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Rio Tinto recovering lithium from Boron

"Twenty Mule Team" will soon deliver critical battery metal Metal Tech News – April 8, 2021

Recovering scandium from its iron-titanium mine in Quebec, tellurium from the Kennecott copper mine in Utah, and now lithium from its Boron mine in California, Rio Tinto is leveraging its operations to produce the critical metals needed for 3D printing, solar energy, and lithium batteries.

On April 7, the global miner announced that it has begun producing battery-grade lithium from waste rock at i...


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