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Sanatana Resources Provides Exploration Update on Its Timmins Gold Rush Project

Jan 14, 2021

Sanatana Resources Inc. is pleased to provide this exploration update from its Gold Rush project in the Timmins region.

Assays have been received from our sampling program conducted in the third and fourth quarters of 2020. A total of 234 samples were taken of which 34 samples returned results in excess of 1 g/t of Au. The highlight of the program was in a sample from the DeSantis prospect which returned a result of 59.2 g/t Au and 41.7 g/t Ag and a sample from the North Shaft prospect of 27.3 g/t Au and in excess of 100 g/t Ag.

Buddy Doyle, President of Sanatana comments, "It is remarkable that with less than 10% of the Gold Rush property exposed in outcrop, eight prospective gold and gold/silver quartz vein systems have been located and sampled. We look forward to our initial drill program that will test a number of these prospects. We expect to generate other geophysical drill targets once full results are received from our ongoing IP and CSAMT surveys."

The samples were collected from quartz veins, sulphide-bearing rocks and the wall rocks around the prospects on the Gold Rush property. The samples were sent using a chain of custody to Actlabs, Timmins where they after preparation, undertook total digestion using a four-acid attack. Gold was determine using a fire assay with AAS finish. Multi-element ICPMS was used for 56 other elements including silver. Internal laboratory standards were applied and were compliant. The samples showing, "not assayed", for silver were submitted for gold only at the Thunder Bay ALS laboratory using fire assay. The reader should be made aware that grab samples do not necessarily translate to grade and resources and here they are being primarily used to characterize and prioritize, and to demonstrate if the system contains gold.

The focus of this program was to locate, characterize and prioritize the numerous quartz vein systems on the property. At each occurrence, approximately 12 grab samples were taken, primarily quartz veins with sulphides that looked most likely to contain gold. Samples were also taken of the wall rock, especially if it was altered.

In addition to gold, many of the samples are also assayed for silver. The highest grade silver result was from the North Shaft prospect which assayed over the upper detection limit of 100g/t Ag from a sample that also returned a result of 27.3 g/t Au. A sample taken at the Staten prospect assayed 53.4 g/t Ag and 2.57 g/t Au. The gold-bearing veins on the Gold Rush project show elevated bismuth, molybdenum, tellurium and DeSantis and Staten also have significant copper. Leduc appears to be less silver rich. There is notably low arsenic and antimony.

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