Emerita Resources Hits Largest Intercept To Date With 11.1 Metres Of 3.6% Copper, 319 G/T Silver

Emerita Resources (TSXV: EMO) this morning released further drill results from its ongoing program at the Iberia West Project in Spain. The data behind a total of five holes were released this morning, with the highlight figure being hole IN008, which intersected 3.6% copper, 27.8% zinc, 15.1% lead, 319.3 g/t silver and 0.8 g/t gold over 11.1 metres.

Notably, the highlighted hole marks the longest major intercept to date for the company, with the intersection occurring 200 metres away from hole IN003, which the company previously reported as intersecting 1.1% copper, 8.9% zinc, 4.6% lead, 106.8 g/t silver and 0.38 g/t gold over a total of 16.2 metres, with a 5.0 metre interval hitting 3.6% copper. The highlighted hole this morning intersected the mineralization at a depth of just 64.5 metres.

Additional intercepts reported this morning include:

  • IN006: 2.2% copper, 7.9% lead, 9.1% zinc, 0.44 g/t gold, and 150.8 g/t silver over 3.2 metres
  • IN007: 1.7% copper, 4.2% lead, 7.9% zinc, 0.36 g/t gold and 110.2 g/t silver over 3.3 metres
  • IN005: 2.3% copper, 13.8% lead, 22.3% zinc, 0.21 g/t gold and 98.2 g/t silver over 2.6 metres

To date, a total of 1,253 metres has been completed by the firm at the Iberia West project across eleven holes, with two additional holes currently in progress. Drilling has been focused on 300 metres along strike, to a depth of 100 metres.

Emerita Resources last traded at $1.94 on the TSX Venture.

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