Enertopia's Robert McAllister illustrates process of dissolving rocks to extract Lithium

Oct 19, 2017, 02:21 PM

Robert McAllister, chief executive of Enertopia Corp (CNSX:TOP), shows off the first step in their synthetic brine process and outlines why they're so excited about the opportunities with their technology partner Genesis Water Technologies.

The time-lapse video shows lithium rich rocks essentially dissolving with the lithium become liberated into solution.

Currently the tried and true method involves mining the hard rock lithium pegmatites called spodumene - these deposits are most common in Canada and Australia.