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Rio starts critical mineral tellurium output in Utah

Miner Rio Tinto has started producing tellurium at its Kennecott copper operation in Utah, becoming one of only two US producers of the critical mineral.

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Rio produces tellurium at Kennecott

Around 20 tonnes of tellurium will be produced annually through a new US$2.9 million circuit built at the Kennecott refinery, Rio Tinto said.