VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Jan. 19, 2017) – Southern Silver Exploration Corp. (TSX VENTURE:SSV)(FRANKFURT:SEG1)(SSE:SSVCL)(OTCQB:SSVFF) (“Southern Silver”) reported today assay results from the Fall 2016 core drilling on the Cerro Las Minitas project, Durango State, Mexico which identified a thick interval of semi-massive and massive sulphide mineralization in drill hole 16CLM-091. Highlights from 16CLM-091 include:
- a 15.1m down hole interval (14.8m est. True Thickness) averaging 39.4g/t Ag, 0.1% Pb and 10.2% Zn (410.7g/t AgEq; 11.6% ZnEq) including a higher grade 4.8m interval (4.7m est. TT) averaging 38.7g/t Ag, 0.12% Cu, 0.1% Pb and 23.2% Zn (877g/t AgEq; 24.8% ZnEq)
Mineralization in drill hole 16CLM-091 occurs in skarn near the margin of the Central Intrusion within the Blind Shoulder target and appears to confirm the flattening of the mineralized zone in this part of the deposit. Significantly, the mineralization in 16CLM-091 contains some of the highest grade zinc intercepts drilled on the project to date by Southern Silver.