Avino Silver and Gold Mines Ltd.: San Gonzalo Bulk Sampling Program Update

- June 23rd, 2010

Avino Silver and Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:ASM)(OTCBB:ASGMF)(BERLIN:GV6)(FRANKFURT:GV6) reported that milling operations commenced on May 22, 2010, with the treatment of stockpiled ET copper ore from the main Avino vein from past mining.

Avino Silver and Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:ASM)(OTCBB:ASGMF)(BERLIN:GV6)(FRANKFURT:GV6) reported that milling operations commenced on May 22, 2010, with the treatment of stockpiled ET copper ore from the main Avino vein from past mining.

The press release is quoted as saying:

As of June 15 and according to information provided by mine personnel, a total of 3106 tonnes were processed for the production of 104 tonnes of concentrate grading 9.6% Cu and 1.08kg Ag/t. Daily copper and silver recoveries ranged from about 25 to 80% depending on the oxidized condition of the feed. Efforts are now being focused on improving the copper concentrate grade and to treat the less oxidized material.

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