Messina Minerals Inc.

Published : April 20th, 2007

Intersects Boomerang: 6.8 meters of 18.0% Zinc, 4.4% Lead, 0.9% Copper, 118

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Re: News Releases - Friday, April 20, 2007
Messina Minerals ("MMI") Intersects Boomerang: 6.8 meters of
18.0% Zinc, 4.4% Lead, 0.9% Copper, 118 g/t Silver, 1.3 g/t Gold
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Messina Minerals Inc. has completed four new holes at the Boomerang
zinc-lead-copper-gold-silver massive sulphide deposit that all continue
to indicate excellent continuity of thickness and high base metal
enrichment. One hole, GA07-228, has intersected a 14.03 meter (8.9m
true thickness) interval of 11.3% zinc, 3.4% lead, 0.5% copper, 91 g/t
silver, and 0.6 g/t gold, which is approximately twice the true
thickness of adjacent holes with comparable grades. Three of four
holes intersected massive sulphides with grades and thicknesses
comparable with adjacent intersections. The drilling tested
approximately a 60 meter vertical by 100 meter horizontal 'gap' in the
drill spacing within the deeper, eastern part of Boomerang. Assay
results are tabulated below.


The four infill holes are part of an estimated eight hole program
intended to change the mineral inventory classification in certain
areas of Boomerang from lower confidence 'inferred mineral resources'
to higher confidence 'indicated mineral resources' by decreasing the
spacing between drill holes to within 50 meters apart. The drill data
will be incorporated into an independent mineral resource estimate
provided by Snowden Mining Industry Consultants inc. ("Snowden")
intended to be available in June 2007.

Messina is drilling zinc-lead-copper-silver-gold enriched massive
sulphides at and adjacent to the Boomerang massive sulphide mineral
resource, within the Company's Tulks South Property located in central
Newfoundland, Canada. The Tulks South Property represents a portion of
the 327 square kilometer area of Messina's central Newfoundland mineral
land holdings. The region is historically known as prospective for
zinc-rich deposits and home to the formerly producing world-class base
metal deposits at Buchans and currently home to a producing zinc-copper
mine at Duck Pond.

Specific gravity testing, rock quality determinations and photographic
logging of all massive sulphide intersections are performed
systematically by Messina staff prior to assaying. Assays are
performed by Eastern Analytical Limited of Springdale, Newfoundland.
Check assays and other lithogeochemical analyses are performed by
Chemex Labs of North Vancouver, British Columbia. The Company is and
will continue to use methodical and geoscientifically accepted
procedures for assaying including quality control and quality assurance
(QA/QC) including the use of duplicates and standards for all
analytical testing. Drill holes are assigned a number if they are
started and reach bedrock; hole numbers not referenced are those
terminated before reaching target due to bad ground or excessive
deviation.

Gerry Squires, P. Geo., Chief Geologist of Messina Minerals Inc. is the
Qualified Person responsible for exploration at Boomerang and the
person responsible for the technical data contained within 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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Copyright (c) 2007 MESSINA MINERALS INC. (MMI) All rights reserved.
For more information visit our website at
http://www.messinaminerals.com/ or send mailto:info@messinaminerals.com
Message sent on Fri Apr 20, 2007 at 8:37:04 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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