ZTEM IDENTIFIES LENGTHY AND DEEP STRUCTURAL CONTROL OF HAWILSON MINERALIZATION AND CONFIRMS ROOM FOR FURTHER EXPANSION

Apr 7th, 2022 9:02 EST

ztem identifies lengthy and deep structural control of hawilson mineralization and confirms room for further expansion ztem identifies lengthy and deep structural control of hawilson mineralization and confirms room for further expansion canada newswire vancouver bc april 7 2022 vancouver bc april 7 2022 cnw metallis resources inc   tsx v mts otcqb mtlff fse 0cvm the company or metallis reports initial results from its 2021 property wide z axis tipper electromagnetic survey ztem or the survey at its 100% owned kirkham property the property the property is situated in the prolific eskay camp of the golden triangle northwestern british columbia a district known worldwide for the past producing eskay creek and snip gold mines seabridge s ksm porphyry deposits and pretium s producing brucejack gold mine nickolas dudek metallis chief geologist stated the widespread and deep penetrating ztem survey paired with metallis existing geologic and geophysical knowledge has given us an enhanced view of the property s potential the hawilson monzonite has a distinct resistivity conductivity pattern derived from its large scale structural setting and that signature will further guide exploration and help generate additional targets across the property in the future survey highlights the 2021 ztem survey has delineated a distinctive resistivity signature related to the mineralized hawilson monzonite the survey demonstrates that the mineralization controlling structure continues far below the company s deepest drill hole and further to the north into undrilled areas of the hawilson monzonite andthe survey results will help fine tune the 2022 drill and soil mapping targets the western higher altitude parts of the property exhibit elevated resistivity due to the unconformably overlying hazelton group the eastern region shows a lower resistivity signature related to the exposed and underlying stuhini group click here to view figure 1 the entire package of rocks is gently folded with the anticlinal axes outcropping in the valleys exposing more stuhini and accentuating the low resistivity creep up the creeks and rivers the ztem survey at cliff miles see figure 1 shows a distinct 4 km long resistivity low that cuts through the high resistivity hazelton interrupting the general trend this anomaly is sub parallel to and originating from the adam fault and the low resistivity stuhini footwall and the large scale orientation of the mineralized hawilson monzonite ztem cross sections click here to view figure 2 better show the break in the overlying hazelton and how it relates to the adam fault and footwall this break a potentially eroded down and faulted anticlinal axis is tied to the emplacement of the hawilson monzonite its porphyry phases and the later epithermal overprint this ztem signature can be used as a template for further regional exploration on the property on a more local scale the resistivity highs are coincident with zones of silicification and gold mineralization suggesting further potential to the east  click here for figure 3 and here for figure 4 the resistivity low which bleeds across the well constrained adam fault leaves room for additional drilling of the hawilson monzonite at depth    future news releases will highlight anomalous ztem responses similar to that from the hawilson monzonite and others such as thunder north about the survey the survey conducted by geotech ltd comprised a total of 879 line kms of ztem and magnetometer data collection and covers most of the 106 sq km property areas of coverage can be viewed in figure 1 linked above additionally the survey extended a short distance onto adjacent lands held by garibaldi resources corp to the north and eskay mining corp to the east z‐tipper axis electromagnetic ztem is an airborne electromagnetic survey system that measures variations in the naturally occurring electromagnetic properties of rocks produced by thunderstorms around the world this magnetic field is planar – constant in all directions – but areas of highly conductive or very resistive rock will cause measurable disruptions highly resistive or highly conductive rock types can include ore deposits faults and alteration zones ztem surveys are designed to map resistivity conductivity contrasts to great depths exceeding 1 2 km making ztem well suited to finding porphyry hosted and structurally controlled exploration targets at depth the survey data was analyzed and interpreted by company geophysicist jules lajoie who generated a 3d resistivity voxel that the geological team used to correlate the resistivity features with the geological setting   qualified persondavid dupre p geo vice president exploration and the qualified person as defined by national instrument 43 101 has reviewed and approved the technical information contained in this release about the kirkham propertythe wholly owned 106 sq km kirkham property is located about 65 km north of stewart b c in the heart of the golden triangle s prolific eskay camp the property is prospective for multiple mineral deposit types and is located along a strategic geological boundary – the red line exposed on the western margin of the eskay rift system in the golden triangle northwestern british columbia the kirkham property is contiguous to garibaldi resources corp s e l nickel mountain project in the north and eskay mining corp to the east the property is within 12 km of the eskay creek mine while the eastern border is within 12 – 20 km of seabridge gold s ksm deposits and pretium resources brucejack mine about metallismetallis resources inc is a vancouver based company focused on the exploration of gold copper nickel and silver at its 100% owned kirkham property situated in northwest british columbia s golden triangle   metallis trades under the symbols mts on the tsx venture exchange mtlff on the otcqb exchange and 0cvm on the frankfurt stock exchange the company currently has 52 839 878 common shares issued and outstanding on behalf of the board of directors s fiore aliperti chief executive officer president and director caution regarding forward looking statementsthis press release may contain statements which constitute forward looking statements including statements regarding the plans intentions beliefs and current expectations of the company its directors or its officers with respect to the future business activities and operating performance of the company the words may would could will intend plan anticipate believe estimate expect and similar expressions as they relate to the company or its management are intended to identify such forward looking statements investors are cautioned that any such forward looking statements are not guarantees of future business activities or performance and involve risks and uncertainties and that the company s future business activities may differ materially from those in the forward looking statements because of various factors such risks uncertainties and factors are described in the periodic filings with the canadian securities regulatory authorities including quarterly and annual management s discussion and analysis which may be viewed on sedar at www sedar com should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize or should assumptions underlying the forward looking statements prove incorrect actual results may vary materially from those described herein as intended planned anticipated believed estimated or expected although the company has attempted to identify important risks uncertainties and factors which could cause actual results to differ materially there may be others that cause results not to be as intended planned anticipated believed estimated or expected the company does not intend and does not assume any obligation to update these forward looking statements neither tsx venture exchange nor its regulation services provider as that term is defined in policies of the tsx venture exchange accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release the tsx v stock exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this news release source metallis resources inc

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