ATNA RESOURCES LTD.
MANAGEMENT'S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS
For the Six Months Ended June 30, 2010
Description of Business and Report Date
Atna Resources Ltd. (“Atna” or the “Company”) is engaged in the exploration, development and production of
gold properties located primarily in the United States (“US” or “U.S.”). The Company also has mineral interests
in Canada and Chile. The Company is a reporting issuer in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and Nova Scotia.
Atna trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “ATN” and in the US on the over-the-counter
Bulletin Board under the symbol “ATNAF”. The following discussion and analysis of the financial position and
results of operations for the Company is current up to August 10, 2010 (the “Report Date”) and should be read
in conjunction with the unaudited consolidated financial statements and the notes thereto for the six months ended
June 30, 2010, which have been prepared in accordance with Canadian generally accepted accounting
principles. Effective July 1, 2009, the Company changed its reporting currency from the Canadian dollar (“CAD”
or “C__DOCTEXT__rdquo;) to the United States dollar (“USD” or “US__DOCTEXT__rdquo;). See Changes in Accounting Policies for additional
information. All amounts are in USDs unless otherwise noted. Additional information relating to the Company,
including audited consolidated financial statements and the notes thereto for the years ended December 31, 2009
and 2008, can be viewed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on EDGAR at www.edgar.com .
Second Quarter Highlights:
Briggs Mine, California
The Briggs Mine (“Briggs”) is located on the west side of the Panamint Range near Death Valley,
California. Briggs was initially constructed in 1995 and through June 30, 2010, has produced over 566,000
ounces of gold.
Gold production temporarily declined in the second quarter due to a wedge failure on the eastern highwall of the
BSU pit, which limited access to a principle area of developed ore s