Investorideas.com
Search  Follow Investorideas on Twitter  Investorideas is on Facebook  Investorideas is on Google Plus  Investorideas is on Youtube  Investorideas is on Pinterest  Investorideas is on tumblr  Investorideas is on LinkedIn  Investorideas RSS 


Investorideas podcasts on iTunes, Google Play Music and iHeart.com


Millennial Lithium's Deposits Go Deep in 'Lithium Hot Spot'

Source: The Energy Report

 

February 1, 2017 (Investorideas.com Newswire) The most recent drill results from Millennial Lithium's Pastos Grandes project in Argentina show the lithium grades extend to depth.

Millennial Lithium
Photo courtesy of Millennial Lithium

Millennial Lithium Corp. (ML:TSX.V; MLNLF:OTCQB) reported that two holes drilled vertically to 355 meters and 400 meters at the Pastos Grandes project in Argentina in the Lithium Triangle have returned high lithium grades to depth. The Lithium Triangle is the area where Argentina, Bolivia and Chile meet and is home to over half of the world's identified supply of lithium. The two holes Millennial Lithium drilled in the northern part of the salar, according to the company, "ended in brine bearing formations and confirm that the salar's brine carrying capacity extends to much greater depths than encountered in previous exploration."

The company noted that its drilling has been confined to the northern part of the salar and it is in negotiations to expand the southern land package. "Future drilling will include the Southern end of the salar where lithium values are expected to be higher. Two historical holes drilled by Eramine SA in 2011, in the southern portion of Pastos Grandes returned average lithium grades of 558 mg/L and 566 mg/L, significantly higher than Eramine drill holes in the Northern portion."

Iain Scarr, AIPG CPG., VP Development and Exploration, commented, "We are very pleased that our work has improved on historical results and has significantly increased the potential we see at Pastos Grandes. . .we look forward to advancing this project in 2017."

Analyst Paul Renken of VSA Capital, in a Jan. 26 report initiating coverage on Millennial Lithium, noted that the company holds "prime acreage in lithium hot spot" with "tenements in three project basins in the highly prospective Salta and Jujuy Provinces, NW Argentina, within the area known as the Lithium Triangle. . .ML has the option to purchase 100% of the Pastos Grandes project, the more advanced of the three land holdings." Historic work at Pastos Grandes "identified salar brines with Li contents of 400mg/l to 600mg/l from surface with assays as high as 3,000mg/l."

Renken stated, "We expect the company to declare a maiden resource during H1 2017 for which it is fully funded with a PEA to follow soon after. The land position which ML holds is highly prospective with known lithium bearing salars that could rapidly be brought into production, making the shares a compelling early-stage opportunity. "

"ML represents a compelling entry into the prime lithium producing region of the world the Lithium Triangle. They have acquired strategically placed land packages upon or adjacent to known lithium brine bearing salars that are in various stages of current exploration and development. ML has raised sufficient capital in early funding to bring its primary project, Pastos Grandes, to NI43-101 compliant resource over the course of 2017," said Renken.

Renken concluded that "these attributes give ML the early developer advantage over many of its peers in the Triangle which will need longer property assessment periods. We also foresee a development capex cost advantage for ML at Pastos Grandes versus other salar developers in Argentina and elsewhere in the Lithium Triangle given its more compact basin and property position more in keeping with the appetite to fund by investors at this time than larger, riskier situations."

Read what other experts are saying about:

Disclosure:

1) Patrice Fusillo compiled this article for Streetwise Reports LLC and provides services to Streetwise Reports as an employee. She owns, or members of her immediate household or family own, shares of the following companies mentioned in this article: None. She is, or members of her immediate household or family are, paid by the following companies mentioned in this article: None.

2) Millennial Lithium Corp. is a billboard sponsor of Streetwise Reports. Streetwise Reports does not accept stock in exchange for its services. The information provided above is for informational purposes only and is not a recommendation to buy or sell any security.

3) Comments and opinions expressed are those of the specific experts and not of Streetwise Reports or its officers.

4) The article does not constitute investment advice. Each reader is encouraged to consult with his or her individual financial professional and any action a reader takes as a result of information presented here is his or her own responsibility. By opening this page, each reader accepts and agrees to Streetwise Reports' terms of use and full legal disclaimer. This article is not a solicitation for investment. Streetwise Reports does not render general or specific investment advice and the information on Streetwise Reports should not be considered a recommendation to buy or sell any security. Streetwise Reports does not endorse or recommend the business, products, services or securities of any company mentioned on Streetwise Reports.

5) From time to time, Streetwise Reports LLC and its directors, officers, employees or members of their families, as well as persons interviewed for articles and interviews on the site, may have a long or short position in securities mentioned. Directors, officers, employees or members of their families are prohibited from making purchases and/or sales of those securities in the open market or otherwise during the up-to-four-week interval from the time of the interview or article until after it publishes.

More Info:

Investorideas.com Newswire

This news is published on the Investorideas.com Newswire - a global digital news source for investors and business leaders

Disclaimer/Disclosure: Investorideas.com is a digital publisher of third party sourced news, articles and equity research as well as creates original content, including video, interviews and articles. Original content created by investorideas is protected by copyright laws other than syndication rights. Our site does not make recommendations for purchases or sale of stocks, services or products. Nothing on our sites should be construed as an offer or solicitation to buy or sell products or securities. All investment involves risk and possible loss of investment. This site is currently compensated for news publication and distribution, social media and marketing, content creation and more. Contact each company directly regarding content and press release questions. Disclosure is posted for each compensated news release, content published /created if required but otherwise the news was not compensated for and was published for the sole interest of our readers and followers. More disclaimer info: http://www.investorideas.com/About/Disclaimer.asp

Additional info regarding BC Residents and global Investors: Effective September 15 2008 - all BC investors should review all OTC and Pink sheet listed companies for adherence in new disclosure filings and filing appropriate documents with Sedar. Read for more info: http://www.bcsc.bc.ca/release.aspx?id=6894. Global investors must adhere to regulations of each country.


Questrade Democratic Pricing - 1 cent per share, $4.95 min / $9.95 max



Join Investor Ideas Members to access the Renewable Energy stocks directory, water stocks, biotech stocks, defense stocks directories and the Insiders Corner