Messina Minerals Inc.

Published : October 30th, 2007

Discovers 12.3% Zinc, 0.9% Lead, 1.7% Copper over 5.35 m at Long Lake

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Re:        News Releases - Tuesday, October 30, 2007
Title:     Messina (MMI-TSXV) Discovers 12.3% Zinc, 0.9% Lead, 1.7% Copper over 5.35 m at Long Lake

Messina Minerals Inc. (MMI-TSXV) has released results from the first four drill holes totaling 605.4 meters of a planned 2,600 meter program testing the Main Zone zinc-lead-copper-silver-gold prospect within the Company's Long Lake Property in central Newfoundland, Canada. The Main Zone is located 20 kilometers east-northeast of the Boomerang/Domino zinc-lead-copper-silver-gold mineral resources within the adjacent Tulks South Property.

Summary

The results of the four holes show the potential for further discoveries with additional drilling. There are no NI43-101 compliant resources estimated at this property. This program of additional Diamond drilling is intended to permit an estimate of zinc-lead-copper-silver-gold mineral resources at the Main Zone.

Two holes (LL07-15 and -16) have intersected thickened zones of copper- lead- and zinc-enriched mineralization at approximately 135 meters below surface.

The drilling confirms the excellent continuity of copper, lead, zinc, silver and gold mineralization from near surface to 170 meters depth.

Subintervals within the massive sulphide mineralization have high copper, lead, and zinc grades (e.g. 5.2% copper, 2.4% lead, and 17.7% zinc over 0.95m in LL07-16).

Results show thicknesses potentially increasing with depth. Additional drilling with a 'deeper' drill rig is now planned in 2008 following completion of the current 'shallow' testing program. The shallow drill testing continues.

Results

Five holes have been drilled on section 9025E (including LL07-03A reported in NR August 23, 2007). Results are tabulated below, ordered from shallower to deeper. LL07-15 intersected mineralization 25 meters west of section, on 9000E; LL07-16 on 9025E is 25 meters east of LL07-15 at approximately the same depth.

The new drilling systematically tested the Main Zone from 50 meters to 135 meters vertical depth on section 9025E. The zinc-lead-copper enriched massive sulphides are associated with abundant barite and are underlain by a regionally extensive unit of intensely altered felsic volcanic rocks containing stringer and disseminated sulphides. All holes were drilled southerly at approximately 156 degree azimuth. The true thickness of the mineralization is estimated to be 0.7 times the interval length.

Hole ID From
(m)
To
(m)
Interval
(m)
Cu
%
Pb
%
Zn
%
Ag
g/t
Au
g/t
Section
(m)
Elev
(m)
Type
Surface 340
LL07-13 72.50 73.35 0.85 1.1 0.7 11.6 43 0.7 9025E 290 MS
LL07-14 92.25 92.70 0.45 2.3 2.8 19.3 77 0.7 9025E 263 MS
and also 101.57 102.47 0.90 1.0 5.0 11.8 99 1.4 9025E 258 MS
LL07-15 149.42 154.77 5.35 1.7 0.9 12.3 40 1.1 9000E 210 MS
LL07-16 152.35 159.83 7.48 1.4 2.9 6.7 68 0.6 9025E 205 MS
including 152.35 153.30 0.95 5.2 2.4 17.7 91 1.1 MS
LL07-03A 184.70 186.50 1.80 4.9 5.3 22.8 164 2.0 9025E 170 MS

(*MS is massive sulphides)

The objective of the drill program is to provide sufficient density of drilling to demonstrate continuity of zinc-enriched mineralization along-strike and down-dip, and to permit an estimate of zinc-lead-copper-silver-gold mineral resources. The drill program is expected to continue through November 2007 with shallow drilling and will resume in 2008 targeting deeper mineralization.

Messina Minerals Inc. is exploring for zinc-lead-copper-silver-gold massive sulphide deposits in central Newfoundland on its extensive 383 square kilometer mineral lands, in a region known historically for its zinc resources and where the Company has outlined indicated/inferred mineral resources at "Boomerang" and "Domino". Messina's strategy is to test its properties for zinc-copper mineralization that is additive to the Company's zinc-lead-copper-silver-gold resource base.

Kerry Sparkes, Vice President Exploration of Messina Minerals Inc. is the Qualified Person responsible for exploration on the Company's properties in central Newfoundland and who has reviewed and is responsible for the technical data contained in this news release.

On behalf of the Board of Messina Minerals Inc.

"Peter Tallman"

President

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the content of this news release.

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For further information
Please contact:
Peter Tallman
President
(604)688-1508
Fax: (604) 601-8253
Email: info@messinaminerals.com
Website: www.messinaminerals.com

Copyright © 2007 MESSINA MINERALS INC. (MMI) All rights reserved. For more information visit our website at http://www.messinaminerals.com/ or send email to info@messinaminerals.com ..
Message sent on Tue Oct 30, 2007 at 8:49:56 AM Pacific Time
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Messina Min. is a zinc and lead exploration company based in Canada.

Messina Min. holds various exploration projects in Canada.

Its main exploration properties are PUKASKA, LONG LAKE, HAVEN STEADY PROPERTY, COSTIGAN LAKE PROJECT, VICTORIA RIVER PROJECT, BOBBY'S POND PROJECT, HEALY BAY, TOPSAILS PROJECT, DANIELS HARBOUR, SUTHERLANDS POND, HUNGRY HILL, YORK HARBOUR, TULKS SOUTH - HURRICANE, TULK SOUTH - DOMINO, TULK EAST B ZONE, TULK SOUTH BOOMERANG, TULK EAST A ZONE, TULK LONG LAKE MAIN ZONE, SKIDDER, JAMES BAY LOWLANDS CLAIMS and PUKASKWA in Canada.

Messina Min. is listed in Canada and in United States of America. Its market capitalisation is CA$ 754 980 as of today (US$ 709 455, € 518 966).

Its stock quote reached its highest recent level on December 30, 2005 at CA$ 4.13, and its lowest recent point on February 01, 2013 at CA$ 0.01.

Messina Min. has 12 583 000 shares outstanding.

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