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Standard Graphite Achieves Positive Metallurgical Results Obtained on Mousseau East Graphite

Standard Graphite Achieves Positive Metallurgical Results Obtained on Mousseau 
East Graphite 
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/27/13 -- Standard
Graphite Corp. (TSX VENTURE:SGH)(OTCQX:DARDF) (the "Company") is
pleased to report the positive results from the ongoing metallurgical
tests performed by SGS Lakefield on sections of drill core from the
first diamond drill program on its flagship Mousseau East Deposit. 
Standard initiated metallurgical beneficiation testing at SGS Mineral
Services in Lakefield, Ontario to characterize the graphite present
on the main portion of the historical deposit. The testing was done
through Locked Cycle Tests ("LCT"). These consist in a series of
mechanical operations including crushing and grinding to liberate the
graphite from the matrix followed by sieving and sorting and assaying
of the different fractions to characterize particle size and purity.  
Three (3) runs have now been completed on composite drill core
samples from the main Mousseau East Deposit. The tests were carried
out by gradually increasing the polishing time from 30, 45 and 60
minutes in each sample to evaluate its effects on the final product.
The final treatment produced a concentrate with a purity
approximating 95% for all large and medium size fractions. The
results from the last run (60 minutes) are presented below: 


 
Preliminary graphite distribution and recovery results                      
Mousseau East Project                                                       
                                                                            
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Mesh size                      Weight fraction (%)                    Cg (%)
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+48                                            7.0                      94.5
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+80                                           14.5                      95.3
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+150                                          21.9                      94.9
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+200                                          14.1                      94.4
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-200                                          42.5                      81.9
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Chris Bogart, President & CEO comments: "We are extremely pleased
with these initial results having achieved a commercial product using
standard processing methods. Results can be expected to improve
further by optimizing and customizing the processing to our
material". The three year average value of this blend of graphite
concentrates is approx. $1400/tonne. This has been calculated using
the average of prices tracked by Industrial Minerals using their FCL,
CIF European port $/tonne price for medium to large flake graphite
concentrate." 
SGS Mineral Services also estimated that the rejects would not
require post-treatment since they contain sufficient carbonate
minerals to buffer any potential acid generating reactions. This
testing of the acid generating potential of the rejects is crucial to
determine the processing involved during operations. Consequently,
the rejects at Mousseau East would require no additional treatment or
separation thereby reducing overall costs and environmental hazards. 
Fieldwork is expected to resume during the second quarter of 2013
with follow-up diamond drilling on its Mousseau East project aimed at
better defining and expanding the historical resource en-route to a
N1 43-101 resource.  
Antoine Fournier P. Geo., manages Standard's exploration and
development programs and is the Qualified Person as defined by
National Instrument 43-101. He supervised the preparation of the
technical information in this release. 
About SGS Minerals Services 
SGS Minerals Services was founded over half a century ago and is an
industry leader in a full range of metallurgical services including
the development of bankable flow sheets and pilot plant programs. Its
metallurgists, hydro-metallurgists and chemical engineers are
experienced in all the major physical and chemical separation
processes utilized in the recovery of metals and minerals contained
in ore bodies around the world. 
About Standard Graphite 
Standard Graphite Corp is focused exclusively on the exploration and
development of a large portfolio of flake graphite properties in
Canada. The company is rapidly positioning itself as North America's
premier pure-play graphite exploration company and it controls 100%
interest in 13 highly prospective graphite properties within known
graphite districts in both Quebec and Ontario. An aggressive 2012
exploration strategy has commenced and will be implemented by a
geologic team with the pedigree of a previous world-class graphite
discovery. 
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD 
Chris Bogart, President & CEO 
Cautionary Statement: 
The foregoing information may contain forward-looking statements
relating to the future performance of Standard Graphite Corp.
Forward-looking statements, specifically those concerned with future
performance are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, and
actual results may differ materially. These risks and uncertainties
are detailed from time to time in Standard Graphite Corp.'s filings
with the appropriate securities commissions. 
Neither the 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. 
Contacts:
Standard Graphite Corp.
Chris Bogart
President & CEO
(604) 683-2509
(604) 683-2506 (FAX)
info@standardgraphite.com
www.standardgraphite.com