AMY finalizes Wenden manganese project
Produces EMM, submits findings to Defense Logistics Agency Metal Tech News – November 3, 2021
Last updated 7/12/2022 at 1:17pm
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...