SOURCE: Gold American Mining Corp.

Gold American Mining Corp.

November 10, 2010 09:11 ET

Gold American Mining Corp. Guadalupe Drilling Update

RENO, NV--(Marketwire - November 10, 2010) - Gold American Mining Corp. (OTCBB: SILA) ("Gold American" and/or "the Company") is pleased to provide an update on its drilling campaign at its Guadalupe Property located in Zacatecas State, Mexico.

As of November 8, 2010, five drill holes had been completed and a total of 1,767.1 meters had been drilled. The rig was mobilized to the location for drill hole No. 6 on November 9, 2010 and drilling is expected to resume this morning. The planned target depth for drill hole No. 6 is 350 meters and we expect to reach it within the next 10 days. The company is still waiting for the first set of assay results to come back from Steward Labs in Canada.

"I am very satisfied with the progress of the drilling campaign to date. We have successfully drilled the first five drill holes at an average drilling rate of approximately 55 meters per day and without any incidents," commented Mr. Johannes Petersen, Gold American's CEO. "I look forward with anticipation to the assay results, which I understand have been delayed because of the industry's higher level of drilling activity and higher laboratory services' demand," added Mr. Petersen.

As previously announced, the primary goal of this 2,500-meters drill program is to test the down dip extensions of the at least 6 veins that have been identified to date on the property. We will continue to provide regular updates on our drilling operations as new information becomes available. Please refer to Projects Section on our website at for further information on our drilling program and for recent photographs of the operations.

The Guadalupe property contains two historically significant mines and is located in one of Mexico's oldest mining districts, roughly 5 miles north of the Fresnillo (Proaño) Mine, the world's richest underground silver mine, operated by Fresnillo plc. Roughly 6.8 miles to the southwest of Silver America's Guadalupe Property is the Juanicipio Joint Venture (JV) between MAG Silver Corp. (MAG) and Fresnillo plc, which is known as one of the world's highest grade undeveloped silver resources.

The Property contains greater than 20 known workings as well as two historic mines - Santa Rita and San Antonio. Historic records containing references to the Santa Rita and San Antonio mines suggest that both mines were important and reached their height of production between 1910 and 1920 but were last in production in the 1980s. The property is completely surrounded by land controlled by Peñoles (either through Fresnillo or other subsidiaries and partners).

Highlight results from previous results include:

  • 1.00 g/t Au and 946.9 g/t Ag over 1.1m (including 1.83 g/t Au and 1,800.0 g/t Ag over 0.5 m)
  • 0.30 g/t Au and 622.0 g/t Ag from a mineralized dump
  • 0.59 g/t Au and 330.0 g/t Ag over 0.7 m
  • 5.35 g/t Au and 1,189.0 g/t Ag from a mineralized dump

Gold American Mining Corp. is a publicly traded (OTCBB: SILA) precious metals exploration company focused on the aggressive, ongoing acquisition and exploration of holdings with rich gold and silver production potential. Based in Reno, Nevada, Gold American has developed a promising portfolio of international properties in regions marked by stable politics, sound economies and friendly business relations. For more information the Company and its projects, visit Gold American's website at


Johannes Petersen, President

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