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Thursday, April 28, 2016

SilverCrest (TSXV: $SIL.V) Announces Additional High Grade Underground Results At Las Chispas; Commencement of Surface Drilling Program


SilverCrest (TSXV: $SIL.V) Announces Additional High Grade Underground Results At Las Chispas; Commencement of Surface Drilling Program



Vancouver - April 28, 2016 (Investorideas.com Newswire) SilverCrest Metals Inc. (TSXV: $SIL.V) ("SilverCrest" or the "Company") is pleased to announce additional results from the underground channel sampling program and the commencement of a surface drilling program at its Las Chispas Project ("Las Chispas") located in Sonora, Mexico , as previously announced on March 2, 2016. Las Chispas is in a prolific mining area with nearby precious metal producers. Historical reports indicate the presence of 14 veins in the district of which only three (Las Chispas, William Tell and Babicanora) have been previously mined extensively in the early 1900s, but none of which appear to have been drilled.

N. Eric Fier, CPG, P.Eng, President & CEO stated, "We continue to systematically complete our planned underground rehabilitation program at Las Chispas to evaluate areas of known high grade silver-gold mineralization. To date, we have accessed two kilometres of the estimated six kilometres of underground workings. Our first detailed underground channel sampling, as reported below, indicates continuous high grade areas that are easily accessible for potential future mining. In late March, we also commenced a surface drilling program to test extensions of known mineralized veins for potential new discoveries. For the next three months, we will be focusing on continually accessing historical underground workings to assess further high grade continuous mineralization."



Underground Rehabilitation Update
In an effort to start confirming continuity of underground high grade potential at Las Chispas, 36 continuous channel samples were collected at intervals about every 2.1 metres across the width of the vein for approximately 75 metres. This location at the William Tell Vein is easily accessible. Based on historic information, this vein has an estimated 1 kilometre strike length, can be projected to a depth of 300 metres, and has an average width of 1.5 metres. Sample results averaged 1.1 metres of 2.4 gpt gold and 174.9 gpt silver, or 358.1 gpt silver equivalent* (uncut, undiluted) over a 75 metre strike length. The following table summarizes the 17 most significant results of the 36 samples collected;

William Tell Vein


*AgEq based on 75:1 Au:Ag

All assays were completed by ALS Chemex in Hermosillo, Mexico and North Vancouver, BC.
The initial geochemical signature at Las Chispas is Ag-Au-Sb-Ba-Mn-Ca indicating a low to intermediate sulphidation epithermal system. Initial geochemical test results suggest that the veins at Las Chispas may be similar to both nearby producing Santa Elena and Mercedes deposits.

Surface Drilling Update
Concurrent with the underground rehabilitation, a surface drilling program of approximately 3,000 metres commenced in late March. To date, six holes have been completed for a total of 1,500 metres. This initial drill program is designed to test known mineralization, extensions of mineralization and the potential for new discoveries. All holes have intersected quartz stockwork and veining that are currently being logged and sampled. Upon receipt of assays, the results will be announced and integrated with the underground information.

The Company has applied for a MIA (Environmental Impact Statement) for an underground drilling program of 2,000 metres to test potential near-surface resource areas and deeper extensional targets of below the historical workings. Minimal underground work is required to begin underground drilling. Depending on permitting, this program is expected to start in the second half of 2016. This permit also includes the extraction of a 100,000-tonne bulk sample for testing and processing off site.

The Qualified Person under National Instrument 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects for this news release is N. Eric Fier , CPG, P.Eng, and President and CEO for SilverCrest, who has reviewed and approved its contents.

Read this release and view images at: http://www.investorideas.com/CO/SILV/news/2016/04281.asp

About SilverCrest Metals Inc. (TSXV: SIL.V; OTC: SVCMF)
SilverCrest Metals Inc. is a Canadian precious metals exploration company headquartered in Vancouver, BC , that is focused on new discoveries, value-added acquisitions and targeting production in Mexico's historic precious metal districts. The Company is led by a proven management team in all aspects of the precious metal mining sector, including the pioneering of a responsible "phased approach" business model taking projects from discovery, finance, on time and on budget construction, and production with subsequent increased value to shareholders.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
This news release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Canadian securities legislation. Such forward‑looking statements concern the exploration, rehabilitation and drilling plans of the Las Chispas Project. Such forward‑looking statements or information are based on a number of assumptions, which may prove to be incorrect. Assumptions have been made regarding, among other things: the conditions in general economic and financial markets; availability of skilled labour; timing and amount of expenditures related to rehabilitation and drilling programs; and effects of regulation by governmental agencies. The actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of risk factors including: the timing and content of work programs; results of exploration activities; the interpretation of drilling results and other geological data; receipt, maintenance and security of permits and mineral property titles; environmental and other regulatory risks; project cost overruns or unanticipated costs and expenses; and general market and industry conditions. Forward-looking statements are based on the expectations and opinions of the Company's management on the date the statements are made. The assumptions used in the preparation of such statements, although considered reasonable at the time of preparation, may prove to be imprecise and, as such, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date the statements were made. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements included in this news release if these beliefs, estimates and opinions or other circumstances should change, except as otherwise required by applicable law.

N. Eric Fier , CPG, P.Eng
President & CEO
SilverCrest Metals Inc.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

SOURCE SilverCrest Metals Inc.

Contact:
SilverCrest Metals Inc.
Fred Cooper, Investor Relations
Telephone: +1 (604) 694-1730
Fax: +1 (604) 694-1761
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Thursday, April 07, 2016

Nevada Energy Metals’ (TSXV: BFF.V; OTC: SSMLF; Frankfurt: A2AFBV), Advisory Board Member Malcolm Bell, Charged-up on Lithium!

Nevada Energy Metals’ (TSXV: BFF.V; OTC: SSMLF; Frankfurt: A2AFBV)Advisory Board Member Malcolm Bell, Charged-up on Lithium!


These days, investors in emerging lithium companies seem only to care about two things. How close is a property to a producing lithium operation (or basin with high lithium concentrations)? And, how many acres (hectares) is it? Look at Clayton Valley, Nevada, home to Albemarle Corp.’s Silver Peak lithium brine operation.

Conventional wisdom says to be as close to Silver Peak as possible, wielding as many acres as possible. However, newly appointed Technical Advisor Malcolm Bell of Nevada Energy Metals, Inc. (TSX-V: BFF)/ (OTC: SSMLF) / (Frankfurt: A2AFBV), believes there could be other Clayton Valley-like basins in the State. It’s not the zip code that counts most, but the geological setting and volcanic history.

Is it a certainty that Nevada will become a meaningful lithium suppler? No. But consider that an area of great promise for lithium-ion battery demand is the U.S. Department of Defense, (DOD). I mention it to support my view that, “security of supply” will be a crucial factor going forward. Will the DOD (indirectly) continue to rely on countries in South America and CHINA! for critical lithium-ion battery materials? 





If pricing remains stronger for longer, and demand continues to soar, the world will need more lithium, especially from safe, reliable jurisdictions. Companies like Nevada Energy Metals plan to be ready. As a project generator, the Company is well on its way in accumulating a robust portfolio of wholly-owned & JV properties. With Malcolm’s guidance, and the help of new hires (yet to be finalized), the team will have a lot on their plates. In fact, they already do, actively evaluating acquisitions and staking additional promising locations.

On March 22nd, Nevada Energy Metals appointed Mr. J. Malcolm Bell to the Advisory Board and as lead consultant for project acquisitions & land development opportunities.

Mr. Bell has over 45 years of resource industry experience either as principal, director, or senior officer of private & public companies. In 1980, he founded Hi-Tec Resource Management Ltd., a successful minerals exploration company. In 1986, he founded the International Investment & Business Opportunities Exposition, the first investment trade show company in Canada. 

In 1997, he co-founded British Canadian Mines Ltd., containing the largest privately held mineral exploration portfolio in Newfoundland; and subsequently completed a $13-million reverse merger on it. In 2002, he helped negotiate a $20-million merger between Olympic Resources Ltd & Whittier Energy Corp. Currently, Mr. Bell heads a private Vancouver-based consultancy that sources projects & capital for companies engaged in mining, renewable energy & technology ventures. 

I, Peter Epstein, CFA, MBA, caught up with Malcolm in the week ended April 1st to ask him a few questions. We spoke at length about his background and what he brings to the table. Mostly, he explained how nature has endowed Nevada with ideal conditions that, in select places, allow lithium to become concentrated in clays and brines.  

Your extensive experience in natural resources, including sourcing projects & capital, affords you opportunities to serve in advisory roles for many Nevada juniors. Why choose lithium, and why Nevada Energy Metals, Inc.? 

Nevada is an area of strong interest for me. At times it’s been for gold or copper, but now my focus is on lithium and its strategic importance. For months before joining the Technical Board, I was working closely with the Company on identifying and locking down lithium-bearing properties and staking ground. I helped them with the 100% acquisition of Teels Marsh West and with their option agreement on up to 60% of Alkali Lake.

 I’m very bullish on lithium demand and Nevada’s potential role in supplying it.




Regarding Nevada Energy Metals, I’m excited by the pace, the speed at which things are getting done. In addition to the two transactions mentioned, I helped successfully stake a very promising property in the San Emidio Desert basin. On top of that, the Company is already starting (next week) a phase 1 exploration program on Teels Marsh West

So, this is a company that wants to advance properties, not just sit on them. Regarding other lithium juniors, I think that I can add the most value here, by spearheading an aggressive property acquisition mandate. The Nevada Energy Metals has a lot of irons in the fire, the next few months should be a very active time for both the Company and me!  

You and Nevada Energy Metals are not alone in being bullish on lithium prospects in the State. What about the climate / geology of Nevada fostered the deposition of lithium in brines? 

That’s a great question. Dry desert-like climatic conditions and a favorable geological environment created conditions, over hundreds of thousands of years, that are today prospective for lithium in clays and lithium in brine deposits. There are four main reasons.  

Firstly, it’s generally recognized that undrained, or closed desert playa basins are the most prospective locations. Secondly, there should be a history of large-scale volcanic eruptions, contributing large volumes of volcanic ash, containing trace amounts of lithium into the basin. Thirdly, the basin should sit atop, or be in very close proximity to, a geothermal heat source and hot springs.

Finally, there needs to be (or have been) an inflow of lithium-bearing hot spring fluids into the closed basin over a very long period, to boost the lithium content of existing brines. Most important, the same heat source responsible for the hot springs, has to have created a hot water convection cycle. This hot water convection cycle is what ties it all together. Only a trace amount of lithium is in the hot water, BUT over thousands of years the convection cycle deposits lithium into the basin over and over and over again…. The continuous hot springs cycling allows lithium concentrations to build. 

Can you tell us about the staking of the San Emidio Desert basin?

Yes, the staking of 86 placer claims covering about 1,700 acres was announced last week. The property is about 60 miles (95 km) northeast of Reno, fairly close to where Tesla is building its giga-factory. The San Emidio Desert basin is an alkali playa environment being fed by lithium-bearing geothermal fluids. 




All of the criteria I described earlier is present at San Emidio. To be clear, this does not ensure that favorable brine concentrations will be found. But it shows it’s a promising target to explore and test for a commercial deposit. Given the limited exploration for lithium in Nevada to date, there certainly could be another Clayton Valley-like discovery. If the right conditions are in place, robust lithium brine deposits could be at large.

Can you please explain the initial phase of exploration at Teels Marsh West, and what you hope to accomplish?

Yes, we’re excited to start a surface exploration program on Teels Marsh West next week. The marsh covers roughly 2,000 acres (~810 hectares) in Mineral County. Lithium concentrations at Teels Marsh of up to 850 ppm were reported in sampling programs conducted by the US Geological Survey (OFR: 76-567).

The initial exploration phase consists of 20 shallow holes designed to collect fluid and sediment samples situated nearby a previously discovered thermal area. The area is on, and adjacent to, a range front fault system along the west side of the marsh. Close proximity to a geothermal heat source is believed to be a principal requirement for concentrating lithium in the brines at Clayton Valley.

Finding lithium concentrations is all fine and good, but the parts per million (ppm) are lower than the brines found in Argentina & Chile, why should anyone care about Nevada? 

I’m no expert in lithium fundamentals or pricing, but the only North American producing mine, Silver Peak, is thought to be concentrating brines with initial lithium values of 150ppm to 250ppm. That’s using the decades old technology / process of solar evaporation. Most geologists believe that closed basins in places like Clayton Valley would be able to produce average concentrations of at least 200ppm.

Right, 200ppm is less than South American lithium values, but Nevada is ground zero of several new processing technologies that have potential to be superior to harvesting brines in giant evaporation ponds. To be clear, these technologies are mostly in scale-up phase. Still, most lithium juniors around the world are several years from commercial production, leaving plenty of time for new technologies to catch up.  

Thank you Malcolm for your time and insightful answers to my questions. Good luck in your new role at Nevada Energy Metals.

For more information, about Nevada Energy Metals:

Trading Symbols: TSX-V: BFF  OTC Markets: SSMLF Frankfurt/Xetra: A2AFBV


(Article/interview of Malcolm Bell, Technical Advisor of Nevada Energy Metals, for InvestorIdeas.com)
Contact Info: Peter Epstein
845-304-7386

Disclosures: Readers are charged with conducting their own investment due diligence and recognize that small cap stocks can deliver a 100% loss of investment capital. The author or interviewer as the case may be, Peter Epstein, CFA, MBA, believes that he’s diligent and prudent in screening out companies that, for any reasons whatsoever, are unattractive investment opportunities. However, he cannot guarantee that his efforts will be successful. Readers understand that Mr. Epstein cannot be held accountable or responsible for the accuracy of opinions, facts, estimates, forecasts and assumptions conveyed herein or for investment actions taken by readers.

At the time this interview was published, Nevada Energy Metals was a sponsor of EpsteinResearch.com. Mr. Epstein owns stock in the Company. He is not a registered or licensed financial advisor. His article(s) on Nevada Energy Metals and other small cap companies should be considered very carefully in this context. Readers are urged to consult with their own financial advisors before making investment decisions. This company, and all small cap companies, are highly speculative, not suitable for all investors. 

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This interview and does not constitute an offer or a solicitation of an offer for the purchase or sale of any shares or other securities of the companies referred to herein.  There are substantial risks associated with investing in development stage exploration companies.  Potential investors should seek advice from a qualified financial dealer prior to investing in any company referred to herein.  No securities commission or similar authority has in any way passed on any of the information contained in this interview.


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Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Mining in Mexico; Video Interview with President & CEO of SilverCrest Metals Inc (TSXV: SIL.V)

Mining in Mexico; Video Interview with President & CEO of SilverCrest Metals Inc (TSXV: SIL.V)



Vancouver BC, Point Roberts WA – April 6, 2016- Investorideas.com, a digital global news source covering leading sectors including mining stocks issues a  video interview  with N. Eric Fier, CPG, P. Eng and President , CEO, Director of SilverCrest Metals (TSXV: SIL.V; OTC: SVCMF).

Eric talks about their focus on Mexico properties in both past and current ventures, SilverCrest Mines Inc and SilverCrest Metals and gives insight on why Mexico is a recipe for success for his team.  He also discusses the recent progress and updates us on the Las Chispas Project, located in Sonora, Mexico.




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SilverCrest Metals Inc.is a Canadian precious metals exploration company headquartered in Vancouver, BC , that is focused on new discoveries, value-added acquisitions and targeting production in Mexico's historic precious metal districts. The Company is led by a proven management team in all aspects of the precious metal mining sector, including the pioneering of a responsible "phased approach" business model taking projects from discovery, finance, on time and on budget construction, and production with subsequent increased value to shareholders.

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Monday, April 04, 2016

Mining Stocks Video Release: Clip of Upcoming Interview with SilverCrest Metals Inc (TSXV: SIL.V)

Mining Stocks Video Release: Clip of Upcoming Interview with SilverCrest Metals Inc (TSXV: SIL.V)



Vancouver BC, Point Roberts WA – April 4, 2016- Investorideas.com, a digital global news source covering leading sectors including mining stocks issues a video promo clip of the upcoming full interview with SilverCrest Metals Inc (TSXV: SIL.V). This week we interview N. Eric Fier, CPG, P.Eng and President /CEO, Director of SilverCrest Metals.

In this clip leading up to the full interview Eric talks about the ups, downs and the cycles of the mining sector and says “I like to make money in a good or bad market and that’s part of our success. We are survivors and everyone at PDAC this year should be applauded for being survivors in this market and we look for a rise in the tide coming.”




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About SilverCrest Metals Inc. (TSXV: SIL.V; OTC: SVCMF) http://www.silvercrestmetals.com
SilverCrest Metals Inc.is a Canadian precious metals exploration company headquartered in Vancouver, BC , that is focused on new discoveries, value-added acquisitions and targeting production in Mexico's historic precious metal districts. The Company is led by a proven management team in all aspects of the precious metal mining sector, including the pioneering of a responsible "phased approach" business model taking projects from discovery, finance, on time and on budget construction, and production with subsequent increased value to shareholders.

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