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Alpha Gold Corp.

October 13, 2005 13:54 ET

2005 Drilling Discovers a New High-Grade Zone on Alpha Gold's Lustdust Property

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 13, 2005) - Alpha Gold Corporation (TSX VENTURE:ALQ) has received complete analytical results for a 16 hole, 5 153 meter diamond drilling program on the Lustdust property located 210 kilometers northwest of Prince George and 215 kilometers by road northwest of Fort St. James in north-central British Columbia. The property consists of eleven cell mineral claims (covering 6 400 ha.) which are 100% owned by Alpha Gold Corporation.

The claims cover numerous mineralized zones including the Takla Silver Mine sulphosalt vein, the Number 3 and 4B sulphide base and precious metal rich mantos, the Canyon Creek gold-copper skarn (CCS), and the Bralorne Takla Mercury Mine. These zones occur in weakly metamorphosed limestones, siltstones and tuffs of the Cache Creek Group that have been intruded by a series of quartz-monzonite sills and dykes known collectively as the "Glover Stock".

Highlights of the 2005 drilling program include:

1. Drilling a coincident gold-arsenic soil geochemistry anomaly 300 metres east of the Canyon Creek Skarn Zone resulted in the discovery of the East Zone. The anomaly was tested with nine holes over a length of 150 metres and remains open to the north. The preliminary interpretation is that the zone is a manto similar to the Number 3 and 4B Zones but it could also represent the thin end of skarn similar to the CCS Zone.

- Drill-hole LD05-02 returned 1.705 g/t Au, 24.9 g/t Ag, and 10.35% Zn over 1.1m from 93.7 to 94.8.0 metres

- Drill-hole LD05-05 returned 3.661 g/t Au, and 56.8 g/t Ag over 2.3m from 170.6 to 172.9 metres and 2.255 g/t Au, 54.1 g/t Ag, and 2.66% Zn over 1.9m from 189.6 to 191.5 metres.

- Drill-hole LD05-08 returned 2.390 g/t Au and 10.5 g/t Ag over 1.3m from 274.0 to 275.3 meters

2. Drilling in the CCS Zone was successful in proving the continuity of several previous intersections and filling in gaps in the drill grid. It is, however, extremely difficult and expensive to define reserves from surface due to the depth of the mineralization and excessive drill-hole deviation.

- Drill-hole LD05-17, a 35 metre offset of LD02-09 (24.04 g/t Au, 80.7 g/t Ag and 2.19% Cu over 15.0m from 417.3 to 432.3 metres), returned 5.720 g/t Au, 186.5 g/t Ag, and 4.65% Cu over 3.0m from 372.7 to 375.7 metres within 8.5m of 2.705 g/t Au, 85.1 g/t Ag, and 2.13% Cu from 372.7 to 381.2 metres. Hole LD05-17 also returned 1.685 g/t Au, 52.0 g/t Ag, and 1.35% Cu over 8.9m from 344.0 to 352.9 metres.



Complete significant drill-hole results are summarized in Table I.

DDH ID AZ. DIP FROM TO Width
(m) (m) (m)

East Zone
LD05-01 050 degrees -55 degrees No significant results

LD05-02 080 degrees -55 degrees 93.7 94.8 1.1
LD05-02 080 degrees -55 degrees 209.1 212.1 3.0

LD05-03 080 degrees -75 degrees 43.9 45.4 1.5
LD05-03 080 degrees -75 degrees 211.7 212.7 1.0

LD05-04 080 degrees -75 degrees 43.3 44.9 1.5

LD05-05 086 degrees -65 degrees 170.6 172.9 2.3
LD05-05 086 degrees -65 degrees 189.6 191.5 1.9

LD05-06 085 degrees -55 degrees No significant results

LD05-07 086 degrees -65 degrees 190.5 191.7 1.2

LD05-08 086 degrees -65 degrees 274.0 275.3 1.3

LD05-09 080 degrees -60 degrees No significant results

Canyon Creek Skarn

LD05-10 050 degrees -50 degrees 234.5 236.0 1.5

LD05-11 050 degrees -45 degrees 329.8 331.3 1.5

LD05-12 050 degrees -65 degrees 56.2 69.7 13.5
LD05-12 050 degrees -65 degrees 117.7 120.7 3.0
LD05-12 050 degrees -65 degrees 231.2 232.9 1.7
LD05-12 050 degrees -65 degrees 278.5 279.5 1.0

LD05-13 055 degrees -65 degrees 277.9 279.5 1.6
LD05-13 055 degrees -65 degrees 341.3 343.1 1.8
LD05-13 055 degrees -65 degrees 381.3 387.2 5.9

LD05-14 046 degrees -65 degrees 35.4 38.3 2.9
LD05-14 046 degrees -65 degrees 54.8 56.2 1.4
LD05-14 046 degrees -65 degrees 59.2 61.7 2.5
LD05-14 046 degrees -65 degrees 67.4 68.2 0.8

LD05-15 050 degrees -65 degrees 280.1 281.6 1.5
LD05-15 050 degrees -65 degrees 322.7 323.3 0.6

LD05-16 050 degrees -65 degrees abandoned

LD05-17 050 degrees -60 degrees 135.4 138.5 3.1
LD05-17 050 degrees -60 degrees 314.0 315.5 1.5
LD05-17 050 degrees -60 degrees 344.0 352.9 8.9
LD05-17 050 degrees -60 degrees 372.7 381.2 8.5
Including 372.7 375.7 3.0


DDH ID Au Ag Zn Pb Cu
(g/t) (g/t) (%) (%) (%)

East Zone
LD05-01 No significant results

LD05-02 1.705 24.9 10.3
LD05-02 1.620 13.3

LD05-03 1.312 7.7
LD05-03 1.495 2.8

LD05-04 1.335 14.4

LD05-05 3.661 56.8 0.13 0.13
LD05-05 2.255 54.1 2.66 0.77

LD05-06 No significant results

LD05-07 1.810 20.3 0.24

LD05-08 2.390 10.5

LD05-09 No significant results

Canyon Creek Skarn

LD05-10 3.450 72.5 2.71

LD05-11 22.6

LD05-12 0.414 9.1 0.55
LD05-12 3.185 71.0 0.82 3.08
LD05-12 1.115 48.5 0.23 1.24
LD05-12 1.190 38.6 0.38 1.86

LD05-13 2.200 17.1 1.56
LD05-13 1.775
LD05-13 1.136 25.5 1.01

LD05-14 2.550 11.4 0.33
LD05-14 1.355 167.0 0.46 2.01
LD05-14 0.927 32.0 1.79
LD05-14 2.370 114.0 17.25 1.32

LD05-15 1.125 14.5 0.46
LD05-15 4.360 87.8 0.48 3.82

LD05-16 abandoned

LD05-17 1.489 4.8 0.40
LD05-17 1.060 20.9 1.10
LD05-17 1.685 52.0 1.35
LD05-17 2.705 85.1 2.13
Including 5.720 186.5 4.65


The project was supervised by Daryl J. Hanson, P.Eng., hereby identified as a "Qualified Person" under National Instrument 43-101. Sample analysis was conducted at the ALS Chemex Laboratory in Vancouver, B.C. Quality control consisted of inserting a blind standard and blank for every 20 samples throughout the course of the program.

A new exploration model for the property has been developed based on work by Sillitoe and Bonham (1990) that links skarn and sediment hosted (Carlin type) gold deposits. Based on this model, some of the core from the 2003 drill program at the Takla-Bralorne Mercury Mine has been sampled and results are pending.

Samples for acid-base accounting test-work have been submitted in preparation for applying for a permit to construct a decline to the 1000 metre elevation of the CCS. This access will allow reserves to be defined more efficiently and accurately.

Results from the 2005 soil sampling program will be available when the data has be plotted and interpreted.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

George Whatley, President and CEO

This news release may contain forward-looking statements including but not limited to comments regarding the timing and content of upcoming work programs, geological interpretations, receipt of property titles, potential mineral recovery processes, etc. Forward-looking statements address future events and conditions and therefore involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements.

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