Linear Gold Corp.

Linear Gold Corp.

July 10, 2007 09:58 ET

Linear Gold Expands Gold Mineralization at Ixhuatan Project, Mexico

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - July 10, 2007) - Linear Gold Corp. (TSX:LRR) is pleased to report on additional gold mineralization intersected by drilling on its 100% owned Ixhuatan property in Chiapas, Mexico. The new results are from three areas including zones to the southwest and northwest of Campamento, and from a third zone located along the northeast end of the Laguna Grande anomaly. These drilling intercepts successfully offset gold bearing zones of mineralization that were identified previously by drilling.

Highlights from drilling are as follows:

- To the northwest of Campamento, hole IX-117 cut 4 metres grading 7.43 grams per tonne gold from 214 metres.

- Immediately southwest of Campamento, hole IX-116 intersected 10 metres grading 4.65 grams per tonne gold and 35.02 grams per tonne silver from 222 metres depth.

Table of Assay Results from Drilling

Inter- Gold Silver
Project From To cept(1) (grams per (grams per
Hole ID Area (metres) (metres) (metres) tonne) tonne)

IX-116 Campamento 222 232 10 4.65 35.02

including Campamento 230 232 2 18.25 65.20

IX-117 Campamento 214 218 4 7.43 3.70

IX-117 Campamento 238 244 6 1.33 1.93

IXLG-13 Laguna Grande 116 126 10 0.94 16.16

1. Note: the true thicknesses of the intersections have not yet been
intervals in table are based on core lengths.

Northwest of Campamento

Hole IX-117 was designed to offset mineralization intersected by hole IX-106 and to test a newly identified IP chargeability anomaly in an area located approximately 300 metres to the northwest of the Campamento gold resource. Hole IX-106 was previously reported to have intersected strong gold mineralization in oxidized structural zones hosted by recrystallized limestone including 4 metres grading 10.8 grams per tonne gold and 10 metres containing 3.3 grams per tonne gold. Hole IX-117 was collared 165 metres to the southwest of IX-106 and was drilled in an opposing direction at an azimuth of 30 degrees and an inclination of -65 degrees. Hole IX-117 successfully offset the zone of gold mineralization and intersected four metres from 214 to 218 metres depth grading 7.43 grams per tonne gold within a broader 40 metre interval of low grade gold mineralization. A separate deeper interval between 238 to 244 metres averaged 1.33 grams per tonne gold. These new intersections expand the zone of gold mineralization by approximately 60 metres to the northwest.

A second hole, IX-118, collared 150 metres to the northwest of hole IX-117, was designed to test a separate IP chargeability anomaly. This hole did not cut significant mineralization.

Southwest of Campamento

Hole IX-116 was designed to test an IP chargeability anomaly located immediately to the southwest of the Campamento gold resource. Hole IX-116 was collared 70 metres to the southwest of hole IX-75 and was drilled at an azimuth of 150 degrees and an inclination of -60 degrees. This hole intersected high grade gold mineralization over 10 metres, from 222 to 232 metres depth, that averages 4.65 grams per tonne gold and 35.02 grams per tonne silver. This includes a two-metre interval containing 18.25 grams per tonne gold and 65.20 grams per tonne silver.

Drilling at Laguna Grande outlines zone of gold mineralization over 300 meters of strike length

Four additional holes were completed along the northeast end of the Laguna Grande gold zone to test for continuity of gold mineralization in that area. Previously reported drilling from this part of the trend includes holes IX-104, IXLG-09, and IXLG-10. All of the most recently drilled holes intersected low grade gold and silver mineralization, with the best interval coming from hole IXLG-13, which assayed 0.94 grams per tonne gold and 16.16 grams per tonne silver over 10 metres.

Drill hole maps with the new drill holes and the complete assay data table can be found on Linear Gold's website

Ongoing Drill Program

A total of three drill rigs continue to work at the Ixhuatan project including two working on the Cerro la Mina discovery. The third drill is currently working to expand the zone of gold mineralization recently cut by hole IX-117 and IX-106 to the northwest of Campamento.

This press release has been prepared under the supervision of Mr. Leonard Karr, Certified Professional Geologist, who serves as the qualified person for this project under National Instrument 43-101. All samples were submitted to ALS-Chemex Labs in Guadalajara, Mexico with gold analysed by 50g charge digestion Fire Assay - AA finish with samples greater than 10 grams per tonne analysed by Fire Assay - gravimetric finish. Other metals were analysed by aqua regia digestion with ICP finish.

Linear Gold Corp. is actively exploring for gold and base metals in Mexico, and through a joint venture in the Dominican Republic.

Wade K. Dawe, President

This news release contains "forward-looking statements". Such forward-looking statements, especially those that address resource quantities, grades, and contained metals, are generally made on the basis of estimation and extrapolation from a limited number of drill holes and metallurgical studies. Where the company expresses or implies an expectation as to future events or results, such expectation or belief is expressed in good faith and is believed to have a reasonable basis for the statement. However, forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ significantly from future results expressed or implied. These risks include, but are not limited to, metal price volatility, political and operational risks in the countries where we operate, and a degree of uncertainty in connection with evaluating a deposit until the deposit has been extensively drilled on closely spaced centres.

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