Nine Mile Metals Announces Certified Lab High-Grade Results up to 19.0% Copper and 40.00% + (Lead-Zinc), 142 g/t Silver & 2.78 g/t Gold at Historic Wedge Mine, Bathurst, New Brunswick

August 2, 2023
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Nine Mile Metals Ltd.

CSE: NINE | OTCQB: VMSXF | FSE: KQ9

Nine Mile Metals Ltd. announce the certified results for VMS mineralization collected from the Wedge mine site in the world-famous Bathurst Mining Camp, New Brunswick, Canada. Discovered in 1956, Cominco operated the mine between 1962 to 1968 producing 1.5 million tonnes of predominantly copper ore. Despite a long exploration and operating history, technical data regarding the mine was not required to be reported to the New Brunswick Department of Energy and Mines, including drill logs, assay certificates, production figures and underground mine plans.

Highlights:

  • High Grade Results: 19% Cu, 10.25% Pb, 30%+ Zn, 97 g/t Ag, and 2.78 g/t Au.
  • Samples were fine-grained massive VMS (Cu-Pb-Zn) mineralization collected at the Wedge mine site.
  • The samples were either Cu rich with minor (Pb/Zn) or (Pb/Zn) rich with minor Cu.
  • Most samples consisted of 90% and sulphides and minor quartz / accessory minerals.
  • Assay results also indicate credits for both Au and Ag.
  • Property re-processed geophysics and AI stage 1 analysis completed.
  • Upcoming drill program designs permitted and completed.
SAMPLE #(Cu) %(Pb) %(Zn) %(Pb-Zn) %(Ag) g/t(Au) g/t
       
W23001.292 9.5717.2026.77972.78
W230022.06 .086.9821.0686.173
W230034.64 1.181.812.9912.138
W230043.191.0951.572.6710.106
W230052.08.118.823.9417.166
W230061.585.1061.521.6267.160
W230072.06.1151.121.2359.173
W230087.26.288.549.83715.109
W230092.85.086.439.5255.201
W230101.81.435.166.60127.537
W230118.21.1511.271.42145.124
W23012.4563.14.9114.051511.485
W230137.60.049.295.34433.128
W23014.71210.25> 30.0> 40.25142.760
W2301519.00.172.473.64511.058
W230161.825.1351.041.1756.148
W230172.21.316.45.76616.481
W230189.14.093.192.28510.183
W230193.431.192.984.1716.134
W230204.122.841.7854.62522.107
W230213.821.495.7552.2513.115
W230224.513.431.5855.01526.130
W230233.094.283.307.5833.124
W230243.82.375.038.41315.573
W230254.98.1292.112.2397.099
W230263.30.6671.3752.0428.124
W230272.80.117.698.8155.095
W23028.4412.761.384.14521.22
W230297.72.146.698.84421.135
W230301.845.118.321.4393.169
W230313.12.243.369.61219.461
W230329.61.182.506.68810.161
W23033.4563.271.074.34591.38
** ALS Global Labs Certified Assay Results   

, “These certified results clearly demonstrate the high-grade Cu potential at the historic Wedge Mine. Locally enriched zones of Pb /Zn were also present as seen with sample W23014 where the Zn assay exceeded the upper analytical range. We look forward to testing the mine at depth and along trend with our new re-processed AI targets on the property. Now that the phase 2 drill program has commenced at Nine Mile Brook again, we will drill the Wedge property and then California Lake after our Nine Mile Brook program concludes. The strength and quality of our portfolio will provide exploration opportunities for increasing shareholder value. We look forward to an extremely busy fall drill season on the (3) priority projects and announcing future drill results.”

Patrick J. Cruickshank, MBA, CEO & Director stated

“The sample results show a wide range of copper mineralization, in addition to local enrichment of lead, zinc, silver, and gold. The team looks forward to continued exploration at the Wedge and surrounding targets along trend”

stated Gary Lohman, B.Sc., P. Geo., VP Exploration and Director. 
Sample Ore Collection Zone (Wedge Project) BMC

The disclosure of technical information in this news release has been prepared in accordance with Canadian regulatory requirements as set out in National Instrument 43-101 – Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects (“NI 43-101”) and reviewed and approved by Gary Lohman, B.Sc., P. Geo., Director who acts as the Company’s Qualified Person, and is not independent of the Company.

About Nine Mile Metals Ltd.:
Nine Mile Metals Ltd. is a Canadian public mineral exploration company focused on Critical Minerals Exploration (CME) VMS (Cu, Pb, Zn, Ag and Au) exploration in the world-famous Bathurst Mining Camp, New Brunswick, Canada. The Company’s primary business objective is to explore its four VMS Projects: Nine Mile Brook VMS; California Lake VMS; Canoe Landing Lake (East–West) VMS and the new Wedge VMS Projects. The Company is focused on Critical Minerals Exploration (CME), positioning for the boom in EV and green technologies requiring Copper, Silver, Lead and Zinc with a hedge with Gold.

ON BEHALF OF NINE MILE METALS LTD.

“Patrick J. Cruickshank, MBA”
CEO and Director
T: 506-804-6117
E: patrick@ninemilemetals.com

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