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AMY finalizes Wenden manganese project

Produces EMM, submits findings to Defense Logistics Agency Metal Tech News – November 3, 2021

A pile of manganese ore in the desert near Wenden, Arizona, could provide a domestic supply of electrolytic manganese metal, an important alloy in stainless steel and a precursor to the manganese used in lithium-ion batteries that power electric vehicles.

Purchased by the U.S. government in the 1950s and 1960s, the Wenden Stockpile contains roughly 322,000 metric tons of material. However, this po...


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