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Guangxi announces rare earth deposit, discovery of illegal mine

By Albert Li
Published: Monday, 20 March 2017

The Bureau of Land and Resources of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, in the south of China, has announced that a huge rare earth deposit has been found in Pingnan county by the Provincial Bureau of Geology and Mineral Exploration and Development.

The geology bureau submitted its initial report in 2015, after four years of research. Exploration was carried out as part of the local government’s third mine-finding project, which began in 2010.

According to the geology bureau’s report, 16 ore...

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