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  • Hundreds missing in Brazil, 34 found dead, after Vale dam ,

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  • Coal Power - Eskom

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  • Mineral resources in South America - Carnet Photographique

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  • Coal deposits as potential alternative sources for ,

    This paper presents data on widespread abnormal accumulations of lanthanides and yttrium (REY) in many coal deposits worldwide High REY contents (>01%) have been found in coal seams and coal ashes, as well as in the host and basement rocks of some coal basins

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  • Where is coal found? | World Coal Association

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  • US coal ash highly rich in rare earths, scientists find ,

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