Emgold Intersects Tungsten and Molybdenum Mineralization In Trenching and Drilling At Stewart Property, Salmo, B.C.



    
    TSX Venture Exchange:       EMR
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    VANCOUVER, June 11 /CNW/ - Emgold Mining Corporation (EMR-TSX Venture)
(the "Company" or "Emgold") is pleased to announce results from its 2007
diamond drilling program on the Stewart property, located near Salmo, B.C.
Emgold completed 3,338 metres of diamond drilling in 30 drill holes on the
property. A total of 1,285 core samples were obtained and shipped to a
laboratory for analysis. Emgold is very encouraged by the results of this
drilling program. Drill hole STW07-03 gave an impressive molybdenum
intersection of 0.308% Mo over 24.39 meters. This included 0.721% Mo over 3.05
meters. Drill hole STW07-16 gave a tungsten intersection of 0.274% W over 9.16
meters, including 0.759% W over 1.58 meters.
    One objective of the fall 2007 drill program was to further test and
verify the strong molybdenum breccia mineralization outlined by drilling in
1980 and 1981 by Shell Canada, and further drilled by Emgold in 2005 (see
Emgold news release dated November 28, 2005). A second objective, and one
designed to utilize the majority of the drill metreage, was to test the strong
tungsten mineralization encountered in trenching of the Arrow Tungsten zone.
(see Emgold's November 12, 2007 press release). The molybdenum and tungsten
zones are located in close proximity to one another.
    Prior to drilling, Emgold completed a total of 20 trenches on the Stewart
Moly and Arrow Tungsten Zones. The trenching program successfully discovered
tungsten mineralization along the Arrow Tungsten Zone. Values of 1.171%
tungsten over 2 metres (07ST-18) and 0.594% over 5 metres (07ST-16) were
encountered. The following table summarizes the trenching over the Arrow Zone
(previously released November 12, 2007):

    
                                   Table 1
                        Arrow Tungsten Zone Trenching
                       Summary of Significant Results

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    Trench No.     From (m)       To (m)     Width (m)      W%          Zn %
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    07ST-08            0            3            3        0.156
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    Including          0            1            1        0.258
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    07ST-10            8           12            4        0.327
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    07ST-10A        grab        @1          0.2        0.168
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                    grab        @3          0.2        0.259
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                    grab        @6          0.2        0.133
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    07ST-12            0          1.5          1.5        0.278
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                    grab      @2.5          0.1        0.281
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    07ST-14            6           12            6        0.120
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    Including          7            8            1        0.258
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                      21         25.5          4.5        0.633
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    Including       22.5           24          1.5        0.942         1.91
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    Including         24         25.5          1.5        0.885
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    07ST-14A           0            3            3        0.697
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    Including          1            2            1        0.907         2.55
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    Including          2            3            1        0.987         2.07
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    07ST-15           18         20.5          2.5        0.304
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                      23           27            4        0.111
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    Including         25           27            2        0.193
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    07ST-16            2            7            5        0.594
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    Including          2            3            1        1.011         1.43
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    Including          3            4            1        1.321         2.11
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                      10           13            3        0.168
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    07ST-17           38           42            4        0.163
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    Including         38           40            2        0.300         1.34
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    07ST-18           36           40            4        0.595
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    Including         38           40            2        1.171         2.48
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                      51           60            9        0.054
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    Including         51           54            3        0.121
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    07ST-19           29         30.5          1.5        0.520
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                      36           42            6        0.061
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    07ST-20           33           36            3        0.045
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    A total of 24 diamond drill holes were placed to test the Arrow Tungsten 
Zone. Many of these holes were placed to test beneath the trenches listed in
the above table. The following table summarizes the Arrow Zone drilling and
corresponding trenches, where applicable:


                                   Table 2
                         Arrow Tungsten Zone Drilling
                        Summary of Significant Results

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                                                                  Associated
    Hole No.       From (m)       To (m)     Width (m)      W%        Trench
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    STW07-08        3.96           6.10        2.14       0.178      07ST-08
                                                                      and 09
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    STW07-10       92.97          94.49        1.52       0.369      07ST-10
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    STW07-13        43.4           45.0         1.6       0.267      O7ST-10
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    STW07-13       81.78          82.41        0.63       0.299      O7ST-10
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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    STW07-15       44.73          46.02        1.29       0.510      O7ST-11
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    STW07-16       33.53          42.69        9.16       0.274      07ST-15
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    Including      35.06          36.58        1.52       0.351
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    and            39.67          41.09        1.42       0.463
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    and            41.09          42.67        1.58       0.759
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    STW07-17       35.06          36.58        1.52       0.284      07ST-15
                                                                      and 16
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                   41.15          42.67        1.52       0.108
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    STW07-18       35.08          36.62        1.54       0.266      07ST-11
                                                                      and 14
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                   38.96          40.98        2.02       0.372
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    STW07-22       80.78          82.30        1.52       0.124      07ST-04
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    STW07-29        5.12           6.10        0.98       0.361         WEST
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------

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    STW07-30       10.66          11.66        1.00        1.00         WEST
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    The significant intercepts listed in Table 2 represent a mineralized zone
of approximately 200 metres length, and depths of intercept to 94.49 metres.
From the 24 diamond drill holes designed to test the tungsten zone, the
highest intercept was 1.00% in hole STW07-30. This narrow, high grade
intercept, and the intercept noted in hole STW07-29, lies to the west of any
tungsten mineralization yet discovered, and may represent a parallel zone that
has not yet been evaluated. Drill holes not listed did not contain tungsten
values of 0.1% or better.
    Drill holes 20 and 21 were placed approximately 300 metres further north
from the main area of the Arrow Zone. Neither of these holes was successful at
penetrating the thick overburden located on the north side of Stewart Creek.
    The tungsten intercepts from the drilling program compare well with the
grade and widths encountered in the trenching program. All trench and drill
hole results have been entered into Gemcom-Surpac software for further
analysis.
    Six diamond drill holes were placed to test for extensions to the
molybdenum bearing breccia body at the Stewart Moly Zone. The following table
summarizes significant intersections returned from analysis of core from this
drilling:

    
                                   Table 3
                         Stewart Moly Zone Drilling
                       Summary of Significant Results

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    Hole No.               From (m)        To (m)     Width (m)           Mo
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    STW07-01                131.06        132.17          1.11         0.080
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                            135.16        136.50          1.34         0.072
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    STW07-03                 47.85         48.77          0.92         0.055
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                             54.86         79.25         24.39         0.308
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    including                63.09         66.14          3.05         0.721
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    STW07-10                 92.97         94.49          1.52         0.126
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    STW07-13                 17.67         19.34          1.67         0.072
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    STW07-15                 44.73         46.02          1.29         0.057
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    STW07-16                 21.34         22.87          1.53         0.148
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                             22.87         24.38          1.51         0.051
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                             33.53         35.06          1.53         0.053
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    STW07-18                 32.01         33.53          1.52         0.080
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                             35.08         36.62          1.54         0.068
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    STW07-29                  5.12          9.14          4.02         0.082
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    including                 5.12          6.10          0.98         0.113
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    and                       7.62          9.14          0.98         0.092
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    STW07-30                 10.66         11.66          1.00         0.095
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    Notes: Drill holes not listed in Table 3 did not contain values for
           molybdenum of 0.05% or better. Also, widths are not necessarily
           true widths.
    

    Drill hole STW07-03 was drilled down through the molybdenum bearing
breccia body from the east flank, and diagonally transects the body from east
to west. The width and grade of intercept (24.39 metres of 0.308% Mo) compares
well with the historic drill results. However, nominal mineralization and
interpretations of hole STW07-01 along the north margin of the breccia body
suggest that this hole may have stopped short of the main molybdenum bearing
breccia. The remaining drill holes (STW07-10 to STW07-30) listed in Table 3
were drilled along the Arrow Tungsten zone. Molybdenum values along this zone
are associated with skarn depositional environments, and are coincident with
elevated tungsten values, as well as elevated zinc in places.

    Rozan Drilling Program

    A single drill hole of 107.29 metres length was completed on the Rozan
Property. This drill hole was designed to test the northerly strike extension
to the gold-bearing Rozan Main Vein. The vein had been drilled by Emgold in
2000, and as previously reported, Hole 00ROZ-01 returned 1.45 g/t gold over
4.1 metres and hole 00ROZ-02 returned 60.73 g/t gold over 0.25 metres (from
Emgold news release dated October 6, 2003). The property has the potential to
host both high-grade gold in single quartz veins and stockwork style low-grade
gold in quartz vein systems. The 2007 drill hole 07ROZ-01 intersected a
sequence of narrow 1 to 2 centimetre size quartz veins. The highest assay
returned from sampling of core was 0.2 grams per tonne over 1.7 metres. The
main vein was not intersected in this drill hole. Further drilling along the
Main Vein, and within the stockwork mineralized zone to the east, was
postponed due to weather constraints.

    Idaho-Maryland Mine Update and Joint Venture Opportunities

    Emgold is focused on the permitting and reopening of the Idaho-Maryland
Gold Mine located in Grass Valley, CA. Emgold is in the third and final stage
of completing the Environmental Impact Report for the project, and expects the
Draft Environmental Impact Report to be available in late July. Emgold is
exploring opportunities to advance its Stewart, Jazz and Rozan properties
through joint venture or other means. David Watkinson, President and C.O.O.
for Emgold stated, "We are excited by the trenching and drilling results on
our B.C. properties and believe these properties have significant exploration
potential for molybdenum, tungsten, and gold. We would like to see these
properties advanced for our shareholders and believe finding a partner to
further work on the properties would be the best approach as we focus our
energy and resources on the Idaho-Maryland Project."

    Perry Grunenberg, P.Geo., of PBG GEOSCIENCE, is the project supervisor
and "Qualified Person" for the purpose of National Instrument 43-101 who has
reviewed and verified the contents of this news release.

    For more information about Emgold, the Idaho-Maryland Gold Project in
Grass Valley, the Stewart, Rozan and Jazz Properties in British Columbia,
please visit www.emgold.com or www.sedar.com

    
                     On behalf of the Board of Directors

                           David Watkinson, P. Eng.
                         President, COO and Director
    

    No regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the information
    contained in this news release.

    This news release includes certain statements that may be deemed
"forward-looking statements". All statements in this release, other than
statements of historical facts, that address future production, reserve
potential, exploration drilling, exploitation activities and events or
developments that the Company expects are forward-looking statements. Although
the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking
statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not
guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ
materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could
cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking
statements include market prices, exploitation and exploration successes, and
continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic, market
or business conditions. Investors are cautioned that any such statements are
not guarantees of future performance and that actual results or developments
may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements.
For more information on the Company, Investors should review the Company's
filings that are available at www.sedar.com or the Company's website at
www.emgold.com.





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