Adjacent to Athena claims to the Southwest , Calico Exploration LLC filed over 500 lode claims in 2012 with the BLM covering over 10,000 acres. Calico Exploration LLC is controlled by a private investor that is considered to have the largest and most diversified portfolio of precious metals exploration projects in the world.
About Athena Silver Corporation:
Athena Silver Corporation is a junior exploration company focused on the exploration and development of its flagship Langtry silver project in California.
Langtry Silver Project, San Bernardino County, CaliforniaThe Langtry silver project consists of 862 acres including 20 patented claims comprising 413.22 acres in the Calico Mining District of San Bernardino County, California. Athena entered into a 20-year mining lease with an option to purchase the Langtry patented Claims effective March 15, 2010 and amended on November 28, 2012. The Lease/Purchase agreement is subject to continuing financial and work commitments on the claims and other royalties more fully described in the company's filings available on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov . There were over 200 holes drilled in the project area by the minerals division of Superior Oil Company in the late 1960s and 1970s. Average depth was 400 feet and the deepest hole was 575 feet. Our resource database includes 135 of the Superior holes together with the 13 holes drilled by Athena in 2011. An NI 43-101 technical report was published on May 3, 2012 on the Langtry project with an Indicated Resource of 18,809,000 Ounces of Silver and Inferred Resource of 42,623,000 Ounces of Silver. Lava Beds District Prospect, San Bernardino County, California Athena also has fee simple ownership of a 661.37 acre property near the Lava Beds Mining District and has evidence of historic mining. It is adjacent to both the "Silver Cliffs" and "Silver Bell" historic mines. The property is located in the same regional geologic area known as the "Western Mojave Block" that includes our flagship Langtry project. It is approximately 28.5 miles SE of our Langtry project.