SOURCE: Copper King Mining

December 22, 2009 12:23 ET

Copper King Announces Certified Assay Results for Gold and Silver

MILFORD, UT--(Marketwire - December 22, 2009) - Copper King Mining (PINKSHEETS: CPRK) today announced that it has received "CERTIFIED" Gold and silver assays from Jacobs Assay Office for the concentrate shipped to the Asarco smelter from a lot of approximately 500 tons recently produced at our mill, as follows:

                       AU OZ/T         AG OZ/T
                       -------         -------
      Sample 1          .228            33.80
      Sample 2          .232            37.95
      Sample 3          .144            35.85
      Sample 4          .200            37.55
      Sample 5          .176            40.85
      Sample 6          .236            39.85
      Sample 7          .312            39.75

This represents significant gold and silver above the average copper concentrate previously shipped and higher than the company had projected. The company expects to improve on this recovery in the first quarter of 2010.

About Copper King

Copper King controls over 59,000 acres of advanced-stage and development-stage mineralized acreage in Western Beaver County, Utah The Company is ramping up production at a 5,000 ton per day capacity flotation mill for processing high-grade ores from its Hidden Treasure copper-gold-silver mine and other controlled properties under its control. Copper King is led by an experienced management team focused on exploration and production using traditional and new technologies.

This press release may contain forward-looking information within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and is subject to the safe harbor created by those sections. There are many factors that could cause our expectations and beliefs about our plans to commence production, our plans to drill or our drilling results to fail to materialize: general world economic conditions; availability of capital; unfavorable geologic conditions; the complexity of exploration and production; prevailing prices for commodities, and general regional economic conditions. Copper King assumes no obligation to update the information contained in this press release.

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