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Moneta Expands Gold Mineralization At Windjammer South In Step-Out Drilling

May 14, 2020
Toronto, Ontario – May 14, 2020 - Moneta Porcupine Mines Inc. (TSX:ME) (OTC:MPUCF) (XETRA:MOP)(“Moneta” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the results from four (4) drill holes testing thewestern and eastern extensions of gold mineralization on the Windjammer South deposit beyond theupdated November 2019 NI 43-101 mineral resource estimate. The drilling is part of the expanded2019/2020 winter drill program recently completed on the Company’s Golden Highway Project, 110 kmeast of Timmins, Ontario, (see Figure 1).
Drilling was conducted to expand the gold mineralization west and east of the updated November2019 NI 43-101 mineral resource at the Windjammer South Deposit
  • Extended gold mineralization over 500 metres “m” west and 200 m east of the November2019 mineral resource update• Drilling confirmed up to 17 shallow dipping mineralized zones with a combined thickness of upto 215.00 m
  • Drilling confirmed steep high-grade structures including the Gap veins to the west
  • Drill holes now confirm continuous mineralization from Windjammer South to the South Westdeposit, over 1.0 kilometres “km” in total length
Western Extensions
  • MGH20-140: Intersected 9.30 m @ 1.05 grams per tonne “g/t” Gold “Au” including 1.00 m @6.45 g/t Au from the Q Zone
  • MGH20-147: Intersected 46.00 m @ 0.95 g/t Au including 1.00 m @ 4.64 g/t Au and 1.00 m @3.60 g/t Au from the M Zone
  • MGH20-147: Intersected 12.00 m @ 1.15 g/t Au including 1.00 m @ 6.06 g/t Au from the Gap-6 vein and 12.00 m @ 1.04 g/t Au including 1.00 m @ 4.44 g/t Au from the D Zone
Eastern Extensions
  • MGH20-142: Intersected 22.00 m @ 1.02 g/t Au including 1.00 m @ 2.63 g/t Au from the HZone and 17.00 m @ 1.09 g/t Au including 3.00 m @ 3.09 g/t Au from the I Zone
  • MGH20-142: Intersected 4.00 m @ 2.46 g/t Au including 1.00 m @ 8.08 g/t Au from a steep vein
Gary O’Connor, CEO & Chief Geologist commented, “We are pleased to continue to intersect goldmineralization in large step-outs at Windjammer South, extending the system by 500 m to the west and200 m to the east. Gold mineralization has been intersected in multiple wide near surface zones totallingover 200 m in combined thickness and steep high-grade mineralized structures extending to depth.Significantly the drill program has confirmed that gold mineralization at Windjammer South connects  with our main South West deposit, spanning more than 1.0 km in distance. The drill program wasrecently completed in April and additional drill results will be released as they become available.”The latest assay results are from four (4) drill holes, MGH20-140, MGH20-142, MGH20-145 and MGH20-147, completed on the 2019/2020 winter drill program for a total 2,115.00 m at the Windjammer SouthDeposit (Figure 1 and Table 2). The drill holes were testing the western and eastern extensions of thecurrent mineral resource within the newly identified shallow dipping but thicker extensional veins andthe steeper high-grade veins.
Table 1: Windjammer South: Select Significant Drill Results
Shallow intercepts are calculated using a 0.5 g/t Au cut-off with a maximum of 3m internal dilution, steep
veins are calculated using a 1.00 g/t Au cut-off and 2 m internal dilution and no top caps applied. All
intercepts are reported as drill widths and estimated to be 80% to 95% of true width.
Windjammer South Deposit Drill Results
Drill hole MGH20-140 was drilled as a 100 m step-out and under-cut to the west of hole MGH19-126.(Press release ME PR 01-2020 dated 09 January 2020: MGH19-126 intersected 39.40 m @ 1.70 g/t Auincluding 13.05 m @ 2.34 g/t Au including 3.90 m @ 4.54 g/t Au, 29.00 m @ 2.33 g/t Au including 11.00m @ 4.24 g/t Au, including 3.00 m @ 6.48 g/t Au and 4.00 m @ 5.41 g/t Au at Windjammer South). Thedrill holes tested the extensions of shallow dipping zones and steep structures south of the BIF A contactwithin the over-lying host coarse grained sandstone. MGH20-140 confirmed the extensions of 17 newzones with a combined thickness of up to 127.00 m up to 400 m west of the current mineral resourceestimate. Drill hole MGH20-140 intersected shallow zones of up to 30.00 m @ 0.53 g/t Au including 4.00m @ 1.25 g/t Au from the F Zone, 14.00 m @ 1.06 g/t Au including 8.00 m @ 1.32 g/t Au from the NZone and 22.00 m @ 0.52 g/t Au including 2.00 m @ 1.87 g/t Au. The drill hole also intersected 9.30 m@ 1.05 g/t Au including 1.00m @ 6.45 g/t Au from a steeply dipping zone.
Figure 1: Windjammer South Deposit Location Map- Golden Highway Project
Windjammer South Deposit Drill Results
Drill hole MGH20-142 was drilled to test the extensions of mineralization 100 m to the east of MGH19-124 at Windjammer South to the south of the BIF A within the overlying coarse-grain sandstone host.(See press release ME PR 01-2020 dated 09 January 2020: MGH19-124 intersected 31.50 m @ 1.25 g/tAu including 9.30 m @ 1.76 g/t Au, , 17.95 m @ 1.15 g/t Au including 3.0 m @ 2.39 g/t Au and 8.30 m @2.39 g/t Au, including 0.65 m @ 16.60 g/t Au). The drill hole confirmed mineralization up to 200 m eastof the November 2019 mineral resource estimate over a combined width of 212.0 m confirming theextensions of 17 zones. The drill hole also confirmed additional steeply dipping higher-grade structures.Drill hole MGH20-142 intersected up to 22.00 m @ 1.02 g/t Au including 1.00 m @ 2.63 g/t Au, 21.00 m@ 0.66 g/t Au including 1.00 m @ 2.77 g/t Au and 24.00 m @ 0.57 g/t Au including 4.00m @ 1.25 g/t Auin shallow dipping zones. The drill holes also intersected up to 4.00 m @ 2.46 g/t Au including 1.00 m @8.08 g/t Au in steep structures. The shallow zones are showing lower gold tenor on the easternextensions but are confirming the zones on large step-outs to the current mineral resource.
Drill hole MGH20-145 was drilled 100 m south of the MGH20-124 to confirm the southern extensions ofthe shallow dipping wide zones and steeper high-grade structures at Windjammer South by up to 100 meast of the November 2019 resource (See press release ME PR 01-2020 dated 09 January 2020: MGH19-124 intersected up to 8.30 m @ 2.39 g/t Au, including 0.65 m @ 16.60 g/t Au from the O Zone and 21.00m @ 1.40 g/t Au including 1.40 m @ 4.79 g/t Au from the G Zone). MGH20-145 intersected 8mineralized zones with a combined thickness of 56.00 m. Drilling intersected up to 17.75 m @ 0.62 g/tAu from the F Zone and 9.55 m @ 0.74 g/t Au from the H Zone.
Drill hole MGH20-147 was drilled 100 m west of MGH20-140 and 200 m east of MGH20-126 drillsection, over 500 m south of the BIF (See press release ME PR 01-2020 dated 09 January 2020: MGH19-126 intersected up to 39.40 m @ 1.70 g/t Au including 13.05 m @ 2.34 g/t Au, including 3.90 m @ 4.54 g/t Au. MGH20-126 also intersected 29.00 m @ 2.33 g/t Au, including 11.00 m @ 4.24 g/t Au, including3.00 m @ 6.48 g/t Au and 4.00 m @ 5.41 g/t Au). In addition to testing the western extensions of theNovember 2019 mineral resource estimate at Windjammer South by over 500 m, the drill holeintersected the Gap-5 and Gap-6 veins which form the eastern extensions of the South West deposit.MGH20-147 intersected 14 mineralized zones with a combined thickness of 205.00 m. Drillingintersected up to 12.00 m @ 1.04 g/t Au including 1.00 m @ 4.44 g/t Au from the D Zone, 24.00 m @0.60 g/t Au, 21.00 m @ 0.70 g/t Au and 46.00 m @ 0.95 g/t Au from the M zone. MGH20-147 alsointersected 12.00 m @ 1.15 g/t Au including 1.00 m @ 6.06 g/t Au from Gap-6 and 3.00 m @ 2.25 g/t Auincluding 1.00 m @ 4.64 g/t Au from steep veins.
The drill holes confirmed continuous mineralization between the Windjammer South and South Westdeposits.
Windjammer South Deposit
The Windjammer South deposit is located within a similar geological setting as the adjacent South Westdeposit (Figure 1). Gold mineralization is seen to occur as a series of mineralized vein structures whichoccur adjacent to the regional Timiskaming age banded iron formation “A” unit (“BIF-A”) and dominantlyhosted within an overlying coarse grain sandstone. The mineralized quartz-pyrite veins occur asextensional vein structures associated with ankerite-sericite-silica-pyrite alteration haloes. The zonesoccur as both steeply west dipping NNW-SSE oriented mineralized zones and as wider shallowly south-west dipping zones (Figure 2). A significant amount of historical drilling has defined the mineralized zones.
Figure 2: Windjammer South Deposit: Schematic Section
Table 2: Drill Hole Details
QA/QC Procedures
All core drilling conducted by Moneta was oriented. Drill core is cut with half sent to AGAT Laboratories Inc. (AGAT)for drying and crushing to -2 mm, with a 1.00 kg split pulverized to -75 µm (200#). AGAT is an ISO 17025 accreditedlaboratory. A 50 g charge is Fire Assayed and analyzed using an AAS finish for Gold. Samples above 10.00 g/t Au areanalyzed by Fire Assay with a gravimetric finish and selected samples with visible gold or high-grade mineralizationare assayed by Metallic Screen Fire Assay on a 1.00 kg sample. Moneta inserts independent certified referencematerial and blanks with the samples and assays routine pulp repeats and coarse reject sample duplicates, as wellas completing third-party check assays at Activation Laboratories Ltd. Randall Salo, P.Geo is a qualified personunder NI 43-101 and has reviewed and approved the contents of this press release.
About Moneta
The Company holds a 100% interest in 6 core gold projects strategically located along the Destor-Porcupine FaultZone in the Timmins Gold Camp with over 85 million ounces of past gold production. The projects consist of the Golden Highway, North Tisdale, Nighthawk Lake, DeSantis East, Kayorum and Denton projects. The GoldenHighway Project covers 12 kilometres of prospective ground along the DPFZ of which 4 km hosts the current 43-101 mineral resource estimate comprised of an indicated resource of 556,500 ounces gold contained within 3.82Mt @ 4.53 g/t Au and a total of 1,174,000 ounces gold contained within 8.47 Mt @ 4.31 g/t Au in the inferredcategory at a 3.00 g/t Au cut-off. A preliminary economic assessment on the South West deposit located within theGolden Highway Project commenced in Q1, 2020. The results of the PEA are due to be delivered later in 2020. Thestudy will review several development scenarios for the South West deposit which was the subject of a resourceupdate in November 2019.
Gary V. O’Connor, CEO and Chief Geologist
Ian C. Peres, President and CFO

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