MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Dec. 14, 2016) - Genius Properties Ltd. (CSE:GNI) ("Genius" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that the due diligence period for Mt. Cameron acquisition has been extended to December 31st 2016.

Property Highlights

The Property is conveniently located 25 kilometers west of Sydney, Nova Scotia and is comprised of 7 licenses (82 claims over 13.3 km2). In regards to infrastructure, the property is easily accessible by paved roads and is in close proximity of an electric utility. With the potential construction of NOVAPORT, a deep-water mega-terminal in Sydney, trans-Atlantic shipping would be readily available; moreover, having an extensive history in steel manufacturing and coal mining, Sydney has a highly skilled workforce to offer.

The mineralization on the Property is flake graphite in marble of the George River formation and has been identified along a strike length of approximately 12 km with zones up to 1.5 km wide and interpreted to be up to 300 m deep. Mt. Cameron has carried out prospecting, drilling and geophysics on the Property; all of which indicate an extensive mineralized zone. Preliminary mineral processing studies have been carried out by Dr. Ian Flint, former Director of the Minerals Engineering Center at Dalhousie University in Halifax.

Jimmy Gravel, the President and CEO of the Corporation stated: "The due diligence for Mt. Cameron is moving forward nicely and I feel very confident that we can finalize all the details before the New Year".

About Genius Properties

Genius is a Canadian mineral exploration company focused on developing projects with some of the world's most critical metals and minerals for use in various industries including in particular, batteries for storing electrical energy and the raw materials essential for Lithium-ion battery production

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Contact Information:

Jimmy Gravel, President & CEO