Tribute Minerals Inc.

Tribute Minerals Inc.

December 02, 2010 08:00 ET

Tribute Minerals Announces Name Change and 5:1 Share Consolidation

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 2, 2010) - Tribute Minerals Inc. (the "Company" or "Tribute") (TSX VENTURE:TBM) is pleased to announce that it has filed Articles of Amendment to change the name of the Company to AurCrest Gold Inc. and to consolidate the stock on the basis of 1 new share of AurCrest Gold Inc. for each 5 shares of Tribute held.

The common shares of the Company will trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "AGO". The Company will commence trading under the new name and symbol at the market open on Friday, December 3, 2010.

The new CUSIP for the Company's post-consolidation common shares is 05153A101. Registered shareholders will receive a letter of transmittal to exchange their original common shares for post-consolidation common shares. Beneficial shareholders will have their accounts automatically adjusted.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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