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Salar de Maricunga | Importante Concession

Salar de Maricunga | Importante Concession


  • Area: The concession covers an area of approximately 60 hectares, translating to about 148 acres.
  • Number of Licenses: The concession comprises a single, crucial mining belonging.
  • Strategic Location: Primed for pumping stations for salt field operations.
  • Location Details: Ideally placed in the Copiapo Commune, in the Region of Atacama, Chile.

Legal Status:

  • Legality: This concession is officially registered with Copiapo’s Mining Conservator, and all related paperwork is maintained with precision.
  • Patents Taxes: Paid in full and punctually.

Estimated Mineral Content:

Insights from the latest CODELCO drillings in Maricunga in 2022 and 2023 -immediately next or inside the concessions areas- reveal:

  • Samples: A diligent team of geologists extracted 132 samples for comprehensive lab analysis.
  • Number of Wells: Samples were sourced from 10 distinct wells.
  • Drilled Length: The drilling spanned an extensive ≈2,368 m, equivalent to around ≈7,770 ft.
  • Maximum Depths: Some drillings delved deep, surpassing 400 m or roughly 1,310 ft.

Laboratory Analysis Results:

  • Lithium Concentration:
    • Range: Concentrations begin at 517 ppm and peak at 1,787 ppm.
    • Statistics: Average concentration is marked at 1,073 ppm, with a median of 978 ppm.
  • Potassium Content: The brine boasts a potassium concentration of 8,500 ppm.

Global Ranking:

The 2023 geological sampling by CODELCO reiterates that the Salar de Maricunga salt field secures its position as the world's second most prominent in terms of lithium content. It is only outperformed by the esteemed Salar de Atacama.

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