It was particularly good to see so many Camborne School of Mines (CSM) students, and it is always great to hear them talk enthusiastically about their future careers in the mining industry.
|Barbara with CSM students|
|A concentration of mineral processors at the bar|
|Barbara with Bentley Orchard|
As yet there has been no mention of the economics of extracting the lithium from the waters, which is a slow process, involving evaporation then leaching. In the major lithium brine regions evaporation is by solar radiation in large ponds, which may not be too practical in the mild and wet Cornish climate.