Feb 27, 2006
MAG Silver Announces Industrias Peñoles Completes Second Share Subscription
Vancouver, B.C.... ,MAG Silver Corporation (TSXV: MAG) and Industrias Peñoles S.A. de C.V. announce that Industrias Peñoles has completed its purchase of 245,716 shares of MAG Silver Corp in advance of the required timing under the terms of their Juanicipio joint venture agreement. (see press release dated; October 18, 2005). The share price was $2.35 which equates to a $500,000 US investment in MAG Silver Corp. Upon closing of this placement Peñoles will hold a total of 867,293 MAG shares.
The exploration Joint Venture covers MAG's wholly-owned 8,302 hectare Juanicipio Property in Zacatecas, Mexico and Peñoles can earn a 56% interest in the property by expending US$5,000,000 over a four year period.
MAG continues to hold a 100% interest in the surrounding Lagartos NW and SE properties that make MAG the largest landholder in the Zacatecas Silver district.
The Peñoles-MAG Joint Venture on the Juanicipio Property lies 5 kilometres west from the principal production head-frame of the Fresnillo Mine, and 2.3 kilometres from its westernmost underground workings.
About Peñoles (www.penoles.com.mx)
Industrias Peñoles, S.A. de C.V. and its subsidiaries make up one of Mexico's largest industrial conglomerates. Since its founding in 1887, this group has been engaged in the sustainable exploitation of non-renewable natural resources. Peñoles is an integral part of Grupo BAL, a private, diversified group made up of independent Mexican companies ranging from mining to insurance to retail. Peñoles' productive operations are currently located in Mexico, where it operates the world's richest silver mine (Fresnillo), the world's fourth largest metallurgical complex in terms of the value of its production, and the largest sodium sulphate plant in the world. These operations make Peñoles the world's largest producer of refined silver, metallic bismuth and sodium sulphate, and a leader in Latin America in refined gold, lead and zinc.
About MAG Silver Corp (www.magsilver.com)
About MAG Silver Corp.: MAG is a Silver exploration company focused on projects located within the Mexican Silver Belt. Our large land inventory is well positioned in mining districts with historical and ongoing large-scale, high-grade silver production. MAG's exploration efforts are engaged in the search for multi-million ounce silver deposits on a district scale. We are committed to the discovery of silver deposits of size and grade that are able to withstand and overcome fluctuations in commodity prices. Our mission is to become one of the premier silver companies in the Silver Mining Industry. MAG is based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and trades on the TSX-V under the symbol MAG.
On behalf of the Board of
MAG SILVER CORP.
"Dan MacInnis" P.Geo.
Director, President, and CEO
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For further information on behalf of MAG Silver Corp. contact Gordon Neal, VP Corp. Development
Phone: (604) 630-1399
Toll free: (866) 630-1399
Fax: (604) 484-4710
The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the accuracy or adequacy of this news release, which has been prepared by management.
Note to U.S. Investors: Investors are urged to consider closely the disclosure in our Form 20F, File No. 0-50437 available at our office: Suite 328-550 Burrard Street, Vancouver BC, Canada, V6C 2B5 or from the SEC: 1(800) SEC-0330.
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