Probe Mines Continues to Intersect High-Grade Gold on its Borden Gold Project, Ontario

Highlights: - Zone expanded a further 100 metres to the southeast with Section 2000m SE intersecting intervals of up to 24.2 metres averaging 4.1 g/t Au; - Infill drilling within High-Grade Zone ("HGZ") continues to intersect thick, high-grade gold mineralization, with intervals of 12.4 metres averaging 10.9 g/t Au (Section 1750m SE); 31.3 metres grading 4.0 g/t Au, including 23.2 metres averaging 5.5 g/t Au (Section 1800m SE); and 42.0 metres grading 3.1 g/t Au, including 9.2 metres averaging 7.0 g/t Au (Section 1650m SE); - 25-metre infill drilling program near original discovery section successful in demonstrating higher grades for bulk tonnage-style mineralization with intercepts of 95.8 metres averaging 2.0 g/t Au, including 8.6 metres grading 6.5 g/t Au (Section 25m SE); 53.0 metres averaging 1.5 g/t Au, including 17.8 metres of 3.1 g/t Au (Section 75m SE); and 76 metres grading 1.3 g/t Au, including 20.0 metres of 2.8 g/t Au (Section 125m SE)

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TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 15, 2013) - Probe Mines Limited (TSX VENTURE:PRB) ("Probe" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has received further assays from its ongoing drilling program at the Company's Borden Gold project near Chapleau, Ontario. Results for 53 diamond drill holes, BL13-465 to BL13-517, were received and were successful in expanding and confirming the continuity of the high-grade gold mineralization between Sections 1550m SE and 2000m SE. The program also included results for a small infill program drilled at 25-metre spacing near the original discovery section (0m SE). The program was successful in delineating higher-grade mineralization within the bulk tonnage zone. 

Drilling is continuing on the high-grade zone and results will be released as soon as they are received. The Company is also planning a winter drilling program designed to continue the expansion of the High-Grade Zone ("HGZ") to the southeast.

High-Grade Zone

Results from thirty-three (33) infill drill holes in the high-grade gold zone returned significant intersections of thick, high-grade gold mineralization. Included in these results are the first holes from Section 2000m SE, which has successfully expanded the HGZ an additional 100 metres to the southeast. Hole BL13-485 on section 2000m SE returned a 24.2-metre wide interval averaging 4.1 g/t Au, including one sample which graded 58.6 g/t Au over 0.9 metres. In addition to the expansion holes, the infill drilling was successful in further defining the HGZ. Diamond drill hole BL13-478 on Section 1750m SE returned an interval of 12.4 metres averaging 10.9 g/t Au; while hole BL13-477 returned 31.3 metres grading 4.0 g/t Au, including 23.2 metres averaging 5.5 g/t Au and 6.2 metres of 11.3 g/t Au from Section 1800m SE. Hole BL13-488 intersected 42.0 metres grading 3.1 g/t Au, including 9.2 metres averaging 7.0 g/t Au on Section 1650m SE. 

The current drilling continues to be successful in defining the HGZ, confirming its lateral continuity and displaying its potential as a possible underground resource. The mineralization still remains open along strike and drilling will be focused on further definition of the deposit through the fall and expansion during the winter, weather permitting. 

The following table shows selected drill results for the HGZ, with all intervals approximating true width. Depths of the mineralized zones are between 300 and 560 metres vertical depth. Updated plan and section maps for all holes are available on the Company's website at http://www.probemines.com/s/Borden_Lake.asp?ReportID=569319.

High-Grade Zone Drill Results
DDH Section From
(m)
To
(m)
Width
(m)
Au
(g/t)
BL13-465 1750mSE 435.0 438.0 3.0 1.6
BL13-465   461.0 464.2 3.2 2.2
BL13-466 1600mSE 388.0 416.1 28.1 1.3
  including 408.0 416.1 8.1 3.1
BL13-467 1700mSE 386.8 390.0 3.2 2.0
BL13-467   482.0 491.0 9.0 2.3
BL13-468 1550mSE 407.0 432.4 25.4 1.1
  including 428.3 432.4 4.1 2.3
BL13-469 1800mSE 397.3 400.9 3.6 2.1
BL13-469   478.0 497.5 19.5 1.2
  including 493.7 497.5 3.8 2.2
BL13-470 1600mSE 413.4 437.0 23.6 1.3
  including 430.0 437.0 7.0 2.5
  including 434.0 435.0 1.0 10.1
BL13-471 1850mSE 466.5 492.6 26.1 1.4
  including 471.0 477.0 6.0 2.7
BL13-472 1750mSE 438.0 468.2 30.2 1.9
  including 443.0 449.0 6.0 4.6
  including 443.0 444.0 1.0 21.3
BL13-472   489.7 499.3 9.6 1.8
BL13-473 1800mSE 442.5 451.4 8.9 2.7
BL13-473   463.0 514.0 51.0 1.4
  including 481.0 489.8 8.8 3.7
BL13-474 2000mSE 488.0 500.0 12.0 1.3
BL13-474   529.0 531.0 2.0 6.9
BL13-474   558.2 559.4 1.2 67.3
BL13-475 1750mSE 444.7 469.0 24.3 2.7
  including 459.1 469.0 9.9 5.3
BL13-476 1900mSE 467.1 469.5 2.4 8.4
BL13-476   484.0 492.8 8.8 8.1
  including 486.7 490.4 3.7 16.5
BL13-477 1800mSE 455.9 487.2 31.3 4.0
  including 464.0 487.2 23.2 5.5
  including 481.0 487.2 6.2 11.3
BL13-478 1750mSE 452.0 464.4 12.4 10.9
  including 455.6 464.4 8.8 14.9
BL13-479 1850mSE 473.5 489.2 15.7 5.2
  including 482.2 489.2 7.0 8.6
BL13-480 1900mSE 394.0 397.0 3.0 3.5
BL13-480   491.8 509.0 17.2 2.0
  including 499.4 508.3 8.9 2.7
BL13-481 2000mSE 513.0 539.4 26.4 1.8
  including 520.0 524.0 4.0 2.9
  also including 535.8 539.4 3.6 5.1
BL13-482 1750mSE 456.4 464.8 8.4 1.8
BL13-482   468.0 469.2 1.2 90.9
BL13-483 1900mSE NSA* --- --- ---
BL13-484 1650mSE LOST HOLE** --- --- ---
BL13-485 2000mSE 522.0 546.2 24.2 4.1
  including 544.0 544.9 0.9 58.6
BL13-486 1850mSE 496.0 511.1 15.1 1.7
  including 508.1 511.1 3.0 4.0
BL13-487 1650mSE 402.5 448.0 45.5 1.3
  including 421.0 430.6 9.6 3.2
BL13-488 1650mSE 401.0 443.0 42.0 3.1
  including 411.0 420.2 9.2 7.0
BL13-490 1950mSE 470.6 501.0 30.4 3.3
  including 489.5 499.4 9.9 7.1
BL13-492 1650mSE 421.3 429.0 7.7 7.6
BL13-493 2000mSE 563.1 578.4 15.3 3.5
  including 565.8 574.2 8.4 4.8
BL13-496 1650mSE 438.7 454 15.3 1.5
BL13-498 1950mSE 483.0 500.9 17.9 3.7
  including 494.7 496.9 2.2 20.3
BL13-498   506.3 511.4 5.1 6.7
BL13-498   537.2 538.8 1.6 37.6
BL13-501 950mSE 429.6 456.6 27.0 1.0
  including 449.3 456.6 7.3 1.8
BL13-505 1000mSE 477.0 492.0 15.0 1.0
BL13-507 1950mSE 509.2 532.2 23.0 1.5
  including 523.6 528.0 4.4 4.7
BL13-507   553.4 567.3 13.9 5.6
  including 556.1 560.1 4.0 10.5
BL13-512 1100mSE 483.2 493.0 9.8 1.2
* NSA - no significant assays - Hole BL13-483 was drilled up-dip of the main zone
** Hole BL13-484 deviated off section and did not reach the zone

25-Metre Infill Drilling

A 25m-spaced drilling program was implemented during the summer drilling program in order to investigate grade variability and the potential to increase grade in the bulk tonnage zone through tighter spaced sections. The 11-hole program was successful, returning numerous thick intersections of higher grade mineralization between sections 0m SE and 150m SE. Results include 95.8 metres averaging 2.0 g/t Au, including 8.6 metres grading 6.5 g/t Au in hole BL13-497 on Section 25m SE; 53.0 metres averaging 1.5 g/t Au, including 17.8 metres of 3.1 g/t Au in Hole BL13-491 on Section 75m SE; and 76 metres grading 1.3 g/t Au, including 20.0 metres of 2.8 g/t Au from Hole BL13-503 on Section 125m SE.

It is expected that the results from this program will enhance future resource estimates with respect to the bulk tonnage, lower-grade mineralization in a potential open pit environment. Given the success of this program, further 25-metre infill drilling will be contemplated for other areas of the deposit in the future, however, drilling on the HGZ will remain the priority of the current program.

The following table shows selected results from the infill drilling, with all intervals approximating true width. Depths of the mineralized zones are between 20 and 200 metres vertical depth:

25-Metre Infill Drill Results
DDH Section From
(m)
To
(m)
Width
(m)
Au
(g/t)
BL13-489 75mSE 89.7 151.8 62.1 1.0
  including 126.0 135.0 9.0 2.9
BL13-489   159.0 183.0 24.0 0.9
  including 163.1 168.0 4.9 1.8
BL13-491 75mSE 51.9 81.8 29.9 1.4
  including 59.7 77.9 18.2 2.0
BL13-491   94.0 147.0 53.0 1.5
  including 120.2 138.0 17.8 3.1
  including 128.5 137.0 8.5 5.2
BL13-491   167.0 174.4 7.4 1.3
BL13-494 75mSE 69.2 86.8 17.6 2.3
  including 77.1 86.8 9.7 3.6
BL13-494   104.1 144.0 39.9 1.0
  including 104.1 113.0 8.9 1.5
BL13-495 25mSE 59.0 80.0 21.0 1.1
BL13-495   87.0 118.9 31.9 0.8
BL13-495   131.0 141.0 10.0 1.8
BL13-497 25mSE 57.2 153.0 95.8 2.0
  including 78.8 87.4 8.6 6.5
  also including 92.3 96.3 4.0 4.9
  also including 137 142.0 5.0 3.0
BL13-499 25mSE 81.6 94.6 13.0 1.3
BL13-499   97.5 129.1 31.6 1.4
  including 105.8 111.2 5.4 3.5
BL13-499   135.8 151.1 15.3 1.4
BL13-500 75mSE 19.0 33.8 14.8 1.1
BL13-500   47.0 63.0 16.0 0.9
BL13-500   113.0 126.4 13.4 1.1
BL13-502 125mSE 109.9 169.4 59.5 1.4
  including 119.3 127.0 7.7 4.9
BL13-503 125mSE 99.0 175.0 76.0 1.3
  including 113.0 133.0 20.0 2.8
BL13-506 125mSE 36.0 53.0 17.0 4.2
  including 38.0 41.0 3.0 19.3
BL13-506   121.1 132.0 10.9 1.7
BL13-506   136.2 156.9 20.7 1.4
BL13-506   164.9 194.8 29.9 1.5
  including 176.9 188.0 11.1 2.5
BL13-508 25mSE 101.7 177.6 75.9 1.1

General Infill Drilling

Further results from infill drilling to the northwest of the HGZ were successful in further defining the gold mineralization. A number of significant gold intervals were identified, including 15.1 metres averaging 2.0 g/t Au in hole BL13-515 on Section 150m SE and 5.0 metres grading 4.6 g/t Au in hole BL13-514 on Section 250m SE. Results also include three holes drilled in the footwall to the mineralized horizon, which returned negligible results and a deeper hole on Section 250m NW which also returned grades below cut-off. Gold mineralization still remains open in the northwest direction.

The following table shows selected results from the infill drilling, with all intervals approximating true width. Depths of the mineralized zones are between 10 and 270 metres vertical depth:

General Infill Drill Results
DDH Section From
(m)
To
(m)
Width
(m)
Au
(g/t)
BL13-504 700mSE 249.1 270.0 20.9 1.1
  including 249.1 255.0 5.9 2.2
BL13-509 750mSE NSA --- --- ---
BL13-510 250mNW NSA --- --- ---
BL13-511 650mSE 15.4 21.0 5.6 2.5
BL13-513 300mSE NSA --- --- ---
BL13-514 250mSE 37.7 42.7 5.0 4.6
BL13-515 150mSE 203.3 218.4 15.1 2.0
  including 208.4 213.2 4.8 3.1
BL13-515   222.6 241.6 19.0 1.0
BL13-516 300mNW 263.0 270.7 7.7 3.4
  including 266.0 270.0 4.0 4.6
BL13-517 200mSE NSA --- --- ---
* NSA - no significant assays

Dr. David Palmer, President and CEO of Probe, comments "These recent results are very encouraging, not only from the perspective of expanding the high-grade zone, but also from continued improvement in grade in the rest of the deposit. This tendency towards increasing grade has been a hallmark of the deposit since its discovery less than three years ago and we are looking forward to continuing this trend with the current drilling program. Fortunately, Probe is in a very strong position and we can continue to advance the deposit through 2014 and beyond."

Probe has instituted a strict quality assurance and quality control ("QA-QC") program for the Borden Gold drill core sampling, with each fire assay furnace batch of 40 samples including two certified reference materials (standards), one blank sample and one core duplicate sample. Quality control guidelines and ongoing QAQC monitoring are being carried out by Probe personnel.

About Probe Mines:

Probe Mines Limited is a Canadian precious metals exploration company whose key asset is the Borden Gold Zone in Ontario, Canada. As of July 31, 2013, the Company is well-positioned with approximately $38.5 million in treasury. The Company is actively exploring a significant new gold resource on its Borden Gold Zone near Chapleau, Ontario and has 100% interest in the Black Creek chromite deposit located in Northern Ontario. The Company's shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol PRB.

David Palmer, Ph.D., P.Geo., is the qualified person for all technical information in this release. To find out more about Probe Mines Limited, visit our website at www.probemines.com.

On behalf of Probe Mines Limited,

Dr. David Palmer,
President & Chief Executive Officer

Forward-Looking Statements

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. This News Release includes certain "forward-looking statements". These statements are based on information currently available to the Company and the Company provides no assurance that actual results will meet management's expectations. Forward-looking statements include estimates and statements that describe the Company's future plans, objectives or goals, including words to the effect that the Company or management expects a stated condition or result to occur. Forward-looking statements may be identified by such terms as "believes", "anticipates", "expects", "estimates", "may", "could", "would", "will", or "plan". Since forward-looking statements are based on assumptions and address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results relating to, among other things, results of exploration, project development, reclamation and capital costs of the Company's mineral properties, and the Company's financial condition and prospects, could differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements for many reasons such as: changes in general economic conditions and conditions in the financial markets; changes in demand and prices for minerals; litigation, legislative, environmental and other judicial, regulatory, political and competitive developments; technological and operational difficulties encountered in connection with the activities of the Company; and other matters discussed in this news release. This list is not exhaustive of the factors that may affect any of the Company's forward-looking statements. These and other factors should be considered carefully and readers should not place undue reliance on the Company's forward-looking statements. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by the Company or on its behalf, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

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