Tomtorskoe deposit as a strategic base of the Russian cluster in the world rare-metal industry

Yu. G. Danilov, V.P. Grigoriev

The article describes the state-of-the art of the world rare-metal industry and the place of Russia there. The analysis of the world rare-metal market shows that the share of Russia is disproportionally small taking into consideration its available resources of the raw material. The development of the Tomtorskoe rare-metal deposit in Yakutia is an opportunity of establishing a cluster of the world’s importance. The strategy is proposed for the Russian rare-metal industry development.

№4 (122) 2015

Key words: cluster, market environment, deposit, sector, industry, rare and rare-earth metals, market, strategy

Mining Industry Journal №4 (122) 2015, p.58