The rare earth element potential in Greenland

Lars Lund Sørensen, Per Kalvig, Diogo Rosa

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Supply of rare earth elements (REE) is complex. REE deposits are geographically unevenly distributed and the content of individual REEs varies from deposit to deposit; some deposits only containing a few of the REEs in demand. Greenland is endowed with several large REE deposits, related to various geological settings. Several projects have reached advanced stages of exploration. Additionally, Greenland also holds geological terrains favour able for hosting undiscovered REE deposits, as concluded in a 2010 REE workshop.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages12
JournalGeology and Ore
Issue number29
Publication statusPublished - 28 Feb 2018

Programme Area

  • Programme Area 4: Mineral Resources


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