Silverton Metals Corp Obtains A Surface Access Agreement For The Pluton Silver – Zinc Project, Durango, MexicoNovember 29, 2021
VANCOUVER, BC, November 29, 2021 – Silverton Metals Corp. (TSX-V: SVTN, OTCQB: SVTNF) ("Silverton" or the "Company") is pleased to announce it has signed an access agreement with the Comisariado Ejidal of Ejido Mapimi, owner of the communal land on which the Company’s Pluton silver – zinc project is situated, in Durango, Mexico. The three-year agreement provides for access to the land for surface exploration work including diamond drilling, and use of a core storage facility. Silverton has initiated exploration work on the property including preparations for a seismic survey scheduled for January 2022, which will be followed by data integration, analysis, target selection and drill permitting in 1H2022 and drilling in 2H2022.
Recent processing and 3D-modelling of geophysical data commissioned by the Company reveals new target areas and features not previously identified, which are potentially related to mineralization. To date, magnetometry reprocessing has been completed while ZTEM and gravity modelling are nearing completion. The seismic profile is expected to determine the depth to carbonate rocks that host silver-rich manto-chimney deposits (carbonate replacement deposits) in the district (see SVTN news release dated October 25, 2021).
Mr. John Theobald, President & CEO of Silverton comments “I am pleased to have successfully concluded a three-year access agreement for Pluton. The district is a major hydrothermal system with excellent potential to locate high-grade silver-zinc manto-chimney deposits similar to those mined in the historic Ojuela Mine and the nearby Platosa mine, which is Mexico’s highest-grade silver mine with a silver equivalent grade of over 1,000g/t1. The ZTEM and gravity geophysical data analysis is nearing completion and once we also have results from the seismic survey in 1Q2022 we will firm up and permit our targets in 1H2022 with the view to drilling selected targets in 2H2022”.
1 Excellon’s website corporate presentation July 2021
The Company is also pleased to announce that it has engaged Proactiveinvestors North America Inc. (“Proactive”) to provide editorial coverage of the Company for a period of twelve months using interview-based articles, audio – video interviews, promotion on social media, a curated profile page and other articles for a period of twelve months. Proactive is a multimedia news organization and investor portal operating financial websites with news, commentary and analysis on listed companies and the global financial market. Total consideration for services provided by Proactive is $25,000, with the option to renew for an additional twelve months. The Company and Proactive are at arm’s length and, to the Company's knowledge, Proactive does not have any direct interest in the Company or its securities. The agreement is subject to the acceptance of the TSX Venture Exchange.
The scientific and technical information contained in this news release has been reviewed and approved by Peter Born, P. Geo., a Qualified Person for the purpose of NI 43-101.
On behalf of the Board
President, CEO & Director
Silverton Metals Corp
About Silverton Metals Corp
Silverton Metals Corp is a Canadian company focused on the exploration and development of quality silver projects. The company holds a 100% interest in three significant silver assets in Mexico – Pluton, in Durango, Peñasco Quemado in Sonora and La Frazada in Nayarit. Silverton management and board have extensive experience identifying and evaluating acquisition targets and exploration prospects. The company intends to build a strong portfolio of silver and gold-silver projects to drive future growth by exploration success and from later stage projects with production potential. To achieve this growth the Silverton business plan calls for a dynamic combination of development of its existing properties, acquisitions, and partnerships.
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