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Kenorland Minerals drilling at Frotet Project, Quebec - Abitibi/Greenstone Belt

Sep 21, 2023

"We're excited to see the drills turning again at Regnault," Zach Flood, President and CEO of Kenorland Minerals, stated.  "During the previous phase of drilling, completed in the first quarter, we discovered a number of additional high-grade veins in the deepest parts of the system explored to date. This program will include step-outs on those discoveries as well as advancing drill targets directly to the east of the Regnault discovery. We are now at a stage where we can leverage a strong understanding of the geometry and controls on mineralisation to continue growing the footprint of the gold system."

Kenorland Minerals Ltd.  is pleased to announce the commencement of the 2023 fall exploration program at the Frotet Project (the "Project"), located in northern Quebec and held under joint venture (the "Joint Venture") with Sumitomo Metal Mining Canada Ltd. ("SMMCL"). 

Q3 2023 Fall Exploration Program

The Q3 2023 program will include up to 11,300 meters of diamond drilling at the Regnault gold discovery. This program follows the recently completed 13,360 meter drill program, which included reported highlights of 11.96 g/t Au over 4.45m and 55.70 g/t Au over 1.20m across newly discovered vein structures at approximately 1,000m below surface (see press releases dated May 31 and August 8, 2023). The planned exploration will also include an infill soil geochemical survey covering an area directly to the east of the Regnault discovery, targeting extensions of the Regnault gold system.

Approximately 45% of the proposed drilling will be targeting step-outs along the R5, R6, R7 and R8 mineralised structures at depth, optimized to infill mineralisation of the R1 structure. Six drill holes are planned to infill the R1 vein system to 50m spacing, and significantly expand the R5, R6, R7 and R8 mineralised structures with 50-100m step-outs at depth down to 750m below surface. Along the R2 and R3 trends, up to 20% of the proposed program will be allocated towards infill drilling to approximately 50m drill spacing to refine geological modelling and determine grade continuity. Three drill holes for 25% of the proposed program will focus on broad step-outs expanding the recent vein discoveries along the R9, R10 and R11 structures. These drill holes are planned to test shallower portions of the Regnault diorite up dip from the 2023 winter discovery drill holes that intersected mineralisation down to 1,000m depth below surface including 23RDD172 which returned 2.56 g/t Au over 41.85m including 11.96 g/t Au over 4.45m (see press release dated August 8, 2023). The remaining 10% of planned drilling will target moderate step-outs along the R4 structures towards the east.

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