KOOTENAY SILVER ANNOUNCES CONTINUED HIGH-GRADE RESULTS FROM INFILL DRILL PROGRAM ON LA NEGRA OPERATED BY PAN AMERICAN SILVER CORP.
October 5, 2017 HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: 281 GPT SILVER OVER 48.7 METERS - 403 GPT SILVER OVER 31.80 METERS
Kootenay Silver Inc. (TSXV: KTN; OTC: KOOYF) (the “Company” or “Kootenay”)
is pleased to announce the results of 13 infill drill holes recently completed by Pan American Silver Corp. (“Pan American Silver”)
on its La Negra silver discovery, contained within the Promontorio Mineral Belt in Sonora, Mexico. The current definition drill program on La Negra is part of an option agreement between Kootenay and Pan American Silver that provides Kootenay with a series of work and cash commitments and a carried to production interest on La Negra. Kootenay President and CEO James McDonald states
, “We are very pleased with Pan American’s work and the continued high-grade results achieved from the current infill drill program on La Negra. Assays continue to support the grades and widths encountered in previous drilling, further demonstrating the consistency and continuity of the high-grade silver mineralization contained within the resource. We are excited and look forward to Pan American completing the remaining 1500 meters of the program and additional metallurgical work.” Drill highlights from LN 17-73 to LN 17-85 include:
3004 gpt silver over 1.95 meters, 2,146 gpt silver over 1.00 meter and 558 gpt silver over 5.35 meters within 281 gpt silver over 48.70 meters * LN-81-17:
3018 gpt silver over 1.10 meters within 274 gpt silver over 21.00 meters and a separate interval of 388 gpt silver over 11.40 meters within 274 gpt silver over 21 meters * LN-82-17:
1098 gpt silver over 8.85 meters within 403 gpt silver over 31.80 meters and a separate interval of 138 gpt silver over 29.25 meters * LN-83-17:
674 gpt silver over 7.60 meters within 289 gpt silver over 38.70 meters and a separate interval of 236 gpt silver over 76.35 meters * LN-85-17:
308 gpt silver over 12.15 meters within 174 gpt silver over 53.80 meters and a separate interval of 571 gpt silver over 5.35 meters
Click to view: Drill plan and cross sections . http://tinyurl.com/ydxkxlk5
A summary of the infill drilling within the mineralized zone is provided in the table below.
(click on the link below to view the infill drilling summary) Note: all intervals are downhole. Holes are oriented approximately perpendicular to the mineralized trends, and downhole lengths may be slightly shorter than the stated interval. QA/QC
Samples were assayed by Inspectorate of Hermosillo, Mexico, using four acid digestion 35 element ICP analytical methods with fire assay for Au and Ag with atomic absorption finish and gravimetric finish, respectively. Pan American has followed a Quality Assurance/Quality Control program comprised of the insertion of blank material and certified standard samples at a frequency of one each for every 20 samples. There is no known drilling, sampling, recovery, or other factors that could materially affect the accuracy or reliability of the data referred to in the table. Qualified Persons
The Kootenay technical information in this news release has been prepared in accordance with the Canadian regulatory requirements set out in National Instrument 43-101 (Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects) and reviewed on behalf Kootenay by James McDonald, P.Geo, President, CEO & Director for Kootenay, a Qualified Person. About Kootenay Silver Inc.
Kootenay Silver Inc. is an exploration company actively engaged in the discovery and development of mineral projects in the Sierra Madre Region of Mexico and in British Columbia, Canada. Supported by one of the largest portfolios of silver assets in Mexico, Kootenay continues to provide its shareholders with significant leverage to silver prices. The Company remains focused on the expansion of its current silver resources, new discoveries and the near-term economic development of two of its priority silver projects located in prolific mining districts in Sonora, State and Chihuahua, State, Mexico, respectively. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. For additional information, please contact:
James McDonald, CEO and President
at 403-880-6016 Ken Berry, Chairman
at 604-601-5652; 1-888-601-5650
or visit: http://www.kootenaysilver.com http://www.kootenaysilver.com/news/kootenay/2017/kootenay-announces-continued-high-grade-results-from-infill-drill-program-on-la-negra-operated-by-pan-american-silver-corp