Q. Consider the following statements regarding lithium:
1.It is currently produced from hard rock or brine mines.
2.Australia is the world’s biggest supplier of Lithium.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Explanation: Lithium is currently produced from hard rock or brine mines.
- Australia is the world’s biggest supplier, with production of Lithium from hard rock mines, while Argentina, Chile and China are producing it from salt lakes.
- But global production and demand has so far not fulfilled due supply shortage of the metal.