The project to develop the Tomtorskoye rare-earth metals deposit will be carried out.
According to the Yakutia governor Aisen Nikolayev, the mining could start in 2-3 years.
The Tomtor ore is rich in niobium and other rare-earth metals used in the manufacture of military machines, rocket-building, nuclear industry, etc.
According to estimations, reserves of the deposit are enough for 150 years. (Ukrainian metal)