JANUARY 11, 2011 – LAVAL, QUEBEC – First Gold Exploration Inc. (TSX.V: EFG) (US OTCQX: FGEXF) (FSE: F12) is pleased to report the most recent drill results for the Lac Pivert/Rose project. The table below shows the results for holes LR-10-140 to LR-10-143, drilled to test the extension of the zones to the North East. All the holes intersected mineralized zones over consistent thicknesses, and indicated that width is increasing and grades are consistent.

Drill program will restart in few days on Rose sector with the objective to extend the zone to the North and to the East. In addition, few hole will be extend at depth to increase the size of rich Tantalum zone located about 50 meters below the main zone Rose.

A map showing the location of the holes is posted under Pivert/Rose Lithium Project in the Projects section of the Company´s website
 

The best results obtained to date are as follows:

HOLE

FROM

TO

TRUE WIDTH

LI2O

Ta2O5

BeO

Rb

Ga

Cs

No.

(m)

(m)

(m)

(%)

ppm (g/t)

ppm (g/t)

ppm (g/t)

ppm (g/t)

ppm (g/t)

LR-10-140

113.6

119.4

5.80

1.23

138

523

1551

78

50

121.15

125

3.85

0.03

200

130

720

76

23

130.35

135.35

5.00

0.25

89

110

1569

59

60

175.4

176.6

1.20

0.01

171

416

2990

103

90

182

183

1.00

0.01

73

272

1140

74

27

LR-10-141

148.75

150.35

1.6

0.82

52

288

1714

58

43

151.1

159

7.9

1.38

115

499

2396

78

60

LR-10-142

128.45

130.1

1.65

0.01

314

463

1478

129

57

142.75

146.35

3.6

0.53

147

291

4691

78

120

169.3

185.4

16.1

1.32

114

439

2020

73

54

LR-10-143

137.15

139.15

2

0.02

214

421

3870

95

120

173.75

176.65

2.9

0.78

104

346

3159

72

79

191.5

204.95

13.45

1.29

103

417

2177

67

54

218.25

220.9

2.65

0.56

109

262

2795

76

66

* 1 ppm = 1 g/t
 

All the samples were sent for analysis in sealed containers to the Chemex laboratory in Val-d´Or by employees of the Company. Chemex is the laboratory used for analysis of all samples from programs on the Lac Pivert/Rose property. The samples are weighed and identified prior to sample preparation. The samples are crushed to 70% minus 2 mm, then separation and pulverized to 85% passing 75 uM. All samples are analyzed using ICP-MS, with full analysis for 47 elements.

Jean-Sebastien Lavallee (OGQ #773), geologist, shareholder and president and chief executive officer by interim of the Company and a Qualified Person under NI 43-101, has reviewed and approved the technical content of this release.
 

For more information, contact
Jean-Sébastien Lavallée, P.Geo
Interim President and CEO
819-354-5146
president@firstgoldexploration.com
www.firstgoldexploration.com
 

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