BonTerra Resources Inc.
TSX VENTURE : BTR

BonTerra Resources Inc.

January 25, 2010 14:26 ET

BonTerra Signs Agreement for Claims Adjoining First Gold Exploration Inc.'s Lithium Rare Metals Property in Quebec

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 25, 2010) - BonTerra Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:BTR) (the "Company") announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a 100-per-cent interest in ground applied for adjacent to First Gold Exploration Pivert/Rose property.

The 2 separate claim groups are contiguous to Alix and First Gold's Pivert/Rose property, bordering on the north, northeast. The 27 claim blocks total approximately 1,400 hectares. The ground has been applied for through GESTIM, and the applications have been paid and the applications have been acknowledged as received by the Quebec Ministere des Ressources Naturelles et de la Faune.

The claims applied for cover the same general geology as ground owned by First Gold as outlined on the GESTIM on-line staking service.

Terms of the deal call for BTR to pay the vendor a total of $3,900.00 and two million shares of the company on claim application approval and TSX Venture approval.

First Gold Exploration announced in Stockwatch on Jan. 25, 2010, the following results from the Pivert/Rose property:

FIRST GOLD EXPLORATION INC.: 2,922 G/T RUBIDIUM OVER 6.7 METRES

First Gold Exploration Inc. has initial drill results from its Pivert/Rose property.



RESULTS FOR HOLE LR-09-02

Core True
From To length width Li20 Rb Ta Nb Be
(m) (m) (m) (m) (%) (g/t) (g/t) (g/t) (g/t)

greater
4.4 11.1 6.7 4.74 1.03 2,922.8 than 100 54.24 127.91
Including greater
6.3 10.7 4.4 3.11 1.40 2,244.5 than 100 59.74 129.09
36.4 37.8 1.40 1.32 NSV 600 44.9 27.7 40.8
72.2 75.8 3.6 2.55 NSV 1,571.67 - 25.92 61.7


President, Mitchell Adam states, "We very pleased to have negotiated and decent property portfolio in a region that has garnered much recent market attention in the very hot rare earth elements and lithium market. Of particular interest, in 2008, one company offered one-gram ampoules of 99.75-per-cent-grade rubidium (metals basis) at $60.80 per gram, and the price for 100 grams of the same material was $1,168.00."

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

BONTERRA RESOURCES INC.

Mitchell Adam, President, Director

This press release contains projections and forward-looking information that involve various risks and uncertainties regarding future events. Such forward-looking information can include without limitation statements based on current expectations involving a number of risks and uncertainties and are not guarantees of future performance of BonTerra such as the statement that: There are numerous risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and BonTerra's plans and objectives to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking information, including: (i) the inability to obtain exchange approval and (ii) other factors beyond BonTerra's control. Actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. These and all subsequent written and oral forward-looking information are based on estimates and opinions of management on the dates they are made and are expressly qualified in their entirety by this notice. Except as required by law, BonTerra assumes no obligation to update forward-looking information should circumstances or management's estimates or opinions change.

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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