El Tigre Silver Completes PFS for El Tigre Project, Sonora, Mexico

- July 5th, 2013

El Tigre Silver Corp. (TSXV:ELS,OTCQX:EGRTF) announced results from the NI 43-101 PFS for the El Tigre silver and gold project in Sonora, Mexico

El Tigre Silver Corp.  (TSXV:ELS,OTCQX:EGRTF) announced results from the NI 43-101 PFS for the El Tigre silver and gold project in Sonora, Mexico.

As quoted in the press release:

The El Tigre Project contains 1.3 million tonnes of proven and probable tailings material grading 83.0 g/t silver and 0.279 g/t gold. HRC’s economic analysis of the base case utilized a silver price of US$25.00/oz and a gold price of US$1,289/oz at a silver to gold equivalency ratio of 51.57:1. Metallurgical recoveries for gold and silver averaged 93% and 78%, respectively, with projected mining costs of US$0.90 per tonne processed; processing costs of US$22.80 per tonne processed, and G&A costs of US$5.60 per tonne processed in a typical year.

El Tigre’s President and CEO, Stuart Ross, said:

We’ve now defined a starting point for the resource at El Tigre with our first mineral resource estimate. We are extremely pleased with 9.875 million tonnes grading an average of 0.630 g/t Au and 39.7 g/t Ag totaling 24.713 million ounces of AgEq classified as indicated mineral resources with an additional 7.042 million tonnes grading an average of 0.589 g/t Au and 36.1 g/t Ag totaling 16.075 million ounces of AgEq classified as inferred mineral resources.

To view the whole press release, click here. 

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