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Silver Tiger Intersects from Surface 79.5 Metres of 1.13 g/t Gold Equivalent Including 35.4 Metres of 2.07 g/t Gold Equivalent in the Stockwork Deposit


HALIFAX, NS / ACCESSWIRE / June 18, 2024 / Silver Tiger Metals Inc. (TSXV:SLVR)(OTCQX:SLVTF) ("Silver Tiger" or the "Company") is pleased to provide an update on the first 110 drill holes of the Company's Pre-Feasibility Study ("PFS") drilling program on its El Tigre Project in Sonora, Mexico. These new results are highlighting the expansion of the mineralization along the Footwall of the PEA "Starter Pit".

Drill hole ET-24-583 cut from surface 79.50 metres grading 1.13 g/t gold equivalent or 84.8 g/t silver equivalent from 0.0 to 79.50 metres, consisting of 0.97 g/t gold and 12.3 g/t silver AND 26.0 metres grading 0.72 g/t gold equivalent or 53.7 g/t silver equivalent from 101.0 to 127.0 metres, consisting of 0.67 g/t gold and 3.6 g/t silver in the Hanging Wall and Footwall Zones (Figures 1 & 2). The hole passed through the El Tigre vein and has expanded the Footwall Zone footprint some 50m to east.

Figure 1 : Stockwork Zone Cross Section 4200 N

New intersections through the Stockwork gold deposit, comprised of the Footwall, Hanging Wall and high-grade Keel Zones, are highlighted below, shown on Figure 2 and listed in Table 1.

Silver Tiger's CEO, Glenn Jessome, stated, "In line with previous assay results, the Footwall and Keel Zone are showing significant potential for expansion over the 2023 MRE" Mr. Jessome further stated, "The results may increase the updated MRE associated with the PFS-level study, as well as further de-risk the project."

On May 20th, Silver Tiger has completed PFS Drilling, totalling 24,550 metres focused on expanding the Mineral Resource, up-grading the classification, completing metallurgical testwork and geotechnical studies as it progresses from an exploration to a development project. The value-added PFS progress is on schedule for publication in H2-2024.

Figure 3 : Stockwork Zone - Plan View

Highlights from the on-going Pre-Feasibility Study Drilling Program include the following:

Mineral Resource Drilling

P&E Mining Consultants Inc. ("P&E") of Brampton, Ontario completed the initial MRE in 2017. On Oct 27, 2023, P&E released an updated El Tigre Project NI 43-101 and NI 43-01 F1 compliant MRE technical report titled "Technical Report and Updated Mineral Resource Estimate of the El Tigre Silver-Gold Project, Sonora, Mexico" authored by William Stone, Ph.D., P.Geo.,Yungang Wu, P.Geo., Fred H. Brown, P.Geo., Jarita Barry, P.Geo., David Burga, P.Geo., D. Grant Feasby, P.Eng., Eugene Puritch, P.Eng., FEC, CET and David Salari, P.Eng. The MRE has a pit-constrained Indicated Mineral Resource totaling 43.0 million tonnes containing 818 thousand ounces AuEq grading 0.59 g/t AuEq; and a pit-constrained Inferred Mineral Resource of 11.5 million tonnes containing 267 thousand ounces AuEq grading 0.72 g/t AuEq (see update MRE press release dated September 12th 2023).

PEA-level bench optimization of the pit-constrained Mineral Resource highlighted the higher-grade (~0.80 gpt AuEq), low strip ratio (~0.3) potential Starter Stockwork Zone (see PEA press release dated November 1st, 2023). Recommendations of the PEA-level study included increasing Mineral Resource confidence in potential ‘Starter Stockwork Zone' and additional exploratory drilling to target the 1) Footwall, 2) Hanging Wall and 3) ‘Keel' areas of the Stockwork Zone. P&E were again retained to lead the current El Tigre PFS-level study. Complete and final assay results are listed in Table 1.

Below, highlighted intersections are enumerated with reference to the three (3) zones targeted (Figure 2):

Table 1-Mineral Resource Drill Hole Results

AuEq
Total (2)

AgEq
Total (2)

Hole ID

Comment

From

To

Length(1)

Gold

Silver

m

m

m

g/t

g/t

g/t

g/t

ET-24-571STOCKWORK ZONE

0.0

44.2

44.2

0.49

38.4

1.00

75.1

including

24.0

36.7

12.7

0.89

84.1

2.01

151.0

STOCKWORK ZONE

55.5

112.5

57.0

0.31

1.1

0.32

24.0

STOCKWORK ZONE

122.5

127.0

4.5

1.55

61.5

2.37

177.8

ET-24-572STOCKWORK ZONE

81.0

125.6

44.6

0.21

5.4

0.29

21.5

STOCKWORK ZONE

144.0

193.7

49.7

0.26

3.8

0.31

23.5

ET-24-573STOCKWORK ZONE

12.5

14.4

1.9

0.51

0.5

0.51

38.6

STOCKWORK ZONE

25.8

29.0

3.2

0.46

0.7

0.47

35.1

STOCKWORK ZONE

58.0

66.2

8.2

0.36

4.2

0.42

31.5

including

58.0

60.0

2.0

0.71

14.2

0.90

67.6

and

93.0

96.0

3.0

0.52

4.3

0.58

43.4

ET-24-574STOCKWORK ZONE

99.0

124.0

25.0

0.57

1.4

0.59

44.0

including

99.0

111.0

12.0

0.89

1.3

0.90

67.9

including

101.0

110.0

9.0

1.02

1.4

1.04

77.9

STOCKWORK ZONE

169.0

185.0

16.0

0.15

22.5

0.45

33.8

ET-24-575No Significant Mineralization
ET-24-576STOCKWORK ZONE

88.0

95.5

7.5

0.43

0.5

0.44

32.9

STOCKWORK ZONE3

129.0

170.1

41.1

0.92

8.5

1.03

77.5

including

140.9

155.1

14.2

1.52

7.5

1.62

121.8

Mining VOID

166.0

167.2

1.2

*

*

*

*

ET-24-577STOCKWORK ZONE4

0.0

52.0

52.0

0.19

10.7

0.33

25.0

Mining VOID

47.0

48.0

1.0

*

*

*

*

and

51.0

52.0

1.0

0.51

287.0

4.33

325.0

ET-24-578STOCKWORK ZONE

0.0

25.5

25.5

0.25

15.3

0.45

34.0

including

4.2

10.8

6.6

0.31

39.0

0.83

62.3

ET-24-579STOCKWORK ZONE

167.0

187.5

20.5

0.34

7.6

0.44

32.9

including

180.0

187.0

7.0

0.71

11.8

0.87

65.0

Mining VOID

187.5

191.8

4.3

*

*

*

*

ET-24-580STOCKWORK ZONE

25.9

53.0

27.1

0.68

4.6

0.74

55.5

STOCKWORK ZONE

84.0

93.0

9.0

1.60

11.5

1.75

131.4

ET-24-581STOCKWORK ZONE

87.0

91.0

4.0

1.28

3.5

1.32

99.3

STOCKWORK ZONE5

121.0

163.0

42.0

0.49

7.2

0.59

44.2

including

129.0

134.0

5.0

1.57

2.6

1.60

120.0

ET-24-582STOCKWORK ZONE

15.0

27.0

12.0

0.32

0.6

0.33

24.8

STOCKWORK ZONE

44.0

60.0

16.0

0.89

2.8

0.93

69.8

including

54.0

60.0

6.0

1.67

2.6

1.70

127.6

ET-24-583STOCKWORK ZONE6

0.0

79.5

79.5

0.97

12.3

1.13

84.8

including6

7.0

42.4

35.4

1.79

20.7

2.07

155.2

STOCKWORK ZONE

101.0

127.0

26.0

0.67

3.6

0.72

53.7

Mining VOID

37.8

41.6

3.8

*

*

*

*

ET-24-584STOCKWORK ZONE

79.0

103.5

24.5

0.60

1.2

0.62

46.4

including

97.0

100.0

3.0

2.94

1.7

2.96

222.3

STOCKWORK ZONE

121.9

131.3

9.4

1.25

2.2

1.28

95.8

including

122.9

129.5

6.6

1.64

2.3

1.67

125.0

ET-24-585No Significant Mineralization
including

71.4

83.0

11.6

0.57

78.4

1.61

121.1

Notes:

  1. Not true width.
  2. Silver Equivalent ("AgEq") ratios are based on a silver to gold price ratio of 75:1 (Au:Ag).
  3. Excludes 1.20m mining void
  4. Excludes 1.00m mining void
  5. Excludes 2.75m mining void
  6. Excludes 3.80m mining void

Table 2-Drill Hole Locations

Hole ID

Easting

Northing

Elevation

Azimuth

Dip

Length

ET-23-571

671,151.6

3,384,271.3

1972.2

90

-45

136.9

ET-23-572

671,225.8

3,383,531.0

2008.3

90

-70

275.0

ET-23-573

671,218.4

3,383,950.4

1888.0

90

-45

102.0

ET-23-574

671,020.7

3,384,164.0

1911.5

90

-45

279.0

ET-23-575

671,275.7

3,383,592.3

2052.8

90

-45

201.0

ET-23-576

671,009.1

3,384,395.0

2008.5

90

-45

218.0

ET-23-577

671,100.1

3,384,504.2

2080.2

90

-45

153.0

ET-23-578

671,280.8

3,383,652.6

2048.4

90

-45

150.0

ET-23-579

671,012.5

3,384,296.0

1985.3

90

-53

250.0

ET-23-580

671,088.6

3,383,821.3

1893.6

90

-50

126.0

ET-23-581

671,042.8

3,384,275.1

1978.8

105

-50

221.0

ET-23-582

671,229.9

3,383,928.3

1900.6

90

-47

78.0

ET-23-583

671,144.7

3,384,203.4

1965.5

90

-45

150.0

ET-23-584

671,083.5

3,384,145.0

1943.7

90

-80

150.0

ET-23-585

671,252.6

3,384,077.3

1968.3

90

-45

75.0

Figure 4: El Tigre - Conceptual Cross-Section Showing Mineralization Styles

Figure 5: El Tigre-Longitudinal Projection Showing Exploration Potential

About Silver Tiger and the El Tigre Historic Mine District

Silver Tiger Metals Inc. is a Canadian company whose management has more than 25 years' experience discovering, financing and building large hydrothermal silver projects in Mexico. Silver Tiger's 100% owned 28,414 hectare historic El Tigre Mining District is located in Sonora, Mexico. Principled environmental, social and governance practices are core priorities at Silver Tiger.

The El Tigre historic mine district is located in Sonora, Mexico and lies at the northern end of the Sierra Madre silver and gold belt which hosts many epithermal silver and gold deposits, including Dolores, Santa Elena and Las Chispas at the northern end. In 1896, gold was first discovered on the Property in the Gold Hill area and mining started with the Brown Shaft in 1903. The focus soon changed to mining silver veins in the area with production coming from 3 parallel veins the El Tigre Vein, the Seitz Kelley Vein and the Sooy Vein. Underground mining on the middle El Tigre Vein extended 1,450 metres along strike and was mined on 14 levels to a depth of approximately 450 metres. The Seitz Kelley Vein was mined along strike for 1 kilometre to a depth of approximately 200 metres. The Sooy Vein was only mined along strike for 250 metres to a depth of approximately 150 metres. Mining abruptly stopped on all three of these veins when the price of silver collapsed to less than US20¢ per ounce with the onset of the Great Depression. By the time the mine closed in 1930, it is reported to have produced a total of 353,000 ounces of gold and 67.4 million ounces of silver from 1.87 million tons (Craig, 2012). The average grade mined during this period was over 2 kilograms silver equivalent per ton.

The El Tigre silver and gold deposit is related to a series of epithermal veins controlled by a north-south trending structure cutting across the andesitic and rhyolitic tuffs of the Sierra Madre Volcanic Complex within a broad silver and gold mineralized prophylitic alteration zone developed in the El Tigre Formation that can be up to 150 metres wide. The veins dip steeply to the west and are typically 0.5 metre wide; however, locally can be up to 5 metres in width. The veins, structures and mineralized zones outcrop on surface and have been traced for 5.3 kilometres along strike in our brownfield exploration area. Historical mining and exploration activities focused on a 1.6-kilometre portion of the southern end of the deposits, principally on the El Tigre, Seitz Kelly and Sooy veins. The under explored Caleigh, Benjamin, Protectora and the Fundadora exposed veins continue north for more than 3 kilometres. Silver Tiger has delivered its updated NI 43-101 compliant Mineral Resource Estimate and PEA and is currently drilling to update its Mineral Resource Estimate and publish a PFS.

VRIFY Slide Deck and 3D Presentation - Silver Tiger's El Tigre Project

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The VRIFY Slide Deck and 3D Presentation for Silver Tiger Metals Inc. can be viewed at: https://vrify.com/explore/decks/492 and on the Corporation's website at: www.silvertigermetals.com.

Procedure, Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Data Verification

The diamond drill core (HQ size) is geologically logged, photographed and marked for sampling. When the sample lengths are determined, the full drill core is sawn with a diamond blade drill core saw with one half of the drill core being bagged and tagged for assay. The remaining half portion is returned to the drill core trays for storage and/or for metallurgical test work.

The sealed and tagged drill core sample bags are transported to the Bureau Veritas facility in Hermosillo, Mexico. Bureau Veritas crushes the samples (Code PRP70-250) and prepares 200-300 gram pulp samples with ninety percent passing Tyler 200 mesh (Code PUL85). The pulps are assayed for gold using a 30-gram charge by fire assay (Code FA630) and over limits greater than 10 grams per tonne are re-assayed using a gravimetric finish (Code FA530). Silver and multi-element analysis is completed using total digestion (Code MA200 Total Digestion ICP). Over limits greater than 100 grams per tonne silver are re-assayed using a gravimetric finish (Code FA530).

Quality assurance and quality control ("QA/QC") procedures monitor the chain-of-custody of the samples and includes the systematic insertion and monitoring of appropriate reference materials (certified reference materials, blanks and duplicates) into the sample strings. The results of the assaying of the QA/QC material included in each batch are tracked to ensure the integrity of the assay data. All results stated in this announcement have passed Silver Tiger's QA/QC protocols.

Qualified Person

David R. Duncan, P. Geo., V.P. Exploration of the Corporation, is the Qualified Person for Silver Tiger as defined under National Instrument 43-101. Mr. Duncan has reviewed and approved the scientific and technical information in this press release.

For further information, please contact:

Glenn Jessome
President and CEO
902 492 0298
[email protected]

CAUTIONARY STATEMENT:

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

This News Release includes certain "forward-looking statements". All statements other than statements of historical fact included in this release, including, without limitation, statements regarding potential mineralization, Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves, the ability to convert Inferred Resources to Indicated Resources, the ability to complete future drilling programs and infill sampling, the ability to extend Mineral Resource blocks, the similarity of mineralization at El Tigre to Delores, Santa Elena and Chispas, exploration results, and future plans and objectives of Silver Tiger, are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements are frequently characterized by words such as "may", "is expected to", "anticipates", "estimates", "intends", "plans", "projection", "could", "vision", "goals", "objective" and "outlook" and other similar words. Although Silver Tiger believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, there can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from Silver Tiger's expectations include risks and uncertainties related to exploration, development, operations, commodity prices and global financial volatility, risk and uncertainties of operating in a foreign jurisdiction as well as additional risks described from time to time in the filings made by Silver Tiger with securities regulators.

SOURCE: Silver Tiger Metals Inc.



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