Messina Minerals Inc.

Published : November 21st, 2007

Drills 15.7% Zinc, 2.7% Lead, 3.8% Copper over 2.1 m at Long Lake

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Re:        News Releases - Wednesday, November 21, 2007
Title:     Messina (MMI-TSXV) Drills 15.7% Zinc, 2.7% Lead, 3.8% Copper over 2.1 m at Long Lake

Messina Minerals Inc. (MMI-TSXV) has released results from six additional holes 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. Drilling will continue at the Long Lake Property until Christmas break and is planned to resume in January.

There are no NI43-101 compliant resources estimated at this property. Another four additional holes are planned to complete Main Zone drilling between sections 8950E to 9050E to a depth of 270 meters with sufficient density to permit an estimate of zinc-lead-copper-silver-gold mineral resources.

Historic drilling has intersected Main Zone zinc-lead-copper-silver-gold mineralization 50 meters east, 150 meters west, and 330 meters below the current level of drilling reported here. The Main Zone remains open to the east and west and at depth beyond these historic intersections and has high potential for additional discoveries. The planned January drill program will target these areas.

Summary
All six recent holes intersected high grade zinc-lead-copper-silver-gold massive sulphide mineralization.

Two holes (LL07-17 and -18) tested near surface on section 8975E to provide confidence in continuity of high grade mineralization between 45 meters and 80 meters depth. Both holes intersected high grade zones of copper-, lead- and zinc-enriched mineralization. LL07-18 intersected 1.0m assaying 3.4% copper, 1.7% lead, 20.2% zinc, 123 g/t silver, and 1.2 g/t gold.

Three holes (LL07-20 to -22) tested section 8950E between 170 meters to 270 meters depth and successfully intersected high grade zones of copper-, lead- and zinc-enriched mineralization. LL07-20 intersected 6.35 meters assaying 0.6% copper, 2.0% lead, 8.4% zinc, 72 g/t silver and 0.5 g/t gold including a 1.3 meter interval assaying 1.5% copper, 8.5% lead, 29.6% zinc (39.4% combined base metals) with 284 g/t silver and 1.5 g/t gold. The three holes have extended the western edge of Main Zone mineralization by 50 meters at this depth.

Another infill hole (LL07-19) tested the 270 meter depth level 50 meters east of holes LL07-20 to -22 on 9000E and also successfully intersected high grade zones of copper-lead- and zinc-enriched mineralization. LL07-19 intersected 2.1 meters assaying 3.8% copper, 2.7% lead, 15.7% zinc, 68 g/t silver, and 1.2 g/t gold.

The drilling confirms the excellent continuity of copper, lead, zinc, silver and gold mineralization from near surface to 270 meters depth.

Summary Table: Main Zone Drill Results

Hole ID

From (m)

To� (m)

Interval (m)

Cu %

Pb %

Zn %

Ag g/t

Au g/t

Section (m)

Elev (m)

Type

Surface

340

LL07-17

69.60

70.70

1.10

1.5

4.9

19.5

106

1.7

8975E

294

MS

LL07-18

93.55

94.55

1.00

3.4

1.7

20.2

123

1.2

8975E

259

MS

LL07-20

193.05

199.40

6.35

0.6

2.0

8.4

72

0.5

8950E

178

MS

including

193.05

194.35

1.30

1.5

8.5

29.6

284

1.5

MS

LL07-22

224.42

225.45

1.03

2.7

6.2

21.8

192

1.6

8950E

139

MS

LL07-21

260.32

262.17

1.85

1.8

2.3

10.1

85

0.6

8950E

98

MS

LL07-19

262.45

264.55

2.10

3.8

2.7

15.7

68

1.2

9000E

103

MS


(*MS is massive 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. The mineralization has a steep 85 degree dip.

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.

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