Filo Mining Corp  (TSXV:FIL, Nasdaq Stockholm:FIL)(“Filo Mining”, “Filo”, or the “Company”) is pleased to announce results of the first batch of drill holes from the recently completed 2017/18 drill program at the Filo del Sol project in San Juan Province, Argentina and Region III, Chile.  A total of 9,411 metres was drilled during the program, which was completed at the end of March.  Assay results for 20 reverse circulation (RC) holes are presented here, and the remainder will be released once the final assays have been received.  In total, 31 RC holes and 9 diamond drill holes were completed during the program.

Filo Drill Hole Location Map (CNW Group/Filo Mining Corp.)

Filo Drill Hole Location Map (CNW Group/Filo Mining Corp.)

Highlights of Field Program:

  • Infill drilling is expected to convert a portion of the inferred oxide resource to indicated
  • Step out drilling has extended mineralization beyond the current resource limits
  • Over 4.5 tonnes of material was collected for metallurgical, geotechnical and environmental testing
  • Geotechnical drilling has been completed

Highlights from this first batch of drill holes include:

  • VRC135: 20m @ 0.54% Cu, 0.96 g/t Au, 208.0 g/t Ag
  • VRC137: 164m @ 0.33% Cu, 0.36 g/t Au, 27.4 g/t Ag
  • VRC143: 36m @ 1.45% Cu, 0.34 g/t Au, 0.9 g/t Ag
  • VRC152: 38m @ 0.33% Cu, 0.28 g/t Au, 313.6 g/t Ag