Q. With reference to the Critical Minerals, consider the following statements::
1.These are vital elements essential for modern technologies and clean energy transition.
2.Critical minerals are easily found in large quantities in most countries.
Select the correct statements using the codes given below:
Statement 1 is correct. Critical Minerals are vital elements essential for modern technologies and clean energy transition.
Statement 2 is incorrect. Critical minerals are often characterized by limited global availability or uneven geographical distribution, making them challenging to find in large quantities in many countries.