Vanadium ore has originated historically from three countries in the world: China, Russia and South Africa. Until now, that is. Norge Mining is carrying out extensive explorations into vanadium in southern Norway. This, as it becomes more vital by the day for use in renewable energy storage, redox flow batteries and to strengthen steel. With a powerful trinity of purposes, its future potential is exciting. Here are ten snippets of information you may not know about this elemental metal..