Kootenay announces continued high-grade results from infill drill program on La Negra operated by Pan American Silver Corp.
Friday, Oct 06, 2017
Kootenay Silver Inc.  (TSXV: KTN) (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:

  • LN-74-17: 306 gpt silver over 8.20 meters within 159 gpt silver over 34.30 meters and 597 gpt silver over 3.55 meters within 192 gpt silver over 17.10 meters
  • LN-76-17: 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
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.

For more information, please visit: http://www.kootenaysilver.com

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