SOURCE: Tonogold Resources, Inc.

February 01, 2007 09:00 ET

Tonogold Resources, Inc. Issues Summary Report on the Rainbow Gold Project, Goodpaster Mining District, Alaska

LA JOLLA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 1, 2007 -- Tonogold Resources, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TNGL) has issued a summary report on the 2,560-acre Rainbow-Aurora-Indian (Rainbow) gold properties in the Goodpaster Mining District, Alaska.

The report was originally prepared in February 2006 by Northern Associates, Inc. of Fairbanks, Alaska on behalf of the underlying claim owners. The report has been modified to reflect the Exploration Agreement between Tonogold and the underlying claim owners.

The report covers the history, geology, geochemistry, geophysics and conclusions on the property. The conclusion states: The Rainbow property controls mineral rights in a highly favorable location, with prospective geology and geophysical signatures similar to the 3.6 million ounce Pogo deposit located only 2.5 miles to the east.

Tonogold holds the mineral rights to the Rainbow Gold Project via two Exploration Agreements signed in November 2006 and intends to conduct detailed geophysics and geochemical surveys at Rainbow in 2007. Environmental baseline studies will be initiated in 2007 and drilling is planned for 2008.

Don Strachan, Vice President of Exploration for Tonogold, said: "The summary report provides a strong basis from which to begin our exploration program in 2007. We expect to develop Pogo-style drill targets this year and commence drilling in 2008 assuming available funding."

To view the entire Rainbow Summary 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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