora Geology

Copper and molybdenum-sulfide mineralization is closely associated with the host rhyodacite intrusion. The north end of the complex intrusion is a breccia containing elevated copper grades. The coarse brecciated porphyry appears to cut and intrude an earlier porphyry that is relatively fine grained. This early porphyry is a wall rock to mineralization and has been over printed with potassic alteration and contains quartz veinlets with copper and molybdenum sulfides. Both porphyry types intrude gray hornfels. Near the intrusion contact the hornfels are recrystallized into a fine granular rock rich in biotite. Biotite hornfels are common in the wall rock of economic porphyry deposits in British Columbia.

The secondary porphyry is mineralized with disseminated chalcopyrite and bornite which corresponds and correlates with the elevated surface copper rock chip values in the area of drill hole ABC-5. Quartz veinlets containing molybdenite are also observable in this region. These veinlets cut the earlier porphyry and also the biotite rich hornfels. Potassic alteration is the observed alteration type associated with the copper sulfides.

Juan Vegarra - Chairman and CEO of Vena Resources states: "Little was known of the system at depth and all previous drill holes ended at around 300 meters in depth in increasing sulfide mineralization. The current drilling campaign was scheduled to test four 500 meter holes, but based on additional geological mapping and drilling information so far, a 5th much deeper hole (700 meters) has been added to the current campaign. The system remains open in all directions."

Murray Lytle, P.Eng., the Qualified Person on this project, has reviewed this technical information on behalf of the Company.

About Vena Resources

Vena Resources is dedicated to building capital appreciation and creating long term shareholder value by developing the mineral resources and social welfare of Peru. Vena Resources' commitment is demonstrated by its deployment of financial resources to aggressively acquire and advance high quality people and assets throughout the country.

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept the responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. Statements in this press release regarding the Company's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties, such as estimates and statements that describe the Company's future plans, objectives or goals, including words to the effect that the Company or management expects a stated condition or result to occur. Since forward-looking statements address future events and conditions, by their very nature, they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results in each case could differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements.

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