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The Value of Potash In the Ground
February 26, 2013 | Arizona Geology Blog

The Arizona Geology Blog has an interesting post about how potash deposits in the Holbrook Basin of Arizona have been valued. A Google search shows that Holbrook Basin potash has been frequently discussed on the blog.

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Potash Price Collapse?
August 1, 2013 | Arizona Geology Blog
"The world's potash industry imploded today as Russia's Uralkali withdrew from the Belarus Potash Corporation one of two global potash cartels that control about 70% of the world's potash production. " Quoted from the Arizona Geology Blog.

Arizona Mining Review
June 13, 2013 | Arizona Mining Review
Topics in the most recent Arizona Mining Review: * Joe Bardswich - Moss Gold Mine * Jerry Aiken and Matt Monte - Holbrook Potash Mine * David Newlin - community response to potash mining at Holbrook * Niemuth - mining news * Kim Patten and Christy Caudill - National Geothermal Data System

World Potash Developments
January 19, 2014 | Arizona Geological Survey
"Potash is a non-renewable resource that is a key ingredient in fertilizer along with phosphate and nitrogen. Increased demand for fertilizers and potash has driven potash prices from US$96/tonne in September 1990, to US$203/tonne in July 2007, to US$495/tonne in April, 2012. A dwindling supply of arable land worldwide coupled with population growth requires increased food production from that land." Quoted from the report.

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