The Wild Rush To Find More Cobalt—Part II
March 2018 by Chris Ralph
In this second part on cobalt, I will take a look at the various types of cobalt deposits and how you can prospect for them. Who knows—perhaps the next big cobalt strike will be yours.
During our visit during late May, 2011, the vertical nature of the mineralized areas was clearly visible, as were numerous examples of quartz-carbonate veins in shear zones, faults and folds.
The main ore deposits of the Ely district are associated with an east-west belt of altered and mineralized rocks measuring about one mile wide that extends 8 miles westward from Ely.
“We feel that we can clean up an area that has been abandoned after 100 years of mining,” Lyon said.
In this article, part of an ongoing series taking a look at critical metals in our economy, we will examine the mining and use of the metal zinc.
For more than 40 years, iron ore prices have been decided by private negotiations conducted between the largest of the iron miners and the largest steel producers. These two sides dominate both the spot and contract iron ore markets.
For this article, I am focusing on industrial production plants that can handle 10 cubic yards per hour or more and would be fed by a loader or other heavy equipment...
We import nearly all of our REEs from China, so it’s critical that we find and continue to develop domestic resources of these elements.
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