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  Nov 4, 2004 - 10:33 ET
Lundin Mining Announces Drill Program in Norrbotten, Northern Sweden




NOVEMBER 4, 2004 - 10:33 ET

Lundin Mining Announces Drill Program in Norrbotten, 
Northern Sweden

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 4, 2004) - 
(TSX:LUN)(Nya Marknaden:LUMI) Lundin Mining Corporation ("Lundin Mining" 
or the "Company") is pleased to announce that a drilling program has 
been completed on the Ailatis copper-gold target at the Company's 
Norrbotten Project in northern Sweden. The Ailatis target is located 
within the area of agreement with Anglo American Exploration BV and Rio 
Tinto Mining and Exploration Ltd. ("Anglo-Rio").

The Ailatis target area is approximately 8 kilometers west of the 
Rakkurijarvi target area where significant copper-gold mineralization 
was encountered in a drilling program conducted earlier in the year (see 
Lundin Mining news release dated April 5 and June 1, 2004).

Drilling on the Ailatis target commenced in early September, 2004 and 
was completed in late October, 2004. Twenty-three drill holes totaling 
2,317 meters were drilled to test a number of chargeablilty anomalies 
within an area of four square kilometers where basal till samples of 
bedrock indicate anomalous values in gold and copper. Underlying bedrock 
consists of highly altered mafic volcanics, gabbro and conglomerate. 
Numerous holes were drilled previously in the area by the Swedish 
Geological Survey in 1990, the best of which intersected 17.3 meters 
grading 0.88% copper(i).

All drill core was split, sampled and shipped to the preparation lab of 
North Atlantic Natural Resources AB in Uppsala, Sweden. Samples were 
subsequently shipped to ALS Chemex Labs in Vancouver, Canada for gold 
and multi-element analysis. Results will be reported when available, 
expected in late November. They will also be available on the Company's 
website at The Qualified Person in charge of the 
project is professional geologist Mr. Robert Lilljequist.

(i) Note: these are historical drill results reported before the 
implementation of National Instrument 43-101.

Lundin Mining is a Canadian mining and exploration company with a 
primary focus in Scandinavia. The main asset of the company is the 
Zinkgruvan mine, located about 200 kilometres southwest of Stockholm, 
Sweden. The mine has been producing zinc, lead and silver on a 
continuous basis since 1857. Current production amounts to about 64,000 
tonnes of zinc, 32,000 tonnes of lead and 1.8 million ounces of silver 
per year. Lundin Mining holds approximately 37 percent of the shares of 
North Atlantic Natural Resources AB (NAN), a mining and exploration 
company listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol 
NAN. North Atlantic's primary asset is the Storliden copper and zinc 
mine in the Skellefte District of northern Sweden, which has been in 
production since 2001.Lundin Mining also holds a large copper/gold 
exploration project in the prolific Norrbotten Mining District in 
northern Sweden.


Edward F. Posey, President



Lundin Mining Corporation
Sophia Shane
Head of Corporate Communications
(604) 689-7842
(604) 689-4250 (FAX)


Lundin Mining Corporation
Robert Eriksson
Investor Relations - Europe