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High Grade Silver and Gold in Nevada

Awakening the Queen of the Silver Camps

Blackrock’s flagship Tonopah West project consolidates the western half of the famed Tonopah Silver District within the Walker Lane trend of Nevada.  Known as the Queen of the Silver Camps, the Tonopah Silver District produced over 174 million ounces of silver and 1.8 million ounces of gold from approximately 7.5 million tonnes of high-grade silver-gold making it one of the most significant silver-gold districts in North America.  As the first group to target the historic workings on the property since production shut down nearly 100 years ago, Blackrock has since completed in excess of 150,000 metres of exploration drilling since 2020, making this the most active silver exploration project in North America.   

The project hosts a stope optimized inferred mineral resource estimate of 2.97 million tonnes at a block diluted grade of 208 grams per tonne (g/t) silver (Ag) and 2.5g/t gold (Au) for a total inferred mineral resource of 19,902,000 ounces Ag and 238,000 ounces Au, or 446 g/t silver equivalent (AgEq) for 42.6 million oz AgEq, making Tonopah West one of the highest-grade undeveloped silver projects in the world.

According to the Fraser Institute, in 2020 Nevada ranked as the top mining jurisdiction in the world based on investment attractiveness.
Silver Primary
According to the Silver Institute, only 29% of all silver produced comes from primary silver mines. The Tonopah silver district historically produced at a 100 to 1 silver/gold ratio, making Tonopah a silver primary precious metals district.
Bonanza Grades
Historic production in the Tonopah silver district averaged at 1,384 g/t silver and 16 g/t gold establishing it as one of the highest grade silver districts in the world. In early drilling (drillhole TW0-007) encountered 1.5m metres grading 2,029 g/t silver and 26 g/t gold highlighting the bonanza potential that remains.

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