Tinka more than doubles inferred mineral resources at Ayawilca: 42.7 million tonnes grading 7.3 % zinc equiv., & 10.5 million tonnes grading 0.70 % tin equiv.

Tinka Resources, V.TK
Zinc Zone Inferred Mineral Resources at Ayawilca as of October 10, 2017 (CNW Group/Tinka Resources Limited)

Tinka Resources Limited (“Tinka” or the “Company“) (TSXV : TK) (OTCPK: TKRFF) is pleased to announce a Mineral Resource update for its 100%-owned Ayawilca zinc- indium-silver-lead sulphide deposit in Peru which includes the addition of ~15,000 metres of drilling completed so far in 2017.  The zinc resource at Ayawilca is now estimated to be 42.7 million tonnes grading 7.3 % zinc equivalent (ZnEq).  In addition, Tinka announces an updated tin-copper-silver resource estimated to be 10.5 million tonnes grading 0.70% tin equivalent (SnEq).  The Tin Zone and Zinc Zone resources do not overlap.  Both of the Mineral Resources were assigned to the Inferred category and reported at an NSR cut-off value of US$55/tonne, as estimated by Roscoe Postle Associates Inc. (RPA Inc.) of Toronto, Canada.  Drilling beyond the Mineral Resource boundaries is continuing.  read more