New Found Gold Identifies New Zone With 18.1 G/T Gold Over 6.5 Metres Intercept

New Found Gold (TSXV: NFG) this morning announced a new high-grade gold discovery at its Queensway project in Newfoundland. The discovery, referred to as the Sunday Zone, is located two kilometres north of the Keats Zone, with a highlight result of 6.5 metres of 18.1 g/t gold, including an interval measuring 2.95 metres of 38.7 g/t gold.

The drill hole that returned this assay is said to be located in the hanging wall of the main Appleton Fault, with this drill hole being the first drilled in, or immediately adjacent to, the Appleton Fault. The result is that it has opened a new target zone along the fault itself.

Initially conducted as a step out drill fifty metres to the north of two mineralized intervals, the discovery has been said to be “reminiscent” of mineralization observed within the Keats Zone, located to the south. The company now views the entire Appleton fault itself as a primary target for high grade gold mineralization.

The company is now looking to conduct follow-up step-out drilling on the hole, as part of the expanded 200,000 metre drill program being conducted on the property in 2021.

New Found Gold last traded at $3.85 on the TSX Venture.

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