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New Wallbridge drilling expands Martiniere Gold Zones

Aug 30, 2022

Wallbridge Mining Company Limited has announced that positive assay results continue to validate the resource growth potential of the Martiniere Gold Property (“Martiniere” or the “Property”). Martiniere is located 30 kilometres and within trucking distance of the Company’s flagship Fenelon Gold Project (“Fenelon”) on the highly prospective Detour-Fenelon Gold Trend in Northern Abitibi, Quebec (Figure 1).

New results announced today include: 12.27 g/t Au over 5.60 metres in hole MR-22-026, extending the Martiniere West zone along strike by over 400 metres to the southwest; 4.75 g/t Au over 5.50 metres in hole MR-22-020, extending the Martiniere West zone down-plunge by over 300 metres; and 2.50 g/t Au over 17.35 metres, near-surface in hole MR-22-029 in the area between the Martiniere West and Central zones.

Attila Péntek, Wallbridge’s Vice President, Exploration, commented:

Our 2021-2022 exploration program at Martiniere has provided essential geologic information on the orientation of the gold zones and their host rocks and has demonstrated resource expansion potential in multiple directions. We see excellent opportunities to add to the existing resource, including at shallow depths, as in hole MR-22-029, and the deposit remains largely untested below 400 metres from the surface. We will use the remainder of the year to incorporate this new data, along with pending assays from three more exploration holes, into our geology models, in preparation for an updated Mineral Resource Estimate and planning for our 2023 exploration program at the property.

About the Martiniere Gold Property 

Martiniere currently contains 544,000 ounces of indicated gold resources and 256,000 ounces of inferred gold resources within a large, mineralized footprint of four-square kilometres. The deposit has only been meaningfully drilled to a vertical depth of 400 metres and mineralized shoots remain open down-plunge.

The Company’s 2021-2022 drilling program was primarily aimed at establishing connections between the Martiniere West and Bug Lake Trends, where significant gaps in previous drilling existed, in order to establish a continuous deposit.

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