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Goldrich Mining Provides 2014 Review of Development and Pre-Production Activities

Spokane, WA - January 7, 2015 - Goldrich Mining Company (OTCBB: GRMC) (“Goldrich” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide a review of development and pre-production activities for the 2014 season at its Chandalar gold project in Alaska.

To date Goldrich NyacAu Placer, LLC ("GNP"), which is a 50/50 joint-venture between the Company and NyacAU, LLC ("NyacAU"), has invested over $17 million in equipment and infrastructure to prepare for commercial-scale gold mining on the Little Squaw placer deposit. Additionally, the Company is conducting hard-rock exploration on the 100% controlled lode gold targets that occur across the property.

"We are quite pleased with the continued progress made this year at Chandalar," commented Goldrich President and CEO Mr. William Schara. "In 2014, GNP focused exclusively on infrastructure build out of the new plant and will now be able to begin production in 2015."

Added Mr. Schara: "I am also pleased with the progress being made on our hard-rock targets. Our on-going exploration continues to show the district-scale gold potential of Chandalar."

Chandalar Mine
Investment into Chandalar by GNP during 2014 totaled approximately $3.6 million. All costs up to commercial production are required to be funded by NyacAU and will be paid back from cash flow from gold production.

A new mining permit obtained in 2013 expanded the mine site area, including the area for a new airstrip, from approximately 10 to 350 acres. This provided an increased area for stockpiling topsoil, a larger settling pond system with greater capacity to ensure water quality and availability, and room to allow concurrent mine reclamation as the project advances. The new site will facilitate maximum and efficient production under the expanded mine plan.

Major accomplishments during 2014 included completion of the plant relocation to a lower and broader part of the valley, construction of new water ponds, and build out of the new expanded plant. GNP successfully mobilized and installed a new grizzly feeder on site as well as support frames for additional gravel screens and gold recovery tables, which will be mounted next spring. Full capacity of the feeder is expected to be approximately 600 bank cubic yards per hour and will be realized as additional gravel screens and gold recovery tables are added in stages through 2016. Because of the substantial increase in plant capacity, GNP will transport seven additional forty-ton rock trucks over the winter trail to the mine site, bringing the fleet total to thirteen trucks in all. The winter trail is scheduled to begin in February.

The total mine preparation expenditures to complete the mine are comparable to total costs, adjusted for inflation, as estimated in our 2009 preliminary assessment study for a similar mine plane. Plant and mine construction for the first stage of production are scheduled for completion in June 2015.

Goldrich also completed a hard-rock exploration program during the summer consisting of an airborne radiometric and magnetic survey. The survey was conducted by Precision Geosurveys to test an intrusion-related model for emplacement of lode quartz-gold occurrences.

Results of the airborne study demonstrate a broad northwest-trending belt of elevated potassium values with a centrally located, kilometer-scale feature where thorium values are elevated relative to potassium. The potassium/thorium feature anomaly is closely associated with magnetic anomalies to form a circular kilometer-scale feature in the highlands above and adjacent to the Goldrich-NYAC Placer operation consistent with an intrusive body at depth and is central to the northeast-trend of lode quartz-gold occurrences.

According to Dr. Mike Rasmussen, geologist and director of Goldrich, "The results give a strong argument that a mineralized, intrusive source of Chandalar lode showings is indicated. These data form the basis for the next stage of targeted drilling at Chandalar."

During the year 2014, Goldrich completed financings totaling approximately $1.9 million consisting of an equity financing for $200,000 in January 2014 (see press release dated January 27, 2014), a three-year loan of $300,000 in January 2014 (see press release dated January 30, 2014), and other equity financings in June and July totaling approximately $1.4 million (see press release dated July 23, 2014). Although the current capital markets and general economic conditions in the United States may be obstacles to raising financing, management believes the Company will be able to continue to secure sufficient financing to advance its operations and exploration activities.

This news release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward looking statements concern use of proceeds and potential exercise of the warrants. These statements relate to analyses and other information that are based on forecasts of future results, estimates of amounts not yet determinable and assumptions of management.

Any statements that express or involve discussions with respect to predictions, expectations, beliefs, plans, projections, objectives, assumptions or future events or performance (often, but not always, using words or phrases such as “expects” or “does not expect”, “is expected”, “anticipates” or “does not anticipate”, “plans”, “estimates” or “intends”, or stating that certain actions, events or results “may”, “could”, “would”, “might”, “should” or “will” be taken, occur or be achieved) are not statements of historical fact and may be forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are subject to a variety of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which could cause actual events or results to differ from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements, including, without limitation:

- risks related to our ability to continue as a going concern being in doubt;
- risks related to our history of losses;
- risks related to our outstanding gold forward sales contracts and notes;
- risks related to need to raise additional capital to fund our exploration and, if warranted, development and production programs;
- risks related to our property not having any proven or probable reserves;
- risk related to our limited history of commercial production;
- risk related to operating a mine;
- risk related to accurately forecasting production;
- risks related to our dependence on a single property – the Chandalar property;
- risks related to climate and location restricting our exploration and, if warranted, development and production activities;
- risks related to our mineralization estimates being based on limited drilling data;
- risks related to our exploration activities not being commercially successful;
- risks related to actual capital costs, production or economic return being different than projected;
- risk related to our joint venture arrangements;
- risks related to mineral exploration;
- risks related to increased costs;
- risks related to a shortage of equipment and supplies;
- risk related to fluctuations in gold prices;
- risks related to title to our properties being defective;
- risks related to title to our properties being subject to claims;
- risks related to estimates of mineralized material;
- risks related to government regulation;
- risks related to environmental laws and regulation;
- risks related to land reclamation requirements;
- risks related to future legislation regarding mining laws;
- risks related to future legislation regarding climate change;
- risks related to our lack of insurance coverage for all risks;
- risks related to competition in the mining industry;
- risks related to our dependence on key personnel;
- risks related to our executive offices not dedicating 100% of their time to our company;
- risks related to potential conflicts of interest with our directors and executive officers;
- risks related to market conditions; and
- risks related to our shares of common stock.

This list is not exhaustive of the factors that may affect our forward-looking statements. Some of the important risks and uncertainties that could affect forward-looking statements are discussed in the Company’s latest Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q and other documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those anticipated, believed, estimated or expected. We caution readers not to place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. We disclaim any obligation subsequently to revise any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of such statements or to reflect the occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events, except as required by law.

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