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Conflict minerals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo: global tantalum processing plants, a critical part of the tantalum supply chain

Online link http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2014/3122/
Description Sources are discussed to identify risks to the United States associated with critical supply of this strategic mineral / metal and to provide supply chain transparency to policymakers. Focus is on the post-mining, pre-consumer-product part of the chain.
Originators Papp, John F.
Publication U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2014-3122

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