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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

American Manganese Wenden Stockpile Arizona electrolytic manganese metal alloy

American Manganese Inc.

In August, American Manganese reported that it had successfully produced electrolytic manganese metal from material collected from the Wenden Stockpile in Arizona.

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...



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