By Joel Scanlon
Wildcat Silver has reported the further results of ten drill holes from its Hermosa property, Santa Cruz County, Arizona. These additional drilling results are continuously showing the open mineralization.
The company has yielded two large manganese and silver mineralization zones in the hole HDS-184, which is situated in a sparsely drilled area present in the resource region. It has cut 0.3% copper, 15.8% manganese, 2.3% lead, 420.6 g/t silver and 2.3% lead over 19.8 m in the lower zone and 0.1% copper, 2.0% lead, 10.9% manganese, 289.0 g/t silver and 4.1% zinc over 27.4 m in the upper zone.
Wildcat has obtained four silver mineralized zones in the drill hole HDS-174 that supports the Hermosa mineralization extension towards the east and north. It has intersected 0.06% copper, 1.02% lead, 21.14% manganese, 127.3 g/t silver and 2.88% zinc over 23.9 m and 0.17% copper, 2.95% lead, 3.93% manganese, 379.0 g/t silver and 5.35% zinc over 3.0 m in the two lower zones.
The drill hole HDS-187 that is situated a shallow drilling region, has returned strong silver mineralization and has cut 149.0 g/t silver over 18.3 m. Wildcat has intersected 0.47% copper, 3.67% lead, 5.93% manganese, 271.4 g/t silver and 5.83% zinc over 3.0 m in the hole HDS-188 that is sited to the northwest of the present resource and also 180.3 g/t silver over a 3.0 m has been cut at the hole HDS-180, which was drilled at the resource area’s north-central part.
Five service rigs were used for drilling continuously at the property and the target of Wildcat stays on the extension of the size and quality improvement of the present resource.