October 20, 2010
Written by Torrey · Filed Under World
2 Responses to “China Blocks ‘Rare Earth Mineral’ Shipments Essential to U.S. Manufacturing”
This is why NASA should have been concentrating on a program to send prospectors to the Asteroid Belt for the past 30 years (not that the idiots in Congress would have allowed that). The asteroids have all the minerals anyone will ever need, flying around in packages ranging from dust grains to dwarf planets bigger than Texas.
It makes good economic sense. Force the manufactures of products that use these elements to stay in country. Look for the metals to increase in spot prices.
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