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Fission Expands R1515W Zone with Six High-Grade Holes

All eight holes hit mineralization at R1515W zone, six with substantial high-grade intervals

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FISSION URANIUM CORP. ("Fission" or ?the Company" - is pleased to announce assay results from all eight winter program holes drilled on the R1515W zone at its? PLS property, in Canada''s Athabasca Basin region. These include six holes with high-grade intervals, of particular note is hole PLS18-571 (line 1560W), which returned 94.5m of total composite mineralization including multiple high-grade intervals such as 5.0m (at) 7.14% U3O8 in 18.0m (at) 2.44% U3O8 and 3.0m (at) 5.98% U3O8 in 10.50m (at) 1.97% U3O8. Importantly, these holes have better defined and expanded the known mineralized outline over 60m of strike length between lines 1560W to 1500W.

Ross McElroy, President, COO, and Chief Geologist for Fission, commented,

"These final Winter exploration assays from the land-based R1515W zone, 2.3km west of the Triple R deposit?s central R780E zone, are a strong reminder of the zone?s potential for wide, high-grade mineralization at shallow depth. We consider this zone an important target area for further growth.?

Assay Highlights Include:

PLS17-571 (line 1560W): key intervals

  • 5m (at) 0.51% U3O8 (135.5m to 173.0m), including:
    • 0m (at) 2.71% U3O8 (147.5m to 151.5m)
  • 5m (at) 1.97% U3O8 (202.5m to 213.0m), including:
    • 0m (at) 5.98% U3O8 (206.5m to 209.5m)
  • 0m (at) 2.44% U3O8 (224.0m to 242.0m), including:
    • 0m (at) 7.14% U3O8 (226.5m to 231.5m)
  • 5m (at) 0.9% U3O8 (245.5m to 254.0m), including:
    • 5m (at) 2.51% U3O8 (251.0m to 253.5m)

PLS17-572 (line 1530W): key intervals

  • 5m (at) 1.97% U3O8 (171.0m to 180.5m), including:
    • 0m (at) 5.64% U3O8 (176.0m to 179.0m)
  • 0m (at) 0.39% U3O8 (230.0m to 235.0m), including:
    • 5m (at) 1.03% U3O8 (230.0m to 231.5m)
  • 0m (at) 4.89% U3O8 (240.0m to 245.0m), including:
    • 0m (at) 16.35% U3O8 (241.0m to 242.0m)

Composited % U3O8 mineralized intervals are summarized in Table 1. Samples from the drill core are split in half sections on site. Where possible, samples are standardized at 0.5m down-hole intervals. One-half of the split sample is sent to SRC Geoanalytical Laboratories (an SCC ISO/IEC 17025: 2005 Accredited Facility) in Saskatoon, SK for analysis which includes U3O8 (wt %) and fire assay for gold, while the other half remains on site for reference. All analysis includes a 63 element ICP-OES, uranium by fluorimetry and boron. All depths reported of core interval measurements including sample and interval widths are down-hole and are not always representative of true thickness.

PLS Mineralized Trend & Triple R Deposit Summary

Uranium mineralization of the Triple R deposit at PLS occurs within the Patterson Lake Conductive Corridor and has been traced by core drilling over ~3.18km of east-west strike length in five separated mineralized "zones" which collectively make up the Triple R deposit. From west to east, these zones are: R1515W, R840W, R00E, R780E and R1620E. Through successful exploration programs completed to date, Triple R has evolved into a large, near surface, basement hosted, structurally controlled high-grade uranium deposit.

The R1515W, R840W and R00E zones make up the western region of the Triple R deposit and are located on land, where overburden thickness is generally between 55m to 100m.

Mineralization along the Patterson Lake Corridor trend remains prospective along strike in both the western and eastern directions. Basement rocks within the mineralized trend are identified primarily as mafic volcanic rocks with varying degrees of alteration.

Patterson Lake South Property

The 31,039 hectare PLS project is 100% owned and operated by Fission Uranium Corp. PLS is accessible by road with primary access from all-weather Highway 955, which runs north to the former Cluff Lake mine and passes through the nearby UEX-Areva Shea Creek discoveries located 50km to the north.

The technical information in this news release has been prepared in accordance with the Canadian regulatory requirements set out in National Instrument 43-101 and reviewed on behalf of the company by Ross McElroy, P.Geol., President and COO for Fission Uranium Corp., a qualified person.

About Fission Uranium Corp.

Fission Uranium Corp. is a Canadian based resource company specializing in the strategic exploration and development of the Patterson Lake South uranium property - host to the class-leading Triple R uranium deposit - and is headquartered in Kelowna, British Columbia."FCU" and trade on the OTCQX marketplace in the U.S. under the symbol "FCUUF."

Cautionary Statement:

Certain information contained in this press release constitutes ?forward-looking information", within the meaning of Canadian legislation. Generally, these forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", ?forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes", or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur", "be achieved" or ?has the potential to?.er materially from what is expressed or forecasted in these forward-looking statements. Such statements are qualified in their entirety by the inherent risks and uncertainties surrounding future expectations. Among those factors which could cause actual results to differ materially are the following: market conditions and other risk factors listed from time to time in our reports filed with Canadian securities regulators on SEDAR at The forward-looking statements included in this press release are made as of the date of this press release and the Company and Fission Uranium disclaim any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as expressly required by applicable securities legislation.

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Date: 05/11/2018 - 16:30
Language: English
News-ID 1535881
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