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By Shane Lasley
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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

 

Last updated 9/25/2020 at 4:39pm

Graphite Creek spherical graphtic carbon for lithium ion batteries

Graphite One Inc.

Core from drilling through the high-grade graphitic carbon lenses at Graphite Creek. Graphite One is shipping roughly 12,000 pounds of material sampled from the surface to an undisclosed partner for pilot-scale testing.

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 I...



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