Eurasian Minerals Inc. Announces Addition of Dr. M. Stephen Enders to the Board of Directors

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Vancouver, British Columbia, May 22nd, 2009 (TSX Venture: EMX) – Eurasian Minerals Inc. (the “Company” or “EMX”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. M. Stephen Enders to the Company’s board of directors. Dr. Enders comes to EMX with over thirty-two years of diversified executive and leadership experience in mineral exploration, project startup and management in mine development and operations. Dr. Enders is a significant addition to the EMX board and management looks forward to his contributions as the Company continues to advance its programs and further grow shareholder value.

Dr. Enders’ extensive resume includes former positions as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Exploration for Newmont Mining Corporation and the President of Phelps Dodge Exploration Corporation. He is a graduate in Geological Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines (B.Sc.) and the University of Arizona (M.Sc.), where he has also earned a Ph.D. in Geosciences. Dr. Enders has led teams in a number of new discoveries, as well in the expansion of mineral resources and reserves for many properties and mines around the world. He is well published, a frequent speaker on industry topics, and a leader in several professional organizations, including the Society of Economic Geologists and the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration. He is also the recipient of several academic and industry awards, including the 2009 Distinguished Achievement Medal from the Colorado School of Mines.

The addition of Dr. Enders’ extensive exploration, management and executive expertise to EMX and his extensive network of industry contacts will enhance the Company’s knowledge base of exploration and business development opportunities, as well as facilitate rapid and thorough project evaluation and advancement.

As part of Dr. Enders joining the EMX board of directors, he has been granted 100,000 incentive stock options exercisable at $1.20 per share for a period of five years.

For further information contact:

David M. Cole
President and Chief Executive Officer
Phone: (303) 979-6666 

Kim C. Casswell
Corporate Secretary
Phone: (604) 688-6390 

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Forward-Looking Statement: Some of the statements in this news release contain forward-looking information that involves inherent risk and uncertainty affecting the business of Eurasian Minerals Inc. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements.