Sponsored
Article Tools

Australian Mining Company Seeks to Extract Lithium

Published: February 12, 2011; 13:12 · (Vindobona)

Europe's largest lithium reserves are considered to be in the Austrian Alps. There is already interest for its extraction in Australia.

Australian Mining Company Seeks to Extract Lithium / Picture: © Flickr

It is suspected that the largest lithium deposits in Europe’s are to be found in the border area between Carinthia and Styria. This light metal is used primarily in the electronics industry.

The Australian mining company East Coast Minerals (ECM) intends to purchase the disused mine in Carinthia and start operations again. So far, 18 million tons of ore with a lithium oxide…

This article includes a total of 201 words.

or Log In