SOURCE: Franklin Mining, Inc.

July 17, 2007 13:22 ET

Franklin Applies to Be Listed on Frankfurt Stock Exchange

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - July 17, 2007) - Franklin Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FMNJ) is pleased to announce they have submitted their application for listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

Jaime Melgarejo, Jr., Franklin's President, confirmed today's announcement saying, "The decision to seek a listing on the Frankfurt Exchange was in response to both individual and institutional investors having recently shown heightened interests in Franklin due to our progressive business models in South America and their near-term revenues and profits profiles. When approved, our listing on the Frankfurt Exchange will improve information access by European investors and will provide them the ability to invest in their own time zones and local currencies."

About Franklin Mining, Inc.: Franklin Mining, Inc. has mining and energy interests in the United States and Bolivia as well as energy interests in Argentina. Franklin Mining, Bolivia S.A. is a wholly owned subsidiary. Franklin Mining, Inc. holds 51% ownership in both Franklin Oil & Gas, Bolivia S.A. and Franklin Oil & Gas, Argentina S.A. Additional company information is available at www.franklinmining.com.

About Frankfurt Stock Exchange: The Frankfurt Stock Exchange is the largest of Germany's exchanges and one of the most highly valued exchanges in the world with the majority of its shares owned by international institutional investors. Additional information on the Frankfurt Exchange is available at www.exchange.de.

DISCLOSURES: "Safe Harbor" statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risk and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, the impact of competitive products, product demand, market acceptance risks, fluctuations in operating results, political risk and other risks detailed from time to time in Franklin Mining, Inc.'s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These risks could cause Franklin Mining, Inc.'s actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements made by, or on behalf of, Franklin Mining, Inc.

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