SNS Silver Drills Over 10 Feet of 56 Opt (1,910 g/t) Silver at Crescent Mine



    TSX-V Trading Symbol: SNS

    VANCOUVER, Sept. 10 /CNW/ - SNS Silver Corp ("SNS") announces that
diamond drill hole 403 has intercepted a 10 foot wide section that contains
high grade silver averaging 56.3 ounces per ton ("opt") (1,910 gm/T) of silver
during exploration drilling at the Crescent Mine ("Crescent").

    The high grade silver intercept is located at the approximate location of
the projected "South Vein", which has been identified in both the historic
drilling 4,500 feet (1,500 meters) and deeper, as well as previously announced
holes from the current drill program. Highlights of diamond drill hole 403
include:

    
    -  A 2.0 foot (0.61 m) intercept assaying 134 opt (4,594 gm/T) silver
    -  A 2.0 foot (0.61 m) intercept assaying 115 opt (3,953 gm/T) silver.
    -  Average silver grade for 10 foot (3.05 meter) wide section: 56.3 opt
       (1,910 gm/T)
    

    Diamond Drill Hole 403 (South Vein)
    -----------------------------------

    Assay results, sample lengths, and estimated true width are as follows,
including silver (Ag), lead (Pb) and copper (Cu) values.

    
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      From        To       Intercept           Ag            Pb         Cu
    Interval   Interval     length         Opt (gm/T)        (%)        (%)
     (feet)     (feet)   (feet/metres)
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    1584.0      1584.5     0.5 (0.15)     74.5 (2,554)      0.071      1.031
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    1584.5      1587.5      3.0 (0.9)      0.9 (30.9)       0.027      0.020
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    1587.5      1587.5    0.04 (0.012)     222 (7,611)      0.128      5.167
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    1588.0      1590.0     2.0 (0.61)      134 (4,594)      0.179      2.725
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    1590.0      1592.0     2.0 (0.61)      115 (3,953)      0.212      2.463
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    1592.0      1594.0     2.0 (0.61)       8.0 (274)       0.055      0.316
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    1594.0      1596.0     2.0 (0.61)       2.2 (75)        0.013      0.063
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    1596.0      1597.3     1.3 (0.44)      0.9 (30.9)       0.009      0.078
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    

    While a single drill intercept may not be representative of grades and
widths elsewhere in the structure, Mr. White remarked, "The width of the
intercepts, the distribution of higher grades within the intercept, and other
physical characteristics of the intercept suggest good potential for
considerable lateral and dip continuity of economic grades". SNS will continue
to drill to investigate whether this structure is part of a larger system. The
intercept was obtained roughly 750 feet (250 metres) below the surface and
1,080 feet (360 metres) above the Hooper Tunnel haulage level. The vein is
currently open along strike for approximately 1,080 feet (360 metres) and both
upward to the surface and downward for 4,500 feet (1,500 metres).
    The current Phase I (surface) drilling at the Crescent has identified at
least three separate veins near the upward projection of the originally named
South Vein. One recent intercept - which was called the South Vein in an
August 29, 2007 news release and reported there as containing 7 opt (240 gm/T)
across an estimated true width of 1.0 metres - has been interpreted as a
relatively weak structure and is not considered to be the same vein reported
here. Two additional veins 17 metres and 70 metres south of the previously
reported "South Vein" appear to be much stronger structures.
    Prior drill holes between the South Vein and Alhambra structure 240 m to
the north had identified widespread silicification and associated
argentiferous tetrahedrite (silver copper bearing mineralization) that Senior
Geologist Brian White interprets had most likely spread upward along bedding
from a southerly source structure. The present intercept could identify this
structure as the source of the scattered tetrahedrite.
    Mr. Norman A. Radford of Wallace, ID, who is a Registered Professional
Geologist in the State of Idaho and a Qualified Person as defined by National
Instrument 43-101 of the Canadian Securities Administrators, has examined the
core interval identified here and has approved this press release. Mr. Radford
served for many years as primary mine geologist at the Crescent Mine under its
previous owner, Bunker Hill Mining Company.
    Assays reported were performed at the Chris Christopherson Assay Lab.
Silver results are by fire assay.

    (SNS: TSX-V) is an exploration mining company, whose primary asset is the
100% owned Crescent Mine located in Kellogg, Idaho - one of the largest silver
districts in North America with over one billion ounces of silver produced.
The property consists of 24 patented mining claims over approximately 350
acres, alongside 15 acres of surface rights. The Company currently has a
comprehensive and well-funded drill program underway. Their main focus is on
upper country surface drilling and underground drilling on the Alhambra and
South Veins, as well as restoration of the Hooper Tunnel, drifting and
cross-cutting.

    Historical resource estimates quoted herein are based on data and reports
obtained and prepared by previous operators. The Company has not completed the
work necessary to independently verify the classification of the mineral
resource estimates and is not treating the mineral resource estimates as
National Instrument 43-101 defined resources verified by a qualified person.
The historical estimates should not be relied upon. The Crescent Mine will
require considerable further evaluation, which the Company's management and
consultants are in the process of completing. The TSX Venture Exchange has not
reviewed and does not accept the responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy
of this news release.

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For further information:

For further information: SNS Silver Corp., David Greenway, Vice
President, Corporate Development, (604) 689-0896 or (208) 819-6108. Email:
dg@snssilver.com, Website: www.snssilver.com

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