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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Explorer targets vast graphite deposit

Growing demand for carboniferous mineral prompts Cedar Mountain to investigate NW Alaska prospect; change name to Graphite One

 

Last updated 3/25/2012 at Noon



Graphite traditionally has been regarded as a mundane industrial mineral used in steelmaking, lubricants and pencil lead. Emerging applications such as lithium-ion batteries, fuel cells, and nuclear power generation are placing increased supply demands on this carbon polymer - a market shift not lost on Cedar Mountain Exploration Inc.

"The graphite market is only beginning to open up as green...



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