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Feb 7, 2012

From The Desk of Nick Nicolaas | Mining Interactive Website: Mawson - Further Mineralization at Rompas Bonanza Gold Discovery with Pit Samples Assaying up to 557ppm Gold





February 07, 2012

MAWSON RESOURCES LTD.
TSX - MAW; Frankfurt - MRY (WKN# A0B 8YJ); Pinksheets - MWSNF

FURTHER MINERALIZATION AT ROMPAS BONANZA GOLD DISCOVERY IN FINLAND WITH PIT SAMPLES ASSAYING UP TO 557PPM GOLD

Key points include:
A new zone of mineralization defined under thicker glacial soil with grab samples from individual one metre deep pits assaying 557ppm, 147ppm and 201ppm gold within a zone extending over a 30 metre strike;
Continuity of lower grade gold and uranium mineralization further established, highlighting mineralized trends;
New geophysics demonstrates gold mineralization is hosted by a chargeable sequence which extends under cover away from known gold bearing areas;
Further bonanza gold grades from grab samples assay up to 33,200ppm gold.

Please note: The maps at the end of the Mawson Press Release tell a great story and will assist you in understanding these great results at North Rompas much better….

States Michael Hudson, Mawson President & CEO:
“Rompas continues to deliver with grade, continuity and scale. Further discoveries and evidence for continuity of mineralization at surface over considerable distances augurs well for the prospectivity of this exciting new mineral district. Additionally, the recent IP geophysical survey clearly highlights the host sequence at Rompas. The chargeable sequence is shown to continue extensively undercover away from areas where high grade gold and uranium discoveries have been made.”

Please read the detailed Mawson Press Release here

Deutsche Text-Pressemitteilung


Dear Friends:

The Rompas bonanza gold project in Finland is one of the most exciting exploration plays in the world. Rompas keeps on delivering continuous and new stellar gold results over considerable distances. This certainly makes us realize that the decision by Mawson to focus on Rompas is absolutely the right decision.

On top of that Mawson is planning to give us something that we very seldom see in this business i.e. a Junior Exploration Company paying bonuses to its shareholder.

The attached PowerPoint slide may assist you in understanding the planned Mawson bonuses to shareholders and the time-line of its Plan of Arrangement:
Pro-rata bonus to shareholders of record as of the Effective Date; plus
The Spinout of the Peruvian gold/porphyry assets to Darwin - One (1) Darwin share for three (3) Mawson shares.
Stay Tuned - - there will be much – much more Mawson News to come!!!

Regards,
Nick L. Nicolaas


Mining Interactive "Ahead of the Pack"


Mining Interactive Web Site




For more MAWSON information contact
Mining Interactive Corp.
Donna Werbes
(778) 968-1623
donna@mininginteractive.com

or
Nick L. Nicolaas
(604) 657-4058
nick@mininginteractive.com





February 07, 2012
Nick Nicolaas, Editor





Mawson Resources a resource acquisition and development company engaged in the acquisition & exploration of METAL and ENERGY interests in Scandinavia and Latin America. All its projects are 100% owned. The Company has distinguished itself as a leading Scandinavian gold and uranium exploration company with a focus on its flagship Rompas project in Finland, a Bonanza Gold and Uranium discovery.


Mawson Two Page Summary





Michael Hudson, CEO

Mawson Video Overview


As the European Union moves to reduce its reliance on carbon-based energy sources and continues to debate energy security, Mawson is well positioned to provide Europe with the option to fuel its future. Mawson is a leader in uranium development in Scandinavia with +15M lbs in NI43-101 resources. In addition, the Company is exploring for gold and copper in the highly prospective Cordillera of Peru with a focus on a new Peruvian gold-copper discovery at Alto Quemado.

With a strong cash position and a multi-jurisdiction European and South American portfolio, Mawson is ideally positioned to enhance its status as a leader in the uranium and gold industries.


Mawson Resources Web Site




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