Fluorspar scales critical minerals rankings

By Shruti Salwan
Published: Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Fluorspar up to 26th place in high risk raw material rankings by British Geological Survey

Fluorspar has been promoted to the world’s 26th highest risk raw material by the British Geological Survey (BGS). In the organisations’ second annual report, the Risk List 2012 places fluorspar on a par with vanadium, lithium and tin.

Listed as elemental fluorine, its natural form fluorspar has...

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