Origin Minerals expands holdings and enters East Texas Smackover

Origin Minerals continues to grow its lithium brine resources by expanding its claims in Utah and now using its oilfield experience to target multiple brine resources in the East Texas Smackover. Kelly Jones, CEO of Origin Minerals comments, “We have tested three wells in the East Texas Smackover and each one has yielded high-quality brine, […]

Origin Minerals completes first lithium brine test well in Utah

Origin Minerals has competed the first test well in its Tule Valley project. The well was drilled to a depth of 2,900 feet and completed with louvered casing. The Origin Minerals team collected 300+ drill cutting samples which were analyzed by ALS Labs. The results indicate a strong presence of lithium in the valley with […]

Origin Expands holdings in Nevada and Utah to 66,000 acres

As a result of compelling readings from MT surveys performed by Zonge International, Origin Minerals, LLC has expanded its mineral claims in Nevada and Utah. In Nevada, 645 claims were added in Origin Mineral’s Big Smoky project—which brings the project to 25,500 acres. In Utah, Origin Minerals expanded by adding 410 claims to its Pilot […]

Origin engages McGinley
& Associates

Origin Minerals Exploration, LLC  engages McGinley & Associates as its engineering services firm. McGinley will initially assist Origin Minerals in assessing its test drill sites, provide technical specifications for test well drilling and sampling, and permit its well locations. McGinley & Associates is a professional engineering firm that provides services in hydrology, geochemistry, environmental compliance, […]

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 […]

Origin Minerals partners with Browning Oil Company

Origin Minerals is pleased to announce it has entered a joint venture with Browning Oil Company to further expand, explore and develop its lithium resources. Founded in 1974, Browning Oil Company is a family-owned O&G exploration and production company headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Having participated in the drilling, completion and operation of over 1,000 wells […]

Origin engages Zonge to perform MT surveys

Origin Minerals Exploration has engaged Zonge International to acquire Magnetotelluric (MT) data across its mineral holdings in all four basins. MT is an electronic geophysical method for inferring the earth’s subsurface electrical conductivity. The passive geophysical method uses natural time variations of the Earth’s magnetic and electric fields to measure the electrical resistivity of the […]

Origin Minerals Engages Lithium Brine Experts

Origin Minerals believes there are a limited number of commercially attractive lithium-rich brine basins in the United States and has engaged experts from Groundwater Insight, Inc. (GWI) to identify potential lithium targets in Nevada and Utah. “This assignment is very exciting for us because we intend to evaluate over 160 water basins across Nevada and […]