June 8, 2016: Redstar Gold Corp. (TSX.V: RGC, US: RGCTF, FRA: RGG) ("Redstar" or the "Company") is pleased to announce it has initiated an advanced drill targeting exploration program at its Unga Gold Project, Alaska, including work programs at the Shumagin Gold Zone, and the Empire Ridge and Orange Mountain Gold Prospects.
Shumagin Gold Zone
The 2016 field program will focus on delineation of new drill targets to expand known mineralization previously drilled at the Shumagin prospect. The Shumagin prospect is characterized by multi-episodic gold-silver bearing quartz-adularia-rhodochrosite breccia bodies that occur within structurally controlled dilation zones along the >1,200-meter-long Shumagin Scarp. High-grade gold-silver mineralization is open at depth within the main breccia body at Shumagin. Multiple dilation zones and coincident gold-silver bearing breccia bodies exist along strike of the Shumagin Scarp and remain to be thoroughly drill tested.
Selected drill results highlights from the Shumagin Gold Zone:
* Stated lengths are core width as drilled
Empire Ridge Gold Prospect
A portion of the program will consist of detailed structural mapping and drill targeting at Empire Ridge, the southwest extension of the historic Apollo gold mine. Select samples of exposed vein gossans are enriched in silver up to 157 g/t. Quartz vein breccias sampled at the southern most exposure of the Apollo open stope ~500 meters to the northeast of Empire Ridge returned high-grade assays of 216 g/t of gold and 74.5 g/t of silver.
Orange Mountain (Regional) Gold Prospect
Reconnaissance mapping and sampling will also focus on obtaining drill targets within lithogically and structurally controlled silicification at Orange Mountain. This impressive ~one square kilometer alteration zone is interpreted as a high-level lithocap to an intermediate epithermal system(s) at depth and is an extension to the Shumigan Prospect.
About The Unga Gold Project -- Geological Overview and Highlights
The 100% controlled Unga Gold Project covers key strategic portions of adjacent Unga and Popof Islands, approximately 900 kilometers southwest of Anchorage, Alaska. Redstar controls a 240 square kilometer land package that is host to numerous structurally controlled, volcanic hosted intermediate-sulfidation epithermal high-grade vein, breccia, stockwork and disseminated gold-silver occurrences.
The Unga Project has excellent infrastructure, including direct daily flights from Anchorage, a deep-sea port and a temperate climate. The former Apollo-Sitka gold mine, located on the southern Apollo-Sitka Trend, was Alaska's first underground gold mine and the site of historic high-grade gold production.
Jesse C. Grady, MSc, CPG-11592, is a Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101. Mr. Grady has prepared and approved the technical information contained within this release.
About Redstar Gold Corp
Redstar is a junior exploration company focused on high-grade gold exploration in North America. In Alaska, the Company is exploring the 100% owned high-grade Unga Gold Project. In Nevada, Redstar is currently seeking suitable partners to advance its portfolio of eleven (11) 100% controlled properties located along and within many of the gold producing trends. Redstar also owns 30% of the Newman Todd Gold Project, in Red Lake, Ontario, Canada. Newman Todd is a high-grade gold discovery along a 1.8 km corridor within the Newman Todd Structure (NTS).
On Behalf of the Board of Directors,
Peter A. Ball, President and CEO
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