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SITKA EXPANDS ALPHA GOLD LAND PACKAGE IN NEVADA
VANCOUVER, CANADA – March 18, 2021: Sitka Gold Corp. (“Sitka” or the “Company”) (CSE:SIG) (FSE:1RF) (OTCQB: SITKF) is pleased to announce that it has located an additional 30 claims at its Alpha Gold Project, located along the southeast projection of the prolific Cortez Gold Trend in Eureka County, approximately 135 kilometres southwest of Elko, Nevada (Figure 1). The Alpha Gold Project now totals 93 claims covering an area of approximately 1860 acres or 753 hectares (Figure 2). The new claims complete coverage of potential mineralization east and southeast of drill hole AG21-03 (see news release dated March 10, 2021).
Key Points Regarding Recent Developments at Alpha Gold:
Cor Coe, Director and CEO of Sitka comments: “The importance of some of these geological features was not fully recognized prior to the information gathered from these latest drill holes. We knew this area contained all of the basic elements of a Cortez Trend, Carlin-type gold deposit and now the initial drilling has shown us where those elements are. Our systematic approach to testing our geological model and adjusting its parameters as new data is collected continues to successfully advance the Alpha Gold Project. The Company plans on continuing with an aggressive follow-up drilling program pending assays results for AG21-03 and continued geological assessment.”
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 totalling 93 lode claims covering an area of approximately 1860 acres (753 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.
The company wishes to amend the information from it’s news release dated March 5, 2021 in regards to the finder’s fees issued pursuant to the close of its private placement. In connection with the private placement, the Company paid commissions totalling $272,538.35 and issued 2,138,122 finder’s warrants. Each finder’s warrant is exercisable to acquire one common share of the company at exercise price of $0.18 for 36 months from the date of closing of the private placement. The Company also issued 458,333 shares as a commission on a portion of the proceeds of the financing.
About Sitka Gold Corp.
Sitka Gold Corp. is a mineral exploration company headquartered in Canada that is fully funded for its planned 2021 exploration programs with the recent completion of a $6.37 million financing. The Company is managed by a team of experienced industry professionals and 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.
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.
President and Director
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