spodumene


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a pyroxene mineral consisting of lithium aluminum silicate

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This report indicated that a process of mine site crushing, screening and dense media separation techniques was able to produce a good quality spodumene concentrate, with grade over 6% Li2O.
Some of these occurrences are proximate or along strike from known mineralised pegmatites that have been previously mined for lithium minerals (such as spodumene or lepidolite).
The arrangement struck between Galaxy and General Mining has enabled the re-commissioning of the Mt Cattlin mine, drawing on General Mining's financial and technical resources, with Mt Cattlin now poised to deliver first production of spodumene to contracted buyers in the third quarter of calendar 2016.
Galaxy wholly owns the Mt Cattlin project near Ravensthorpe in Western Australia where it mines lithium pegmatite ore and processes it on site to produce a spodumene concentrate and tantalum by-product.
36 m interval of spodumene mineralized pegmatite that is interpreted as a converged down dip extension of the two closely spaced intersections intersected in hole 09-BD-10.
Spodumene concentrate pricing would be on commercial terms grounded on battery grade hydroxide and carbonate pricing in the South Korean market.
The final spodumene concentrate is stacked on a pad adjacent to the plant area, drained and prepared for trucking to port.
The study assumes the availability of requisite Malaysian approvals, purchase and supply of spodumene feed, and all operating and capital expenditure.
Galaxy achieved spodumene concentrate production at the Mt Cattlin Mine within 11 months from groundbreaking and expects to achieve lithium carbonate production in just 3 years; and
The tests will be conducted on assayed spodumene rock supplied from the Brazil Lake pegmatites in order to ascertain the commerciality of the Silchlor process.
The first recognized occurrence of the lavender "kunzite" variety of spodumene was a mine in the Pala district, and notable occurrences of pink beryl (morganite), blue-green beryl (aquamarine), topaz, spessartine, and many other pegmatite minerals are also found in numerous pegmatites throughout the province.
These sources which are recovered generally through solar evaporation are less expensive to recover than to mine from rock such as spodumene, petalite, and other lithium-bearing minerals.
Drilling successfully intersected multiple course-grain pale green spodumene zones at shallow depths and over good intervals (see Figure 1).
According to Nemaska, Whabouchi is an important spodumene lithium hard rock deposit both in volume and grade.
Field reconnaissance by company geologists has highlighted the presence of coarse grained pegmatites containing spodumene (lithium bearing mineral) within the Project area.