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GOLD: Lake Shore identifies new zone at 144 South near Timmins West mine



ONTARIO – Toronto-based Lake Shore Gold has had great success at the 144 Gap and discovered new gold mineralization at 144 South as it continues to explore near its Timmins West gold mine in Bristol Township.

Surface drilling at 144 South hit new zones of gold mineralization about 450 metres below and northeast of previous drilling. Assays included 3.11 g/t over 19.1 metres, 5.38 g/t over 3.6 metres, 4.27 g/t over 3.0 metres, and 9.59 g/t Au over 3.0 metres.

The 144 Gap zone was drilled from both surface and underground. The first underground hole returned 6.85 g/t Au over 59.2 metres. Other underground delineation holes assayed 79.52 g/t over 8.3 metres, 10.91 g/t over 11.9 metres, 5.19 g/t over 13.3 metres, 5.29 g/t over 18.1 metres, 5.36 g/t over 28.1 metres, 6.98 g/t over 36.1 metres, 6.05 g/t 31.5 metres, 11.64 g/t over 8.9 metres, and 4.39 g/t over 37.9 metres.

Surface delineation holes targeting the top portion of 144 Gap zone intersected 12.13 g/t over 13.8 metres, 6.58 g/t over 28.1 metres, 5.76 g/t over 24.5 metres, 4.96 g/t over 20.4, 4.78 g/t over 13.9 metres, 4.06 g/t over 21.7 metres, 4.29 g/t over 15.1 metres, 4.78 g/t over 13.0 metres, and 3.23 g/t over 16.9 metres.

More information about the Timmins West mine and mill complex may be found at LSGold.com.