Measured and indicated resources at Los Ricos South are 10 million tonnes grading 199 grams per tonne silver-equivalent containing 63.7 million ounces, and an inferred resource of 3.3Mt grading 190g/t containing 19.9Moz.
Los Ricos South is amenable to both openpit and bulk underground mining method and the resource estimate will form the basis of a preliminary economic assessment expected to be completed by the end of 2020.
"Over the past 16 months, we have aggressively explored and developed the Los Ricos South mineral resource, which we will base our PEA study upon. Concurrently, we are accelerating our exploration effort on the Los Ricos North project where we are drilling the first of multiple targets which we believe will highlight the potential of the entire Los Ricos district," said president and CEO Brad Langille.
Drilling at Los Ricos continues to deliver strong results. The company announced 4.4m grading 1,120g/t silver-equivalent in the Main area in June, having raised C$25 million via a bought deal financing in February for exploration.
The Los Ricos South resource increases total company measured an indicated resources of 108.6Moz. The proven and probable reserve at Parral is 15.4Mt grading 64g/t containing 31.6Moz. The measured and indicated resource at Esmerelda is 5.7Mt grading 72g/t containing 13.3Moz.
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