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.

  • 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.
  • License area: 312 ha

  • No. Licenses: 8
  • Li3 Ownership: 100%