Zinccorp Resources Inc.
TSX VENTURE : ZN

July 15, 2009 11:21 ET

Zinccorp Resources: 2009 Summer Exploration Program to Expand on 2008 Discoveries

- 2007 DRILLING INTERSECTS 7.94 METERS OF 510.7 G/T SILVER, 17.38% LEAD AND 22.72% ZINC ON ONE OF THREE KNOWN ZONES - 2008 PROSPECTING REVEALS 13 NEW ZONES - 2008 DRILLING INTERSECTS 9.40 METERS OF 16.36% LEAD, 5.36% ZINC, 152 G/T SILVER AND 870 PPM GALLIUM

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 15, 2009) - Zinccorp Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:ZN) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that its 2009 exploration program will evaluate multiple targets generated by last year's prospecting program at the Michelle Property in Yukon Territory.

Eight new lead-zinc zones were discovered by a "boots-on-the-ground" prospecting program conducted in 2008, along with several unexamined and untested silt and soil anomalies that warrant follow-up exploration. Some of these discoveries contain locally high values of silver and gallium, while others have potential for elevated germanium and indium. The high levels of these elements makes the Michelle Project exceptional among similar lead-zinc deposits found in the Canadian Cordillera.

The 2009 work program is designed to confirm, expand and extend the mineralized zones and favourable trends and in some cases, measure and map the zones for the first time. The program will be under the direction of William Mann, a Yukon-based geologist with extensive experience in all aspects of mining and mineral exploration.

The mineralization at the Michelle Property is subtle, with white-on-white minerals, which is why the extensively mineralized district was not previously recognized by helicopter-supported reconnaissance programs. Conventional prospecting has proven to be very successful at finding new mineralized zones and showings.

Four new showings that received only minimal sampling last year will be further sampled this year. Among the prime targets is the Nanny showing, which returned the best grades for lead and silver. Samples collected from some of the other showings were of obvious high-iron leached cap material, therefore these zones will require further sampling to detect more subtle in-situ or supgergene mineralization that may contain higher grades.

Along with these early-stage targets, exploration is planned to test the potential for other known zones to continue further into the Dawson District. These include the Peak and Dynasty Zones and the newly discovered Rob Zone, which has been tested with only three samples to date. Additional silt sampling is planned where sampling gaps exist, along with soil geochemical sampling in favourable under-explored areas.

The OT area on the northern side of the property will be thoroughly explored for additional showings and to better understand the geology and setting of the zone.

Previous exploration at the Michelle Property included a 23-hole exploratory drilling program that tested the Peak and Gully zones. Highlights include a 9.40-meter interval grading 5.36% zinc, 16.36% lead, 152 g/t silver and 870 ppm (parts per million) gallium from the Gully Zone and a 2.95-meter interval from the Peak Zone that returned 0.55% zinc, 15.18% lead, 2,133.9 g/t silver and 25 ppm gallium.

About Zinccorp Resources Inc.

The Company is focused on its zinc/lead/silver discovery on its Michelle Property in Yukon Territory, Canada. The Michelle Property, located approximately 15 km east of the Dempster Highway in central Yukon, is one of four highly prospective properties acquired from Strategic Metals Ltd.

Please visit Zinccorp's website www.zinc-corp.com to learn more about the Michelle and other exciting Zinccorp projects and sign up to receive upcoming Zinccorp news.

The statements made in this Press Release may contain forward-looking statements that may involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual events or results could differ materially from the Company's expectations and projections.

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