DPRK Mining News

Scepticism grows over North Korea’s massive rare earth discovery

Experts are raising questions about the legitimacy of North Korea's estimated reserves of rare earths, used from computers to cars and defense missiles.

Largest known rare earth deposit discovered in North Korea

The 216 million tonne Jongju deposit 150km north of Pyongjang, theoretically worth trillions of dollars, would more than double the current global known resource of REE oxides.