Lithium (Li) is a mineral commodity increasingly sought after mainly because it is essential to the production of rechargeable Li-ion batteries mainly used in high-tech consumer electronics (like smartphones) and in the green-power industry. This increasing demand of Li is mainly driven by the electric car industry, in the pursuit for more environment-friendly means of transportation, and it will result in an intensive Li exploitation in the near future. Consequently, there is great pressure for mining and exploration companies to achieve fast but accurate results in targeting potentially economic areas. New and untraditional Li exploration methods are needed in order...

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