VANCOUVER, BC – July 10, 2018 – SilverCrest Metals Inc. (“SilverCrest” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce further Phase III drill results for the Las Chispas Property (the “Property”) located in Sonora, Mexico. Step out drilling of the Babicanora Footwall (“FW”) Vein has intersected additional high-grade mineralization (see attached Figures). The Babicanora FW Vein is sub-parallel to the Babicanora Vein. This vein is approximately 30 metres north of the Babicanora Vein in the northwestern part of the area and appears to intersect the Babicanora Vein near Area 51. There are 23 identified epithermal veins on the Property, including 11 which have drill-intersected high-grade mineralization consisting of the Babicanora, Babicanora FW, Babicanora Norte, Las Chispas, Giovanni including La Blanquita, William Tell, Varela, Granaditas, Luigi and Amethyst veins. Five of the 23 veins have been included in the maiden resource (refer to “Technical Report and Mineral Resource Estimate for the Las Chispas Property, Sonora, Mexico”, effective February 12, 2018 and amended May 9, 2018).