StockMarketWire.com - Savannah Resources has now received further results from the ongoing drill programme over its highly prospective Block 4 and 5 properties in the Sultanate of Oman, which are prospective for copper and gold.

Savannah is earning a 65% shareholding in the Omani company, Al Thuraya LLC, the owner of the Block 4 Project, and is a 65% shareholder in Al Fairuz Mining, the holder of the Block 5 licence.

HIGHLIGHTS:

- Results from a further six drill holes at Mahab 4 and four holes at Maqail South have now been received returning some of the broadest and highest-grade results at the project to date

- Results point towards a potential expansion of the current high-grade portions of both the Mahab 4 and Maqail South resources, which are part of the current Indicated and Inferred Mineral Resource of 1.7Mt at 2.2% copper

- Mahab 4: 16B5DD009: 67.4m at 4.64% copper, 1.13% zinc and 0.3g/t gold from 18.6m incl. 35.4m at 8.30% copper, 2.1% zinc and 0.4g/t gold from 18.6m; 16B5DD010: 10.05m at 10.51% copper, 2.67% zinc and 0.4g/t gold from 34.95m; 16B5DD013: 19.8m at 6.15% copper, 1.8% zinc and 0.4g/t gold from 65.2m; 16B5DD015: 13.55m at 6.43% copper, 0.68% zinc and 0.2g/t gold from 84.45m; 16B5DD017: 47m at 6.07% copper, 1.43% zinc and 0.3g/t gold from 52m

- Maqail South: 16B5DD004: 5.8m at 4.42% copper and 0.2g/t gold from 58.6m; 16B5DD007: 2.15m at 3.7% copper and 0.1g/t gold from 80.7m

- Highest individual assays of 32.07% copper between 19-20m and 30.69% zinc between 20-21m in 16B5DD008 (recovered from different samples)

- Drilling for the current programme on Block 5 is now complete, with the next drill programme targeting further resource definition at Aarja and Bayda on Block 4 due to get underway in Q4 2016

- An updated Mineral Resource estimate for both Maqail and Mahab 4 is expected to be published in Q4 2016 and both deposits remain open indicating further upside potential

- Drilling will also assist the completion of initial geotechnical and metallurgical testwork for both Blocks 4 and 5, which will feed into feasibility studies and ultimately Ore Reserves as the Company continues to target production in late-2017.






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