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Goldrich Mining Announces 2017 Joint Venture Production Forecast and Drill Program

SPOKANE, WA - March 7, 2017 - Goldrich Mining Company (OTCBB: GRMC) (“Goldrich” or the “Company") is pleased to provide shareholders with the 2017 estimated production forecast, as provided by our joint-venture partner NyacAU, LLC (“NyacAU”), and also announce a 122-hole sonic drill program at its Chandalar placer mine (“Chandalar”) in Alaska.

The Chandalar mine is owned by Goldrich NyacAU Placer, LLC (“GNP”), a joint venture between Goldrich and NyacAU, to mine the various placer deposits that occur throughout Goldrich’s 23,000-acre Chandalar gold project in Alaska. NyacAU acts as project manager.

2017 Production Forecast
GNP forecasts total 2017 production will be approximately 14,100 ounces of fine gold at a cost of approximately US$700 per ounce. This compares to actual production of 3,857 and 8,227 ounces of fine gold in 2015 and 2016, respectively, and a 2016 cost of approximately US$960 per ounce. Final numbers for the 2017 forecast and the 2016 costs may change as Goldrich and NyacAU are currently in discussions concerning certain accounting items.

The 2017 forecast assumes 120 days of plant operation, 19 hours a day, with a processing rate of 308 bank cubic yards (“bcy”) per hour. In 2016 the plant operated approximately 15 hours a day at a processing rate of 183 bcy per hour.

GNP is making modifications to the plant to increase efficiency and plans to complete upgrades by the end of May. Total plant capacity after modifications is expected to increase approximately 119% to 400 bcy per hour.

Drill Program
Beginning in June, GNP plans to conduct a 122-hole sonic drill program. Drill hole footage is expected to total 7,700 feet with an average hole depth of 63 feet. The drill plan is designed to further define mineralized placer material between Line 8.6 to Line 12 as well as test for potential mineralized material from Lines 13 to 17.5. Each Line is approximately 500 feet apart and drill lines will be spaced roughly 250 feet apart.

Goldrich previously completed a reverse circulation drill program that delineated approximately 10.5 million cubic yards of mineralized material at an average grade of 0.025 ounces (0.78 grams) gold per cubic yard containing an estimated 250,000 ounces of gold(1). In 2016 GNP surveyed the area beyond Line 11 and received a permit to mine Lines 11 to 18 in addition to permits already received to mine from Line 1 to Line 11. GNP work indicates the gold mineralization extends further along strike beyond Line 11 for grades at least at the mineralized grades potentially increasing the contained gold.

(1) This mineralized material is not a mineral reserve as defined in SEC Industry Guide 7.


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, budgets, 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. Investors should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statement and should consider the uncertainties and risks discussed in in the Company’s latest Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q under the heading “Risk Factors”, filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and available on the SEC website or, as well as the Company’s other SEC filings. 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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