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Don Burton - Namibia Rare Earths

About Don Burton

Don Burton is a professional geologist and co-led the formation of Namibia Rare Earths in 2010. Don served as Vice President Exploration and Vice President Corporate Development with Etruscan Resources over a 13 year period where he was responsible for setting up Etruscan's operations in West Africa encompassing Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali, Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana. In 2005, Don initiated Etruscan's entry into Namibia leading to the realization of the rare earth potential and the creation of Namibia Rare Earths. Don holds a BSc (Honours) in Earth Sciences from the University of Waterloo (1978) and a MSc. in Geology from the University of New Brunswick (1984). He is a Fellow of the Geological Association of Canada and of the Society of Economic Geologists and is a member of the Association of Professional Geologists of Nova Scotia.