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The amount of cash involved could make such a greenlighting of BHP’s potash ambitions its most important strategic decision over the next five years.
Christie’s didn’t name the paintings’ sellers; a spokesman for Mr. Rybolovlev confirmed the Russian potash magnate’s family trust is selling the Da Vinci.
BHP Billiton is weighing a risky oil and potash diversification strategy.
Pearl ash, a more refined version of potash, was briefly also used a pre-baking soda food leavener, writes food history blogger Sarah Lohman.
By contrast, potash prices are down by more than half from their 2008 and 2009 highs, and the mining technology is well established.
Rybolovlev made most of his $10 billion fortune in Russia from the sale of potash producer Uralkali OJSC.
Potassium alum, or potash, a mineral found in the mountains around Oaxaca, is used as a mordant, holding the dye to the yarn.
The unnamed Russian billionaire cited by the Trump company’s lawyers is Dmitry Rybolovlev, whose financial empire springs from his companies’ production of potash, often used for fertilizer.
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