ECU Silver to Start Deep Drilling on Massive Sulphides in First Quarter 2011

- December 29th, 2010

ECU Silver Mining Inc. (TSE:ECU) signs a contract with LandDrill International to start drilling the high grade deep massive sulphide targets below the Santa Juana mine, on the Velardeña Property.

ECU Silver Mining Inc. (TSX:ECU) signs a contract with LandDrill International to start drilling the high grade deep massive sulphide targets below the Santa Juana mine, on the Velardeña Property.

The press release is quoted as saying:

A special high performance drill will be moved on site early in the first quarter and drilling will begin immediately thereafter to confirm the extensions of the intercepts that were reported in drill hole SJ-08-21 on July 9th 2008. Drill hole SJ-08-21 intersected two massive sulphide veins (the “M-S Veins”). The first intercept yielded 3.66 grams per tonne (g/t) gold (Au), 295 g/t silver (Ag), 7.87% lead (Pb) and 12.07% zinc (Zn) (20 g/t Au equivalent or 945 g/t Ag equivalent) over a core length of 12.04 metres (40 feet). The second intercept yielded 7.90 g/t Au, 550 g/t Ag, 11.25% Pb and 27.68% Zn (39 g/t Au equivalent or 1,845 g/t Ag equivalent) over a core length of 1.75 metres (6 feet).

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