UK produces first-ever battery grade lithium carbonate in Cornwall

Published: Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Lithium carbonate has been produced for the first time in Cornwall in southwest England, the Li4UK consortium said this week.

Following an 18-month project, Li4UK confirmed that the purity of the lithium carbonate produced at Cornish Lithium’s Trelavour project Cornwall is "near battery grade," the consortium said on Monday January 18.

"Li4UK (Securing a Domestic Lithium Supply Chain for the UK), is a consortium that comprises exploration firm Cornish Lithium,...

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