SOURCE: Bullion Monarch Mining Inc.

September 20, 2010 17:44 ET

Bullion Monarch Announces Royalty Payment From Third Mine in Carlin Trend and Updates Newmont Litigation

ST. GEORGE, UT--(Marketwire - September 20, 2010) - Bullion Monarch Mining Inc. (OTCBB: BULM) has received its first royalty payment from Newmont Mining's North Lantern Mine in the gold rich Carlin Trend of Northeastern Nevada. This is the third mine operated by Newmont, the others being Leeville underground and East Ore Body, to produce inside Bullion Monarch's core royalty claim block. By contract, Bullion Monarch Mining receives a 1% royalty on all production in this approximately five square-mile claim block.

Bullion Monarch Mining has no projections for amount or duration of these new royalty payments. The Company has requested more detailed accountings of the royalties being paid by Newmont as specified in the contract. According to Bullion, Newmont has refused to provide the requested data to date.

Pursuant to agreement, Bullion ceased mining and exploration activities in the Lynn Mining District located in Northern Eureka County in Nevada, and in a defined multiple square mile area of interest surrounding that mining district. In return, Newmont (through its predecessor), as claimed by Bullion, agreed to pay Bullion a one percent royalty on any production in the Lynn Mining District and the area of interest that was described in the Agreement (the "Area of Interest").

Bullion Monarch has been attempting to collect additional royalties it believes are owed pursuant to a 1979 agreement between predecessors of Bullion and Newmont in litigation commenced in the United States District Court for the District of Nevada, styled as "Bullion Monarch Mining, Inc. versus Newmont USA Limited, a Delaware corporation, d/b/a Newmont Mining Corporation, and Does I-X, inclusive." The Court has recently granted Summary Judgment in favor of Newmont on its defense of Laches. We are seeking clarification of the extent of the ruling and will seek reconsideration of the ruling. We also expect that Bullion will appeal the ruling. A similar case against Barrick continues.

About Bullion Monarch Mining

Bullion Monarch Mining Inc. is a publicly traded (OTCBB: BULM), gold-focused royalty company with additional interests in oil-shale technology and other assets. Bullion Monarch seeks to acquire existing mineral royalties or to finance mining projects that are in production or in development stage in exchange for royalty interests or a participating interest. The Company is engaged in a continual review of opportunities to create new royalties or participating interests through the financing of mine development or exploration, or to acquire companies that hold royalties. The majority of current revenues are derived from a high-quality royalty claim block located in Northeastern Nevada's Carlin Trend. Bullion Monarch also has an interest in various mineral assets in North and South America in the exploration and development stages, which have the potential to generate future royalty or other revenues. Bullion Monarch is also developing a process through its subsidiary, EnShale Inc. ("EnShale"), which it believes can extract the oil content from oil shale on a commercially reasonable and economically beneficial basis. Bullion Monarch management's goal is to establish a self-funded natural resource company focused on exploring for and developing world class gold opportunities. The Company internally funds the oil shale technology subsidiary, EnShale, as well as ongoing gold exploration projects. Their royalty portfolio generates high-margin free cash flow with lower exposure to operating and capital costs than operating companies. Bullion Monarch's portfolio also provides for direct leverage to commodity prices and the exploration potential of world-class ore deposits and mineral exploration trends where we have existing royalty interests. Visit the Company website at for more information.

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