Japanese investigators planned to reserve the vast area of earth elements in the mud of deep-sea, which is enough to feed global demand on a “semi-infinite basis,” surveyed the western Pacific Ocean near Minamitorishima Island, Japan.
The elements, located within a Japan’s private economic waters, which holds more than 16m tons of the elements required to manufacture high-tech goods from electric vehicles to mobile phones, the study showed, published in the journal of “Scientific Reports”. The area rich in mineral, the team’s survey estimated 1.2 million tons of “rare earth oxide”
The research also said that most of the particles of the earth will be reserved for hundreds of years.
As we all know that the world is purely relies on China for the earth raw, with Beijing manufactures elements recently found in the market.
But now Beijing has restricted its exports of such goods at times of strategic tension.
Japanese manufacturers have faced a serious shortage of supply In 2010, as China restricted the valuable exports.