SOURCE: Tonogold Resources, Inc.

February 27, 2007 09:15 ET

Tonogold Resources, Inc. Announces the Red Gold Project, Nye County, Nevada

LA JOLLA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 27, 2007 -- Tonogold Resources, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TNGL) is pleased to announce the Red Gold Project in Nye County, Nevada. The Red Gold project is part of the claim package leased from Mountain Gold Exploration, Inc. and Caracol in December 2004 and consists of 3 claims. Tonogold is developing individual exploration plans for each distinct project in the North Tonopah claim package.

The Red Gold claims are located 6 miles north-northwest of central Tonopah on the edge of a silicic dome. Preliminary data based on sampling across a 70-foot-wide zone indicates low grade mineralization. Of eight total samples taken, all contain gold and give an average grade of 1.4 g/t, with a high of 2.5 g/t. The sampling program was conducted by Mountain Gold and Caracol and has not been independently confirmed by Tonogold.

At Red Gold, a rhyolite-dome intrudes along a northwest oriented structure and a mass of Mizpah Andesite. These silica domes are often associated with mineralization. Intrusive breccia along the contact contains fragments with quartz after calcite texture and might indicate a silicified domain and possibly a higher grade zone at depth.

Tonogold Executive Geologist Kevin Robinson commented: "The North Tonopah area was the site of the last operating gold mine in Tonopah. Mineralized structures indicate potential gold sources at depth yet the area remains largely untested. New exploration ideas and deposit models will help Tonogold Resources explore an area which has been overlooked for many years."

The central Tonapah area (1.8 Moz Au, 180 Moz Ag) is located along a major north-south crustal structure that aligns other deposits such as Goldfield (5 Moz), Midway (+1 Moz), Manhattan (800 Koz), Round Mountain (16 Moz), and Gold Hill (2 Moz). Tonogold Resources is committed to developing and expanding its properties in the Tonopah District and welcomes all inquires regarding joint ventures.

Additional information on the Tonogold Gold Project: visit Tonogold's website at, or contact the corporate office to request a copy.

Tonogold Resources, Inc. is a minerals exploration company based in La Jolla, California with properties in Alaska and Nevada. The company also has a project office in Carson City, Nevada. For more information on the Company visit their website

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