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South America to lead global lithium rush

South American’s lithium triangle is likely to be the chief source of the sought-after mineral over the next decade, Daniela Desormeaux, head of Chilean consultancy SignumBox, told the International Mining Exploration Forum in Santiago.

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Lithium Triangle competing with hard-rock deposits in Australia and elsewhere for new investment

Although projects in lithium hard-rock lithium mines, most notably in Australia, have driven the increase in production in recent years, the more competitive costs offered by production from brines