Auryn acquires second Greenstone belt with excellent gold exploration potential in Nunavut, Canada

February 15, 2017

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Feb. 15, 2017) – Auryn Resources Inc. (TSX:AUG)(OTCQX:GGTCF) (“Auryn” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of 19 prospecting permits along the Gibsons MacQuoid greenstone belt located in Nunavut, Canada. These permits are located between the Meliadine deposit and Meadowbank mine (Figure 1). The 19 prospecting permits encompass approximately 120 km of strike length of the prospective greenstone belt and total 329,000 hectares collectively (Figure 2). The acquisition of the prospecting permits cost approximately CAD$100,000 and provides Auryn exploration rights over the area for a total of three years with the exclusive right to stake minerals claims within the area.

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