Luna Gold-Production Results for the Third Quarter 2013

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/07/13 -- Luna Gold Corp. (TSX:LGC)(OTCQX:LGCUF)(LMA:LGC) ("Luna" or the "Company") releases production results for the third quarter 2013 ("3Q13") at its Aurizona Gold Mine. Production for 3Q13 was 21,000 ounces of gold.(1) --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3Q13 2013 YTD --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Processed ore (tonnes) 540,193 1,371,675 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ore grade processed (g/t) 1.32 1.45 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Metallurgical recovery (%) 90.1% 91% --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Gold produced(2) (oz) 21,000 57,056 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- (1) Production statistics are unaudited and may be subject to change. (2) Gold produced represents physical gold output from the processing plant. The variance between gold produced and the theoretical gold recovered is represented as changes in estimated gold work in progress inventory. Luna Gold will provide a detailed update in its 3Q13 Management's Discussion and Analysis, which will be released after market close on November 7, 2013. About Luna Gold Corp. Luna is a gold production company engaged in the operation, expansion, and exploration of gold projects in Brazil. On behalf of the Board of Directors LUNA GOLD CORP. John Blake - President and CEO Website: www.lunagold.com Contacts: Luna Gold Corp. Patrick Balit Investor Relations (604) 568-7993 www.lunagold.com