October 13, 2017 – Vancouver, British Columbia. Silver Viper Minerals Corp. (the “Company” or “Silver Viper”) ( TSX-V: VIPR) is pleased to announce that its maiden drilling program is underway on the Clemente Precious – Base Metal Property in Sonora State, Mexico. The company plans to complete a minimum 2,000 meters drilling program, initially targeting the El Mundo and Nuevo Mundo target areas at Clemente.
The initial test will focus on the El Mundo and Nuevo Mundo prospect areas in a location scattered with small historical workings known locally as “Mina Grande”. Situated approximately 42km south of the regional mining and agricultural centre of Caborca, silver, gold and base metal mineralization at Clemente is hosted by quartz shear veins, quartz stockworks and hematitc vein breccias. Preliminary confirmation chip sampling by the Company returned a best result grading 1,895g/t silver, 4.46g/t gold 1.95% lead and 1.62% zinc from a 0.5m chip sample within an accessible portion of the El Mundo workings.