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 Thu Nov 24, 2005
Sultan Minerals Commences Trenching on New Copper-Silver Discovery

Sultan Minerals Inc. (SUL-TSX-Venture) ("Sultan") is pleased to announce that it has contracted Custom Dozing Ltd of Salmo, BC to undertake an excavator-trenching program on its Kena Gold Property, located near the community of Ymir in south-eastern British Columbia. The trenching program will test a zone of copper-silver mineralization discovered by prospecting in September 2005. The mineralized exposure was found during reclamation blast-trenching conducted on the property. The best grab sample taken from the newly exposed mineralization assayed 2.48% copper and 165.0 grams per tonne silver. Seven metres of continuous chip sampling taken along the suspected strike of the showing returned an average grade of 1.71% copper and 61.0 grams per tonne silver.

The previously announced results from samples taken during the September prospecting program are given in the following table.
Rock Chip & Grab Sample Results
                         From       To   Length      Cu       Ag
Sample    Description      (m)      (m)      (m)     (%)    (g/t)
SK-1             Grab                              2.48    165.0
SK-2             Grab                              2.24    176.0
SKFW- 0-3        Chip    0.00     3.00     3.00    1.80     22.0
SKFW- 3-7        Chip    3.00     7.00     4.00    1.65     99.0
The new discovery, made by prospecting near the historic Silver King Mine, is located approximately 1,500 metres southwest of Sultan's Gold Mountain and Kena Gold Zones.

Sultan filed a technical report entitled "Preliminary Resource Calculations for Gold Mountain and Kena Gold Zones Kena Property, BC" in compliance with the requirements of National Instrument 43-101 - Standard Disclosure for Mineral Projects, dated June 3, 2004 (the "Technical Report"), via SEDAR, which detailed a preliminary resource calculations on the Gold Mountain and Kena Gold Zones. The Technical Report showed a combined resource of 24,000,000 tonnes containing 381,000 ounces of gold in the measured and indicated category with an additional 389,000 ounces in the inferred category. The resource has an average grade of 1.0 g/t using a cut off grade of 0.5 g/t gold and can be expanded with additional diamond drilling.

The current trenching program will investigate the grade, width and strike continuity of the copper-silver mineralization. This information will allow Sultan to assess the potential of the copper-silver deposit prior to planning further exploration and possible development of the Kena property.

The trenching program will be conducted under the supervision of Perry Grunenberg, P.Geo., of P&L Geological Services of Lac Le Jeune, BC. Mr. Grunenberg is the Company's project supervisor and "Qualified Person" for the purpose of National Instrument 43-101, "Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects".

Sultan's other mineral exploration properties - current status:

Jersey Emerald molybdenum and tungsten prospect in south east British Columbia - Surface drilling in progress.

Stephens Lake nickel property in northern Manitoba - BHP Billiton earning in, winter drilling to continue in February 2006.

Coripampa 1 and 2 gold and silver prospects in southern Peru - Surface sampling complete, seeking Joint Venture.

For further information on the Company's projects, visit

Arthur G. Troup, P.Eng. (Geological)
President & CEO

For further information please contact:
Investor Relations
Tel: (604) 687-4622 Fax: (604) 687-4212
Toll Free: 1-888-267-1400 Email:

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