Illegal fluorspar mining still a problem for China

By Simon Moores, Albert Li
Published: Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Control over small scale illegal fluorspar mining a challenge for China and lucrative for locals

Gaining control over small scale illegal fluorspar mining is continuing to prove an issue for the Chinese government, as the potential for profit continues to drive an uptake in the practice. 

Many small open pit mines are scattered across China's landscape and although restrictive legislation has made this type...

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