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Graphite Creek anode material produced

Samples sent to national labs, EV manufactures for evaluation North of 60 Mining News – April 28, 2023

 

Last updated 5/11/2023 at 2:37pm

Closeup of core from drilling through a high-grade lens at Graphite Creek.

Graphite One Inc.

Graphite Creek material similar to the sample contained in this drill core has been transformed into active anode material, the single largest ingredient in the lithium batteries powering EVs.

Graphite One Inc. April 27 announced that it has received the first active anode material for lithium-ion batteries produced from material derived from its Graphite Creek deposit in western Alaska.

Active anode material, also known as coated spherical graphite, is the single largest ingredient in the lithium batteries powering electric vehicles.

Given the auto sector's rapid transition to EVs,...



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Reader Comments(1)

Eidolon writes:

Congratulations to Graphite One and Nome! They've moved rapidly through development and into pilot production in a fairly short period of time. All very positive, though they will need to build an all-season road to haul ore (upgraded?) to Nome and stockpile for loading on seasonal marine freight. Is it economic to fly the mine product in bulk bags on commercial air freight services?

 
 
 

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