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Seafield Drills 238.15 m at 2.06 g/t Au and 1.82 g/t Ag, Including 59.2 m at 5.72 g/t Au and 3.31 g/t Ag at Miraflores, Colombia

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/15/13 -- Seafield Resources Ltd. ("Seafield" or "the Company") (TSX VENTURE:SFF) is pleased to announce assay results from 5 additional drill holes carried out as part of the ongoing 6,800-metre infill diamond drilling program at the Company's Miraflores Deposit in the Quinchia District, Department of Risaralda, Colombia.

Highlights:


--  Drill hole QM-DH-50 intersected 238.15 m at 2.06 g/t Au and 1.82 g/t Ag,
    including 59.2 m at 5.72 g/t Au and 3.31 g/t Ag, 26.45 m at 2.08 g/t Au
    and 1.82 g/t Ag, and 18 m at 1.85 g/t Au and 1.25 Ag; 

--  Drill hole QM-DH-51 intersected 119.1 m of 1.34 g/t Au and 4.66 g/t Ag,
    from 1.9 m to 121.0 m, including 20.9 m at 4.68 g/t Au and 2.83 g/t Ag,
    confirming the continuous mineralization near surface. 

--  Drill hole QM-DH-53 intersected 90.1 m at 0.85 g/t Au and 1.04 g/t Ag,
    including 7.5 m at 3.03 g/t Au and 1.7 g/t Ag. 

Details:

The assays reported in this press release represent the results of five diamond drill holes, which account for an additional 1,222.7 metres. Since November, 2012, 3,145.7 metres have been reported including this release (See Figure 1). All holes reported so far have been drilled from surface, except for UM-DH-001 which was drilled underground. The new results continue to validate the continuity of mineralization in high grade veins and in the breccia, near surface and with important vertical extension.

Table 1 below summarizes the gold and silver assay results of the five diamond drill holes.

Table 1 - Drill Results:


                            From         To   Interval         Au         Ag
Drill Hole                   (m)        (m)        (m)      (g/t)      (g/t)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
QM-DH-48                       3       20.1       17.1       0.66       2.37
And                        30.75       86.3      55.55       0.82       1.65
And                        106.3      131.7       25.4       1.24       2.63
And                        141.7     182.85      41.15       0.67       1.02
And                        189.4      212.4         23       0.77       0.79
QM-DH-50                   61.75     141.75         80       0.61       1.16
And                          146     384.15     238.15       2.06       1.82
including                  182.8        242       59.2       5.72       3.31
including                  247.5     273.95      26.45       2.08       1.82
including                  292.3      310.3         18       1.85       1.25
And                       396.15     412.15         16       0.68       0.95
QM-DH-51                     1.9     121.00      119.1       1.34       4.66
including                   10.6       31.5       20.9       4.68       2.83
including                   73.1     102.65      29.55       0.75      12.61
QM-DH-53                  124.80      214.9       90.1       0.85       1.04
including                 158.20     165.70        7.5       3.03        1.7
And                       224.70     251.50       26.8       0.60       0.86
UM-DH-001                      0       58.2       58.2       0.55          1
And                         61.8       84.1       22.3       1.02       1.34
And                        98.50     106.10        7.6       1.04       3.19
And                          116      128.4       12.4       0.43       0.94
And                        151.4      159.9        8.5       1.09       3.12
And                        167.6      203.6         36       0.75       1.58

Note: Only continuous intervals of mineralization above 6 metres with a cut-off grade of 0.2 g/t Au are reported. Gold grades reported are cut to 20 g/t. Hole QM-DH-50 includes a sample of 22.6 g/t Au over 1.2 m, a sample of 31 g/t Au over 1.9m, a sample of 66.6 g/t Au over 2.0m and a sample of 36.1 g/t Au over 1.5m.

Table 2 - Drill Hole Coordinates:


              Easting  Northing Elevation       Azimuth   Inclination  Depth
Drill Hole        (m)       (m)       (m)     (degrees)     (degrees)    (m)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
QM-DH-48      423,097   584,986     1,457           257           -43  222.0
QM-DH-50      423,171   585,065     1,397           262           -60  415.6
QM-DH-51      423,036   585,195     1,493           253           -43  130.0
QM-DH-53      423,021   585,241     1,472           243           -71  251.5
UM-DH-001     423,061   585,049     1,362           257           -27  203.6

The azimuth, dip and total length of each drill hole is shown in Table 2. Drill holes QM-DH-50 and QM-DH-53 were collared to the east outside of the Breccia. The rest of the holes reported in this release were collared within the breccia pipe. The new results continue confirming the vertical and horizontal extension of nearby mineralization in high grade veins and breccia. Figure 1 shows the location of each hole and the vertical section for each hole is shown in Figures 2 to 6 (see below).

Seafield expects to complete its infill drilling program by the end of Q1 2013. The 3D geological model and the resource estimate will be updated in Q2 2013 that will be the basis for the updated PEA, also scheduled for completion in Q2 2013.

"These are fantastic results and I congratulate Dave Prins and his team on the excellent job they are doing at Miraflores" commented Cesar Lopez, Seafield's President and CEO. "We look forward to completing the current drill program at Miraflores and delivering results on schedule."

Seafield's Miraflores Deposit is situated in the Company's 100%-owned, 6,757-hectare, Quinchia Gold Project. Miraflores is a low sulphidation epithermal deposit located in Colombia's mineral-prolific Mid-Cauca gold belt. The deposit's mineralization is characterized by a hydrothermal breccia pipe with free gold associated with cement materials (the matrix) and high grade structures where gold is associated with zinc, lead, copper and iron. At surface, the breccia pipe has a drill-tested diameter of 250 metres by 280 metres. The breccia pipe widens and remains open at depth with a drill-tested vertical extent of 600 metres.

To view "Figure 1 - Plan View of Miraflores Deposit", please visit the following link: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/SFF215Figure1.pdf.

To view "Figure 2 - Vertical Section of Miraflores Deposit - Hole QM-DH-48", please visit the following link: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/SFF215Figure2.pdf.

To view "Figure 3 - Vertical Section of Miraflores Deposit - Hole QM-DH-50", please visit the following link: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/SFF215Figure3.pdf.

To view "Figure 4 - Vertical Section of Miraflores Deposit - Hole QM-DH-51", please visit the following link: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/SFF215Figure4.pdf.

To view "Figure 5 - Vertical Section of Miraflores Deposit - Hole QM-DH-53", please visit the following link: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/SFF215Figure5.pdf.

To view "Figure 6 - Vertical Section of Miraflores Deposit - Hole UM-DH-001", please visit the following link: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/SFF215Figure6.pdf.

Review by Qualified Person, Quality Control and Reports

Giovanny Ortiz, Vice President of Exploration for Seafield Resources Ltd., is a qualified person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 and prepared or reviewed the preparation of the scientific and technical information in this press release with respect to the assay results from the drilling program. Mr. Ortiz is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (Membership # 304612) a professional association and designation recognized by the Canadian regulatory authorities. Mr. Ortiz verified the data disclosed in this release, including the sampling, analytical and test data underlying the information contained in this release. Verification included a review and validation of the applicable assay databases and reviews of assay certificates.

The core samples were split by rock saw, and half of the core was sampled. Core samples were prepared by ALS Colombia Ltda in Medellin and were assayed at the ALS laboratory in Lima, Peru. Gold was analyzed by fire assay on a 30 gram sample with atomic adsorption spectrophotometer (AAS) finish. Samples above 10.0 g/t Au were repeated by fire assay on a 30 gram sample with gravimetric finish. Multi-elements were analyzed by inductively coupled plasma mass spectroscopy (ICP-MS) following multi-acid digestion. Blank, standard and duplicate samples were routinely inserted for quality assurance and quality control.

For additional technical information on the Miraflores Deposit, please refer to the Company's technical report (the "Technical Report") entitled "Technical Report, Seafield Resources Ltd., Quinchia Project, Quinchia District, Republic Colombia" dated January 31, 2012, prepared by Scott E. Wilson, C.P.G., of Scott E. Wilson Consulting, Inc., available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on the Company website at www.sffresources.com.

About Seafield Resources Ltd.

Seafield Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:SFF) is a mineral exploration company currently focused on advancing its Miraflores Gold Deposit towards feasibility level. Seafield's 6,757-hectare Quinchia Gold Project is located in the Department of Risaralda of Colombia. SRK Consulting Inc's (Denver) Preliminary Economic Assessment on the Miraflores Deposit indicates robust economics with a pre-tax internal rate of return of 50% and a pre-tax net present value (8%) of $249M (see corporate PEA presentation at http://bit.ly/MFeL7q). Miraflores currently has a NI 43-101 compliant Measured and Indicated resource estimate of 1,925,542 ounces gold at 0.8 g/t Au (77Mt at a cut-off of 0.3 g/t Au) and an Inferred resource estimate of 103,043 ounces gold at 0.6 g/t Au (5.5Mt at a cut-off of 0.3 g/t Au). Additionally, the Company has a NI 43-101 compliant resource estimate for its Dosquebradas Deposit, also part of the Quinchia Gold Project, with an Inferred resource estimate totalling 920,772 ounces gold at 0.5 g/t Au (57Mt at a cut-off of 0.3 g/t Au). Seafield Resources Ltd. trades its shares on the Toronto Venture Exchange (TSX-V) under the symbol SFF and in the United States using CUSIP 81173R101. For more details on the Company, please visit www.sffresources.com.

Forward-Looking Statement

This news release includes certain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of that phrase under Canadian securities laws. Without limitation, statements regarding potential mineralization and resources, exploration results, and future plans and objectives of the Company are forward looking statements that involve various degrees of risk. Forward-looking statements reflect management's current views with respect to possible future events and conditions and, by their nature, are based on management's beliefs and assumptions and subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties, both general and specific to the Company. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in our forward-looking statements. The following are important factors that could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward looking statements: changes in the world wide price of commodities, general market conditions, risks inherent in exploration, risks associated with development, construction and mining operations, the uncertainty of future profitability and the uncertainty of access to additional capital. Additional information regarding the material factors and assumptions that were applied in making these forward looking statements as well as the various risks and uncertainties we face are described in greater detail in the "Risk Factors" section of our annual and interim Management's Discussion and Analysis of our financial results and other continuous disclosure documents and financial statements we file with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities which are available at www.sedar.com. The Company undertakes no obligation to update this forward-looking information except as required by applicable law. The Company relies on litigation protection for 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.

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