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Diamonds North Announces Qavvik-1 Kimberlite Results on Amaruk

а News Release: 08-07

VANCOUVER, February 4th, 2008 - Diamonds North Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: DDN) announces diamond results for the Qavvik-1 kimberlite on its 100% owned Amaruk property in the Pelly Bay Diamond District of Nunavut. The Company has identified two main kimberlite lithologies from the Qavvik-1 drill core; a macrocrystic kimberlite (MK) and a sparsely macrocrystic kimberlite breccia (SMKB). The diamond results for each type of kimberlite are shown in the table below.

Sample

Weight
(kg)

0.106
mm

0.150
mm

0.212
mm

0.300
mm

0.425
mm

0.600
mm

Total
Stones

MK

332.15

130

86

34

21

6

0

277

SMKB

644.60

102

60

29

8

5

2

206


Based on these results, Diamonds North downgrades the Qavvik-1 kimberlite. Tuktu-1 and Qavvik-4 kimberlites remain top priority discoveries for the Company. The core sample from Qavvik-1 appears to indicate that the tested portion of this body does not have a coarse diamond population. Only a small portion of the Qavvik -1 kimberlite has been tested with two vertical holes and one inclined hole (-65o) along a 30 metre section of an interpreted long axis of 230 metres.

The Company believes that larger diamonds do exist on the property as evidenced by larger diamond fragments measuring 1.02mm x 0.68mm x 0.54mm and 1.18 mm x 0.6 mm x 0.58 mm recovered from Qavvik-3 and Qavvik-4 kimberlites. In addition, a 1.10 x 1.05 x 0.95 mm diamond was recovered on the 0.85mm mesh at the WMC kimberlite float occurrence. All 3 of these samples are smaller than 100kg.

Diamond results for 12 additional kimberlites are pending, including eight more kimberlite discoveries in the Tuktu cluster (550 diamonds were recovered in 81.75 kilogram sample from Tuktu-1; see News Release NR08-01, January 8, 2008).

The 2006 percussion drill intersected the macrocrystic kimberlite phase of Qavvik-1 and returned 431 stones greater than 0.105mm from 457.33kg (0.942 stones/kg). Approximately 18% of these recovered diamonds are fragments. It appears that there is not a significant difference in diamond recovery between the percussion drill chips and drill core from the Qavvik-1 kimberlite. However, comparison between surface samples and percussion drill chip samples from the Umingmak kimberlite do suggest significant diamond destruction, losses may have been as high as 50%, mostly in the larger sizes. An explanation for the difference in diamond destruction is that the Umingmak kimberlite is very hard, whereas the Qavvik-1 kimberlite is highly altered and much softer.

Diamonds North has discovered 22 kimberlites to date on the Amaruk property. Diamond results have been received for 11 kimberlites; more than 80% of the kimberlites are diamondiferous of which 50% contain significant diamond counts and there are still 500 compelling geophysical targets that remain to be tested. The results to date, plus compelling mineral chemistry indicate that the Amaruk project is located over a significantly fertile diamond mantle.

The drill core was logged in secure facilities at the Amaruk field camp by geoscientists. Samples were securely sealed in solid containers and shipped to Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) in Saskatoon for processing. The results presented in this news release were obtained by SRC using their standard caustic fusion diamond recovery method. SRC is accredited by the Standards Council of Canada to the ISO/IEC Guide 25 standard for specific registered tests. As part of an ongoing Quality Control & Quality Assurance program, Diamonds North will conduct reviews and audits of results.

Bruce Kienlen (P.Geol) and Graham Gill (P. Geo) are Diamonds North's qualified persons reviewing these projects. They are responsible for the design and conduct of the exploration programs and the verification and quality assurance of analytical results.

Diamonds North Resources is focused on discovering Canada's next diamond mine. The Company is rapidly evolving and committed to building long-term value through ongoing diamond discoveries.

On behalf of Diamonds North Resources Ltd.


Mark Kolebaba
President & CEO

For additional information please contact:
Nancy Curry
VP Corporate Communications
Diamonds North Resources Ltd.
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