Maricunga salt flats exploration ‘extraordinarily successful’, says Codelco

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Chile’s state-owned mining company Codelco said on Tuesday its exploration campaign of the Maricunga salt flats has been “extraordinarily successful.”

In a statement, the company said the country’s northern Maricunga salt flats also have the second highest lithium concentration in the world.

(By Fabian Cambero and Valentine Hilaire; Editing by Isabel Woodford)


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