We are following Richard Mills on this blog and he has written another very insightful article on the Brine Mining and - what we call Investment For Life - Potash and Lithium. Richard provides a very deep knowledge of the industry, but can tell the story very efficiently in a straight forward language giving the necessary focus points for the investment decisions. His ability to spot the future trends and companies making it gives him a wide following among junior mining community.
Richard Mills follows a number of companies involved in Lithium and Potash Brine Mining and developing, you can find them on his website with another great articles. Recently he has wrote a piece on International Lithium - we are following here and our Top Pick in the sector; and he was one of the first letter writers to write about Lithium juniors in 2009 including TNR Gold - our Top Pick in Rare Earths, Gold and Copper, Rodinia Lithium - our another Lithium play, Western Lithium, Lithium One and Canada Lithium among others. His Lithium ABC became a classic in this investment sector.
ILC currently holds nine highly prospective projects for lithium and rare metals. One of the more prospective lithium properties in ILC’s property portfolio is the Mariana lithium brine project in the mining friendly province of Salta, Argentina.
The Mariana Lithium Brine project is on the Puna plateau which sits at an elevation of 4,000m, stretches for 1800 km along the Central Andes and attains a width of 350–400 km. The Puna covers a portion of Argentina, Chile and Bolivia and hosts an estimated 70 - 80% of global lithium brine reserves."