Elon Musk Teases Mining Operation

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Elon Musk Teases Mining Operation

Elon Musk tweeted Friday that his company Tesla "might actually have to get into mining & refining" due to the price of lithium. The cost of the metal is 18 times higher today than in 2012. Musk points out there is no shortage of the element itself, but the process for extraction and refinement is slow. 

MineX. The company has revealed no official plans. People have pointed out Musk's history of tweeting before going all-in on new projects and are eager to see what happens next.

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