Leaching of rare earth elements from bentonite clay

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van der Watt, J.G; Waanders, F.B;
  • Publisher: The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
  • Subject: REE | rare earth elements | bentonite clay | removal | AMD | acid mine drainage | leaching

Due to increasing concerns of global rare earth element shortfalls in the near future, possible alternative sources of rare earth elements have recently become of economic interest. One such alternative is decanting acid mine water originating primarily from abandoned o... View more
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