Sarissa Resources Inc. (PINK:SRSR)
Sarissa Resources Inc. (PINK:SRSR)
Bay City, MI, June 19, 2009 AEST (ABN Newswire) - Sarissa Resources Inc. (PINK:SRSR) is pleased to provide initial results from its gold property in the Shining Tree district of Northern Ontario. The results are a product of Sarissa's recent work involving channel sampling and grab samples after blasting.

Sarissa optioned the property in March, 2009, and subsequently entered into a joint venture option arrangement with Converge Global Inc. (OTC:CVRG) whereby they could earn up to a 50% interest in the property by funding exploration and making certain payments to Sarissa. In June Sarissa notified Converge that certain conditions under the option arrangement had not been met and that the Converge option had been terminated.

The Shining Tree property consists of 16 claim units in Asquith and Churchill townships in the Shining Tree district. On a regional scale the property is located within the prolific Abitibi greenstone belt which is renowned for its concentration of world-class gold and Cu-Zn-Ag-Au deposits. The Shining Tree property appears to be on trend with the Larder Lake - Cadillac Break with which many of the world-class gold deposits are spatially associated. The Shining Tree property is also centred on the axis of a regional gravity high signifying an area of thick supracrustal rocks and under-plating by oceanic crust. In the Abitibi these associations appear conducive to the discovery of major gold deposits.

Sarissa carried out an initial investigative program on the property under the supervision of geologist Alex Korboukh, consisting of 4 one metre long channel samples from the quartz-carbonate veins in the area known as Stripped Area 1, as well as grab samples after blasting a 9 metre section from Stripped Area 3. The samples were assayed at Polymet Labs in Cobalt, Ontario, and returned the following results:

One Metre Channel Samples from Stripped Area 1:
Sample Number  Au g/tonne
353401          0.206
353402          0.069
353403          0.686
353404          10.834
Grab Samples after blasting from Stripped Area 3:
Sample Number  Au g/tonne
353405	        4.731
353406	        13.097
353407	        10.972
353408	        15.772
353409	        25.92
353410	        0.069
353411	        2.606
353412	        1.989
353413	        2.606
353414	        14.743
353415	        20.297
353416	        2.949
353417	        3.154
353418	        9.463
353419	        1.509
The results from this very preliminary initial work program have revealed the presence of anomalous gold mineralization which warrants continued exploration.

Updates from both the Shining Tree property and Sarissa's flagship Nemegosenda niobium property are expected shortly.

Alan Hawke, BSc. MSc. (Geology), a director of Sarissa, is a "qualified person" within the meaning of National Instrument 43-101 and has reviewed the technical information contained in this news release.

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About Sarissa Resources Inc.

Sarissa Resources is a junior exploration company with interests in properties with base metal, precious metal, uranium, niobium and rare-earth prospects in Northern Ontario, Canada.



Merle Goertz
Investor Relations
Tel: +1-604-688-2349

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