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Lithium Source to Sink Project Study Area

May 2019 (approx.)

Detailed Description

Li Source to Sink: Project Study Area

The study area was chosen using HUC 8 watershed boundaries, to encompass areas known to have Li and B clays, sediments, and brines.

Specific study areas include:

  • The McDermitt Caldera
  • Clayton Valley and surrounding basins, including the South Borate Hills, a B and Li resource
  • The Owens River drainage basin including Searles Lake, know to have a Li-bearing brine
  • Li and B deposits in the Mojave Desert
  • The Salton Sea with Li-bearing geothermal brines


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