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Salinas Grandes salar

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Early Works
Current Stage: Advanced exploration
Start: 06/2011
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Description

The Salinas Grandes property is located within the Puna region, which forms part of the lithium triangle. The Puna region is a high altitude plateau and the location of numerous brine deposits containing elevated levels of lithium, potassium, boron and other elements. Mineralization in the salars of Puna consists of brines saturated in sodium chloride and high in total dissolved solids. Salar Salinas Grandes is well situated in relation to infrastructure, with the main highway crossing the salar and a gas pipeline situated to the north. The project lies at an elevation of 3,520m above sea level.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Salinas Grandes salar
Project Type
Lithium, Potash
Development Phase
Advanced exploration
Project Status
Active
Project Capacity
 Mt/y (million tons per year)  Lithium
 Mt/y (million tons per year)  Potash
Location

The project is located around 132km northwest of the city of Salta, Puna region, in Jujuy and Salta provinces.

* The map coordinates represent the approximate latitude and longitude, and not the exact location of the project.


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