TORONTO, ONTARIO, Sep 29, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — Soltoro Ltd. (SOL) has received a revised independent resource estimate on its 100% owned El Rayo silver project in the State of Jalisco, Mexico. The NI 43-101 compliant resources were estimated by Agnerian Consulting Ltd. ("AC"), and includes an updated estimate of the Las Bolas deposit, the La Soledad deposit and a first time disclosure of the Mineral Resources of the historic Catarina mine. The revision considers a smaller tonnage, higher grade resource that could be exploited through a combination of small open pit and underground operations.

The Mineral Resources were prepared in compliance with NI 43-101 and CIM standards by AC by constructing block models and applying a conceptual open pit and underground models on each of the deposits. The estimates of open pit and underground resources are shown in the tables below:

                                      AVERAGE CONTAINED CONTAINED EQUIVALENT
DEPOSIT     CATEGORY   TONNES           GRADE        Ag        Pb         Ag
                                               (million  (million   (million
                     (X1,000) Ag g/t     Pb %       oz)      lbs)        oz)
                             OPEN PIT RESOURCES
Las Bolas  Indicated    1,560    139     0.47       7.0      16.1        7.4
Matachines Indicated      270     25     1.71       0.2      10.2        0.5
La Soledad Indicated    3,400    121     0.28      13.2      20.9       13.8
Total      Indicated    5,230    121     0.41      20.4      47.2       21.7
Las Bolas   Inferred      220    122     0.34       0.9       1.6        0.9
Matachines  Inferred       70     52     1.15       0.1       1.8        0.2
La Soledad  Inferred      370    104     0.34       1.2       2.8        1.3
Subtotal    Inferred      660    104     0.43       2.2       6.2        2.4
                            UNDERGROUND RESOURCES
Las Bolas   Inferred      680    305     2.74       6.7      41.0        7.8
Matachines  Inferred       60     91    16.70       0.2      22.0        0.8
La Soledad  Inferred      120    215     1.04       0.8       2.7        0.9
Catarina    Inferred      420    228     1.70       3.1      15.7        3.5
Subtotal    Inferred    1,280    261     2.89      10.8      81.4       13.0
Total       Inferred    1,940    208     2.05      13.0      87.6       15.4
       1. CIM Standards were used to estimate Mineral Resources.
          Mineral Resources which are not Mineral Reserves do not have
          demonstrated economic viability. The estimate of Mineral Resources
       2. may be materially affected by environmental permitting, legal,
          title, taxation, socio-economic, political, marketing, or other
          relevant issues.
          The quality and grade of the Inferred Mineral Resources are
          conceptual in nature and there has been insufficient exploration
          to define them as Measured Mineral Resources or Indicated Mineral
       3. Resources. It is uncertain if further exploration will result in
          upgrading the Inferred Mineral Resource to an Indicated or
          Measured category.
          Silver Mineral Resources were estimated using the price of
       4. US$20/oz Ag. Only credits for the contained lead were assigned for
          the Las Bolas and Catarina deposits at price of US$0.90/lb.
          Metallurgical recovery is assumed to be ranging from 15% to 65% of
          the contained silver for the Las Bolas, 75% of the contained
       5. silver for the La Soledad, and 60% of the constrained silver for
          the Catarina deposits. Metallurgical recovery for lead is assumed
          to be 69% for all of the deposits.
          A minimum of 5m vertical thickness of mineralization was used for
       6. the zones of the open pit deposits.
          The bulk density of mineralized rock is considered as 2.32 t/m3
          (Las Bolas open pit), 2.57 t/m3 (Las Bolas underground), 2.45 t/m3
       7. (Matachines open pit), 2.39 t/m3 (Matachines underground) 3.89
          t/m3 (La Soledad open pit), 2.39 t/m3 (La Soledad underground),
          2.42 t/m3 (Catarina underground).
          Mineral Resources of conceptual open pits are estimated at a Net
       8. Smelter Return (NSR) cut-off value of US$13/tonne
          Underground Mineral Resources are estimated at a horizontal
       9. thickness of 2m and an NSR cut-off value of US$65/tonne.
       10.Tonnage and average grade numbers are rounded.
          Catarina Mineral Resources include tonnage from past underground
       11.mining. Actual numbers will be different than the above estimates.
          The calculation of the equivalent silver is based on metal prices
       12.above, the silver-to-lead ratio, and the recovery of lead in the
          mineralized material.

Soltoro President and CEO, Andrew Thomson comments: "The updated silver resources are in line with the lower silver pricing of the last two years and include lead along with revised metallurgical recoveries. This higher grade silver resource will allow Soltoro to move forward with completing a Preliminary Economic Assessment at current commodity pricings. Soltoro has only scratched the surface of the exploration potential in the Guachinango district. Agnico Eagle Corp. recently announced its plan to invest $15M on the nearby El Barqueno project, which is contiguous to the El Rayo property to the northwest."


A copy of the NI 43-101 Technical Report will be available on the SEDAR website within 45 days of this news release. The mineral resources were estimated by Mr. Michael Waldegger. P. Geo. of MFW Geoscience Inc., on behalf of Agnerian Consulting Ltd. (AC). Both Messrs Hrayr Agnerian, M.Sc. (Applied), P.Geo., President of AC. and Waldegger are Qualified Persons for the purposes of National Instrument 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects of the Canadian Securities Administrators. Mr. Agnerian has reviewed and verified the information disclosed in this news release.


Soltoro is engaged in exploration for gold and silver deposits in Mexico. Soltoro holds in excess of 30,000 hectares of ground in Jalisco State. Soltoro is focused on expanding silver resources at the El Rayo silver project while seeking partners to advance the balance of its projects. Soltoro holds a 3% N.S.R. payable on Argentum Silver's Victoria and Coyote properties. Soltoro has 69,533,037 common shares issued and outstanding and trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "SOL".

Neither the 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 communication to shareholders and the public contains certain forward-looking statements. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by such statements. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein, including, without limitations statements regarding future production, are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. 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.

Soltoro Ltd.
Andrew Thomson
(416) 987-0722

SOURCE: Soltoro Ltd.


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