| ||March 26, 2007|
Christopher Graf Appointed President of Zinco Mining Corporation and Granted Stock Option
| ||Vancouver, BC - March 26, 2007 - Zinco Mining Corporation (TSX Venture: ZIM) ("Zinco") is pleased to announce that Christopher Graf has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company in place of Alastair Sinclair, who has stepped down. Mr. Graf has been granted an option to purchase up to 900,000 shares of the Company at $0.75 each for the next five years.|
Management wishes to thank Alastair Sinclair for his services as President and is pleased that he will be remaining with Zinco as a director.
Information about Christopher Graf
Christopher Graf P.Eng., obtained his B.Ap.Sc. in Geological Engineering from UBC in 1974 and has been practicing his profession for 33 years. He has discovered 2 significant mineral deposits in BC.
In 1985 he discovered the Kerr porphyry copper-gold deposit at Sulphurets Creek in the Eskay creek area of northwest BC and in 1987 formed and publicly listed Sulphurets Gold Corporation on the VSE. Sulphurets Gold Corporation was bought by Placer Dome Mining in 1989. A major gold-copper resource estimate of 563.9 Mt at 0.72 g/t gold and 0.18% copper (13 tonnes gold and 1 million tonnes copper) has recently been reported for the Kerr-Mitchell deposit by Seabridge Gold Inc. which bought the property from Placer.
In 1978 he staked the claims over what would become the Akie sedex zinc deposit in the northern Rocky Mountains of BC and in 1989 put the property into his company Ecstall Mining Corporation and publicly listed it on the VSE. He was president of Ecstall for 18 years until the company was recently taken over by Mantle Resources Inc. The Akie sedex zinc deposit does not have a 43-101 resource estimate but is recognized as a major discovery and Inmet Mining had estimated the Akie deposit contained 12 Mt of 10% zinc in 1996. It has received $10 million in exploration expenditures to date and Mantle has indicated that the deposit will be aggressively explored and developed over the next few years.
Information About Zinco's Properties
Zinco owns a 100% interest in the 69,291 hectare Cuale Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide Project which is located in the State of Jalisco, Mexico approximately 100 km east of Puerto Vallarta.
The Cuale Project hosts six VMS camps including Cuale, El Rubi, Aranjuez, Cuatro Minas-Amaltea and Bramador. Mining was carried out at these camps since the late 1800's and Penoles operated the Cuale and Cuatro Minas-Amaltea mines until the early 1990's.
Zinco has conducted significant exploration programs on the Cuale Project during the past year including detailed geological mapping and geochemical soil sampling as well as conducting an air borne geophysical survey over the entire project area.
A detailed surface mapping and sampling program has been underway since January 2007 with the objective of defining drill targets on five separate prospective areas that were identified by the geophysical survey and previous surface work. Further detailed information on these prospective areas and the Cuale project is available in the Company's previous press releases dated October 23, 2006, December 20, 2006 and January 5, 2007.
Michelle Robinson, M.Sc., P.Eng., a director of the Company is the qualified person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 and responsible for the technical information in this press release.
For further information, please contact Alastair Sinclair at 604-507-2181.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Christopher Graf, p.Eng.
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