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World’s Largest Lithium Reserve

World’s Largest Lithium Reserve:

The U.S. Department of Energy recently discovered the world’s largest Lithium reserve beneath California’s Salton Sea.

  • Salton Sea is a shallow, saline lake located in the lower Colorado Desert, southern California,
  • It is a geological depression tucked between mountain ranges and lying below sea level.
  • The Salton Sea is an important stopping point for migratory waterfowl and serves as a critical habitat for birds moving south to Mexico and Central America.


  • It is a soft, silvery-white metal that heads group 1, the alkali metals group, of the periodic table of the elements.
  • It has the lowest density of all metals.
  • It is the lightest of the solid elements.
  • It reacts vigorously with water.