A 4 cubic metre (4,000 litres) sample taken from Laguna Verde Brine was shipped to ULI’s portable lab in Salta, Argentina. The sample will be evaporation tested to evaluate how to produce various lithium salts in controlled temperature, wind, humidity and pressure conditions. ULI will also perform Lithium recovery analysis as part of this project.
Recent sampling results at Laguna Verde indicated lithium values in the range of 34.2 parts per million (ppm) to 1270 ppm. Average lithium concentration of 526 ppm was found.
Dr. Weiguo Lang, CEO of UltraLithium: “Exploration work at Laguna Verde Brine is progressing well thanks to the hard work of the field crew, especially in harsh winter weather conditions. Evaporation testwork is a big milestone towards developing a scoping study for potential production of lithium salts and concentrate. We are looking forward to results in about 3 months’ time.”
The evaporation testwork is contracted to Mr. Horacio Garkus of Servicios Mineros, Salta Argentina. Mr. Garkus is a consulting geologist with expertise in brine type lithium exploration and development in Argentina
The technical information contained in this news release has been reviewed and approved by Afzaal Pirzada, P.Geo., a qualified person, as defined by NI 43-101 who works as Vice President Exploration of the Company.
About Ultra Lithium Inc.
Ultra Lithium is an exploration and development company with a focus on the acquisition and development of lithium assets. The Company currently holds five brine lithium properties in Argentina, and one hard rock spodumene type lithium property at the Georgia Lake area in northwestern Ontario, Canada.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
Kiki Smith, CFO
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