General Mining Properties Ltd. announces offering of interest bearing Gold Notes

    CALGARY, Feb. 12 /CNW/ - General Mining Properties Ltd. (TSX Venture
Exchange: GPL) (the "Corporation") is pleased to announce the terms of a
proposed financing. The Corporation proposes to undertake a non-brokered
offering of up to US$3,500,000 worth of interest bearing gold notes ("Gold
Notes") on a best efforts basis (the "Offering"), at a subscription price of
US$6,250 per Gold Note.
    The Gold Notes will bear interest up to the date of delivery at 10% per
annum payable annually on the anniversary of issue. The Gold Notes will have a
term of 24 months from the date of issuance and there shall be no penalty to
the Corporation or additional interest for early payment or physical delivery
on the Gold Notes. Physical delivery will not occur before twelve (12) months
from the date of issue of the Gold Notes, and therefore interest for at least
a full twelve (12) months will be paid.
    Subscribers for a Gold Note will also receive 12,500 warrants to purchase
common shares of the Corporation at an exercise price of CDN$0.50 per share,
such warrants to expire two (2) years from the date of closing of the
    Upon receiving a notice that the Corporation is ready to make physical
delivery, a holder of Gold Notes may elect either:

    (a) to receive one (1), ten (10) troy ounce gold bar (gold purity .995 or
        greater) together with a cash payment equal to the accrued interest
        (the Corporation may make settlement through other gold weights
        provided aggregate gold weight is ten (10) troy ounces); or

    (b) to receive a cash payment equal to the price realized by the
        Corporation upon sale of the aggregate of ten (10) troy ounces of
        gold less any applicable commissions and charges together with
        accrued interest on the Gold Note.

    The net proceeds from the Offering will be used towards the Corporation's
proposed acquisition of a 70% interest in the Yarnell past producing gold
mining property located approximately 70 miles from Phoenix, as announced in
the Corporation's January 24, 2008 press release, and for general working
capital requirements.
    Closing of the Offering is targeted for May 30, 2009 or such other
earlier or later date as the Corporation determines and the TSX Venture
Exchange allows. The Offering is subject to approval by the TSX Venture

    The Corporation is a mining exploration and development company with
holdings in northern Alberta, Canada. Information about the Corporation can be
found at

    Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as
    that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts
    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

For further information:

For further information: Robert B. Knight, Chief Operating Officer and
Chief Financial Officer, Telephone: (403) 531-2088, Facsimile: (403) 531-2099,
Cell phone: (403) 804-5200, Email:

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