Sovereign Metals announces exceptional graphite concentrate purity achieved from Malingunde Saprolite
2017-03-20 16:05:19 【Print】
BEIJING (Asian Metal) 20 Mar 17 - Sovereign Metals Limited (“the Company” or “Sovereign”) reported that the latest flotation testwork on Malingunde saprolite has achieved exceptional purity concentrates averaging 98
The new high-grade concentrates with excellent flake size distribution highlight the simplicity and flexibility of the Malingunde process flow sheet . Significant increases in grade of the final concentrates has been achieved with minimal reduction in flake size.
Concentrate grades of up to 99 . 0% graphite can be produced through a simple, physical flotation process requiring no chemical or heat purification techniques.
Exceptional purity combined with outstanding flake distribution provides potential to attract a significant pricing premium and entry into traditional industrial and emerging Li-ion battery market sectors.
. 6% graphite, with 99 . 0% grade achieved across a number of size fractions.
-194 FOB China
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