37 CFR    1.47 Notice by Publication

   Notice is hereby given of the filing of an application with a
petition under 37 CFR 1.47 requesting acceptance of the application
without the signature of one of the joint inventors. The petition has
been granted. A notice has been sent to the last known address of the
non-signing inventor. The inventor whose signature is missing (John
Edward Victor Broome) may join in the application by promptly filing an
appropriate oath or declaration complying with 37 CFR 1.63. The
international application number is PCT/NZ98/00087 and was filed on 18
June 1998 in the name of Pacific Lithium Limited et al for the
invention entitled LITHIUM RECOVERY AND PURIFICATION. The national
stage application number is 09/446,339 and has a 35 U.S.C. 371 date of
14 April 2000.