Do you know how important phosphorus is for human life? It is vital. Find out why in this video
Natural reserves of phosphate ore can be found in just a few countries: Morocco, China, USA, Algeria, Jordan, Russia and South Africa mine this raw material. Europe is dependent on imports and is facing a growing problem: increasingly, the virgin raw material is contaminated with heavy metals and uranium, which are imported as ‘by-products’.
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