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November 21, 2016

Maya Gold: Zgounder Silver Mine Poured 39,224 ounces (1220 Kg) of Silver Ingots in October



BLAINVILLE, QUÉBEC–(Marketwired – November 21, 2016) –Maya Gold & Silver Inc. (“Maya” or the “Corporation”) (TSX VENTURE:MYA) is pleased to report a production of 39,224 ounces of silver (1360Kg) during the month of October 2016 at its Zgounder silver mine in Morocco. October 2016 Operations Highlights

  • –  39,224 ounces (1220 Kg) of silver ingots were produced from 3764 tonnes of processed dry material presenting an average head grade of 403 g/t Ag;
  • – A total recovery rate of 80.4% was achieved;
  • – A decrease in production was related to breakdowns of the power generator breakers (due to thunderstorm) generating multiple stoppages and the operation of the main plant at reduced capacity; the problem was solved and the plant was operating at full capacity at the end of October.

Principal location and level of the extraction zones during the month of October.



Ag g/t*

Panels 9 & 8




Corps A








Total extracted



Muck-broken mineralized material



*Total Ag weighted average

Qualified Persons The technical content of this news release has been provided by Zgounder Millenium Silver Mining and has been reviewed and approved by Michel Boily, PhD, geo from GÉON; an independent Qualified Person under NI 43-101 standards.

ABOUT MAYA Maya Gold & Silver Inc. is a Canadian listed mining corporation focused on the exploration and development of gold and silver deposits in Morocco. Maya is initiating mining and milling operations at its Zgounder Mine. Zgounder Millenium Silver Mining (“ZMSM”), the 85% owned joint venture with l‘Office National des Hydrocarbures et des Mines (“ONHYM”) of the Kingdom of Morocco (15%). For further information on Maya, visit www.mayagoldsilver.com.

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Forward looking information Zgounder Silver Mine The decision to commence production at the Zgounder Silver Mine was not based on a feasibility study of mineral reserves demonstrating economic and technical viability, but rather on a pre-feasibility study. Accordingly, there is increased uncertainty and economic and technical risks of failure associated with this production decision. Production and economic variables may vary considerably, due to the absence of a complete and detailed site analysis according to and in accordance with NI 43-101.

Forward-looking statements This news release contains statements about our future business and planned activities. These are “forward-looking” because we have used what we know and expect today to make a statement about the future. Forward-looking statements including but are not limited to comments regarding the timing and content of upcoming work and analyses. Forward-looking statements usually include words such as may, intend, plan, expect, anticipate, and believe or other similar words. We believe the expectations reflected in these forward-looking statements are reasonable. However, actual events and results could be substantially different because of the risks and uncertainties associated with our business or events that happen after the date of this news release. You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. As a general policy, we do not update forward-looking statements except as required by securities laws and regulations.


Maya Gold & Silver Inc.

Guy Goulet Chief Executive Officer
450-435-0700 ext. 204

Nathalie Dion Investor Relations
450-435-0700 ext. 202