Graphite mine in Madagascar achieves nameplate production
The Graphmada Large Flake Graphite Mine in eastern Madagascar is processing 500 tonnes per month, says owner Bass Metals in a news statement released Wednesday.
The plant reached and sustained 25 tonnes per hour feed rate at an average head grade of 4.5% total graphitic carbon, achieving the processing plant's nameplate production. The company says concentrates produced are at 94% fixed carbon.
Bass Metals (ASX:BSM) is a Perth-based producer of industrial mineral concentrates focused on Madagascar.
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