Frontline Gold Corporation

Frontline Gold Corporation

September 28, 2011 10:00 ET

Frontline Gold Announces Results from Summer 2011 Prospecting Program on its Birch-Uchi Area Projects

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 28, 2011) -


Frontline Gold Corporation (TSX VENTURE:FGC) (the "Company" or "Frontline") is pleased to announce the results of the April to late August 2011 prospecting program on its Birch-Uchi area gold properties. The exploration program conducted by Clarke Exploration located in Thunder Bay, focused on evaluating and expanding the known gold showings by basic boot and hammer prospecting and overburden stripping, on four of the claim groups Shabumeni/East Swain, Skinner, Woman River and Shambumeni River.

The highlight of the exploration program was the re-examination of a showing on the Shabumeni/East Swain claim group ("Shabumeni"), comprised of a 12 metre wide shear zone expressed on a 1.5 metre face that crosses strike. A series of 18 grab samples were taken as grabs across the strike sampling all rock types. The grab samples assayed (from south to north) 0.56 g/t Au, 0.70 g/t Au, 1.26 g/t Au, 2.00 g/t Au, 1.24, 0.53 g/t Au, 0.92 g/t Au, 0.94 g/t Au, 0.64 g/t Au, 1.05 g/t Au, 0.14 g/t Au, 2.02 g/t Au, 1.70 g/t Au, 0.85 g/t Au, 0.51 g/t Au, 1.67 g/t Au, 0.05 g/t Au and 0.11 g/t Au. The zone is comprised of a moderately to strongly sheared metavolcanics with sugary quartz stringers, minor carbonate and up to 5% disseminated pyrite.

The eastern portion of the Shabumeni claim group was the principal focus of this year's prospecting and sampling program. The program was comprised of evaluating three historically defined gold showing. The two known showings were the North and South showings with base metal mineralization noted in the South showing.

The sampling of the North showing returned assay values of 18.4 g/t Au and 8.3 g/t Au from grab samples. Channel samples returned values of up to 0.323 g/t Au. The geological mapping has defined the mineralization as being strongly mineralized quartz pods.

The South showing is comprised of similar paddy mineralization associated with strong copper mineralization. Grab samples of the South showing included assays ranging from 0.04 g/t Au with 0.02 % Cu and 1.106 g/t Au with 3.0% Cu. There is a marked relationship of increased gold values with increased copper mineralization. Channels sampling of the South showing was impeded by the topography and poddy nature of the mineralization. Sampling across the shear structure returned approximately 0.1 g/t Au and 0.3% Cu over 3.0 m and an individual sample of 0.388 g/t Au and 2.2% Cu over 1.0 m.

In September, 2010, on Skinner Property, the Company carried out a prospecting and sampling program that returned grab samples of up to 19.7 g/t Au, 13.6 g/t Au and 6.8 g/t Au. To follow-up on these grab samples an exploration program comprised of line cutting, detailed ground magnetics, prospecting, overburden stripping and sampling was commenced in May 2011 and completed in late July 2011. The program was focused on trying to identify rock types, alteration and structural settings associated with gold mineralization. The stripping was completed in five areas and a total of 25 grab and 20 channel samples have been sent to the laboratory for assay. Grab samples of the mineralization confirmed the previous sampling results with assays of 14.6 g/t Au, 14.4 g/t Au, 22.8 g/t Au, 2.8 g/t Au and 1.8 g/t Au. Channel samples of out crops thought to be on strike returned 0.02 and 0.03 g/t Au over 1.0 metres. After detailed geological mapping of the trenches it was determined that assay values are directly related to the arsenopyrite content. The areas of the grab samples were of < 1% arsenopyrite whereas the grab samples are had a minimum of 3% arsenopyrite. The area of the Skinner property has poor outcrop exposure and a soil sampling or soil gas hydrocarbon program is recommended to help define the arsenic trends that are associated to the gold mineralization.

The program on the Woman River Property comprised of 10 days of prospecting and mapping. A total of 15 grab samples were taken with assay results being <0.05 g/t Au except for two samples that assayed 0.2 g/t Au.

Clarke Exploration is recommending further work on the eastern portion of the Shabumeni claim group with the work to include further stripping and the induced polarization survey.

About Frontline's Birch-Uchi Area Gold Projects

Frontline holds a 100% interest in 28 mineral claims in the Red Lake-Birch Lake District in Northwestern Ontario and known as the Birch-Uchi Project. The Birch-Uchi Project is comprised of five non-contiguous claims groups, totaling 5,920 hectares, located approximately 80 kilometres east-northeast of the town of Red Lake, Ontario. Individually, the properties are known as: Shabumeni/East Swain, Shabumeni River, Skinner, Woman River and Confederation Lake. The permits were acquired given that the geological environment is comparable to many prolific projects in the surrounding area, such as Goldcorp's Red Lake Mine.

About Frontline Gold Corporation

Frontline Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:FGC) is a Canadian junior mineral exploration company with an experienced discovery team and a proven record of accomplishment. The Company's flagship properties include the Niaouleni gold project in the heart of Mali South in West Africa's prolific gold belt and the Menderes gold project in the Izmir province of Western Turkey. Ongoing Canadian exploration includes the Poly (gold), the Stewart (gold-copper polymetallic) the Red Lake (gold) projects.

For further information, please visit the Company's website at to view the most recent corporate presentation.

The Qualified Person under National Instrument 43-101-Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects ("NI 43-101") for this News Release is Gregory P. Isenor, P. Geo. of Clark Exploration, consultants to the Company, who has reviewed and is responsible for the technical information presented for the Red Lake Project in this news release.

This news release contains forward-looking statements, which address future events and conditions, which are subject to various risks and uncertainties. The Company's actual results, programs and financial position could differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking statements as a result of numerous factors, some of which may be beyond the Company's control. These factors include: the availability of funds; the timing and content of work programs; results of exploration activities and development of mineral properties, the interpretation of drilling results and other geological data, the uncertainties of resource and reserve estimations, receipt and security of mineral property titles; project cost overruns or unanticipated costs and expenses, fluctuations in metal prices; currency fluctuations; and general market and industry conditions.

Forward-looking statements are based on the expectations and opinions of the Company's management on the date the statements are made. The assumptions used in the preparation of such statements, although considered reasonable at the time of preparation, may prove to be imprecise and, as such, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements.

Walter Henry, President & CEO


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