Rare Earth metals have been in the press the past few months b/c of it’s geopolitical importance. China as the main producer of rare earth metals started controlling the export to other nations. Japan, Europe and the US desperately need these metals to keep production of cars, cell phones and other products affordable. In this info graphic, produced by Buckyballs, we are trying to explain how magnets and other rare earth metals influence our daily lives.
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