Critical Metals: Lithium
February 2014 by Chris RalphProspecting for lithium deposits can take a number of different directions, because this metal can be extracted from a variety of geologically differnet sources.
Sulfides and oxides—what's the difference between the two?
I suspect detailed geological mapping and prospecting would lead to discovery of one or more overlooked gold deposits in the district even though it has been heavily prospected in the past.
...two jadeite locations in California have been thoroughly researched by geologists. There are no doubt others that lie in wait.
My partner had the contacts and it wasn’t long before we had an agreement in place and the company had a geologist on site. I recall a time when he was getting the lay of the land, so to speak, and he broke off a rock sample and inspected it with his magnifier.
The process of recognizing ores all starts with being able to recognize some basic minerals and knowing what hard rock ore looks like in the districts where you prospect.
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