May 3rd, 2018 | by James Ayre
The prominent mining firm Savannah Resources has announced that its latest estimates place northern Portugal's Mina do Barroso lithium ore reserves at around 14 million tonnes of hard rock lithium -- a figure around 52% larger than that provided by earlier estimates of the reserves located there
August 18th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Lithium is a key component of lithium-ion batteries and lithium-ion batteries are a key component of the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy and electric cars. But until now, it has been in relatively short supply, sparking fierce competition among mining companies. It is one of the most abundant elements in the world, but commercial mining has been limited due to limited demand. A new Stanford study offers some insight into where more lithium can be gathered. It is titled, "Lithium enrichment in intracontinental rhyolite magmas leads to Li deposits in caldera basins."
Wow. Sounds like a real page-turner, doesn't it