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Old 6th January 2018, 11:35 PM   #8
A. G. Maisey
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The iron deposits at Luwu are laterite ores.

In the 1980's my understanding is that there was a small commercial smelting operation going on at Luwu. I was told this by Panembahan Harjonegoro (alm.) who gave me a piece of this commercially refined nickel.

The current situation in Luwu can be understood by following these links:-

http://www.oxis.org/theses/misol-2103.pdf

https://www.reuters.com/article/ind...N0R42WI20140904

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-...e-idUSKBN19P1Q5
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