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Fortuna hits 1,931 g/t silver interval at San Jose mine

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(Kitco News) - Fortuna Silver Mines (NYSE: FSM) (TSX: FVI) announced today that step-out and infill drilling at the San Jose mine in Mexico has established continuity of high-grade mineralization in the upper levels of the Trinidad Footwall structures.

The company said that step-out drill highlights include 1,931 g/t Ag and 6.76 g/t Au over an estimated true width of 5.4 meters, and 699 g/t Ag and 3.57 g/t Au over an estimated true width of 4.1 meters and.

Infill drill highlights include 760 g/t Ag and 3.24 g/t Au over an estimated true width of 3.4 meters, and 967 g/t Ag and 4.25 g/t Au over an estimated true width of 8.4 meters.

Fortuna pointed out that mineralization remains open in at least two directions, is adjacent to existing mine infrastructure, and as a result there is potential for inclusion of this material in near-term production.

Fortuna Silver Mines is a Canadian precious metals mining company with operations in Peru, Mexico and Argentina.

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