VANCOUVER - Vizsla Silver Corp. (TSXV: VZLA) (OTCQB: VIZSF) (Frankfurt: 0G3) ('Vizsla' or the 'Company') is pleased to provide additional results from three new drill holes targeting the Napoleon Vein resource area ('Napoleon') at its flagship Panuco silver-gold project ('Panuco' or the 'Project') located in Mexico.
Step-out drilling to the south of the Napoleon resource area highlights increased precious metals grades and widths towards the Ojo de Agua Zone
First reporting of Hangingwall Vein along the Napoleon Vein Corridor with locally significant grades and widths
Notable intercepts include: NP-21-190: 1,902 g/t silver equivalent (AgEq) (1,058 g/t silver, 9.12 g/t gold, 0.70 % lead and 1.75 % zinc) over 2.33 metres true width (mTW) from 257.55m and, 655 g/t silver equivalent (AgEq) (161.4 g/t silver, 5.14 g/t gold, 0.42 % lead and 1.02 % zinc) over 4.53 metres true width (mTW) from 415m
Vizsla President and CEO Michael Konnert commented: 'The main Napoleon vein is continuing to grow towards to the south with high grades and wide intercepts. Today's results including a 100-metre step to the south, increase the overall Napoleon resource area footprint to 1,920 metres which remains open towards Ojo de Agua, a priority zone for future expansion potential. In addition, drilling has continued to intersect a parallel vein in the hangingwall to Napoleon that has potential to add resources to the Company's maiden estimate early next year. 2021 has been an incredible year of growth for Vizsla and these results indicate we can look forward to more rapid growth in 2022.'
About the Panuco project
The newly consolidated Panuco silver-gold project is an emerging high-grade discovery located in southern Sinaloa, Mexico, near the city of Mazatlan. The 6,754.1-hectare, past producing district benefits from over 75 kilometres of total vein extent, a 500 ton per day mill, 35 kilometres of underground mines, tailings facilities, roads, power and permits.
The district contains intermediate to low sulfidation epithermal silver and gold deposits related to siliceous volcanism and crustal extension in the Oligocene and Miocene. Host rocks are mainly continental volcanic rocks correlated to the Tarahumara Formation.
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