The Elements of Innovation Discovered

From fool's gold to white gold

Metal Tech News - May 1, 2024

Findings reveal high concentrations of lithium in pyrite.

The golden glitter of a faceted nugget of pyrite has earned it the moniker "fool's gold" for its abundance, showy false promise and low value as a common sulfide – until recently. Lithium, on the other hand, has been the modern day's elusive "white gold" prize in many searches, from hard rock mines to brines and more experimental sources su...


Reader Comments(0)

Rendered 05/17/2024 18:21