VANCOUVER, BC, May 11, 2022
/CNW/ -- Lithium South Development Corporation (the
"Company") (TSX-V: LIS) (OTCQB: LISMF) (Frankfurt: OGPQ) is pleased
to announce it has retained Groundwater Insight Inc. of
Halifax, Nova Scotia to provide
technical services regarding the Hombre Muerto North Lithium
Project (HMN Li Project) located in Salta, Argentina. The services will include the
preparation of a National Instrument Compliant Resource Estimate,
and the preparation of all supporting documents.
Dr. Mark King will serve as the
Qualified Person (QP) for the technical work. Dr. King is the
Principal Hydrologist and President of Groundwater Insight, Inc
(GWI). Dr. King has more than 30 years of experience in
groundwater research and consulting. His resource and reserve
estimation experience on major lithium brine projects is arguably
the most extensive of any geologist, hydrogeologist, or engineer in
His experience includes serving as QP resource/reserve
- Albermarle at Salar Atacama, Chile and Clayton
- Neolithium at the 3Q Salar, Argentina
- Lithium Americas at the Cauchari Salar, Argentina, and
- for resource estimation on behalf of Albermarle at the
Antofalla Salar, Argentina.
The technical team will consist of GWI employees and
subconsultants with advanced expertise in geological modelling,
GIS, data management and 3D visualization.
Company President, Adrian F. C.
Hobkirk is quoted, "We are very pleased to have retained
highly experienced, Dr. Mark King
and his company Groundwater Insight, Inc., for key technical work
at the HMN Li Project.
About Lithium South
Lithium South is focused on developing the Hombre Muerto North
Lithium Project, located on the Hombre Muerto Salar, a major
lithium-producing salar in Argentina. The property is
adjacent to a US$840 million lithium
mine development being undertaken by the Korean multinational
corporation POSCO, which acquired the raw ground from Galaxy
Resources Ltd. for US$280
million. The Company completed a Preliminary Economic
Assessment of the HMN Li Project in 2019, utilizing conventional
The Company is evaluating conventional evaporation as a process
method, and Direct Lithium Extraction (DLE) as an alternative
method. Three candidates for DLE are currently being
evaluated. Two, 2,000-liter bulk brine samples are being
evaluated outside of Argentina. One sample is being tested by
Lilac Solutions of Oakland,
California. A second 2,000-liter bulk sample is being tested
by Chemphys Chengdu, in China. DLE test work is also
currently underway in Salta, Argentina by Eon Minerals.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
Adrian F. C. Hobkirk
President and Chief Executive Officer
Investors / Shareholders call 855-415-8100 / website:
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