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Comparative hydro-geochemistry: Distribution of metal ions in ground water, surface water, soils and plants in the South East of Ireland
(Institute of Technology Carlow, 2018)
Until recently lithium has been an unpopular, often unthought of metal tucked away on the far left of the periodic table. You might recall a song or two of the same name, or that it is used to treat bipolar disorder, but ...
Lithium in the natural waters of the South East of Ireland
The South East of Ireland (County Carlow) contains a deposit of the valuable lithium-bearing mineral spodumene (LiAl(SiO3)2). This resource has recently attracted interest and abstractive mining in the area is a possibility ...
Global lithium sources-industrial use and future in the electric vehicle industry: A review
Lithium is a key component in green energy storage technologies and is rapidly becoming a metal of crucial importance to the European Union. The different industrial uses of lithium are discussed in this review along with ...
Induced plant accumulation of lithium
Lithium’s (Li) value has grown exponentially since the development of Li-ion batteries. It is usually accessed in one of two ways: hard rock mineral mining or extraction from mineral-rich brines. Both methods are expensive ...