Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : ASM
OTC Bulletin Board : ASGMF
BERLIN : GV6
FRANKFURT : GV6

Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd.

September 26, 2007 20:55 ET

Avino Drills 5.5 Metres, 1,037 grams/tonne (33 ounces/tonne) Silver, 3.69 g/t (0.1186 oz/t) Gold Which Includes 1.45 metres, 3,908 g/t (125 oz/t) Silver, 13.71 g/t (0.4408 oz/t) Gold

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 26, 2007) - Avino Silver and Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:ASM)(OTCBB:ASGMF)(BERLIN:GV6)(FRANKFURT:GV6) continues drilling on the San Gonzalo zone at its large Avino property located 80kms north east of Durango, Mexico.

Hole SG-07-33 is currently in progress at San Gonzalo. A second drill is currently drilling on the ET zone of the main Avino vein. Assay results from ET-07-01, 02 and 03 will be released when received.

Meanwhile, Avino is most pleased to release results from a further 3 holes at San Gonzalo. Location of these holes can be viewed on Avino's website. http://www.avino.com/s/Avino.asp.

The principal intersections from holes SG-07-24, 25 and 26 were as follows: (all intersections are down hole lengths)

SG-07-24 (Dip 53 Bearing 215 Length 124.4m)

113.90 - 119.45 (5.55 metres) 3.69 g/t gold, 1,037 g/t silver

Which includes 115.80 - 117.25 (1.45 metres) 13.71 g/t gold, 3,908 g/t silver

Detailed intersections as follows:



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Met- Descr- Au Au Ag Ag Cu Pb Zn
From To res iption g/t oz/t g/t oz/t ppm ppm ppm
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69.30 69.60 0.30 Side 0.820 0.0264 631.1 20.290 153 6500 6800
Vein
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113.90 114.70 0.80 San 0.135 0.0043 27.7 0.891 172 1530 5000
Gonzalo
Vein
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114.70 115.80 1.10 San 0.097 0.0031 12.2 0.392 246 3230 7500
Gonzalo
Vein
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115.80 116.60 0.80 San 16.320 0.5247 2804.4 90.164 227 1350 15600
Gonzalo
Vein
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116.60 117.25 0.65 San 10.491 0.3373 5265.2 169.280 910 15200 28900
Gonzalo
Vein
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117.25 118.40 1.15 San 0.147 0.0047 28.9 0.929 27 1040 2350
Gonzalo
Vein
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118.40 119.45 1.05 San 0.230 0.0074 18.1 0.582 110 2110 2980
Gonzalo
Vein
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SG-07-25 (Dip 65 Bearing 215 Length 190.45m)

179.40 - 184.25 (4.85 metres) 1.05 g/t gold, 132 g/t silver

Detailed intersection as follows:



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Met- Descr- Au Au Ag Ag Cu Pb Zn
From To res iption g/t oz/t g/t oz/t ppm ppm ppm
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103.95 104.20 0.25 Side 0.165 0.0053 209.2 6.726 920 5600 196
Vein
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104.75 105.05 0.30 Side 0.239 0.0077 283.4 9.112 10800 3540 14500
Vein
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133.35 133.65 0.30 Side 1.517 0.0488 79.0 2.540 950 39300 1180
Vein
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175.85 176.75 0.90 S. 1.096 0.0352 343.2 11.034 11000 6100 2840
Gonzalo
Footwall
Vein
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179.40 179.95 0.55 San 0.243 0.0078 39.5 1.270 281 670 1500
Gonzalo
Vein
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179.95 180.85 0.90 San 0.123 0.0040 12.1 0.389 48 91 700
Gonzalo
Vein
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180.85 181.70 0.85 San 0.541 0.0174 61.5 1.977 50 66 560
Gonzalo
Vein
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181.70 182.80 1.10 San 0.851 0.0274 62.6 20.13 67 135 640
Gonzalo
Vein
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182.80 183.30 0.50 San 1.396 0.0449 113.0 3.633 128 209 780
Gonzalo
Vein
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183.30 184.25 0.95 San 2.880 0.0926 368.8 11.857 197 780 1790
Gonzalo
Vein
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SG-07-26 (Dip 75 Bearing 215 Length 393.40m)

Intersected San Gonzalo vein 381.55 - 383.85 (2.30 metres) but no significant intersections in this location:



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Met- Descr- Au Au Ag Ag Cu Pb Zn
From To res iption g/t oz/t g/t oz/t ppm ppm ppm
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381.55 382.45 0.90 San 0.015 0.0048 11.3 0.363 187 375 1149
Gonzalo
Vein
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382.45 383.15 0.70 San 0.175 0.0056 22.7 0.7298 101 492 2262
Gonzalo
Vein
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383.15 383.85 0.70 San 0.378 0.0122 59.7 1.919 194 1437 838
Gonzalo
Vein
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Avino Silver has completed 16,786 metres (55,000 feet) surface drilling initiated at the company's Avino mine in May 2006 to current. Sample lengths of NQ drill core were diamond sawed into halves by mine staff and shipped to Inspectorate Labs in Durango, Mexico for preparation into pulps and rejects. Pulps were analyzed at Inspectorate Labs in Sparks, Nevada. Gold and silver were analyzed by fire assay using Aqua Regia Leach and AA finish. Other elements are reported from a 29 element I.C.P. package.

This report was prepared by Chris J. Sampson, P. Eng., a qualified person under NI 43-101.

Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd., founded in 1968, has established a long record of mining and exploration. The Company's focus is the acquisition and aggressive exploration of top silver prospects throughout North America. Avino remains well funded.

On Behalf of the Board

David Wolfin, President

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept the responsibility for the accuracy or adequacy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd.
    David Wolfin
    President
    (604) 682-3701
    (604) 682-3600 (FAX)
    Email: ir@avino.com
    Website: www.avino.com