Rare earths in Switzerland? Everything about the raw material of the future


Rare earths maybe even in Switzerland? This is what you should know about the most important raw material of the future

Rare earths are found in every modern device. How do you actually mine rare earths and why does the current find in Sweden give reason for hope?

Large deposits of rare earths have been discovered near Kiruna in northern Sweden.

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It is impossible to use a device with modern technology that does not contain rare earth metals. And with the ecological and digital change, rare metals are becoming even more important because no electric car can drive without them.