Photo Gallery: Germany Searches for Lithium Deposits
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Photo Gallery: Germany Searches for Lithium Deposits

Mining Revival German Solar Firm Goes Hunting For Lithium

Essential for building electric car batteries and solar technology, lithium is a raw material of the future. Now a German firm is searching for deposits of the valuable resource in the country's Ore Mountains. Geologists believe that some 1.5 billion dollars' worth of the light metal lies underground.