Primary Magnesium Industry at the Crossroads ?

  title={Primary Magnesium Industry at the Crossroads ?},
  author={George J. Simandl}
M agnesium is the 8 th most abundant element on Earth. There are over 80 minerals with more than 20% magnesium within their crystal structure; however, magnesium does not occur as a native metal. Magnesite, dolomite, brucite, bishofi te, carnalite, and olivine have been used or are considered as raw materials for magnesium metal production along with brines… CONTINUE READING