Vancouver, Canada, January 13, 2020 - Redstar Gold Corp. (TSX.V: RGC, US: RGCTF, FRA: RGG) ("Redstar" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that structural mapping of the Shumagin and Apollo Sitka Trends has been completed. The Study’s purpose is to better understand the setting and controls of the SH-1 Zone (formerly “The Shumagin Zone”) and of the gold-bearing systems on Unga Island as a whole. The study was completed by Craig Pearman BSc (Geo), formerly the Chief Geologist for Kinross in West Africa. The mapping program was focused on five of 40 distinct high prospectivity areas within the Unga Project outlined by previous drilling and surface sampling of mineralized outcrop. These targets include: the extension of the SH-1 Zone, Bloomer Ridge and Aquila on the Shumagin Trend; and brownfields targets at the Apollo and Sitka historic mine sites, as well as at Empire Ridge and Rising Sun prospects which lie along strike on the Apollo-Sitka Trend.
Redstar President John Gray said the following: “This structural mapping exercise has added significantly to understanding what controls mineralization at the Unga Project and opens up several new, high probability drill targets adjacent-to and on-strike with known high grade gold and base metal zones on the Shumagin and Apollo-Sitka Trends which will be pursued during the 2020 field season. We are also working on a Maiden NI43-101 compliant resource on the Shumagin Zone (now SH-1) to be completed in Q1 and provide a resource as a foundation upon which to build value for Redstar shareholders”.
View southwest of the SH-1 (Shumagin) Zone showing new structural interpretation
The key findings of this work are as follows:
Long section of Historic Apollo-Sitka Mine looking NNW showing unmined blocks,
underground mapping and sampling, and recent surface sampling by Redstar in 2019
Bloomer Ridge & SH-1 Zone
Structural interpretation locates historic, high grade gold bearing structures
within a shear duplex at the Aquila Zone
The field work and interpretation for this structural mapping exercise was completed by Craig Pearman B.Sc. (Geology) who has twenty-four years of international experience including generating 3D structural-mineralization models for 20 resource stage mining projects with follow-up drill recommendations. Craig’s career has spanned roles as President & CEO of Midlands Minerals (latterly Rosita Mining), Chief Exploration geologist for Redback and Kinross in Ghana, and as a Consultant and Senior Exploration Geologist for Newmont, Goldfields, JCI and Birim Goldfields in east and west Africa. Craig is a qualified person under JORC rules.
About Redstar Gold Corp
Redstar is a well-financed junior exploration and development company with a strongly supportive institutional shareholder base, no debt, and is focused on high-grade gold exploration and advancing its Unga Gold Project in Alaska. The 100% controlled Unga Gold Project is a high grade, intermediate sulfidation, epithermal gold project on a district scale. The property encompasses approximately 240km2 and contains multiple gold and base metal zones drilled or identified at surface including the former Apollo-Sitka gold mine, located on the southerly Apollo-Sitka Trend which was Alaska’s first underground gold mine and the site of historic high-grade (~10 g/t Au) gold production (Fig 5).
The Unga Gold Project benefits from a moderate climate at latitude 55 degrees North next to year-round tidewater with extensive infrastructure including a deep-water port and is served by daily flights from Anchorage landing on a mile long, paved airstrip on Popof Island. In addition to the Unga Project, Redstar owns approximately 5 million shares of NV Gold Corp. (TSXV: NVX) and 30% of the Newman Todd Gold Project, in Red Lake, Ontario, Canada.
Gold and Base Metal Prospects On Unga Island and Neighbouring Popof Island
For additional information please contact:
John A. Gray
Tel: +44 747 068 6474
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