The ELi project is a claystone lithium deposit found in a sub-horizontal sequence of lacustrine, tuffaceous mudstones, claystones and siltstones deposited in the Little Smokey Valley*.
The lithium bearing rocks at the ELi project are preferentially found in younger tuffaceous sedimentary rocks that have a strong volcanic component and exhibits light-colored, ash- rich, lacustrine rocks containing swelling clays.
The project occurs within a hydrologically closed basin with proximal silicic volcanic rocks found in the hanging-wall. The geometry of the ELi project is roughly tabular, up to several meters thick over several square kilometers of area
* Technical information per NI 43-101 report prepared for Clear Sky Lithium titled “ELi Sediment-Hosted Lithium Deposit, Eureka & Nye Counties, Nevada: Technical Report“ by Robert J. Johansing, BSc Geology, MSc Economic Geology, QP MMSA.
The USGS first publication on sedimentary-hosted lithium (claystone lithium) wasn’t until 1991, making it one of the newer deposit types in exploration.
Source: USGS Model 25l.3(T), Some Industrial Mineral Deposit Models: Descriptive Deposit Models, Open File 91-11A.
Surface samples are select in nature and may not be representative of the entire property. Field work consists of a 154 samples collected by Clear Sky and 16 samples collected by the previous operators (historic).
Technical Report, TLC Property, Nye County Nevada, April 2020.
The Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101 is Anna Hicken, P.Geo, a consultant for the company who has reviewed & approved the technical geological information contained on this website. For more information, please refer to the independent 43-101 report on the ELi property available on SEDAR.
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