SOURCE: Gold Resource Corporation

Gold Resource Corporation

April 10, 2017 08:00 ET

Gold Resource Corporation Intercepts Additional Switchback High-Grade Including 4.3 Meters of 9.97 g/t Gold, 5.8 Meters of 4.87 g/t Gold and 7.7 Meters of 3.87 g/t Gold

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO--(Marketwired - Apr 10, 2017) - Gold Resource Corporation (NYSE MKT: GORO) (the "Company") today announced additional high-grade Switchback drill intercepts including 4.29 meters of 9.97 gold grams per tonne (g/t), 5.81 meters of 4.87 gold g/t and 7.69 meters of 3.87 gold g/t. Gold Resource Corporation is a gold and silver producer, developer and explorer with operations in Oaxaca, Mexico and Nevada, USA. The Company has returned $109 million to shareholders in monthly dividends since commercial production commenced July 1, 2010, and offers shareholders the option to convert their cash dividends into physical gold and silver and take delivery.

The Switchback vein system is comprised of multiple high-grade polymetallic, epithermal veins, which makes up the northeast portion of the Arista underground mine. The eight infill drill results reported in this press release targeted the northwest, central and southeast portions of the Switchback vein system. Seven drill holes intercepted multiple polymetallic veins, while an eighth drill hole targeted the Soledad vein. The Switchback vein system remains open in all directions. See table below for full drill results.

Infill drill highlights include (m = meters, g/t = grams per tonne):

Hole# 516151

  •  6.31m of 2.47 g/t gold, 126 g/t silver, 0.72% copper, 2.42% lead, 7.52% zinc

Hole# 516153

  • 5.81m of 4.87 g/t gold, 34 g/t silver, 0.31% copper, 2.13% lead, 7.19% zinc
    incl. 2.74m of 8.44 g/t gold, 43 g/t silver, 0.30% copper, 3.26% lead, 9.72% zinc

Hole# 517103

  • 7.69m of 3.87 g/t gold, 301 g/t silver, 0.51% copper, 2.14% lead, 2.78% zinc
    incl. 1.30m of 21.08 g/t gold, 116 g/t silver, 1.65% copper, 9.89% lead, 8.47% zinc
    incl. 1.05m of 1.64 g/t gold, 1,314g/t silver, 0.81% copper, 2.30% lead, 3.42% zinc

Hole# 517104

  • 4.29m of 9.97 g/t gold, 51 g/t silver, 1.23% copper, 1.70% lead, 4.52% zinc
    incl. 1.90m of 18.63 g/t gold, 54 g/t silver, 1.11% copper, 2.32% lead, 6.85% zinc

"The Switchback veins continue to show strength in grade, with both good underground mining widths and high-grade gold, silver and base metal intercepts," stated Mr. Barry Devlin, Vice President of Exploration for Gold Resource Corporation. "The continuation of multiple polymetallic en echelon veins speak to the tremendous power of this large epithermal system."

SWITCHBACK INFILL DRILL RESULTS
APRIL 2017
Hole # Angle Vein     From   Interval   Au   Ag   Cu   Pb   Zn
deg     Meters   Meters   g/t   g/t   %   %   %
516149 -6 Soledad     149.79   8.01   1.82   69   0.36   0.75   5.01
Incl.   151.56   1.12   4.84   33   0.63   1.16   11.00
Incl.   155.22   1.92   2.60   201   0.22   1.59   9.17
    161.00   1.16   0.96   64   0.93   3.54   6.39
Incl.   161.72   0.44   1.38   84   0.92   8.71   10.40
    163.16   21.87   0.78   85   0.49   2.07   5.65
Incl.   166.48   1.97   2.59   209   0.38   0.40   7.24
Incl.   170.22   0.55   0.23   109   0.55   5.62   8.14
Incl.   176.67   4.63   0.89   115   0.70   5.71   11.68
Incl.   184.12   0.91   0.74   118   0.81   3.86   10.37
Soledad Splay     190.54   1.22   0.47   26   0.44   2.36   4.33
Soledad Splay     195.09   0.34   1.92   31   0.35   1.14   4.95
Sofia     227.00   0.50   0.76   58   1.08   3.30   6.19
Sabrina     233.82   0.75   1.05   87   0.60   1.12   1.95
Vein     254.78   0.39   0.39   97   0.52   11.45   7.10
Sagrario     313.12   3.28   1.82   24   0.21   0.19   2.96
Incl.   314.70   0.52   4.85   20   0.23   0.10   0.66
Sagrario Splay     322.15   2.33   0.33   122   0.56   0.80   3.09
516151 10 Soledad     194.37   6.31   2.47   126   0.72   2.42   7.52
Incl.   195.01   0.77   1.09   299   0.46   5.47   26.20
516152 -20 Susana     140.85   6.65   0.71   65   0.35   0.49   3.87
Incl.   146.84   0.66   0.26   94   0.48   1.41   10.10
516153 -8 Vein     194.88   0.78   0.07   91   0.66   2.72   6.73
SB_N2     572.35   5.81   4.87   34   0.31   2.13   7.19
Incl.   574.19   0.34   5.96   16   0.15   0.74   5.94
Incl.   574.53   2.74   8.44   43   0.30   3.26   9.72
517101 -19 Soledad     148.21   2.97   0.23   65   1.57   2.10   5.88
Incl.   148.68   0.87   0.13   69   3.22   2.90   7.89
517102 -26 Soledad Splay     141.67   3.71   0.06   107   0.04   2.48   6.73
Incl.   141.67   0.60   0.01   172   0.07   0.77   10.05
Incl.   144.80   0.58   0.28   99   0.03   8.87   11.75
Soledad     154.43   5.02   0.08   99   0.21   1.75   7.91
Incl.   155.30   1.30   0.05   102   0.31   2.77   15.69
517103 -16 Vein     50.05   0.30   0.01   26   2.82   2.17   0.33
Vein     70.05   0.17   0.15   297   0.07   0.69   3.27
Silvia     102.80   0.96   0.16   235   0.18   1.06   0.94
Soledad     111.37   0.85   0.02   67   0.15   4.80   7.02
    114.41   0.58   0.20   55   1.58   1.18   1.42
Soledad Splay     122.50   1.01   3.72   20   0.47   0.41   2.30
Incl.   123.32   0.19   9.03   44   0.93   1.34   4.75
Sagrario Splay     138.06   0.46   10.20   25   0.64   0.88   8.17
Sagrario     142.70   7.69   3.87   301   0.51   2.14   2.78
Incl.   142.70   1.30   21.08   116   1.65   9.89   8.47
Incl.   146.72   0.83   0.21   377   0.42   0.45   4.83
Incl.   149.34   1.05   1.64   1,314   0.81   2.30   3.42
517104 11 Silvia     84.65   2.42   0.18   69   0.73   0.95   4.20
Soledad     89.40   4.29   9.97   51   1.23   1.70   4.52
Incl.   91.06   1.90   18.63   54   1.11   2.32   6.85
Incl.   92.96   0.73   5.54   83   2.08   1.89   2.80
Assays by ALS, Vancouver, BC Canada. Meters Down Hole, Not true width.

"We are excited for our Arista Mine's continued growth with these latest Switchback vein system high-grade gold and silver results," stated Mr. Jason Reid, CEO and President of Gold Resource Corporation. "This bodes well for the Switchback vein system growing as big as, if not larger than, the Arista vein system. Mine development on several levels of Switchback continues. We target bulk tonnage mining this area in 2018, as we intend to develop a substantial portion of this exciting expansion of the Arista Mine during 2017."

About GRC:

Gold Resource Corporation is a mining company focused on production and pursuing development of gold and silver projects that feature low operating costs and produce high returns on capital. Gold Resource Corporation is a gold and silver producer, developer and explorer with operations in Oaxaca, Mexico and Nevada, USA. The Company has 56,839,823 shares outstanding, zero warrants, zero debt and has returned over $109 million back to shareholders since commercial production commenced July 1, 2010. Gold Resource Corporation offers shareholders the option to convert their cash dividends into physical gold and silver and take delivery. For more information, please visit GRC's website, located at www.Goldresourcecorp.com and read the Company's 10-K for an understanding of the risk factors involved.

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