EXPLORATION

Cobre pursues exploration breakthrough

An Australian junior explorer focused on lithium minerals in Western Australia says hand-held laser surveying technology developed by a US-based company may provide a solution to rapid geochemical exploration for lithium pegmatites.

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SciAps is a developer of hand-held laser induced breakdown spectroscopy analysers

SciAps is a developer of hand-held laser induced breakdown spectroscopy analysers

Massachusetts-based SciAps has agreed to partner with Cobre Montana to develop a field-based technique for the identification of lithium pegmatites, typically characterised by their high content of “incompatible...

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