SOURCE: Franklin Mining, Inc.

Franklin Mining, Inc.

January 12, 2010 10:21 ET

Franklin Mining and Planet Resource Recovery Move Forward With Plan to Implement Enhanced Mining Technology

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - January 12, 2010) - Franklin Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FMNJ) (FRANKFURT: FMJ) Chairman William Petty is returning to Bolivia where he will be joined by representatives of Planet Resource Recovery as they conduct a site-visit of Franklin's Escala and Turiri Mines.

Franklin and Planet announced on October 26, 2009, their Memorandum of Understanding to form a joint-venture for deployment of Planet's new enhanced mining technology that can accelerate the recovery and monetization of precious and semi-precious minerals on an environmentally-friendly platform.

Additional information on PetroLuxus™ and other Planet Resource Recovery technologies is available at www.planetresource.com and www.petroluxus.com.

About Franklin Mining, Inc: Franklin Mining, Inc. has mining interests in the United States and Bolivia. Additional information is available at www.FranklinMining.com.

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