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Graphite One ships graphite for pilot plant

Sends western Alaska graphitic carbon for battery of tests North of 60 Mining News – May 17, 2019

It is somewhat ironic that the lithium-ion batteries that power the growing number of zero emissions electric vehicles traveling global highways are driving the need for carbon – graphitic carbon to be exact.

Despite lithium's top billing, lithium-ion batteries require roughly eight times more graphite.

Graphite Creek in western Alaska hosts huge stores of graphitic carbon and Graphite One Inc., t...


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