Doubts raised over Inner Mongolian graphite find

By Laura Syrett, Albert Li
Published: Monday, 07 December 2015

Sources in China have said that the news has sparked little enthusiasm in Northern China as suspicions mount that the extent and grade of the 128.9m-tonne flake graphite discovery could be exaggerated.

Industry observers in China have cast doubt over the veracity of reports circulated by Chinese media outlets last week that the country had uncovered the biggest graphite deposit in its history.

The Inner Mongolian government’s local Bureau of Land and Resources announced on 2 December the discovery of a flake graphite...

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