|Las Vegas, Nevada, February 28, 2006, Aberdene Mines Limited (the 'Company' or 'Aberdene') (OTCBB: ABRM) is pleased to announce that it has recently increased the size of the New York Canyon property by staking an additional 550 mineral claims to cover mineral prospects, possible leach pad areas, access routes and power line right of ways. The project, located in the Santa Fe Mining District of Mineral County, Nevada, will be the focus of an extensive exploration program this year to further evaluate the mineral potential of the property. Activities planned this year include delineation and expansion drilling of the Longshot Ridge copper oxide system, metallurgical testing of the host mineralized rock and environmental base line studies to initiate a scoping study.
The recently staked claims increase the total property area controlled by Aberdene to 1,003 claims covering more than 20,000 acres.
Aberdene Mines Ltd.'s New York Canyon Property is located in the New York Canyon area, Mineral County, Nevada. The Company has under option the rights to explore both the unpatented and patented mineral claims representing approximately 8,926 acres comprising the New York Canyon Copper Project. The project is regionally located south of the historic mining district of Santa Fe in the southeastern part of Mineral County, Nevada. The property, which is located seven miles east of the village of Luning and 32 road miles from the town of Hawthorne, hosts significant oxide and sulphide copper bearing mineralization outlined by historical operators.
On behalf of the Board of Directors,
ABERDENE MINES LTD.
Brent Jardine, President
For more information contact:
Brent Jardine, President
T: (800) 430-4034
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