Exeter leads mineral research project

UK scientists from the University of Exeter will lead a new collaborative research project to discover crucial new deposits of essential raw materials across Europe

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Critical raw materials include niobium, seen here in crystal form. Photo: Artem Topchiy

The team, including geologists from the Camborne School of Mines, will devise new techniques to expose previously unknown underground resources essential to the manufacturing of many ‘high-tech’