Mineral sand miners turn to monazite

By William Clarke
Published: Thursday, 11 July 2019

Long discarded as trash, interest is growing in the rare earth ore monazite.

Demand for rare earths has opened up new revenue streams for mineral sand miners who are looking to monetize the discarded monazite from their operations.

Kenmare has already begun to export a monazite rich mineral product, and Iluka is seeking permission to do likewise.

Minerals sand deposits consist primarily of...

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