Xuxa Lithium

Sigma is developing an industrial-scale green mining operation in the Vale do Jequitinhonha, Minas Gerais state, Brazil. The project will bring direct and indirect jobs to the local community and contribute to its economic development.

Primero Americas were engaged by Sigma Lithium (Sigma) to complete a DFS for the Xuxa Lithium Project located at Grota Do Cirilo in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Minerals Feasibility Design

Sigma is developing a world-class industrial-scale hard-rock lithium project. The significant deposits in Brazil can be counted among some of the highest-grade spodumene pegmatites in the world

Scope of Work

Primero Canada are currently retained by Sigma Lithium (Sigma) to progress a definitive feasibility study for the Xuxa Lithium Project located at Grota Do Cirilo in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Recent highlights include:

The DFS scope of work included the following:

NI 43-101 Deliverable
Y
N
Site Identification and Assessment
Yes
Accessibility, Climate, Local Resources, Infrastructure & Physiography
Yes
History
No
Geological Setting and Mineralisation
No
Deposit Types
No
Exploration
No
Drilling (inc. sterilisation, metallurgical and geotechnical)
No
Sample Prep, Analysis and Security
No
Data Verification
No
Mineral Processing & Metallurgical Testing
Yes
Mineral Resources Estimates
No
Mineral Reserve Estimates
Yes
Mining Methods
Yes
Recovery Methods
Yes
Project Infrastructure
Yes
Market Studies and Contracts
No
Environmental Studies, Permitting and Social Impact
Yes
Capital and Operating Costs
Yes
Economic Analysis
Yes
Adjacent Property
No
Interpretations, Conclusions and Recommendations
Yes