American Manganese Plans 191 Drill Hole Program

Added February 3rd, 2010 – Vancouver, British Columbia


American Manganese Inc., (formerly: Rocher Deboule Minerals Corp.) (TSX.V: AMY; Pink Sheets: AMYZF) (the “Company”) is pleased to report the Company has plans to drill 191 reverse circulation drill holes which will be primarily located upon patented land under the control of the Company. The property is located in Mohave County, Arizona 30 miles due east of the Parker Dam.

The program is planned to commence within two weeks of the financing (announced January 25, 2010) being completed. The drill program designed by N. Tribe and Associates Ltd. is to increase the integrity of the current resources from indicated and inferred to measured and indicated as well as increase the size of the existing NI-43-101 resource which is presently as follows:

February 2010 Drill Results

Tonnes %MnMn Pounds
Indicated10,865,9294.461,068,307,976
Inferred96,933,7244.529,661,091,721

Total meters to be drilled are estimated at 15,885 meters (52,000 ft). A 43-101 Preliminary Economic Evaluation has indicated the property has the potential to return robust returns as reported in the press released dated November 24, 2009.

Further results will be reported when they are received.

On behalf of Management

AMERICAN MANGANESE INC.

Larry W. Reaugh
President and Chief Executive Officer

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