Pinnacle Minerals Limited

Australian Kaolin Projects

  • Bobalong Kaolin Project, WA

    • Scoping Study and drilling completed
    • Two granted tenements covering 116.61 km2
    • Tambellup, 300km southeast of Perth 
  • Holly Kaolin Project, WA

    • Exploration project very close to Bobalong
    • Two granted tenements covering 268 km2
    • Kojonup, 280km southeast of Perth
  • White Knight and Camel Lake Project, SA

    • Four licence applications covering 1,943 km2
    • Eyre Peninsula and Camel Lake, South Australia

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Kaolin Market

$6400000000

Current global market in USD and rising due to global shortage

$8230000000

Global market in USD expected to reach in 2024

9 mt pa

Chinese market estimated

1 mt pa

Japanese market estimated

Kaolin – Halloysite Prices

  • Kaolin +AU$300 per tonne

  • Kaolin-Halloysite hybrid AU$500 to AU$1,000 per tonne

  • Halloysite + AU$7,500 per tonne

What is Kaolin?

  • New economy industrial mineral finding new uses in a high tech world

  • Most researched clay mineral in the World

  • White, fine, soft, plastic clay material that is inert, insoluble in water and hydrophilic

  • Applications include ceramics, fiberglass, paper coat, rubber, plastics, polishes, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics

  • Source of High Purity Alumina (HPA) used in lithium-ion batteries

  • Halloysite is kaolin with a tubular morphology. It is used in high-tech processes such as carbon capture, hydrogen storage and nanotechnology

  • Also used in medical and cancer therapies