2012 Top 10 Geological Survey Progresses

Top4. Evident Effects Achieved in Survey and Evaluation of Three Kinds of Rare Resources Including R

Updated :04,07,2013

The strategy survey of three kinds of rare resources was launched and the prospecting direction and key regions were primarily put forward. The prospecting of three kinds of rare resources in Xinjiang, Gansu and other provinces have made great progress and totally obtained 296,000 tons of Rubidium Oxide, 105,000 tons of Niobium Tantalum, 960,000 tons of Scandium, over 100,000 tons of Lithium Oxide. Besides, 6 large-super large potential deposits of rare and rare-earth metals and 15 prospecting clues have been discovered. Paragenetic (associated) Li deposit has been discovered in Pingsu, Shanxi and Zhunge’er, Inner Mongolia mines. A number of three kinds of rare resource prospecting clues with good prospect have been discovered successively in West Sichuan, Xiapu County in Fujian Province, Guidong County in Hunan Province and Xianghuangqi in Inner Mongolia.

Overall view of rare metal like Rb in GuoBaoshan, Guazhouxian, Gasu Province