Simbol starts up “highest-purity” lithium carbonate plant
Published: Wednesday, 28 September 2011
US group extracts lithium from geothermal brines; plans to triple capacity in 2012
Materials has started production at its high-purity lithium
carbonate plant in California, extracting the battery material
from geothermal brines.
The 500 tpa plant, near the Salton Sea in Imperial Valley,
can produce lithium carbonate at a grade of 99.999%, which it
claims is the highest purity in the world....