SOURCE: Tonogold Resources, Inc.

March 27, 2008 09:15 ET

Prospect Uranium, Inc. Acquires Connors Uranium Project, North Dakota

LA JOLLA, CA--(Marketwire - March 27, 2008) - Prospect Uranium, Inc., a subsidiary of Tonogold Resources, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TNGL), announces the acquisition of the Connors Uranium Project in Slope County, North Dakota.

The Connors Uranium Project is leased from private land owners by the Secure Energy, LLC. joint venture. Prospect Uranium is the managing member of Secure Energy.

The Connors properties consist of three uranium leases on 1,026 acres of private property. The terms of the leases are ten years or perpetual upon production and each has a $10 per acre per year rental fee of which $90,492 has been pre-paid. The leases carry a production royalty which varies from $.75 per pound of contained uranium to 5% of the net proceeds from uranium bearing ore or leach solutions.

Prospect is evaluating historic drill data on adjoining land and may increase the size and scope of the project.

Prospect Uranium is in possession of 242 historic drill hole logs, including gamma and resistivity logs. The logs indicate uranium mineralized roll fronts in the sandstones with mudstone and lignite layers encapsulating the sandstone. Additional layers of sandstone exist at deeper intervals, but have not been cored or logged. Prospect has analyzed an additional 1,400 drill logs in the region.

Prospect Uranium, Inc. is a uranium exploration company based in La Jolla, California. Prospect Uranium is a subsidiary of Tonogold Resources, Inc. For more information on the Company visit their websites at www.tonogold.com and www.prospecturanium.com.

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