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Lithium Australia - What is Sileach?

2 Videos - Jun 2016


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Summary - What is Sileach?

  • Sileach™ is a hydrometallurgical process aiming to be a cheaper alternative for the recovery lithium from hard rock mining sources such as spodumene, and other silicates.
  • Cost reduction will be achieved through elimination of  the ‘roasting’ process as well as allowing for the recovery of additional by-product credits.
  • This review explains how the Sileach process works.

Operations - Sileach – Costs benefits

  • The key  benefits of the Sileach process is that no roasting is required, which is one of the most expensive aspects of traditional recovery of lithium due to the significant power requirement. Additionally this would allow for the recovery of additional by-product credits.
  • This analysis reviews the current cost curve for lithium products and the potential of Sileach.

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Summary

What is Sileach?

  • Sileach™ is a hydrometallurgical process aiming to be a cheaper alternative for the recovery lithium from hard rock mining sources such as spodumene, and other silicates.
  • Cost reduction will be achieved through elimination of  the ‘roasting’ process as well as allowing for the recovery of additional by-product credits.
  • This review explains how the Sileach process works.

Operations

Sileach – Costs benefits

  • The key  benefits of the Sileach process is that no roasting is required, which is one of the most expensive aspects of traditional recovery of lithium due to the significant power requirement. Additionally this would allow for the recovery of additional by-product credits.
  • This analysis reviews the current cost curve for lithium products and the potential of Sileach.
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