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SQM advancing copper discovery

Chile’s Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile is advancing exploration of a copper discovery made by its metals group on concessions in northern Chile in late 2018, group head Darryl Lindsey told Mining Journal at the Prospectors and Developers Association Conference in Toronto.

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SQM's lithium operation in the Salar de Atacama, Chile

"We identified the target after reviewing historical drilling results from when the company was exploring for lithium. We drilled it and got a nice hit of over 4% copper," he said.