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Saudi Arabia

New Phosphate Deposits in Saudi Arabia

According to the results of a geological survey submitted last month to theSaudi Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, phosphate deposits with aconcentration of 35% of phosphoric oxide have been discovered in the ArabianShield in northwest Saudi Arabia. A pilot survey conducted in association with aUS geological mission in an area of 8 sq. kms. located in a larger block of 550sq. kms. in the Jalamid area...