VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 13, 2010) - (TSX VENTURE:SMR) Silvermex Resources Ltd. ("Silvermex") is pleased to announce the amendment of the option agreement with Silver Standard Resources Inc. ("Silver Standard") for the purchase of the San Marcial Silver project in southern Sinaloa, Mexico.
Under the terms of the amended agreement, Silvermex will pay Silver Standard the amount of $6 million in cash or shares, at Silver Standard's election, on or before February 1st, 2012. The balance of the purchase price, estimated to be $7,750,000, shall be payable by way of the issuance of 1 million shares plus a royalty of 1% of net smelter returns.
Silvermex Resources is a well funded exploration and development company focused on advancing the recently consolidated Rosario/San Marcial Mining Camp in south eastern Sinaloa, Mexico. This mining concession consists of 2 past producing mines and numerous known high-grade deposits. The project has significant resources and historic reserves with extensive production related infrastructure in place. Silvermex is led by a highly experienced and successful team, comprised of top executives from leading corporations in the silver mining sector.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors of Silvermex Resources Ltd.
Duane Nelson, CEO & Director
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