Thunder Mountain Gold, Inc. (THMG) reported the success of a recent mineral assessment program at its South Mountain Mine. The mine is located on 1,200 acres in Owyhee County, Idaho.

Thunder Mountain Gold, Inc. conducted a road cut sampling program of the Intrusive Gold Breccia Zone at the South Mountain Mine. The company said that over 8,700 feet of samples were taken at the site.

Thunder Mountain Gold, Inc. reported that the sampling program detected an extensive gold anomaly in 113 out of 115 samples taken. The company reported that the average sample contained gold in the amounts of 132 parts per billion.

Thunder Mountain Gold, Inc. reported that the assessment was preceded by the mapping of various breccia outcrops at the site, and a preliminary geologic mapping of the area. The company said that the drilling stage at South Mountain will begin in September 2010.

The ALS Chemex Laboratory conducted the assessment of the samples, both in the field and at its lab in Elko, Nevada.

Thunder Mountain Gold, Inc. is a mineral exploration and development company with assets in the United States. The company has five other mineral properties aside from the South Mountain Mine. These include the Clover Mountain property in Idaho, the Trout Creek and West Tonopah properties in Nevada and two unidentified mineral properties in Arizona.

For more information on the company, go to www.thundermountaingold.com