Lepidico Ltd (LPD:ASX)
Lepidico Ltd (Lepidico) is an Australia-based mineral exploration and development company. The Company owns the technology to metallurgical processes that produced lithium carbonate from non-conventional sources, specifically lithium-rich mica minerals including lepidolite and zinnwaldite. Lepidico’s technologies include L-Max, S-Max, and LOH-Max. L-Max is a low energy consumption hydro-metallurgical process. S-Max, which produces amorphous silica from concentrates sourced from a range of mica minerals, including lithium micas. The LOH-Max process produces high purity lithium hydroxide from lithium sulphate. The Company's operating segments include Mineral Exploration and Technology. Lepidico holds an 80% interest in the Karibib project, located within the Karibib Pegmatite Belt in central Namibia in southwestern Africa and includes the historical Rubicon and Helikon lepidolite pegmatite deposits.