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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Full Metal and Highbury Drill 5.5m of 4.28 g/t Au at Moore Creek Gold Project

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 11, 2008) - Full Metal Minerals (TSX VENTURE:FMM) ("Full Metal") and Highbury Projects Inc. (TSX VENTURE:HPI) ("Highbury") are pleased to announce that assay results have been received from a thirteen-hole, 1,878-meter drilling program at their Moore Creek gold project, located in the Kuskokwim region of West Central Alaska.

The 2008 drilling program followed up on the "Spring" and "Troy" zone discoveries made during the 2007 mechanical trenching program (see FMM 2007 NR #29, November 6, 2007). Both zones consist of northeast trending, steeply dipping, sheeted quartz veins ranging from one to ten centimeters thick with coarse gold and disseminated sulfides, and are hosted within pervasively silicified and tourmaline-altered monzonite of the early Tertiary Moore Creek pluton. Alteration intensity and grade appears to increase to the south, towards the Iditarod-Nixon Fork Fault. Channel samples from the Spring Zone assayed up to 8.86 g/t Au over 11.0m and from the Troy Zone assayed up to 88.5 g/t Au over 0.2m.

The discoveries occur at the headwaters of significant placer gold producing streams; State of Alaska Records (2005) report that Moore Creek has produced over 60,000 ounces of placer gold, often of an exceptionally coarse nature and noted for attached quartz vein rock. Mineralization is located adjacent to the Iditarod-Nixon Fork fault zone, which is also associated with NovaGold/Barrick's Donlin Creek gold deposit (M+I: 29.38M oz; Inf: 17.1M oz; NovaGold News Release Feb 7, 2008) located 90 km to the southwest of the Property.

Holes MC08-01 to MC08-05 and MC08-09 to MC08-12 tested the Spring Zone and Holes MC08-06 to MC08-08 and MC08-13 tested the Troy Zone. Strong alteration was encountered with zones of silicified and tourmaline-altered monzonite with stockwork quartz veins (up to 79 cm wide) and disseminated-massive arsenopyrite, chalcopyrite, pyrite, and rare pyrrohtite intersected in the majority of the holes. Results are as follows:

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