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ORIGINAL: Drilling Begins at Sitka's Alpha Gold Property in Nevada

2021-02-16 14:36 ET - News Release

(via TheNewswire)



VANCOUVER, CANADA – TheNewswire - February 16, 2021 - Sitka Gold Corp. (“Sitka” or the “Company”) (CSE:SIG) (CNSX:SIG.CN) (FSE:1RF) (OTC:SITKF) is pleased to announce that drilling has commenced at its Alpha Gold Property located at the southeast end of Nevada’s prolific Cortez Gold Trend (see news release dated February 12, 2021).


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Figure 1 - Drilling Underway at Alpha Gold

“The drill is turning at Alpha Gold,” stated Cor Coe, CEO of Sitka. “To stake this target at the end of last year and subsequently obtain a drilling permit, procure a drill rig and commence drilling within a handful of weeks is no small feat and speaks volumes to the talents of Sitka’s technical and operational teams. This newly identified target at Alpha has the potential to host a Carlin-Type gold deposit at an attractive depth and we are very much looking forward to the results from this drill program.”

About Alpha Gold

Sitka Gold has acquired a 100% interest in the Alpha Gold Project, located along the southeast projection of the prolific Cortez Gold Trend in Eureka County, approximately 135 kilometres southwest of Elko, Nevada. The Property is comprised of 2 claim blocks totaling 77 lode claims covering an area of approximately 1540 acres (623 hectares) and is accessible via a dirt road, approximately 2km west of Nevada State Highway 278. 

 

The Property was initially staked after the location was recognized as the intersection of the regional-scale Pine Valley anticline with northeasterly fold trends exposed in the Roberts Mountains. Of primary importance at the Alpha Gold location is that the rocks have been down-dropped significantly by late extensional faulting. Prior to extension, and during the critical 36-42 Ma Carlin-type mineralization event, the fold crest at Alpha Gold would have been a regional highpoint among nearby mountain ranges. Well exposed ‘lower plate windows’ near Alpha Gold have been extensively explored for Carlin-type gold deposits with a number of deposits found along the limbs.

 

About Sitka Gold Corp.

Sitka Gold Corp. is a mineral exploration company headquartered in Canada and managed by a team of experienced mining industry professionals. The Company is focused on exploring for economically viable mineral deposits with its primary emphasis on gold, silver and copper mineral properties of merit. Sitka currently has an option to acquire a 100% interest in the RC, Barney Ridge, Clear Creek and OGI properties in Yukon and the Burro Creek Gold property in Arizona. Sitka owns a 100% interest in its Alpha Gold property in Nevada, it’s Mahtin Gold property in the Yukon and it’s Coppermine River project in Nunavut. Directors and Management own approximately 15% of the outstanding shares of Sitka Gold Corp., a solid indication of their alignment with shareholders’ interests.

 

The scientific and technical content of this news release has been reviewed and approved by Cor Coe, P.Geo., Director and CEO of the Company, and a Qualified Person (QP) as defined by National Instrument 43-101. 

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF

SITKA GOLD CORP.

 

“ Donald Penner ”

President and Director

For more information, please contact:

Cor Coe

CEO & Director

Tel: 604-979-0509

www.sitkagoldcorp.com

ccoe@sitkagoldcorp.com

Cautionary and Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains forward ‐ looking statements and forward ‐ looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws. These statements relate to future events or future performance. All statements other than statements of historical fact may be forward ‐ looking statements or information. Forward ‐ looking statements and information are often, but not always, identified by the use of words such as “appear”, “seek”, “anticipate”, “plan”, “continue”, “estimate”, “approximate”, “expect”, “may”, “will”, “project”, “predict”, “potential”, “targeting”, “intend”, “could”, “might”, “should”, “believe”, “would” and similar expressions.

 

Forward-looking statements and information are provided for the purpose of providing information about the current expectations and plans of management of the Company relating to the future. Readers are cautioned that reliance on such statements and information may not be appropriate for other purposes, such as making investment decisions. Since forward ‐ looking statements and information address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks. These include, but are not limited to, the expected timing and terms of the private placement, use of proceeds, anticipated work program, required approvals in connection with the work program and the ability to obtain such approvals. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on the forward ‐ looking statements, timelines and information contained in this news release. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive.

 

The forward ‐ looking statements and information contained in this news release are made as of the date of this news release and no undertaking is given to update publicly or revise any forward ‐ looking statements or information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless so required by applicable securities laws or the CSE. The forward-looking statements or information contained in this news release are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement.

 

Neither the CSE nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the CSE) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. No stock exchange, securities commission or other regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the information contained herein.

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