August 15, 2011

Applied Minerals, Inc. Announces the Launch of Its Updated Corporate Website

NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Minerals, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCBB: AMNL) is pleased to announce the launch of its updated corporate website located at Over the last three years, as the Company has made significant investment to become a leading global producer and application developer of halloysite clay products, it has also focused significant effort on the development of a corporate website that, in our opinion, will become the premier source of halloysite clay-based commercial application information for researchers and developers from around the world. We believe the updated corporate website will not only help accelerate the development of applications utilizing the Company's Dragonite(TM) line of halloysite clay products but will also serve as a powerful educational tool for investors who want to obtain a more in-depth understanding of our products and the functionality they provide to a wide range of commercial applications.

About Applied Minerals, Inc.

Applied Minerals, Inc. is a leading global producer of Halloysite Clay from its wholly-owned Dragon Mine property located in Eureka, Utah. Halloysite is an aluminosilicate clay that forms naturally occurring nanotubes. In addition to serving the traditional Halloysite markets for use in technical ceramics and catalytic applications, the Company has targeted applications that benefit from the tubular morphology of its Halloysite. These include: carriers of active ingredients in paints, coatings and building materials, agricultural applications and high-performance functional fillers in polymer composites.

Statements in this press release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and involve a number of significant risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected, anticipated, expected or implied.

Rubenstein Investor Relations
Tim Clemensen
Phone: 212-843-9337
Email: [email protected]

SOURCE Applied Minerals, Inc.