Angus Gold Confirms Continuity of the Dorset West Zone Extension at its Golden Sky Project; Intersects up to 8.4 g/t Au over 3.0 metres
- Dorset-style gold mineralization intersected in all seven infill holes drilled west of the current resource area.
- Infill drilling intersected significant gold mineralization grading up to 1.4 g/t Au over 23.5 metres, including 8.4 g/t Au over 3.0 metres. This follows previously released results, which extended the Dorset Zone an additional 450 metres to the west, with an intersection of 1.4 g/t Au over 12.6 metres and 3.1 g/t Au over 4.5 metres.
- Assays from additional 15 holes from the Dorset Winter 2023 exploration program are still pending.
- The 2023 Summer drilling program on the Dorset Gold Zone (“Dorset”) Banded Iron Formation (“BIF”) gold discovery is scheduled to begin early June.
TORONTO, May 10, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Angus Gold Inc. (TSX-V: GUS | OTC: ANGVF) (“Angus” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the first set of assay results from its 2023 drill program at the Golden Sky Project in Wawa, Ontario. Results from seven (7) holes were successful at intersecting Dorset style Au mineralization between the Dorset Zone resource area and the 2022 holes GS-22-31 and GS-22-32, which were drilled 450 meters to the west. Mineralization generally consists of thick intervals of resource-grade (1.2g/t Au), and above, material containing zones of higher-grade gold. Highlights of the drilling results include 1.5 g/t Au over 4.0 metres (GS-23-59); 2.5 g/t Au over 5.7 metres including 9.1 g/t Au over 1.3 metres (GS-23-62); and 1.4 g/t Au over 23.5 metres, including 8.4 g/t Au over 3.0 metres (GS-23-79). The seven holes were drilled as infill holes at 50-metre to 100-metre spacings and were to target the continuity of the Dorset West extension as well as confirming the newly interpreted structural model of the Dorset Gold Zone.
Steve Burleton, Chief Executive Officer of Angus, states: “We are very pleased with the initial results from the winter 2023 drilling program. Our key objectives at Dorset are to expand the current resource, to the east and west, while also defining high-grade gold zones that occur along the entire strike length. This set of results from Dorset West infill drilling demonstrates our success in both, with the potential for a 450-metre increase in resource strike length and delineation of additional high-grade mineralization within the structure. The results serve as a strong starting point for the continued work planned at the Dorset Trend leading up to an eventual resource update. We are currently preparing for the summer 2023 drilling program that will commence early June and encompasses both Dorset and BIF target drilling. With the recent equity financing completed, we are well positioned to not only continue our aggressive work plans but also to accelerate and expand our programs.”
The Dorset Gold Zone contains a historic estimated indicated resource (using a 0.50 g/t Au cut-off) of 40,000 ounces grading 1.4 g/t Au, and an inferred resource of 180,000 ounces grading 1.2 g/t Au over a strike length of approximately 750 metres. This western extension, in combination with the eastern extension (see news release dated February 1st, 2023), can likely more than double the potential strike length of the Dorset Gold Zone, adding almost one kilometre. The Company’s 2023 winter drilling program was the first phase of work aimed at defining the continuity of the gold mineralized system at Dorset, which is located within the Mishi Creek Deformation Zone (“MCDZ”). The MCDZ is traceable for at least 7 kilometers within the Golden Sky project. The results from the remaining 2023 winter drill program are expected to be available in the coming weeks. The 2023 winter drill program was focused on testing the continuity of the eastern and western strike extensions of the Dorset Zone while also targeting high-grade material within the Dorset resource. In addition, Angus began preliminary drilling on the Marten Zone, a shear zone with historic mineralization sub-parallel to the Dorset Zone, within the MCDZ. The remaining results will be focused on the Dorset East extension, the main Dorset Resource Zone and the Marten Zone.
The ongoing drill program at Golden Sky focuses on two target areas within the property: the Dorset Gold Zone which hosts a gold resource; and the BIF Zone a new gold zone discovery in a large, banded iron formation.
Selected drill results from the 7 holes at the Golden Sky drilling program are, as follows:
|Hole Number||From (m)||To (m)||Length (m)||Au g/t||Area|
(1) Assay results presented over core length. Additional drilling will be necessary to constrain the true width of the mineralized envelope of the gold system.
Figure 1: Surface Map – Dorset Gold Trend new drilling, Golden Sky Project Location
The Golden Sky Project
The 100%-owned Golden Sky Project is located within the Mishibishu Lake Greenstone Belt of Northern Ontario, which is host to the high-grade Eagle River and the Mishi open-pit gold mines of Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. (“Wesdome”). The Company’s 234-square-kilometres land package is located approximately 50 kilometres west of the town of Wawa and is situated immediately between the two Wesdome mines. The project is host to the near-surface Dorset Gold Zone, which contains a historic estimated resource (using a 0.50 g/t Au cut-off) consisting of an indicated resource of 40,000 ounces of gold (780,000 tonnes grading 1.4 g/t Au), and an inferred resource of 180,000 ounces of gold (4,760,000 tonnes grading 1.2 g/t Au). For greater details on the Golden Sky Project, please refer to the NI 43-101 technical report for the Golden Sky Project entitled, “NI 43-101 Technical Report Wawa Property Ontario, Canada” dated February 18, 2020, and available on the Company’s SEDAR profile.
Clarification on Company’s $6.45 million private placement
Further to the Company’s press release dated April 27, 2023 the Company wishes to clarify some of the details of its $6.45 million oversubscribed non-brokered private placement. The Company confirms that a 3.0% cash finder’s fee was paid to certain brokers, for total finder’s fees of $4,320 paid in connection with this financing.
The scientific and technical content of this press release has been reviewed and approved by Breanne Beh, P.Geo, who is a “Qualified Person” as defined by National Instrument 43-101 – Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects (“NI 43-101”) and Chief Geologist for the Company.
About Angus Gold:
Angus Gold Inc. is a Canadian mineral exploration company focused on the acquisition, exploration, and development of highly prospective gold properties. The Company’s flagship project is the Golden Sky Project in Wawa, Ontario. The Project is immediately adjacent to the Eagle River Mine of Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd.
Directors and insiders currently approximately own 41.2%, Delbrook Capital Advisors Inc. 15.8% and New Gold Inc. 9.7%, each based on the current issued and outstanding common shares of the Company on a non-diluted basis.
On behalf of Angus Gold Inc.,
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Email: [email protected]
Company Website: www.angusgold.com
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