Antimony (trioxide!) on the watch list

Published: Tuesday, 28 August 2012

Gerry Clarke discusses whether antimony is as scarce as indicated by the British Geological Survey last year and asks: Is there an opportunity to help head off a looming supply crisis?

By Gerry ClarkeIn September 2011, a British Geological Survey (BGS) Risk List of 52 economically valuable elements put antimony at the top, ahead of the rare earths, based on scarcity, production concentration, reserve base distribution and governance. This trumped an earlier June 2010 European Commission report that bestowed critical status...

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