AVZ Minerals Ltd is a mineral exploration company focused on developing the Manono Lithium and Tin Project located in the south of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in central Africa. AVZ has a 60 per cent interest in the Manono Project.

The Manono Project is one of the world’s largest lithium-rich LCT (lithium, caesium, tantalum) pegmatite deposits. The Manono pegmatites extend for a strike length of at least 13km and are more than 240m thick in places. The Project covers the historic Manono Mine, a pegmatite deposit mined for its tin content from 1919 to 1982.

AVZ also holds a 100 per cent interest in the Manono Extension Project which surrounds the Manono Project.

AVZ listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in 2007 under the code “AVZ”.