ZIMBABWE

LITHIUM

Geology

Outcropping and sub-outcropping pegmatite sills. 6 larger clusters of shallow artisanal workings. The main pegmatite has a discontinuous quartz core bordered by irregular cleavelandite zones with tantalite, lepidolite and zinnwaldite float. The pegmatite host is likely to be amphibolite.

License area: 312 ha

No. Licenses: 8

Li3 Ownership: 100%

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  • Nels Luck pegmatite exposed in the historical pit (looking west).
  • Pits excavated along E-W orientation and worked to a depth of approximately 5m.
  • Estimated width of pegmatite exposed is ~20m and pegmatite dipping S.
  • Historically mined for tantalite.
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Old Plant Remains