New mineral, Lithium discovered in Volta Region
Ghana has discovered a new mineral, Lithium in commercial quantities.
Lithium, which is among the top 10 most expensive minerals in the world was discovered in the Volta Region by the Minerals Commission.
According to the Chief Executive of the Commission, Kwaku Addai Antwi-Boasiako, the mineral was identified during a nationwide exploration exercise. Mr. Antwi-Boasiako added that the Commission was making efforts to ensure that the discovery sites are not encroached upon by illegal miners.
He further noted that the Commission will follow due procedures before it considers issuance of licenses to companies to mine the mineral in the country.