Oremex Silver Inc.

Oremex Silver Inc.

November 10, 2011 10:17 ET

Oremex Silver Initiates Underground Drilling Program at Chalchihuites

- The Company commenced four-hole, 524 meter underground drill program at the Chalchihuites Silver Project

- The underground drilling is the initial follow-up on the surface and underground mapping and sampling that yielded values up to 3,540 g/t silver

- Hole 1 and Hole 2 completed with assay results pending

- Numerous drill targets have been identified, with drilling being done from historic underground workings

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 10, 2011) - Oremex Silver Inc. ("Oremex Silver" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:OAG)(OTCQX:ORAGF)(FRANKFURT:OSI) is pleased to report the commencement of a four-hole, 524 meter underground drilling program at the Chalchihuites Silver Project held by its wholly owned Mexican subsidiary Minera Mantos S. de R.L. de C.V. Hole 1 and Hole 2, totaling 182.9 meters, have been completed with assay results pending.

Michael R. Smith, President & CEO, commented: "This drill program is designed to delineate the extent of the high grade mineralization sampled. Upon completion of the underground drilling, we plan a follow up surface drilling program to advance and further define the resource potential at Chalchihuites."

Mineralization on the Chalchihuites property is hosted by two parallel, silver, gold, and base metal mineralized shear zones, separated by approximately 100 meters, and hosted by a granodiorite stock in rhyolite dikes and in limestone adjacent to the stocks. The shear zones have been traced for 300 meters and 75 meters along strike length. Results from surface and underground sampling program include:

Santa Teresa Mine - 76 Underground Samples Shears and Mantos Silver 611 g/t 2 g/t
Gold 1.209 g/t 0.010 g/t
Lead 11.4% 0.0049%
Zinc 6.95% 0.0042%
Purisima, Tepozan, La Palma Mines - 101 Surface and Underground Samples Sheared and Mineralized Dikes Silver 3,540 g/t 3 g/t
Gold 3.405 g/t 0.010 g/t
Lead 13.20% 0.0159%
Zinc 0.364% 0.0012%
Outcrops and Santa Maria Pit - 49 Surface Samples Skarn and Shears Silver 350 g/t 2 g/t
Gold 2.484 g/t 0.010 g/t
Lead 7.04% 0.0069%
Zinc 5.41% 0.0091%
Chalchihuites - 351 Samples All Samples Silver 3,540 g/t 0.5 g/t
Gold 3.405 g/t 0.010 g/t
Lead 13.20% 0.00%
Zinc 6.95% 0.01%

Subject to regulatory approval, the Company has granted three million stock options to Officers, Directors, employees and consultants of the Company. Each option granted has a strike price of $0.19, vests immediately and will expire five years from the date of grant.

About Oremex Silver Inc.

Oremex Silver Inc. is a Canadian company focusing on the exploration and development of silver projects along the highly productive mineralized belt in Mexico. The Company has a portfolio of silver Projects including a mineral resource of 50.8 million ounces of silver at its Tejamen deposit. The company's projects are located in mining-friendly jurisdictions and the Management Team has successful track record of mine building in Mexico.

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