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Thacker Pass - Lithium mine project

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Operated by Lithium Nevada Corporation, Thacker Pass is a lithium mineral project located in Nevada, US. Lithium mineralisation at Thacker Pass occurs predominantly within illite and smectite clays. An update regarding an ongoing feasibility study is expected in early 2022, as is the outcome of an appeal against the project’s environmental permit. Resources at Thacker Pass are large, currently standing at 1,545.2Mt @ 2,201ppm Li for 18.1Mt of contained LCE. Wood Mackenzie’s asset reports are built from the bottom up, incorporating several 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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