Mine in Africa-- The Sabi Star lithium-tantalum Mine
The Sabi Star lithium-tantalum project is located in the Sabi Star mine area in eastern Zimbabwe, under the jurisdiction of Manicalan Province, 180km northwest to Zimbabwe's capital Harare, road distance 240km, east to Manicaran provincial capital Mutare 60km, there are a number of rough roads within the mining rights area, railway and highway are accessible from northeast Harare mining area to Mozambique Beira port (mining area to Beira port direct distance 300km).
The Sabi Star lithium-tantalum project has 40 mining rights licenses for rare metal blocks with a total area of 2,637 hectares. Five mining rights blocks with an average grade of Li2O of 1.98% have been proved. The other 35 mining rights are planned to be explored simultaneously. Sabi Star lithium-tantalum project is designed to produce 900,000 tons of raw ore per year, equivalent to about 200,000 tons of lithium concentrate, which has been put into operation in May 2023.