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Canuc Confirms Massive Magnetite and Uncovers New Gold Zone at San Javier

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Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - August 4, 2021) - Canuc Resources Corporation (TSXV: CDA) (OTCQB: CNUCF) ("Canuc" or the "Company") is pleased to provide an update on the exploration program currently in progress at the Company's San Javier Ag-Au Project in Sonora State, Mexico.

Massive Magnetite Encountered at 343 Metres

Drill Hole number SJ-21-03 is currently in progress. It was designed to intersect a strong magnetic feature interpreted to begin at a depth of 300 m. The hole intersected massive magnetite at 343 m and is still in this zone at a depth of 480 m. Preliminary logging has identified zinc and copper minerals (sphalerite, marmatite and chalcopyrite) in stringers. The entire section will be sampled and analysed, and the results released as soon as verified.

Detailed ground-proofing and re-interpretation of earlier drone based magnetic surveys has also been completed. Several magnetic-high features detected across the property have been selected for drill testing. Further magnetic-high targets scheduled for drill testing include the: Chiripas, Wild Hog and Restauradora Zones where magnetite veining, which is manifest on surface, and in old mine workings near to surface, assayed high to bonanza grades of silver in magnetite and where magnetic anomalies have been confirmed at depths ranging from 100 to 250 m.

Diamond drilling on the first magnetic high at San Javier has resumed following a break designed to resolve mechanical issues encountered in the first two holes of the planned 6,000 m, Phase 1 drill program. During the break, the field crews carried out surface stripping, rock chip sampling and geological mapping as well as road and drill pad construction. Seven drill pads and adjoining roads have now been completed and drilling is in progress on the magnetic-high features detected earlier this year by drone and ground based magnetic surveys.

New Gold Zone

While building a road towards a magnetic-high target scheduled for drill testing in the southern portion of the Company's property, a new gold-bearing zone has been discovered. This zone is coincident with the magnetic-high confirmed for drill testing in this area. The mineralization is associated with a previously unrecognized, northwest-southeast trending, fault related magnetite breccia zone. This structure may be similar to fault structures that are reported to control Cu-Au mineralization on the adjacent property of Barksdale Resources Corp. as described in a recent news release and as proposed in earlier studies of IOCG style mineralization in this area (by Dr. Murray W. Hitzman and associates).

The gold-bearing breccia zone is at least 50 m wide and has been traced for 100 m. It is open in both directions and appears to be along strike with other exposures on the Company's claims for at least 1 km. Eighty samples have been collected and submitted for analysis from the trace of this zone.

Silver Mineralogy Study

To enhance understanding of the mineralogy for the silver found in massive magnetite veining at San Javier, six high grade silver samples were submitted to ALS Global Laboratories in Kamloops, British Colombia for Quemscan analysis. This study determined that most of the silver minerals found at San Javier (~73%) are silver halides (such as AgCl, AgBr, AgI and AgFl) while a smaller relative percentage (~27%) were found to be Acanthite (Ag2S). This relative weighting in silver mineralogy is not common for silver deposits in the Western USA and Mexico but is consistent with silver mineralization that can be associated with IOCG deposit types.

To confirm silver assay accuracy, rejects and pulps from 28 previously assayed samples (surface samples and drill core) were re-submitted to the primary laboratory (ALS) and to a second laboratory (Bureau Veritas). The results generally showed a very good reproducibility.

"Encountering massive magnetite early in our drill program is the strongest evidence yet supporting the IOCG thesis for San Javier. This outcome, in combination with silver mineralogical analysis and previous work on IUGS chemical classification for regional igneous rocks made by Dr. Michael Tedeschi in 2010, greatly increases our confidence in the IOCG model for San Javier. Our exploration objectives are to confirm that San Javier has the potential to host a significant silver and gold metal endowment and to be classified in a similar way to currently acknowledged magnetite-group IOCG deposits such as Ernest Henry (Australia), Candelaria (Chile), Sossego (Brazil), Guelb (Mauritania) and Boss (USA)," stated Christopher Berlet, President and CEO of Canuc.

Seymour M. Sears, B.A., B.Sc., P.Geo. is the Qualified Person for the Company, as defined by NI 43-101, and has reviewed and approved the contents of this press release.

Neither the TSXV nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSXV) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

About Canuc

Canuc is a junior company focusing on the San Javier Silver-Gold Project in Sonora State, Mexico. The Company generates cash flow from natural gas production at its MidTex Energy Project in Central West Texas, USA where Canuc has an interest in eight producing natural gas wells and has rights for further in field developments. Canuc also has exclusive rights, through a Partnership Agreement with Ioticiti Networks Inc., to sell Industrial IoT applications and infrastructure in the Provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, Canada and in the State of Texas, USA.

For further information please contact:

Canuc Resources Corporation.
(416) 525 - 6869
cberlet@canucresources.ca

Forward-Looking Information

This news release contains forward-looking information. All information, other than information of historical fact, constitute "forward-looking statements" and includes any information that addresses activities, events or developments that the Corporation believes, expects or anticipates will or may occur in the future including the Corporation's strategy, plans or future financial or operating performance.

When used in this news release, the words "estimate", "project", "anticipate", "expect", "intend", "believe", "hope", "may" and similar expressions, as well as "will", "shall" and other indications of future tense, are intended to identify forward-looking information. The forward-looking information is based on current expectations and applies only as of the date on which they were made. The factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated in such forward-looking information include, but are not limited to, the ability of the Corporation to fund the exploration expenditures required under the Agreement. Other factors such as uncertainties regarding government regulations could also affect the results. Other risks may be set out in the Corporation's annual financial statements, MD&A and other publicly filed documents.

The Corporation cautions that there can be no assurance that forward-looking information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. Accordingly, investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Except as required by law, the Corporation does not assume any obligation to release publicly any revisions to forward-looking information contained in this press release to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof.

Neither the TSXV nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSXV) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

To view the source version of this press release, please visit https://www.newsfilecorp.com/release/91990

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