SOURCE: Tonogold Resources, Inc.

February 07, 2007 12:32 ET

Tonogold Resources, Inc. Issues Report on the Exploration Potential of the Tonopah Divide Gold Project

LA JOLLA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 7, 2007 -- Tonogold Resources, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TNGL) has issued a report on the 2,327 acre Tonopah Divide Gold Project near Tonopah, Nevada. The report was prepared by Pete Dilles, MSc. Economic Geologist of Reno, Nevada in June 2006. Tonogold edited the report in February 2007 primarily to omit confidential land acquisition strategies for competitive purposes.

The report covers the history, land status, geologic setting, specific geology of the Divide property, and the resource and exploration potential. Claim maps and geological maps are included in the report.

Tonogold commissioned the report to survey and summarize the voluminous data gathered on the property over its 104-year history of exploration and production.

Jeff Janda, President of Tonogold Resources, Inc., commented: "The original report has been guiding our continuing land acquisition activities in the district since last summer. The Dilles estimate of the exploration potential is more reasonable than prior estimates such as Prudden (2000) which estimated 2.8 million ounces of gold and gold equivalent."

Some key excerpts from the report are as follows:

"A thorough exploration program over the consolidated Divide District could outline 1 to 2 M oz of Au and 10 to 50 M oz of Ag at open pit depths."

"The modern mineral potential of this property has not been consistently evaluated and has potential for one or more gold or gold-silver deposits. A few holes with thick zones of gold mineralized basal Siebert Tuff were drilled on the north side of Gold Mountain in the 1990s, indicating considerable disseminated gold potential."

"District consolidation efforts during the next 75 years were markedly unsuccessful, or at least until the present heirs of TDMC began their gradual claim and data accumulation program. The consolidated property and most historic and modern data for the subject properties are now controlled by Tonogold Resources, Inc., for mining exploration and development purposes."

The management of Tonogold cautions investors that estimates of exploration potential do not indicate a reserve or resource and any minerals found could be non-economic due to tonnage, grade, recoveries, or other issues (see Risk Factors below).

To view the entire Gold Exploration Potential Report 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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