Lepidico is an ASX-listed resources company primarily focused on lithium exploration with projects in Quebec and NSW. Through its wholly-owned subsidiary Lepidico Holdings Ltd, Lepidico also owns the technology to a metallurgical process that has successfully produced lithium carbonate from non-conventional sources, specifically lithium-rich mica minerals including lepidolite and zinnwaldite.
The company was formerly known as Platypus Minerals, but changed its name in November 2016 following the acquisition of public unlisted company Lepidico. Platypus Minerals previously engaged in the exploration and evaluation of gold, copper, and base metal projects in Australia and Indonesia. The company primarily focused on the Obi Gold project which is located on the island of Obi, south of Halmahera in eastern Indonesia. Platypus Minerals was previously known as Ashburton Minerals and changed company name on 21 October 2013.