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Iron ore is not the only mineral enjoying an outage price-boost with zinc riding high on supply disruptions that have helped drive the price back above US$1.30 per pound, though like iron ore the zinc boom has a built-in best-by date with a price fall highly in the next few months.

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The zinc stockpile in LME warehouses have dropped over 90% over the past five years

With iron ore the good times look like lasting longer as Brazil struggles to overcome its tailings-dam crisis and Australian miners clean up after storms caused port closures in Western Australia.

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