|07:08 EDT||AG||First Majestic reports Q3 silver production in Mexico up 5% YoY|
First Majestic Silver announced that total production at its five operating silver mines in Mexico for the Q3 ending September 30 reached 3,523,536 equivalent ounces of silver, representing a 5% increase compared to the same quarter in 2013. Total silver production for the quarter consisted of 2,680,439 ounces of silver, relatively unchanged compared to the same quarter in 2013. In addition, 9,703,792 pounds of lead and 3,222,877 pounds of zinc were produced, representing an increase of 14% and 44%, respectively, compared to the same quarter of the previous year. Also produced were 2,781 ounces of gold, representing a 5% decrease compared to the Q3 of 2013.