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Rock Edge Resources has started its 2023 Field Testing Programs

May 2, 2023

Rock Edge Resources Ltd. has commenced its 2023 field programs on their Maun, Terrier and Pag North properties located in northwestern Ontario. 
The Maun and Terrier properties are located to the northeast of Rock Edge’s Superb Lake property which hosts the spodumene bearing Superb Lake Pegmatite along with lithium/niobium/tantalum mineralization including four samples which returned lithium oxide (Li2O) values in the range of 1.77% to 4.03% and a recorded surface channel of 2.47% Li2O over 3.2 m, which includes 5.84% Li2O over 1.1 m.   

The Superb Lake and Maun properties are also prospective for gold mineralization as they are located to the north along the same fault trend as the past producing Louisianna Gold Mine.  

There are numerous gold/silver/copper/lead/zinc showings in the area including a grab sample in the Holm area taken the Company that assayed 29.6 grams per tonne gold. Grab samples are selected samples and not necessarily representative of the mineralization hosted on the property.

The Terrier property is located in a favorable location along the edge of a muscovite-bearing granitic pluton, a peraluminous S-type fertile parental granite (Breaks et al., 2003) and in contact with metasediments which make excellent hosts for rare-element bearing pegmatites.  

Historical drill holes from the 1950s, just off the north edge of the property, noted intersecting pegmatite intervals up to 30m wide containing garnet, tourmaline, muscovite and local fluorite mineralization. However, the pegmatites were not sampled.  Reconnaissance mapping by the Ontario Department of Mines in 1931 noted several pegmatites on the Terrier property.

The recently expanded Pag North properties (see April 17, 2023 press release), situated approximately 25km east of Longlac, Ontario provides a large prospective property which straddles the boundary between the East Wabigoon and Quetico sub provinces. 
These terrane boundaries are integrally related to the location of northwestern Ontario lithium deposits and occurrences, as the act as deep-seated sutures for parental granitic melts (Breaks et al., 2003).  The boundary is also favorable to host gold mineralization and there are several gold showings from historical Ontario Geological Survey (OGS) mappings.

The field program will consist of “boots on the ground” greenfield exploration comprised of detailed mapping and sampling aimed to identify lithium bearing pegmatites and potential gold/silver/copper/zinc mineralization across the properties.  Channel sampling with be performed on any discovered favorable showings.

“We are excited to begin the process of delineating lithium bearing pegmatites across these three under-explored properties,” said Charles Desjardins, CEO of Rock Edge.  “Based on historical mapping from the OGS, proximal showings, and research from historical drilling proximal to the properties, we are confident that we will be successful in locating lithium bearing pegmatites.”

“This is the first step in identifying drill targets and continuously moving towards meeting the growing demand for the crucial minerals we need to advance greener energy solutions,” added Desjardins.

Rock Edge Resources Ltd. is focused on acquiring and exploring mineral property assets, with a specific emphasis on the Northwestern Ontario Lithium belt and the province of Quebec. Its objective is to locate, develop and bring to market economically viable properties that contain critical minerals, base metals and precious metals. With the support of the Ontario government's Critical Minerals Strategy, Rock Edge is poised to take advantage of the growing demand for these essential minerals and contribute to the region's economic growth.

For further information
Charles Desjardins
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Phone #604-808-3156
Email: info@rockedgeresources.com

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