SilverCrest Mines Inc. (SilverCrest) is a Canadian precious metals producer with silver and gold asset base and an operating mine located in Mexico. The Company�s principal property is the 100%-owned Santa Elena Project, which includes the Santa Elena Mine, located 150 kilometers northeast of Hermosillo, near Banamichi in the State of Sonora, Mexico. The Santa Elena Mine is a silver and gold deposit that is being operated as an open pit heap leach operation. The Company�s other principal property is the La Joya Property in Durango state, Mexico, which contains a polymetallic deposit that is being explored with the aim of developing silver, copper, gold and tungsten resources. The Company also has a portfolio of other mineral properties, which consists of the Cruz de Mayo Project (Mexico), the Ermitano Property (Mexico), the Silver Angel Project (Mexico) and the El Zapote Project (El Salvador).