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16-hole, 2500m RC drill program to test vertical and horizontal continuity of mineralisation at Las Animas and Evangelina zones and significance of Santa Eduviges Junction

Santana Minerals Limited (“Santana”) is pleased to advise that after the completion of necessary earthworks a new program of reverse circulation (“RC”) drilling has now commenced at the Company’s flagship Cuitaboca Project in Sinaloa, Mexico.

During April/May essential earthworks were undertaken by a local Mexican engineering and construction firm. The completed works comprised cutting new roads along the Las Animas and Evangelina vein structures at the Mojardina Prospect to permit drill pad positioning and enhance drill rig access both within the known mineralised zones and further south along strike.

The Company has now commenced a 16-hole, ~2500m RC program designed to test the vertical and horizontal continuity of mineralisation across the Las Animas and Evangelina zones of the Mojardina prospect. With previously undertaken diamond saw trenching and phase 1 and 2 RC drilling having established the existence of these vein systems and the potential for bulk tonnage silver mineralisation, the current RC drill campaign’s objective is to track the interpreted vein systems along strike and at depth. The program is also designed to test the significance of the junction of the Santa Eduviges and Mojardina systems.

An updated Investor Presentation that the Managing Director Tony McDonald will be presenting across a series of investor meetings in Sydney and Melbourne this week is attached and can also be found on the Company’s website www.santanaminerals.com.

For further information, please contact:

Tony McDonald, Managing Director
+61 417 726364 or
 
Cameron Peacock, Investor Relations & Business Development  
+61 439 908 732
 
About Santana
 
Santana is a precious metals explorer focused on Mexico where it owns 100% of the Namiquipa (silver/lead/zinc) project in Chihuahua and is earning into ownership of the Cuitaboca Ag-Au polymetalic project in Sinaloa.
 
Additional information about Santana and its projects is available on the website: www.santanaminerals.com
 

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