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Korean Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM) reveals plans to exploit a lithium deposit in eastern Kazakhstan, covering an area of 1.6 square kilometers, as reported by Orda.kz citing The Korea Times. The region, previously mined for tantalum, has resources estimated at around $15.7 billion. KIGAM, responding to Kazakhstan government’s request, studied the area since May last year, considering the significance of tantalum coexisting with lithium and cesium. Lithium, a crucial mineral for electric vehicle and modern industries, is a key component in batteries. KIGAM aims to apply for drilling rights in the region, intending to commence lithium extraction next year.