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Cerro Samenta Porphyry Copper Update

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 4, 2013) - MARIFIL MINES LTD. (TSX VENTURE:MFM) ("Marifil" or "the Company") announces it has received the first progress report from Southern Copper ("SC"), the Company's joint venture partner for the Cerro Samenta Porphyry Copper project in Salta Province, Argentina.

SC reports that it has set up a base camp in Tolar Grande village, has reviewed alternate access routes to the property via Chile, is carrying out 1:25,000 scale geologic mapping of the property, and is also carrying out a geochemical sampling program.

SC is also preparing an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) which it expects will be presented to the Mines Department during August. The EIA is necessary for SC to carry out trenching and drilling.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors,

John Hite, President

This press release has been reviewed and approved by John Hite, President of Marifil Mines Limited and by Richard Walters, Vice President under whose directions the exploration program is being carried out. Mr. Hite and Mr. Walters are Qualified Persons as defined by National Instrument 43-101.


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