Further to recent announcements regarding the first shipment of spodumene concentrate from its Pilgangoora Lithium-Tantalum project in Western Australia, Australian lithium producer Pilbara Minerals has confirmed the final product quality specifications for the shipment.

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Spodumene concentrate being loaded onto MV Pola Devora

Pilbara Minerals’ charter vessel, the ‘M.V. Pola Devora’, departed from Port Hedland port with 8,800wmt (wet metric tonnes) of spodumene concentrate bound for the Company’s offtake partners in north Asia.

The final product quality was confirmed via an independent laboratory (in this case SGS laboratories) assigned to assess the spodumene concentrate quality loaded onto the vessel, thereby confirming payment conditions under the Letter of Credit.

The Company is pleased to confirm that the final specifications of the shipment were 6.256 per cent lithia and 0.724% Fe2O3,..

Source: www.pilbaraminerals.com.au