The Jiajika Project is a surface mine located in Sichuan, China. Owned by Chengdu Tianqi Industry Group, the greenfield mine produced an estimated 0.126 mtpa of lithium in 2020. 9. Salar de Atacama Mine. Owned by Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile, the Salar de Atacama Mine is a in-situ leaching mine situated in Antofagasta, Chile.