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Australia, India, Japan, and USA create joint critical tech working group

Chris G Silver badge

India has more than double the rare earths of Australia, including monazite sands containing thorium, cerium and some lanthanides. Some of the reasons why China was left to dominate the RE market is down to them having relatively good access and the fact that processing is not easily environmentally friendly.

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