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High levels of critical raw materials such as rare earth elements, phosphorus and tungsten are found in old mining waste in Bergslagen. This is shown by two new reports from the Geological Survey of Sweden (SGU). The potential resources are far from sufficient to meet the needs of Europe’s industries but could still contribute to the supply of critical raw materials.31 January 2024
230 versus 6,099. That's how big a difference it is in the number of iron mineralisation between two areas in Bergslagen with otherwise comparable bedrock. But what is it due to? A new report from the Geological Survey of Sweden (SGU) tries to answer that. The answer is important for the planning of future exploration.19 January 2024