conflict minerals are: cassiterite, columbitetantalite,
gold, wolframite, or their derivatives, or any other minerals or their derivatives determined by the
Secretary of State USA to be financing conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo or an adjoining country
(called “DRC countries”).
Friday, June 3, 2011
In March, Rwanda banned the purchase of so-called conflict minerals including gold, tungsten, coltan and tin from Congo after the U.S. passed a law aimed at halting the trade