Academics bemoan lack of clarity on China
Published: Monday, 30 November 2015
Universities lack data on Chinese deposits; Geological origin of Bayan Obo disputed while classifications in southern China uncertain.
The British Columbia Geological Survey (BCGS) Symposium on
Strategic and Critical Minerals in Victoria, Canada, in
November was told how, in Western circles of geological
academia, understanding of China’s rare earths
industry deposits and industry remains as elusive as ever.
Anthony Williams-Jones, a hydrothermal mineral deposit
expert at McGill...