BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 21, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Athena Silver Corporation (OTCBB:AHNR) is pleased to announce it plans to exhibit at the annual Silver Summit which celebrates its tenth year Oct. 25 and 26 at the historic Davenport Hotel in Spokane, Washington. The Silver Summit is distinguished in the world of resource investment conferences as its focus is on silver: its exploration, its production, its end-uses both industrial and medical, and its potential as a store of value as an alternative to paper money. Speakers and panelists at the Silver Summit will address all aspects of silver, and will feature the CEOs of the world's leading silver explorers and producers, as well as experts in the silver market. Casey Research's Jeff Clark, CPM Group's Jeff Christian, silver guru David Morgan and Sprott Asset Management's Eric Sprott will headline this year's Silver Summit, along with a host of newsletter writers and analysts who cover the silver markets. 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, California The 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. 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.