SOURCE: Colorado Goldfields Inc.

Colorado Goldfields Inc.

August 19, 2009 08:00 ET

Colorado Goldfields Acquires California Mining Properties -- Part 1 of 3 in a Series

LAKEWOOD, CO--(Marketwire - August 19, 2009) - Colorado Goldfields, Inc. (OTCBB: CGFIA) announces today that it has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire the Eddy Gulch collection of properties located in Siskiyou County, California, USA.

According to geologist's research, the Eddy Gulch properties may contain at least 1.23 million ounces of gold below the current workings of the properties. At a gold price of about $935 per ounce, this represents a potential resource of $1.15 billion. Applying after mining and milling expenses, there is a potential for more than a $700 million profit. Furthermore, the district has similar potential on the properties for miles on strike to the east and west.

The Eddy Gulch group of properties includes a 20-acre patented lode claim and a 5-acre patented mill site. There are also fifteen 20-acre unpatented lode claims, a 20-acre placer claim and five 160-acre association placer claims.

The properties cover a two mile long section of vein apex across the head of Eddy Gulch, a tributary of the North Fork of the Salmon River, on the north slope of the Salmon Mountains, at an elevation range of 3,600 feet to 4,800 feet above mean sea level. The surrounding lands are the Liberty Mining District and timberland of the Klamath National Forest.

Tom Ferrero, C.E.G., California and Oregon, stated, "In my 25 plus year career as a geologist I have, during nearly every mine evaluation project, found what I call the 'limiting factor' that determines why production stopped and why there is a low or zero chance for delineating additional reserves. The Eddy Gulch Group is one of the only deposits for which I have found no limiting factor."

In an all-stock transaction, Colorado Goldfields will acquire the Eddy Gulch Properties in exchange for shares of Class A Common Stock. The acquisition is of course subject to mutual due diligence by both Colorado Goldfields and Eddy Gulch. The due diligence period extends to September 30, 2009.

About Colorado Goldfields Inc.

Colorado Goldfields Inc. (OTCBB: CGFIA) ( is a Denver-based junior exploration and mining company primarily exploring for gold and silver. Our seasoned management team targets historic gold camps with strong potential for multiple deposit discoveries. Currently, our business model in Colorado provides an outstanding combination of former producing properties with excellent exploration and production potential and a currently inactive, modern, up to 700 ton per day capacity mill facility to allow for an attractive short-term production time frame. We expect that this strategic plan will allow Colorado Goldfields to reach its goal of profitability, potentially within the next 18 months.

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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Brad Long
    Director of Investor Relations
    Colorado Goldfields Inc.
    866-579-2434 or 303-984-0524