Sphere Minerals Limited is an Australia-based iron ore company, with a focus in West Africa. The Company has three iron ore projects in Mauritania. Its projects include Guelb el Auoj, Lebtheinia and Askaf. Guelb el Auoj iron (magnetite) project is located in Mauritania, West Africa. The Company is developing the Guelb el Auoj iron project in partnership with Societe Nationale Industrielle et Miniere. The Company has an exploration license for EL264, which covers the Lebtheinia magnetite-quartzite deposits. The deposit is located near iron ore port of Nouadhibou. The Askaf Project covers the exploration license EL172, located south of the Guelb el Auoj project area. The 194 square kilometers Askaf exploration license includes six magnetite-quartzite deposits.