European Geologist Journal - 49th issue publication


EFG has published a new issue of its biannual open access journal European Geologist. The 49th issue provides an overview about “Mineral raw materials in Europe – Chances and challenges for domestic production” and features the following contributions:

- Battery minerals from Finland: Improving the supply chain for the EU battery industry using a geometallurgical approach by Quentin Dehaine, Simon P. Michaux, Jussi Pokki, Mari Kivinen & Alan R. Butcher

- The Zinnwald Lithium Project: Transferring legacy exploration data into new mineral resources by Thomas Dittrich, Matthias Helbig, Kersten Kühn, Wolf-Dietrich Bock & Armin Müller

- How can universities and students increase domestic raw material knowledge to help production? Possibilities through examples by Máté Zs. Leskó, Lívia Majoros, Gábor Jakab, Richárd Z. Papp, Ferenc Kristály

- Considerations for financing and encouraging successful exploration within the EU by Eamonn F. Grennan

- The Italian Database GeMMA: from monitoring production to cataloguing mining wastes, a starting point for recovering critical raw materials from abandoned mines? by Mauro Lucarini, Roberta Carta, Fiorenzo Fumanti, Lucio Martarelli & Monica Serra

- Hidden graphite resources in Turkey: a new supply candidate for Europe? by Alp İlhan, Ramazan Sarı & Yonca Yıldırım

- Are the pan-European seas a promising source for critical metals supply? The project GeoERA-MINDeSEA by Javier González, Teresa Medialdea, Henrik Schiellerup, Irene Zananiri, Pedro Ferreira, Luis Somoza, Xavier Monteys & the MINDeSEA Team

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