Chinese geologists have discovered a large reserve of rare earth in the central province of Hubei.
Rare earth samples found in China. (Internet photo) Spokesperson for the Department of Natural Resources and Land in Hubei Province said a new rare earth mine was found at the foot of Lao Am mountain in Long Ba town, Truc Khe district of the city of Xishan.
Geologists are investigating the composition, structure, quality, and scale of this field.
Previously, in Truc Son district not far away, geologists also discovered 12 areas with rare earth but not yet identified reserves.
The Hubei provincial government is proposing plans and measures to prevent illegal exploitation of the rare earth reserves.
Rare earth contains 17 chemical components, including many minerals such as dysprosium, terbium, thulium ., which are widely used in the fields of science and high technology such as electronics, aviation and energy. atoms and machine manufacturing. China is the world's largest producer of rare earth, supplying more than 90 world needs.
Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region accounts for nearly 75% of the country's rare earth reserves.