Lincoln Mining announces successful Pine Grove drill results

VANCOUVER, March 2 /CNW/ - Lincoln Mining Corporation, TSX-V: LMG ("Lincoln" or the "Company") is pleased announce the following drill results on the Pine Grove gold property, Lyon County, Nevada.

Pine Grove Property

The Pine Grove is Lincoln's flagship property. Production is planned for late 2011 as an open pit heap/leach operation. Lincoln has received the second set of assays from the 63 confirmation drill hole program required for a new resource calculation which is designed to potentially upgrade the category of the resources on the property. This is all part of the scoping and feasibility studies presently underway. The drilling was carried out on the two patented claim areas, the Wilson and the Wheeler which form part of the property. The holes reported here are primarily from the Wheeler claims.

No 'new area' exploration drilling was included in this program which is designed solely to reaffirm and potentially upgrade the gold resources identified by a 160 hole program conducted by Teck Resources Ltd. in the early 1990's. The historical resources calculated from this earlier drilling are designated as "inferred" because the work was carried out prior to Canadian exchange NI 43-101 reporting requirements (see technical report prepared by Minefill Services, Inc., dated September 30, 2008, on the Company's website). The new intersections will be included with the previous drilling by Teck to produce an updated resource calculation. A total of 16,341 feet of drilling was completed during this program, 11,061 ft on the Wilson and 5,280 ft on the Wheeler. There have been a number of high grade intercepts and these will be taken into consideration in the upcoming exploration program that is intended to expand the resource and also aid in the design of the plant.

Additional exploration drilling programs, designed to increase the size of the resource base, are planned for later in the year. These programs will test numerous prospective areas on the Pine Grove property. Permitting for these programs is in progress under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Forest Service.

Intersections of Significance

Because of the number of intersections in the drilling we have listed only those over 5 feet or greater and 0.7 grams per tonne or greater. The full range of drill results will be posted on the Company's website at www.lincolnmining.com. The following drill holes are from the Wheeler and Wilson properties and holes are vertical unless otherwise noted and the intercepts are not necessarily true thicknesses.

    
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           Drill Hole            From      To      Intersection     Grams per
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                                 (ft)     (ft)         (ft)           (g/t)
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    Wheeler 99@-45degrees      230     250           20            1.34
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    Wheeler 99@-45degrees      295     310           15            0.82
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           Wheeler 102             55      80           25            1.37
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           Wheeler 102            240     245            5            6.14
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           Wheeler 104             60      70           10            4.05
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           Wheeler 105             45      65           20            1.20
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           Wheeler 105            110     115            5            1.10
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           Wheeler 105            170     175            5           77.15
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           Wheeler 106              0      40           40            6.69
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           Wheeler 106             55      95           40            0.96
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           Wheeler 106            102     110            8            3.29
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           Wheeler 106            140     210           70            2.67
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           Wheeler 107             40      45            5            0.75
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           Wheeler 108             85      90            5            3.39
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           Wheeler 108            105     125           20            1.23
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           Wheeler 109              0       5            5            3.46
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           Wheeler 109             55      75           20            0.96
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           Wheeler 109            105     110            5            1.41
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           Wheeler 110             30     100           70            1.51
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           Wheeler 111            175     185           10            1.44
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           Wheeler 113            110     135           25            1.95
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           Wheeler 114              0      15           15            5.11
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           Wheeler 114            150     155            5            1.20
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           Wheeler 114            175     180            5            3.33
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           Wheeler 116             10      70           60            1.47
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           Wheeler 116            180     185            5            2.71
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           Wheeler 117             85      95           10           46.09
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           Wheeler 118            110     140           30            0.70
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           Wheeler 118            150     170           20            0.85
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           Wheeler 118            195     230           35            1.20
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           Wheeler 118            255     260            5            2.82
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           Wheeler 119             25      95           70            3.29
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            Wilson 97              65      70            5            1.41
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            Wilson 97             105     115           10           22.87
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            Wilson 98               5      30           25            0.70
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            Wilson 98              85      90            5            2.57
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            Wilson 98             105     110            5            1.41
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            Wilson 98             135     140            5            3.19
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            Wilson 99              85     121           36            1.20
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            Wilson 99             135     140            5            1.13
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            Wilson 100             60      95           35            0.70
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            Wilson 100            130     135            5            6.75
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            Wilson 101             95     101            6            1.75
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            Wilson 101            110     130           20            3.84
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            Wilson 101            160     170           10            2.57
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            Wilson 102             55      65           10            2.61
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    Wilson 103@-70degrees      125     130            5            1.18
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    Wilson 103@-70degrees      140     150           10            1.20
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    Wilson 103@-70degrees      270     280           10            2.02
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Mr. Jeffrey L. Wilson, the Company's Vice President Exploration and a Qualified Person under Canadian National Instrument 43-101, supervised the preparation of this news release. Diversified Drilling LLC was Lincoln's drilling contractor and drill hole assays were completed by ALS Chemex in Reno, Nevada. The qualified person has not done sufficient work to classify the historical estimate as current mineral resources, the issuer is not treating the historical estimate as current mineral resources and the historical estimate should not be relied upon.

Lincoln Mining Corp. is a Canadian precious metals exploration and development company with several projects in various stages of exploration and development which include the Pine Grove gold property, the Oro Cruz gold property in California and the La Bufa gold-silver property in Mexico. In the United States, the Company operates under Lincoln Gold US Corp., a Nevada corporation and in Mexico under Minera Lincoln de Mexico S.A. de C.V.

On behalf of Lincoln Mining Corporation

"Paul Saxton"

Paul Saxton, President & CEO

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SOURCE LINCOLN MINING CORPORATION

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