Here is an interesting post on the Zenyatta graphite deposit. Certainly seems to be an interesting and unique deposit type. If you are going to be at this year’s PDAC Convention, it would be great to hear what the geologists /academics have to say. I think I’ll stop by for a chat and learn something new!
Zenyatta Ventures’s (V.ZEN) Albany hydrothermal graphite deposit is, as CEO Aubrey Eveleigh, points out, “one of a kind.” It is so unique that it has attracted attention globally and that of Lakehead University’s Dr. Andrew Conly and secured a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council grant to study its origins.
“This is one of a kind graphite; Very pure, very high quality.” said Eveleigh. “It’s ready for the green tech application testing and there should be great demand for it. The Company will target high quality-high value graphite powder market for the cleantech sector.”
Technology is driving market demand for high purity graphite (>99%) in emerging markets for energy & energy storage, electric vehicles and electronics (Li-batteries).
Like many mining CEO’s Eveleigh can be frustrated by the market. “A lot of investors don’t get it at all yet. There is a disconnect between the story and the stock…
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