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Deposits of lithium are found in South America throughout the Andes mountain chain. Chile is the leading lithium producer, followed by Argentina. Both countries recover the lithium from brine pools. In the United States lithium is recovered from brine pools in Nevada. However, half the world's known reserves are located in Bolivia, a nation sitting along the central eastern slope of the Andes. In 2009 Bolivia is negotiating with Japanese, French, and Korean firms to begin extraction. According to the US Geological Survey, Bolivia's Uyuni Desert has 5.4 million tonnes of lithium. China may emerge as a significant producer of brine-source lithium carbonate around 2010. There is potential production of up to 55,000 tonnes per year if projects in Qinghai province and Tibet proceed. Worldwide reserves of lithium are estimated as 13 million tonnes. Using the battery efficiency figure of 400 g of lithium per kWh, this gives a total maximum lithium battery capacity of 32.5 billion kWh which, assuming it is used exclusively for car batteries, is enough for approximately 1.4 billion cars with a 24 kWh battery (like a Nissan Leaf ).
Originally posted by Phage
reply to post by maestromason
The trouble is, if you shift between the 9/13/2010 and 12/28/2010 images the shadows on the mounds don't change at all while the shadows cast by the trees (the palm tree at the eastern edge in particular) change a lot.
The night of the unexpected earthquake occurred. The walls of the tailings dam broke and thick lava, full of toxic, hard volcanic ran downhill. On the road flooded and buried everything in its path. Marshes, trees, plantations and the Galvez family home. Parents and two little girls were inside. Someone saw that after the earthquake, Angelica left the house. But apparently, when he realized what was awaiting them, Angelica would have re-entered.