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Silver Dragon Reports on 2011 Exploration Results and Discloses 2012 Exploration and Development Plans for Its Dadi Silver-Polymetallic Project
Silver Dragon Resources Inc. (OTCBB:SDRG) ("the Company") is pleased to announce that it has completed a geological report on the results from the 2011 drilling program at its award-winning Dadi silver-lead-zinc polymetallic project in Inner Mongolia, Northern China.
The report revealed that the Dadi silver-polymetallic project has demonstrated potentially economic mineralization comprising silver, lead zinc and cadmium. The geological report described two main mineralization zones and provided estimates broken down into two categories, based on the Chinese National Non-ferrous Metal Resource Estimation Standards, category 122b (indicated) and category 333 (inferred), as follows:
- Approximately 725 thousand tonnes of minable ore describing 4.7 million ounces of category 122b silver, 33 million pounds of lead, 33 million pounds of zinc, and 1.2 million pounds of cadmium.
- Approximately 2 million tonnes of minable ore describing 7.8 million ounces of category 333 silver, 97 million pounds of lead, 136 million pounds of zinc, and 24 million pounds of cadmium.
According to the annual exploration report of 2011, polymetallic resources of Dadi were estimated based on Chinese exploration standards. Within two main mineralization zones, total minable ore of 2,941,655 tonnes averaging Ag 104 g/t, Pb 1.04% and Zn 1.55% in mineralization zone I, and Ag 150.13g/t, Pb 1.63%, Zn 2.19% in mineralization zone II, respectively.
The average grade for mineralization zone I are Ag 104 g/t, Pb 1.04%, Zn 1.55%; and the average grade for mineralization zone II are Ag 150.13g/t, Pb 1.63%, Zn 2.19%. The minable resources of silver, lead, and zinc, obtained in mineralization zone I and II, are estimated to be 2,941,655 tonnes.
Silver Dragon Resources Inc. is a mining and metals company focused on the exploration, acquisition, development and operation of silver mines in proven silver districts globally. Silver Dragon's objective is to acquire silver mining assets that contain promising exploration targets, have highly leveraged, out-of-the-money silver deposits, and/or are producing properties with significant untapped exploration potential. It is management's objective to grow Silver Dragon into a significant silver producer by developing, its six Sino-Top properties in China (particularly Dadi and Laopandao), and its Erbahuo Silver mine (via its Chifeng Silver Dragon subsidiary), also in China.
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