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Fortuna Silver increases production of all metals in Q1 2021; gold output skyrockets 242%

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(Kitco News) - Fortuna Silver Mines (NYSE: FSM) (TSX: FVI) reported today that the company produced 1,913,755 ounces of silver in Q1 2021, a 5 percent increase over Q1 2020.

In addition, the company’s gold production was 34,555 ounces, or 242 percent increase over Q1 2020; lead production was 8,181,355 pounds, a 6 percent increase over Q1 2020; zinc production was 11,968,896 pounds, a 1 percent increase over Q1 2020.

Fortuna said it is on schedule to produce between 6.8 to 7.6 million ounces of silver and between 178 to 202 thousand ounces of gold or between 267,000 to 302,000 ounces gold equivalent in 2021, in accordance with its annual production guidance.

Fortuna Silver Mines is a Canadian precious metals mining company with operations in Peru, Mexico and Argentina. The company owns the San Jose mine in Mexico, the Caylloma mine in Peru and the Lindero mine in Argentina.

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