Sun rises on Vietnam’s barytes
Published: Friday, 27 May 2011
Dr Tran Kim Phuong outlines Vietnam’s principal barytes resources and key end markets, such as oilfield minerals, and discusses the country’s exploration plans to 2025
Vietnam has identified and assessed over 20 deposits and
occurrences of barytes deposits with total reserves of 6.213m.
tonnes. On the basis of distribution, mineralisation type and
ore quality of the deposits, it is possible divide the three
main prospective regions in Vietnam as north-east Bac Bo, north