Critical Metals

The Costs of Mining Rare Earths in China

Critical Metals

China Daily reported that rare earth mining is causing drinking water problems and environmental concerns in some of China’s neighborhoods.

China Daily reported that rare earth mining is causing drinking water problems and environmental concerns in some of China’s neighborhoods.

As quoted in the market news:

In Dingnan, Longnan and other counties in the city of Ganzhou, red clay on the hillsides contains a high concentration of heavy rare earth metals that can be easily absorbed through the clay. Local farmers have mastered the art of using high-potency fertilizer to dissolve the clay and obtain the valuable minerals inside.

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