Seven drill-holes return high-grade uranium assays
KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - July 14, 2014) - FISSION URANIUM CORP. (TSX VENTURE:FCU)(OTCQX:FCUUF)(FRANKFURT:2FU) ("Fission" or "the Company") is pleased to announce assay results from six drill-holes drilled in the R780E zone and one hole drilled in the R1155E zone at its Patterson Lake South (PLS) property in Saskatchewan's Athabasca Basin, Canada. Of particular note is hole PLS14-181 (line 555E) from zone R780E, which returned a composite assay result including 23.53% U3O8 over 4.0m within a wider interval of 6.01% U3O8 over 17.5m. All six holes from zone R780E returned substantial high-grade assays. These results highlight the strength of the central area of the zone, just as the assays announced in NR July 2nd, 2014 underscore the strength of the eastern section.
Stronger Intersection in R1155E zone: Of additional note is hole PLS14-190 (line 1155E) which returned multiple discrete uranium mineralized intervals. The results include an assay high of 1.28% U3O8 (214.0m - 214.5m) within a composite grade of 0.20% U3O8 over 8.0m (197.5m to 205.5m). Hole PLS14-190 was drilled approximately 10m grid south of PLS13-103. These results are the strongest from the R1155E zone to date. Importantly, this opens up the potential to discover increased amounts and higher grades of mineralization from this area, including further to the south and within the 75m gap separating the R780E and R1155E.
PLS14-181 (Line 555E)
PLS14-184 (Line 570E)
PLS14-172 (Line 825E)
More assays pending: To date, assay results from 60 holes of the recent winter program have now been released; results from 32 holes are pending.
Ross McElroy, President, COO, and Chief Geologist for Fission, commented,
"Excellent growth from the central part of the expansive high-grade, shallow depth R780E zone and some very promising assays from hole PLS14-190 from the R1155E zone which speaks to the strong potential to discover further mineralization in the 75m gap between the R780E and R1155E zones."
Composited % U3O8 mineralized intervals are summarized in Tables 1 & 2 below. Samples from the drill core are split in half sections on site. Where possible, samples are standardized at 0.5m down-hole intervals. One-half of the split sample is sent to SRC Geoanalytical Laboratories (an SCC ISO/IEC 17025: 2005 Accredited Facility) in Saskatoon, SK for analysis which includes U3O8 (wt %) and fire assay for gold, while the other half remains on site for reference. All analysis include a 63 element ICP-OES, uranium by fluorimetry and boron. All depth measurements reported, including sample and interval widths are down-hole, core interval measurements and true thickness are yet to be determined.
PLS Mineralized Trend Summary
Uranium mineralization at PLS has been traced by core drilling over 2.24km of east-west strike length in five separate mineralized "zones" from line 615W (PLS13-124) to line 1620E (PLS14-196). From west to east, these zones are; R600W, R00E, R780E, R1155E and R1620E. The former R390E, R585 and R945E zones have been merged into the R780E zone by successful winter drilling. Mineralization remains open along strike both to the western and eastern extents. Mineralization is both located within and associated with a metasedimentary lithologic corridor, bounded to the south by the PL-3B basement Electro-Magnetic (EM) Conductor.
Fission has received and released assay results on 60 holes from its winter 2014 drill program at PLS. Updated maps and files can be found on the Company's website at http://fissionuranium.com/project/pls/.
Patterson Lake South Property
The 31,039 hectare PLS project is 100% owned and operated by Fission Uranium Corp. PLS is accessible by road with primary access from all-weather Highway 955, which runs north to the former Cluff Lake mine and passes through the nearby UEX-Areva Shea Creek discoveries located 50km to the north, currently under active exploration and development.
The technical information in this news release has been prepared in accordance with the Canadian regulatory requirements set out in National Instrument 43-101 and reviewed on behalf of the company by Ross McElroy, P.Geol. President and COO for Fission Uranium Corp., a qualified person.
About Fission Uranium Corp.
Fission Uranium Corp. is a Canadian based resource company specializing in the strategic exploration and development of the Patterson Lake South uranium property and is headquartered in Kelowna, British Columbia. Common Shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "FCU" and trade on the OTCQX marketplace in the U.S. under the symbol "FCUUF."
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Ross McElroy, President and COO
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