Excellon Reports First Quarter 2016 Production

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TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – April 18, 2016) – Excellon Resources Inc. (TSX: EXN) (OTC: EXLLF) (“Excellon” or the “Company”), Mexico’s highest grade silver producer, is pleased to announce first quarter 2016 production results from the La Platosa Mine in Durango, Mexico.

Q1 2016 Production Highlights (Compared to Q1 and Q4 2015)

  • Silver equivalent (“AgEq”) production of 363,552 ounces (Q1 2015 – 408,095 AgEq oz), up 40% from Q4 2015
  • Silver production of 211,557 ounces (Q1 2015 – 217,079 ounces), up 39% from Q4 2015
  • Lead production of 1.3 million lb (Q1 2015 – 1.3 million lb), up 57% from Q4 2015
  • Zinc production of 1.6 million lb (Q1 2015 – 2.2 million lb), up 26% from Q4 2015
  • Rodilla Manto accessed in late February, seven months ahead of schedule with significant ultra high grade (over 1,000 g/t Ag, 10% Pb and 10% Zn) mineralization encountered outside of Platosa resource block model
  • Phase II of optimization program commencing with primary dewatering well drilling

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