North Arrow Starts Till Sampling at Pikoo Diamond Project, SK

September 28, 2021

North Arrow Minerals Inc. (TSXV-NAR) reports that crews have been mobilized to start a seven-to-ten-day exploration till sampling program at its 100% owned Pikoo Diamond Project in central eastern Saskatchewan, approximately 140 km east of La Ronge, SK. The program is intended to better define kimberlite indicator mineral (“KIM”) trains within previously identified target areas, improving upon sample density in key areas. Past till sampling in these target areas has returned a full suite of KIM’s, including Cr-pyrope garnets derived from well within the diamond stability field. Samples will be processed through November and December and results used to plan follow-up exploration in 2022.

Ken Armstrong, President and CEO of North Arrow stated, “North Arrow has discovered 10 kimberlite occurrences at the Pikoo project, including the highly diamondiferous PK150 discovery. Till sampling works very well as an exploration tool in this area and kimberlite indictor mineral results from the current program will help define and prioritize drill targets in four areas of the project. The property has all required permits for drilling in 2022.”

About the Pikoo Diamond Project

The Pikoo Diamond Project consists of 39,752 hectares of mineral claims located approximately 140 km east of La Ronge, Saskatchewan. An all-season road and power line to the community of Deschambault Lake comes to within 6 km of the project’s southern boundary. North Arrow has discovered 10 kimberlite occurrences within the project area and microdiamond testing of five of the kimberlites has confirmed they are diamondiferous. All kimberlites have been discovered at or near the up-ice termination of well-defined kimberlite indicator mineral trains. Detailed petrography of the discovered kimberlites in conjunction with diamond results, mineral abundances and core logging information indicate that additional, as yet undiscovered kimberlites are located within the project area. Details on diamond recoveries and past exploration efforts can be found at North Arrow’s website here.

North Arrow’s diamond exploration programs are conducted under the direction of Kenneth Armstrong, P.Geo., President and CEO of North Arrow and a Qualified Person under NI 43-101.  Mr. Armstrong has reviewed the contents of this press release.

About North Arrow Minerals

North Arrow is a Canadian based exploration company focused on the identification and evaluation of diamond exploration opportunities in Canada. North Arrow’s management, board of directors and advisors have significant successful experience in the global diamond industry. North Arrow’s most advanced diamond project is the Q1-4 diamond deposit at the Naujaat Project (NU), where a 2,000 tonne bulk sample was collected this summer and will be processed this fall. The Company is also evaluating diamond bearing kimberlites discovered at the Mel (NU), Loki (NWT) and LDG JV Projects (NWT). The Company also maintains a 100% interest in the Hope Bay Oro Gold Project (NU), located approximately 3 km north of Agnico Eagle’s Doris Gold Mine.

North Arrow Minerals Inc.  

/s/ “Kenneth A. Armstrong”
Kenneth Armstrong
President and CEO

For further information, please contact:
Ken Armstrong
Tel: 604-668-8355 or 604-668-8354

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

This news release contains "forward-looking statements" including but not limited to statements with respect to North Arrow’s plans, the estimation of a mineral resource and the success of exploration activities. Forward-looking statements, while based on management's best estimates and assumptions, are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including but not limited to: risks related to the successful integration of acquisitions; risks related to general economic and market conditions; closing of financing; the timing and content of upcoming work programs; actual results of proposed exploration activities; possible variations in mineral resources or grade; failure of plant, equipment or processes to operate as anticipated; accidents, labour disputes, title disputes, claims and limitations on insurance coverage and other risks of the mining industry; changes in national and local government regulation of mining operations, tax rules and regulations. Although North Arrow has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. North Arrow undertakes no obligation or responsibility to update forward-looking statements, except as required by law.

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