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Rhyolite Ridge - Lithium mine project

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04 April 2022

Rhyolite Ridge - Lithium mine project

Report summary

Operated by Ioneer Ltd, Rhyolite Ridge is a lithium mineral project located in Nevada, US. The project is currently at the definitive feasibility stage as a joint venture between Ioneer and Sibanye Stillwater. The Li-B mineralisation occurs as searlesite. The project will feature an open pit mine and a processing plant with a production rate of 20.6ktpy of technical grade lithium carbonate, later switching to battery-grade lithium hydroxide production at a rate of 22ktpy. Wood Mackenzie’s asset reports are built from the bottom up, incorporating granular data metrics to ultimately produce our industry-standard cash operating costs. This report contains a detailed asset note giving you a holistic view of the asset, including an operational overview through to a timeline of events from inception to now. This qualitative analysis is supplemented by the associated Excel download which enables interrogation of a whole series of cost and production metrics over the life of the asset.

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  • Summary
  • Key issues
  • Pre-production capital
  • Mining
  • Process

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