SOURCE: Franklin Mining, Inc.

Franklin Mining, Inc.

March 04, 2009 09:00 ET

Franklin CEO Responds to Shareholder Questions

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - March 4, 2009) - Franklin Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FMNJ) (FRANKFURT: FMJ) Chairman and CEO, William Petty, has issued a Memo to Shareholders in response to questions concerning the company's recently announced plan to sell the Oil and Gas Division. The Memo has been posted at www.FranklinMining.com.

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. Additional information is available at www.FranklinMining.com.

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.

For further information, please visit our website (www.FranklinMining.com) or contact our Investor Relations firm, A. S. Austin & Company, 702-386-5379.

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