Cadence Minerals PLC (LON:KDNC) has told shareholders that investee company Macarthur Minerals Limited (TSX-V:MMS) has confirmed lithium mineralisation at the Tambourah Lithium Project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, with rock chip assay results of up to 1.47% Li2O.
Kiran Morzaria, Cadence’s chief executive officer, commented: "This is an exciting discovery of a mineralized pegmatite containing up to 1.47% Li2O, showing excellent potential for lithium."
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He added: “Macarthur Minerals will be undertaking further geochemical sampling to discover additional pegmatites that host lithium and we look forward to future developments on this prospect."
Cadence has a 15.2% equity interest in Macarthur, which is an Australian mining exploration company focused primarily on lithium, iron ore and gold in the Pilbara region and a lithium project in Nevada, USA.