VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / May 4, 2021 / Silver Elephant Mining Corp. ('Silver Elephant' or 'the Company') (TSX:ELEF, OTCQX:SILEF, Frankfurt:1P2N) announces drill assay results from the Sunawayo project from drill holes SWD011 to SWD014, which include a high-grade intercept of 2.0 meters grading 645 g/t Ag, 5.12% Pb and 1.34% Zn, 0.19% Cu (813 g/t AgEq) within a broader intercept of 5.0 meters grading 297 g/t Ag, 2.43% Pb, 0.78% Zn, 0.08% Cu (380 g/t AgEq).
Highlighted results from this batch of drillholes is tabulated below:
Reported intercepts are core-lengths and not true-widths; based on core-angle measurements, true widths range from 78% to 84% of reported core length. AgEq calculation uses a silver price of $25.00/oz, a zinc price of $1.10/lb., a lead price of $0.80/lb. and a copper price of $3.00/lb. (all USD) and assumes 100% metallurgical recovery as no metallurgical studies have been conducted on the project, and do not reliably reflect expected metallurgical results. Silver equivalent values are calculated using the following formula: AgEq = Ag g/t + (Zn % x 30.1644) + (Pb % x 21.9377) + (Cu% x 82.2665).
The Company has completed its planned 15-hole drilling program at Sunawayo with SWD015 assay results pending.
Results thus far confirm 14 out of 14 Sunawayo drilled holes over a 6.8 km span contain silver mineralization, highlighting the potential for the presence of one or more mineral deposits on the project. Currently there is insufficient exploration to determine whether any resources are present.
In reviewing assay results of SWD001 to SWD014, the company discovered indium and gallium mineralization and have re-submitted drill hole samples from SWD001 to SWD014 to ALS Global Laboratories for the analysis of indium and gallium concentrations.
Detailed maps of Sunawayo located in central Bolivia are available at www.silverelef.com.
The technical contents of this news release have been prepared under the supervision of Danniel Oosterman, VP Exploration. Mr. Oosterman is not independent of the Company in that he is employed by it. Mr. Oosterman is a qualified person ('QP') as defined by the guidelines in NI 43-101.
Quality Assurance and Quality Control
Silver Elephant adopts industry-recognized best practices in its implementation of QA/QC methods. A geochemical standard control sample and a blank sample are inserted into the sample stream at every 20th sample. Duplicates are taken at every 40th sample. Standards and duplicates, including lab duplicates and standards, are analyzed using scatterplots. Samples are shipped to ALS Global Laboratories in Ururo, Bolivia for preparation. They are then shipped to ALS Global laboratories in Lima, Peru for analysis. Samples are analyzed using Intermediate Level Four Acid Digestion. Silver overlimits ('ore grade') are analyzed using fire assay with a gravimetric finish. ALS Laboratories sample management system meets all the requirements of the International Standards ISO/IEC 17025:2017 and ISO 9001:2015. All ALS geochemical hub laboratories are accredited to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 for specific analytical procedures.
All samples are taken from HQ-diameter core is split in half by a diamond-blade masonry saw. One half of the core is submitted for laboratory analysis and the other half is preserved for reference at the Company's secured core facility. All the core is geotechnically analyzed and photographed and then logged by geologists prior to sampling.
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