BOULDER, Colo., March 29, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Athena Silver Corporation (OTCBB:AHNR) today announced assay results for the angle hole exploration component of its recently completed drilling program in San Bernardino County, California. Athena drilled a total of 13 holes in January and February 2011 at the Langtry Silver Project; three angle holes were intended to further explore and define silver deposits near the historic workings on the Langtry claims. "We are extremely pleased with our results to date," said John Power, President & CEO of Athena. "All three exploration angle holes around the old workings encountered significant intervals of silver mineralization. These angle holes were the highest risk holes drilled in our program because we were not attempting to replicate a previously drilled hole. These results will provide valuable data for further delineation of the Langtry silver resource." Highlights
- Drill hole ATH-12 intersected an 85-foot interval averaging 2.85 ounces per ton of silver.
- Drill hole ATH-13 intersected a 135-foot interval averaging 3.57 ounces per ton of silver.
- Drill Hole ATH-14 intersected a 115-foot interval averaging 2.19 ounces per ton of silver.