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TORONTO, March 29, 2021 - Superior Gold Inc. ("Superior Gold" or the "Company") (TSXV: SGI) is pleased to announce additional positive drill results from its ongoing underground diamond drill program which commenced in December 2020 at its 100%-owned Plutonic Gold mine in Western Australia.  Plutonic is a world-class Archean lode-style gold mineralized system that has produced close to six million ounces of gold to date and encompasses a Measured and Indicated Mineral Resource of 1.89 million ounces together with an Inferred Mineral Resource of 3.07 million ounces. A continuous exploration effort underpins a commitment to resource growth.

Results are provided for 37 underground exploration drill holes for a total of 3,562 metres of drilling. Drilling during January 2021 and February 2021 was focused on the Baltic Gap zone which has yet to be fully drill tested.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Drill hole UDD23880 intersected 21.8 g/t gold over 8.3 metres and 13.4 g/t gold over 5.0 metres
  • Drill hole UDD23820 intersected 20.7 g/t gold over 2.1 metres
  • Identification of a potential new mining front with mineralization extending up to 165 metres outside of the current Mineral Resource envelope
  • The new Baltic Gap mining front is within 50 metres of existing underground infrastructure
  • Positive exploration results in 2021 support the Company's strategy of opening new mining fronts at both the Western Mining Front and the Baltic Gap at Plutonic underground

The location of this drilling is shown in Figures 1-4 below. The key intersections are shown in Table 1 below and all intersections are provided in Table 2.  Reported intersections are over a minimum downhole length of 0.30 metres (0.20 metres true width).

Tamara Brown, Interim CEO of Superior Gold stated: "We have once again demonstrated that Plutonic has significant exploration upside beyond current Mineral Reserves and Resources.  We are very pleased to release these Baltic Gap drill results which we believe demonstrate that mineralization extends north of the Baltic zone, opening a new mining front in the Baltic Gap.  This area has never been fully drill tested and remains open down dip and along strike.  Similar to the results released last year, which were highlighted by 40.4 g/t gold over 6.5 metres (drill hole UDD22310, refer to the Press Release dated June 24, 2020), these latest intercepts are outside of existing Mineral Resources, but are within only 50 metres of our existing underground infrastructure.

The extension of existing Mineral Resources are key components of our current strategy to expand into new mining fronts and improve our mining grades and productivity. With the completion of the drill program at the Baltic Gap, we have mobilized our dedicated exploration drill rig to the Indian zone to focus on expanding mineralization at the Western Mining Front which includes following up on some of the best drill results that we have ever encountered at Plutonic including hole UDD22011 which intersected 56.3 g/t gold over 15.1 metres (refer to the Press Release dated June 17, 2020)."

NEW BALTIC GAP MINING FRONT

Superior Gold's mine exploration program is designed to open new mining fronts by targeting extensions of high-grade mineralization that are close to existing infrastructure but outside of the current Mineral Resources.  Numerous significant historical high-grade intercepts, both throughout and peripheral to the large mineralized Plutonic system, have yet to be followed up. The immediate focus is on expanding two key areas to open new mining fronts, these being: 1) The Western Mining Front (along the Caspian, Indian and Baltic zones); and 2) The Baltic Gap as shown in Figure 5.

The Baltic Gap Mining Front extends approximately 700 metres along the northern edge of the Baltic zone of the Plutonic underground mine and remains open, with several historic high-grade intercepts indicating continuity of mineralization outside of Mineral Resource envelope (Figure 5)

Drilling in 2020 identified significant high-grade mineralization in the north of the Baltic zone, including 40.4 g/t gold over 6.5 metres (hole UDD22310) (refer to the News Release dated June 24, 2020).  The Company believes that the new drill results confirm that high-grade zones of mineralization extend at least 165m northwards into the Baltic Gap zone (Figure 2).

A key implication is that the data suggest the development of new high-grade zone comprising stacked lode mineralization measuring approximately 350 metres by 250 metres in area.  Multiple downhole intercepts confirm typical Plutonic mineralization which typically comprises a high-grade stacked lode system. These results are in close proximity to existing infrastructure (i.e. starting within 50 metres) which translates to minimal capital expenditures required to infill drill and develop the area.

The Company has also recently commenced a drill program to follow up on previous intercepts along the Western Mining Front including in the Indian zone in the vicinity of hole UDD22011 which intersected 56.3 g/t gold over 15.1 metres, as previously indicated.

Figure 1: Mineralized Zones at Plutonic Underground (Plan View)

Figure 1: Mineralized Zones at Plutonic Underground (Plan View) (CNW Group/Superior Gold)

Figure 2: Baltic Gap Extension Drilling Location (Plan View)

Figure 2: Baltic Gap Extension Drilling Location (Plan View) (CNW Group/Superior Gold)

Figure 3: Baltic Gap Significant Intercept Location (Cross Section – Looking South)

Figure 3: Baltic Gap Significant Intercept Location (Cross Section – Looking South) (CNW Group/Superior Gold)

Figure 4: Cross Section (Looking West) of Drill Results at Baltic Gap (Current Mineral Resources in Green)

Figure 4: Cross Section (Looking West) of Drill Results at Baltic Gap (Current Mineral Resources in Green) (CNW Group/Superior Gold)

Figure 5: Plutonic Historical Significant Intercepts and Targeted New Mining Fronts (Plan View)

Figure 5: Plutonic Historical Significant Intercepts and Targeted New Mining Fronts (Plan View) (CNW Group/Superior Gold)

Table 1: Highlights of Expansion Drill Results from Baltic Gap

Drill Hole
#

Easting (Mine Grid)

Northing (Mine Grid)

Drill hole collar RL (Mine Grid)

Dip (degrees)

Azimuth (degrees, Mine Grid)

End of
hole depth
 (m)

Downhole
From
(m)

Downhole To
(m)

Downhole
Intersection
(m)

Au
(gpt)
uncut

Est True
Thickness
(m)

UDD23820

3996

11882

845

-22

318

189

135.7

136.8

1.2

4.1

0.8

       

171.2

174.9

3.8

2.7

2.6

       

180.9

182.9

2.1

20.7

1.4

     

Including

 

182.4

182.9

0.6

52.2

0.4

UDD23821

3995

11881

845

-21

313

216

43.5

44.1

0.6

12.7

0.4

       

73.2

74.7

1.5

2.8

1.1

       

134.4

135.9

1.6

15.6

1.1

     

Including

 

135.1

135.6

0.5

47.7

0.3

       

146.3

147.3

1.0

3.5

0.7

       

156.7

158.7

2.0

4.3

1.4

       

169.2

172.7

3.5

3.7

2.5

UDD23880

3935

11839

834

-18

335

162

81.2

86.2

5.0

13.4

3.5

     

Including

 

85.0

85.5

0.5

52.9

0.4

     

Including

 

85.5

86.2

0.8

42.9

0.5

       

110.6

118.9

8.3

21.8

5.8

     

Including

 

110.6

116.3

5.7

30.8

4.0

     

Including

 

111.6

112.6

1.0

143.0

0.7

     

Including

 

117.9

118.9

1.0

4.2

0.7

       

151.4

152.4

1.0

5.3

0.7

UDD23999

3850

11865

830

-63

340

110

55.1

55.8

0.7

53.4

0.5

UDD24001

3837

11863

832

6

153

75

9.6

10.9

1.3

5.1

0.9

       

13.9

15.8

1.9

7.0

1.3

       

26.3

29.1

2.8

3.4

1.9

UDD24002

3837

11863

832

-9

153

67

0.0

2.9

2.9

2.5

2.0

       

15.0

17.4

2.4

3.0

1.7

       

30.0

32.3

2.3

8.9

1.6

       

48.3

49.4

1.1

4.9

0.8

UDD24017

3772

11860

831

-48

153

87

44.6

45.6

1.0

12.5

0.7

UDD24019

3755

11861

835

33

150

78

31.7

33.2

1.5

4.9

1.1

       

36.2

38.0

1.8

5.2

1.2

       

48.6

52.2

3.6

3.4

2.5

UDD24023

3739

11861

117

-12

153

117

44.4

46.1

2.6

2.5

1.8

       

49.6

51.6

2.0

6.7

1.4

UDD24032

3671

11861

835

-9

197

89

32.1

33.8

2.0

2.4

1.4

       

67.0

70

2.0

5.2

1.4

Note: Mine grid co-ordinates shown.

Table 2: Complete Expansion Drill Results from Baltic Gap

Drill Hole
#

Easting (Mine Grid)

Northing (Mine Grid)

Drill hole collar RL (Mine Grid)

Dip (degrees)

Azimuth (degrees, Mine Grid)

End of
hole depth
 (m)

Downhole
From
(m)

Downhole To
(m)

Downhole
Intersection
(m)

Au
(gpt)
uncut

Est True
Thickness
(m)

UDD23820

3996

11882

845

-22

318

189

135.7

136.8

1.15

4.1

0.8

       

171.2

174.9

3.8

2.7

2.6

       

180.9

182.9

2.1

20.7

1.4

     

Including

 

182.4

182.9

0.6

52.2

0.4

UDD23821

3995

11881

845

-21

313

216

43.5

44.1

0.6

12.7

0.4

       

73.2

74.7

1.5

2.8

1.1

       

134.4

135.9

1.6

15.6

1.1

     

Including

 

135.1

135.6

0.5

47.7

0.3

       

146.3

147.3

1.0

3.5

0.7

       

156.7

158.7

2.0

4.3

1.4

       

169.2

172.7

3.5

3.7

2.5

UDD23822

3996

11882

846

-23

325

168

No Significant Intercept

   

UDD23823

3996

11882

846

-28

322

15

Hole Abandoned in Ultramafic

  

UDD23824

3996

11882

845

-32

320

183

28.3

29.3

1.0

9.4

0.7

UDD23825

4015

11893

850

-22

323

199

No Significant Intercept

   

UDD23827

3996

11882

846

-27

316

188

No Significant Intercept

   

UDD23878

3960

11856

841

25

331

51

No Significant Intercept

   

UDD23879

3935

11839

835

10

336

73

49.5

50.4

0.9

4.1

0.6

UDD23880

3935

11839

834

-18

335

162

81.2

86.2

5.0

13.4

3.5

     

Including

 

85.0

85.5

0.5

52.9

0.4

     

Including

 

85.5

86.2

0.8

42.9

0.5

       

110.6

118.9

8.3

21.8

5.8

     

Including

 

110.6

116.3

5.7

30.8

4.0

     

Including

 

111.6

112.6

1.0

143.0

0.7

     

Including

 

117.9

118.9

1.0

4.2

0.7

       

151.4

152.4

1.0

5.3

0.7

UDD23881

3935

11839

835

-3

331

90

No Significant Intercept

   

UDD23882

3935

11839

834

-40

337

36

No Significant Intercept

   

UDD23883

3898

11806

833

69

306

56

No Significant Intercept

   

UDD23884

3897

11807

831

27

323

63

27.7

29.2

1.50

5.5

1.1

       

40.6

41.6

1.00

4.2

0.7

UDD23999

3850

11865

830

-63

340

110

55.1

55.8

0.70

53.4

0.5

UDD24001

3837

11863

832

6

153

75

9.6

10.9

1.30

5.1

0.9

       

13.9

15.8

1.85

7.0

1.3

       

26.3

29.1

2.75

3.4

1.9

UDD24002

3837

11863

832

-9

153

67

0

2.9

2.9

2.5

2.0

       

15

17.4

2.4

3.0

1.7

       

30

32.3

2.3

8.9

1.6

       

48.3

49.4

1.1

4.9

0.8

UDD24004

3833

11863

832

-3

161

81

54.4

55.2

0.8

4.2

0.5

       

58.1

59.7

1.6

5.9

1.1

UDD24006

3833

11863

831

-60

173

60

37.9

39.2

1.3

2.8

0.9

UDD24007

3831

11863

833

15

184

108

27.8

29.8

2.0

2.2

1.4

UDD24009

3830

11863

833

19

204

96

No Significant Intercept

   

UDD24011

3830

11863

832

-12

204

78

No significant Intercept

   

UDD24013

3813

11862

833

11

204

62

23.1

25.9

2.8

2.2

2.0

UDD24014

3813

11862

832

-12

204

42

29.1

31

1.9

3.5

1.3

UDD24017

3772

11860

831

-48

153

87

44.6

45.6

1.0

12.5

0.7

UDD24018

3760

11864

838

85

0

48

No Significant Intercept

   

UDD24019

3755

11861

835

33

150

78

31.7

33.2

1.5

4.9

1.1

       

36.2

38.0

1.8

5.2

1.2

       

48.6

52.2

3.6

3.4

2.5

UDD24020

3755

11861

833

7

151

84

No Significant Intercept

   

UDD24022

3739

11861

108

12

150

108

41.7

44.3

2.6

3.6

1.8

UDD24023

3739

11861

117

-12

153

117

44.4

46.1

2.6

2.5

1.8

       

49.6

51.6

2.0

6.7

1.4

UDD24024

3739

11861

832

-41

153

90

39.6

41.6

2.0

2.7

1.4

UDD24025

3721

11861

837

42

148

62

14.0

16.0

2.0

2.2

1.4

UDD24026

3722

11861

833

-14

152

123

No Significant Intercept

   

UDD24029

3692

11862

839

56

148

30

No Significant Intercept

   

UDD24030

3689

11861

837

32

162

90

No Significant Intercept

   

UDD24031

3683

11861

835

-7

195

86

69.2

72.2

2.0

2.4

1.4

UDD24032

3671

11861

835

-9

197

89

32.1

33.8

2.0

2.4

1.4

       

67.0

70.0

2.0

5.2

1.4

Mineral Resource and Technical Report

The updated Mineral Resource estimate and Preliminary Economic Assessment were completed under the supervision of Stephen Hyland, FAusIMM who is a "qualified person" as defined by NI 43-101 and is independent of the Company. Mr. Hyland  is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (FAusIMM) and a member of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) and a "qualified person" within the meaning of NI 43-101. Mr. Hyland is employed by Hyland Geological and Mining Consultants (HGMC) and has been engaged on the basis of professional association between client and independent consultant.

The technical report is entitled, "2020 Mineral Resource and Reserve Estimate for the Plutonic Gold Operations Including Main Open Cut Pit Area", is dated December 30, 2020, is effective December 31, 2019 and is available under Superior Gold's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on the Company's website at www.superior-gold.com.

Qualified Person

Scientific and technical information in this news release has been reviewed and approved by Keith Boyle, P.Eng., Chief Operating Officer of the Company, who is a "qualified person" as defined by National Instrument 43-101 (NI 43-101).

Quality Control Protocols

Drilling is completed with NQ2 core diameter (50.7 mm) and samples are completed with combination of whole core and half core. Gold results were determined by ALS Minerals (Perth) and/or Plutonic laboratory using fire assay fusion.  Standards, blanks and duplicates are included in approximately every 20 samples for Quality Assurance/Quality Control purposes by the Company as well as the laboratory.

About Superior Gold

Superior Gold is a Canadian based gold producer that owns 100% of the Plutonic Gold Operations located in Western Australia. The Plutonic Gold Operations include the Plutonic underground gold mine and central mill, numerous open pit projects including the Plutonic Main Pit push-back project, the Hermes open pit projects and an interest in the Bryah Basin joint venture. Superior Gold is focused on expanding production at the Plutonic Gold Operations and building an intermediate gold producer with superior returns for shareholders.

For further information, please contact:

Superior Gold Inc.
Brian Szeto, Vice President, Corporate Development
and
Kate Stark, Director of Investor Relations
investor@superior-gold.com
Tel: 647-925-1293

Forward Looking Information

This news release contains "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable securities laws that is intended to be covered by the safe harbours created by those laws. "Forward-looking information" includes statements that use forward-looking terminology such as "may", "will", "expect", "anticipate", "believe", "continue", "potential" or the negative thereof or other variations thereof or comparable terminology. Forward-looking information includes information with respect to guidance as to projections, outlook, guidance, forecasts, estimates, and other statements regarding future or estimated financial and operational performance, gold production and sales, revenues and cash flows, and capital costs (sustaining and non-sustaining), including projected cash operating costs and all-in sustaining costs) as well as statements with respect to the mine-plan, exploration, drilling, operating and organizational matters and activities relating to the Plutonic Gold Operations and the Company generally, including its liquidity and capital requirements and financial results. Such Forward-looking information also includes information related to the Company's previously announced strategic review process, the potential outcome of such process and the intended maximization of shareholder value that the Company believes may result from such process. By identifying such information in this manner, the Company is alerting the reader that such information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information.

Forward-looking information is not a guarantee of future performance and is based upon a number of estimates and assumptions of management at the date the statements are made. Furthermore, such forward-looking information involves a variety of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual plans, intentions, activities, results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future plans, intentions, activities, results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Readers are encouraged to refer to the Annual Information Form of the Company for a discussion of other risks including outbreaks or threats of outbreaks of viruses, other infectious diseases or other similar health threats, such as the novel coronavirus outbreak, which could have a material adverse effect on the Company by causing operational and supply chain delays and disruptions, labour shortages, shutdowns, the inability to sell gold, capital markets volatility or other unknown but potentially significant impacts. The Company cannot accurately predict what effects these conditions will have on the Plutonic Gold Operations or the financial results of the Company, including uncertainties relating to travel restrictions to the Plutonic Gold Operations or otherwise and business closures that have been or may be imposed by governments. If an outbreak or threat of an outbreak of a virus or other infectious disease or other public health emergency occurs, it could have a material adverse effect on the Company's business, financial condition and results of operations.

The Company 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 as no assurance can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking information will transpire or occur, and if any of them do so, what benefits the Company will derive therefrom. Except as required by law, the Company does not assume any obligation to release publicly any revisions to forward-looking information contained in this news release to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange not its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Superior Gold Inc., Brian Szeto, Vice President, Corporate Development; Kate Stark, Director of Investor Relations, investor@superior-gold.com, Tel: 647-925-1293

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