Origin forms OM Geothermal and acquires geothermal leases

Origin Minerals Exploration, LLC formed OM Geothermal, LLC and has entered into two geothermal leases with the U.S. Department of Interior – Bureau of Land Management.

The leased acreage is located in Big Smoky Valley in the vicinity of Origin Mineral’s current mineral claims. One lease covers 4,894 acres and the other 2,039 acres.

Both leases were effective October 1, 2022, for an initial term of 10-years and include extension options.

By combining direct lithium extraction with renewable geothermal power in one location, Origin Minerals intends to provide renewable energy to the western U.S. and to deliver sustainable battery-grade lithium products to domestic users.