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Argosy says commenced lithium carbonate batch production works at Rincon

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(Kitco News) - Argosy Minerals (ASX: AGY) said yesterday it commenced lithium carbonate batch production works at its Rincon lithium project in Argentina, where 5.1 tonnes of battery quality product has currently been produced.

The company added it is nearing completion of the commissioning phase works and is now conducting production throughput/scaling trials at the 2,000tpa operations facility, whilst progressing preliminary ramp-up phase works and moving toward the integrated continuous production ramp-up phase.

Argosy noted it is targeting to complete the full systems ramp-up phase works and achieve steady-state continuous production operations by end of Q2-CY2023.

Argosy Minerals is an Australian company with a current 77.5% (and ultimate 90%) interest in the Rincon lithium project in Salta Province, Argentina and a 100% interest in the Tonopah lithium project in Nevada, USA.

The company is focused on its flagship Rincon lithium project, which is located within the world renowned “Lithium Triangle”, host to the world’s largest lithium resources.

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