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  • Thursday, December 27th 2018 - 09:07 UTC

    Lithium boom anticipated in Brazil as reserves are developed in Minas Gerais

    ANM reports that 117 survey applications for lithium were filed by December. That's three times the amount of last year and ten times 2016 applications

    Favorable international demand and a recent discovery of lithium reserves in Brazil caused a rush for the metal, used in electrical batteries, reports the Folha de Sao Paulo. Two ongoing projects will elevate Brazil to the status of one of the world's largest lithium-producing countries in the next decade, according to data from the National Agency for Mining, ANM..