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TORONTO, Nov. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- G2 Goldfields Inc. (TSXV: GTWO) (the “Company” or G2) is pleased to announce the results of a major surface sampling program at the Company’s AREMU/OKO gold projects, Region seven, Guyana.  G2 commenced exploration in February 2019 and to date has collected and collated data from 2081 soil samples, 164 grab samples and 674 channel samples. Selected grab samples and are not representative of the mineralization hosted on the property.

This surface exploration program has also led to an ongoing diamond drilling campaign, with ten holes totaling 1,520 meters completed to date.  This work has led to the identification of three main areas of interest; Aremu North, Aremu South, and the Oko Crusher Hill Area.  G2 has filed a 43-101 compliant technical report on the property January 25, 2018 which is available at www.sedar.com.

AREMU NORTH

The Aremu North area includes the site of the original Aremu mine which operated between 1909 – 1911, producing 6,488 oz. from 14,632 tons of processed rock.  Over the last century local miners have developed a series of workings over a four-kilometer strike length.  Company geologists have collected 696 soil samples, 97 grab samples and 385 channel samples in this district.  Additionally, G2 technical staff have mapped a total of eleven significant quartz vein structures in the district as identified in Figure 1.

To view Figure 1 - Aremu Mine North, please visit the following link: https://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/ef01b1e9-c83a-449b-9b69-c1162ef3f0cc

Highlights of the 2019 AREMU NORTH Channel Sampling include:

Table 1. AREMU NORTH CHANNEL SAMPLE HIGHLIGHTS

AREAREFERENCEGRADESAMPLE LENGTH
  (g/t Au)meters
AREMU PITRMU PIT16.26.0
AREMU PITRMU PIT 31.06.2
AREMU PITRMU PIT 20.87.6
AREMU N06-070.89.7
AREMU N06-134.66.0
AREMU N06-141.610.0
AREMU N06-150.98.5
AREMU N06-161.95.5

A total of ninety-seven grab samples were also collected from the AREMU NORTH district with values ranging from nil to 51 g/t Au, G2 geologists are currently designing a drill program for this area for Q1 2020.

AREMU SOUTH

Approximately 3 km south of the historic mine area results of 560 soil samples has outlined a 3 km long, east west trending + 100 ppb Au soil anomaly.

To view Figure 2 - Aremu South Soil Anomaly Map, please visit the following link: https://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/766ca484-580b-44f0-ac26-1c4a12dd344e

Grab samples (15) and Channel samples (81) have assayed between nil and 1.43 g/t Au (Grab) and 9.2 g/t Au (1 metre channel).  Further surface work in this area is required to more fully define exact drill target locations.

OKO / CRUSHER HILL

The OKO Property is located 15 kilometers from the historic Aremu Mine and is comprised of 8,500 acres held under option by the Company.  The most prominent feature of this property is a distinct north west area of itinerant mining comprised of significant surface workings as well as six vertical shafts.  The shafts are typically 50 to 60 metres in depth and the local miners target high grade quartz veins.  Current and historic workings run along 1.3 kilometers of the valley floor.

At OKO; G2 Goldfields has collected 825 soil samples, 52 grab samples, and 208 channel samples.  Highlights of the channel samples include:

Table 2. OKO / CRUSHER HILL CHANNEL SAMPLE HIGHLIGHTS

AREAREFERENCEGRADE SAMPLE LENGTH
  g/t Aumeters
OKO-CRUSHER HILLSHAFT #34.73.0
OKO-CRUSHER HILLOK – 022.17.0
OKO-CRUSHER HILLOK – 41.38.2
OKO-CRUSHER HILLOK – 114.03.0
OKO-CRUSHER HILLOK – 172.67.0

To view Figure 3 - Oko Maps With Shafts, please visit the following link: https://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/23533dbc-cc96-4942-99f4-ac4b7c01ff8a

Parallel to the valley floor, soil sampling has outlined a distinct anomaly of + 100 ppb gold.  G2 has completed 10 drill holes to date, testing a one-kilometer strike length.

The Company intends to complete an additional twelve holes in the OKO district prior to the holiday break.

Dan Noone,VP Exploration comments, “the Aremu / Oko gold district located in the south eastern extremity of the Cuyuni basin, also hosts the Aurora Gold Mine operated by Guyana Goldfields. The style of mineralization is a subset of the Orogenic Gold style that is associated with Carbonaceous Sediments. Examples of this style of mineralization are the giant Bendigo (Victoria), northern Carlin Trend (Nevada) and Sukhoi Log (Siberia) districts. As in the aforementioned districts, gold mineralization at Aremu / Oko, is hosted in structural sites such as fold hinges, shears and breccias within or adjacent to Carbonaceous Sediments. The aerial extent of outcropping gold mineralization (15km by 6km) presents a district scale target.”

QA / QC

Sample preparation and analyses is carried out by MS Analytical Guyana, at their laboratory in Georgetown, Guyana. Rock and soil sample preparation includes drying, fine crushing of the sample to at least 70% passing less than 2mm, pulverizing a 1000g split to at least 85% passing 75 microns (code PRP-920). Rock and soil samples are analysed using fire assay of a 50g sample (code FAS-121). . No QA/QC issues were noted with the results reported herein.

Appendix 1.  OKO / AREMU Selected grab sample assay highlights

AREASAMPLE IDDESCRIPTION
AREMU NORTHG0151 g/T Au Grab from quartz pile
AREMU NORTHG024.9 g/T Au 1.5m channel
AREMU NORTHG041.4 g/T Au Grab Powerhouse vein
AREMU NORTHG051.2 g/T Au Grab crusher tailings
AREMU NORTHG193.3 g/T Au Grab from crushed qz ore
AREMU NORTHG201.6 g/T Au Grab from qz vein 5 to 10cm
AREMU NORTHG212.7 g/T Au Grab from black quartz pile
AREMU NORTHG222.6 g/T Au Grab from 10-20cm veins
AREMU NORTHG2310.2 g/TAu Grab from 4 quartz boulders in crusher area
AREMU NORTHG241 g/T Au Grab from 30cm black qz vein zone
AREMU NORTHG3342 g/T Au White qz vein with VG at Scotland Shaft
AREMU NORTHGAP11.3 g/T Au Grab from qz vein 
AREMU NORTHGAP21.6 g/T Au 2.6m grab
AREMU NORTHGAP33.9 g/T Au 2.10m in qz vein
AREMU NORTHGAP41.5 g/T Au Grab from narrow graphitic shear with qz
AREMU NORTHGAP52.5 g/T Au 3.25m channel in graphitic shear with qz
OKOG0611.5 g/T Au Grab 3m wide qz vein zone
OKOG074.2 g/TAu Channel across 3m qz vein
OKOG0814.7 g/TAu Grab from quartz pile
OKOG096.8 g/T Au Grab 40cm graphitic qz vein
OKOG101.2 g/T Au 1m graphitic zone with quartz
OKOG111.4 g/T Au 4m channel in saprolite west of qz vein
OKOG125.7 g/T Au Grab, shear zone, HW of main vein
OKOG1373.7 g/T Au Grab crushed ore Shaft 1
OKOG1440.5 g/T Au Grab crushed ore Shaft 2
OKOG1538 g/T Au Grab 2 quartz cobbles
OKOG161.3 g/T Au 1.2m channel in sheared seds
OKOG1713 g/T Au Grab from 2 qz veins 15 and 20cm thick
OKOG181.3 g/T Au Channel on 2m vein shear zone
OKOG264.8 g/T Au Grab from crusher ore from pit
OKOG2713.2 g/T Au Grab from shaft 3 ore June 2019
OKOG2828.9 g/T Au Grab from shaft 3 ore August 2019
OKOG291.5 g/T Au  1m channel irregular 5cm qz vein near south shaft
OKOG304.1 g/T Au  Grab from 15cm qz sugary qz vein at south pit
OKOG3193.8 g/TAu Grab from 1m qz vein at Shaft 3, Aug 2019
AREMU SOUTHG251.4 g/TAu Grab of qz vein and altered sap

Appendix 2.   OKO / AREMU Channel assay highlights

AREACHANNEL REFERENCEDESCRIPTION
AREMU NORTHOC-027.3m @ 0.6 g/T Au
AREMU NORTHOC-051.9m @ 0.9 g/T Au
AREMU NORTHOC-065.0m @ 0.9 g/T Au
AREMU NORTHOC-079.7m @ 0.8 g/T Au including 2m @ 1.7 g/T Au
AREMU NORTHOC-080.6m @ 1.8 g/T Au
AREMU NORTHOC-092.0m @ 2.9 g/T Au including 1m @ 4.9 g/T Au
AREMU NORTHOC-122.3m @ 0.6 g/T Au
AREMU NORTHOC-136.0m @ 4.6 g/T Au including 1.7m @ 8 g/TAu
AREMU NORTHOC-142.2m @ 0.6 g/T Au
AREMU NORTHOC-1410 m @ 1.6 g/T Au including 2.1m @ 4.7 g/TAu
AREMU NORTHOC-158.5m @ 0.9 g/T Au
AREMU NORTHOC-161.3m @ 0.4 g/T Au
AREMU NORTHOC-165.5m @ 1.9 g/T Au including 1.6m @ 6.1 g/T Au
AREMU NORTHOC-164.2m @ 1 g/T Au including 1m @ 4.1 g/T Au
AREMU NORTHOC-172.0m @ 0.7 g/T Au including 0.2m @ 7.7 g/T Au
AREMU NORTHRMU PIT7.6m @ 0.8 g/T Au including 3m @ 1.6 g/T Au
AREMU NORTHRMU PIT6m @ 0.7 g/T Au including 1.8m @ 1.7 g/T Au
AREMU NORTHRMU PIT6.2m @ 1 g/T Au including 2.2m @ 1.5 g/T Au
AREMU NORTHRMU PIT6m @ 6.2 g/T Au including 2m @ 12.6 g/T Au
AREMU NORTHDONICKER3.3m @ 1.7 g/T Au
OKOOK-027m @ 2.1 g/T Au including 1.6m @ 7.2 g/T Au
OKOOK-022.1m @ 1.6 g/ T Au
OKOOK-021.3m @ 1.4 g/T Au
OKOOK-048.2m @ 1.3 g/T Au including 2.7m @ 2.3 g/T Au
OKOOK-052.8m @ 0.8 g/T Au
OKOOK-0718.8m @ 1.1 g/T Au including 3.9m @ 2.6 g/T Au
OKOOK-083m @ 1.9 g/T Au
OKOOK-114m @ 3 g/T Au including 1.4m @ 5.8 g/TAu
OKOOK-120.2m @ 1.2 g/T Au
OKOOK-133m @ 0.4 g/T Au
OKOOK-164.8m @ 0.5 g/T Au
OKOOK-176.1m @ 2.6 g/T Au including 0.6m @ 6.9 g/TAu
OKOShaft 33m @ 4.7 g/T Au
OKOOK-062.4m @ 1.7 g/T Au
OKOOK-104.9m @ 0.7 g/T Au
AREMU SOUTHOC-241m @ 9.2 g/T Au
AREMU SOUTHOC-253m @ 1.1 g/TAu including 1.5m @ 2 g/TAu

About G2 Goldfields Inc.

G2 Goldfields Inc. is a Toronto based mineral exploration company focused on the exploration and development of the Sandy Lake Gold project in Canada and the Aremu-Oko and Peters Mine projects in Guyana.

The Sandy Lake gold project comprises an approximate 51,000 hectares of contiguous mineral claim units in the underexplored Sandy Lake Archean Greenstone Belt in Northwestern Ontario. 

The Aremu–Oko and Peters Mine properties are two of the four past producing historical mines in Guyana. The properties total approximately 25,888 acres and are located in the Cuyuni-Mazarumi Region (Region 7) of north-central Guyana in the Guiana Shield.

All scientific and technical information in this press release has been prepared under the supervision of Dan Noone (Director of G2 Goldfields Inc.), a “qualified person” within the meaning of National Instrument 43-101. Mr. Noone (B.Sc Geology, MBA) is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists.

For further information please contact:

Patrick Sheridan
Executive Chairman & CEO
(416) 628-5904

Email: p.sheridan@g2goldfields.com

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