Vancouver B.C., November 24, 2021 – MAX RESOURCE CORP. (“Max” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: MXR; OTC: MXROF; Frankfurt: M1D2) is pleased to report that it has been granted three key Mining Concession Contracts for a total of four for the URU zone, located along the CESAR North 90-kilometre-long copper-silver belt, within its wholly-owned CESAR project, Northeastern Colombia.
The four Mining Concession Contracts are contiguous and collectively cover an expanse of 70-km². To date, the URU copper-silver mineralization is identified over 48-km².
URU remains open in all directions and has recorded highlight values of 14.8% copper and 132 g/t silver, from sampling that included thirteen samples in excess of 3.0% copper, sixty-nine samples in excess of 1.0% copper and fourteen samples in excess of 15 g/t silver. Sample widths range from 0.5 to 25.0m.
Next Steps for URU
“These four strategic Mining Concession Contracts provide secure tenure of the URU zone and immediately forge the way for more advanced work programs, surveys and drill permitting,” commented Max CEO, Brett Matich.
"Achieving this critical milestone expedites Max’s first drill program at URU, being a significant event in the Cesar basin since the discovery of Cerrejón, the largest coal mine in South America and the basis for much of the critical infrastructure in the Cesar basin," he continued.
"Max’s exploration focus aligns directly with the Agencia Nacional de Minera’s strategy of copper exploitation and future development of the Cesar basin," he concluded.
Mining Concession Contract Process
Max has completed all the requirements, which include a detailed Social Management Plan, followed by a Public Hearing with the local community. Each Mining Concession Contract has an initial term of 30-years and extension for a further 30-years for a total duration of 60-years.
Figure 1: First new Mining Concession Contract
Figure 2. URU 48-km² drill target area
Figure 3: CESAR copper-silver project location
Figure 4: URU zone location
Figure 5: Mining Concession Contract in Colombia
Geologically, Max interprets the URU sediment-hosted stratiform copper-silver mineralization in the Cesar basin to be analogous to both the Central African Copper Belt (CACB) and the Kupferschiefer deposits in Poland. Almost 50% of the copper known to exist in sediment-hosted deposits is contained in the CACB, including Ivanhoe Mines Ltd (TSX: IVN) 95-billion-pound Kamoa-Kakula discovery in the Congo.
Kupferschiefer, the world’s largest silver producer and Europe’s largest copper source, is a mining orebody ranging from 0.5 to 5.5m thick at depths of 500m, grading 1.49% copper and 48.6 g/t silver. The silver yield is almost twice the production of the world’s second largest silver mine.
Source: Central African Belt Descriptive models, grade-tonnage relations, and databases for the assessment of sediment-hosted copper deposits with emphasis on deposits in the Central Africa Copperbelt, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Zambia by USGS 2010. Kamoa-Kakula by OreWin March 2020. World Silver Survey 2020 and Kupferschiefer Deposits & Prospects in SW Poland, September 27, 2019. Max cautions investors that the presence of copper mineralization of the Central African Copper Belt and the Polish Kupferschiefer are not necessarily indicative of similar mineralization at CESAR.
The Company’s disclosure of a technical or scientific nature in this news release has been reviewed and approved by Tim Henneberry, P Geo (British Columbia), a member of the Max Resource Advisory Board, who serves as a qualified person under the definition of National Instrument 43:101.
CESAR COPPER-SILVER PROJECT IN COLOMBIA – OVERVIEW
CESAR lies along the copper-silver rich 200-kilometre-long Cesar Basin in northeastern Colombia. This region provides access to major infrastructure (refer to Figure 3) resulting from oil & gas and mining operations, including Cerrejón, the largest coal mine in Latin America, now held by global miner Glencore.
CESAR North 90-kilometre-long-copper-silver belt:
ABOUT MAX RESOURCE CORP.
Max Resource Corp. is a copper and precious metals exploration company, engaged in advancing both the newly discovered district-scale CESAR copper-silver project (100% owned) in Colombia and the newly acquired RT Gold project (100% earn-in) in Peru. Both projects have potential for the discovery of large-scale mineral deposits; both stratiform-type copper-silver in Colombia and high-grade gold porphyry and massive sulfide in Peru.
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