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  Feb 28, 2005 - 09:03 ET
Lundin Mining Corporation Appoints Vice President of Minin

 
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FOR:  LUNDIN MINING CORPORATION

TSX SYMBOL:  LUN

FEBRUARY 28, 2005 - 09:03 ET

Lundin Mining Corporation Appoints Vice President of 
Mining

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Feb. 28, 2005) - Lundin 
Mining Corporation (TSX:LUN) (O-List Stockholmsborsen:LUMI) ("Lundin 
Mining" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of 
Kjell Larsson as Vice President of Mining.

Mr. Larsson has over 22 years experience in engineering and management 
in the Swedish and international mining industry and has held senior 
management positions in Boliden and LKAB, both major Swedish mining 
companies. Mr. Larsson is stepping down from his current position as 
Consulting Mining Engineer for Inco Limted in Toronto, Canada.

Lukas Lundin, Chairman of Lundin Mining said, "We are delighted to have 
Kjell join Lundin Mining. He has an impressive background which will 
prove extremely valuable as Lundin Mining continues to grow - we all 
look forward to working with him in building the Company".

Between 1998 and 2002 Mr. Larsson was employed by Swedish Mining company 
Boliden in various positions, including General Manager of the 
Garpenberg Mine in southern Sweden. During his years with Boliden in 
Canada, Mr. Larsson held positions as Mine Manager at Myra Falls, Senior 
Vice President, Mining Operation and Vice President, Mining Operation - 
Americas.

Kjell Larsson will be based at Lundin Mining's offices in Stockholm, 
Sweden and will join the Company on March 14, 2005.

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 kilometers southwest of Stockholm, 
Sweden. The mine has been producing zinc, lead and silver on a 
continuous basis since 1857. Zinkgruvan has consistently ranked in the 
lowest cost quartile among zinc mines in the world. Lundin Mining holds 
approximately 74 percent of the shares of NAN, a mining and exploration 
company listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol 
NAN. NAN's primary asset is the Storliden copper and zinc mine in the 
Skellefte District of northern Sweden, which has been in production 
since 2002. A public offer has been made for the remaining outstanding 
shares of NAN. Lundin Mining also holds a large copper/gold exploration 
project in the prolific Norrbotten Mining District in northern Sweden.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Edward F. Posey, President

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Lundin Mining Corporation
Sophia Shane
Head of Corporate Communications
(604) 689-7842
www.lundinmining.com

or

Lundin Mining Corporation
Robert Eriksson
Investor Relations - Europe
+468-545-07470