Iran Discovers 8.5 Million Ton Lithium Deposit

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The Iranian government claims it has discovered a massive deposit of lithium, potentially holding 8.5 million tons of the rare element.

Mohammad Hadi Ahmadi, an official at Iran’s Ministry of Industry, Mines and Trade, announced the discovery on Iranian state television. He added that this was the first lithium deposit found in the mountainous Hamedan province in the west of Iran.

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