Northair Intersects 63.70 Metres of 76.2 g/t Silver Including 13.40 Metres of 174.3 g/t Silver at La Cigarra Project, Mexico

June 19, 2012

International Northair Mines Ltd. (TSXV: INM) (the "Company" or "Northair") is pleased to announce assay results from three infill core drill holes completed in the Las Carolinas Zone and four infill core holes completed in the San Gregorio Zone at its La Cigarra silver project, located in north central Mexico.

"To date, we have obtained positive drill results from the San Gregorio and La Carolinas zones, which comprise over 2 kilometers of the 3 kilometre known mineralized trend," said Fred Hewett, President and CEO of Northair. "These drill results continue to provide important data for the Company to complete its upcoming initial resource calculation."

Highlights of the Continuing Infill Drill Program:

Las Carolinas Zone:

  • Hole CC-12-068 intercepted 5.50 metres of 67.9 g/t silver;
  • Hole CC-12-073 intercepted 51.00 metres of 27.5 g/t silver including 16.65 metres of 40.7 g/t silver. This hole bottomed in 74.7 g/t silver;
  • Hole CC-12-074 returned 63.70 metres of 76.2 g/t silver, which included three distinct intercepts of 18.75 metres of 78.2g/t silver, 13.40 meters of 174.3 g/t silver and 7.60 metres of 110.9 g/t silver, respectively.

San Gregorio Zone:
  • Hole CC-12-75 intercepted of 8.10 metres of 63.5 g/t silver;
  • Hole CC-12-076 returned intercepts of 11.30 metres of 87.7 g/t silver and 1.90 metres of 60.1 g/t silver;
  • Hole CC-12-077 returned intercepts of 16.00 metres of 26.0 g/t silver and 2.90metres of 22.2 g/t silver;
  • Hole CC-12-078 returned intercepts of 43.50 metres of 37.2 g/t silver, including 6.75metres of 147.9 g/t silver and 3.00 metres of 91.0 g/t silver.

To view the comprehensive results of all the drill holes completed to date on the La Cigarra Project please click the link:

Drilling continues at La Cigarra with a focus on the San Gregorio and Las Carolinas zones with the intent of completing a NI 43-101 compliant mineral resource by the end of the third quarter. At this time, Northair has reported results from 78 of 98 core drill holes completed to date. Results from all completed holes will be reported once assays have been received and interpreted.

Drill Results

Las Carolinas Zone

Hole Dip From To Drill Intercept Silver Gold

(metres) (metres) (metres) g/t g/t
CC-12-068 -53 68.00 73.50 5.50 67.9 0.081

*CC-12-073 -51 39.00 90.00 51.00 27.5 0.045
55.35 72.00 16.65 40.7 0.049
*Hole CC-12-073 bottomed in 74.7 g/t silver

CC-12-074 -51 39.00 102.70 63.70 76.2 0.051
Note 1
39.00 102.70 63.70 71.0
39.00 57.75 18.75 78.2 0.050
66.10 79.50 13.40 174.3 0.050
95.10 102.70 7.60 110.9 0.073
Note 1
95.10 102.70 7.60 67.6

Note 1: Intervals with silver values greater than 500 g/t reported as 500 g/t.
Note 2: Reported widths may contain intervals with values less than 10g/t silver.
Note 3: Intervals may also contain lead and zinc values.

San Gregorio Zone

Hole Dip From To Drill Intercept Silver Gold

(metres) (metres) (metres) g/t g/t
CC-12-075 -50 177.00 185.10 8.10 63.5 0.035

CC-12-076 -51 105.50 116.80 11.30 87.7 0.048

164.65 166.55 1.90 60.1 0.071

CC-12-077 -51 171.60 187.60 16.00 26.0 0.042

247.40 250.30 2.90 22.2 0.035

CC-12-078 -49 113.50 157.00 43.50 37.2 0.067
Note 1
113.50 157.00 36.1
150.25 157.00 6.75 147.9 0.041
Note 1
150.25 157.00

219.15 222.15 3.00 91.0 0.049

Note 1: Intervals with silver values greater than 500 g/t reported as 500 g/t.
Note 2: Reported widths may contain intervals with values less than 10g/t silver.
Note 3: Intervals may also contain lead and zinc values.

Click the link below to view a plan of the San Gregorio and Las Carolinas zones:

Sampling and QA/QC

All technical information for the La Cigarra exploration program is obtained and reported under a formal quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) program. Samples are taken under the direction of qualified geologists and stored in sealed bags. Samples are delivered by the Company via courier to ALS Minerals ("ALS") in Chihuahua and Inspectorate America Corporation ("Inspectorate") in Durango City. In both cases the samples are dried, crushed and pulverized with the pulps being sent airfreight for analysis by ALS to Vancouver B.C. and by Inspectorate to Vancouver B.C. or Reno, Nevada. Systematic assaying of standards and blanks are performed for precision and accuracy. Analysis for silver, zinc, lead and copper and related trace elements was done by ICP four acid digestion, with gold analysis by 30 gram fire assay with an AA finish.

About the La Cigarra Silver Project

The La Cigarra Project is located in the state of Chihuahua along the eastern fringes of the Sierra Madre Occidental in Mexico. Local topography is gentle with good road access to the major city of Parral, located 26 kilometres to the south east. The La Cigarra Project hosts a silver-rich, epithermal vein system with three identified zones forming a three kilometre trend.

This news release has been prepared in accordance with Canadian regulatory requirements set out in National Instrument 43-101 and approved by Fred Hewett the Company's President and CEO, and a Qualified Person under NI 43-101.


"Fred G. Hewett"
Fred G. Hewett, P.Eng.
President & CEO

For further information please contact Fred Hewett, President, Chris Curran, Manager of Corporate Communications or Brent Levenstadt, Investor Relations Associate
at 604-687-7545 or 1-888-338-2200
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