So-called conflict minerals, it is pointed from the democratic republic of Congo non-governmental military groups or non-military faction conflict areas controlled by the mining production of gold (Au), tantalum (Ta), tungsten (W), cobalt (Co) and tin (Sn) such as metal mineral, local relevant military groups of illegal mining profits is stealing from the citizens, And human rights violations and environmental degradation in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The main harm is this：
*Serious human rights violations, theft, extortion
*Use of violence over the control and taxation of mineral resources
*Forced labor and child labor
*Unregulated deforestation, soil destruction, etc