Record metspar offer prices now higher than acidspar prices in China

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield, Carrie Shi
Published: Friday, 31 May 2019

Prices for metallurgical-grade fluorspar have risen above those for acidspar in China for the first time in more than two years, despite reports that demand in China is picking up.

The price of metallurgical grade fluorspar has continued its run of record highs and was being offered out of China this week at prices above those heard for higher purity acidspar material.

Metspar is of lower purity and requires less processing, so it is typically sold at a lower price.

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