the rare earth elements are all metals and the group is often referred to as the "rare earth metals." these metals have many similar properties and that often causes them to be found together in geologic deposits. they are also referred to as "rare earth oxides" because many of them are typically sold as oxide compounds.
here's how a startup plans to extract gold from asteroids. planetary resources funded by some of the world's richest investors hopes to create a multi-trillion dollar industry.
rare earth metal production was on the rise in 2018 jumping to 170000 metric tons (mt) worldwide from 132000 mt the previous year. demand for the metals is increasing as renewable energy
with all the turmoil surrounding the ongoing china-us trade war companies mining for rare earth elements have come out as “unexpected” winners thanks to market-wide speculation that china may
3 top rare earth stocks in 2017 the mvis global rare earth/strategic metals index has lost 82% of its value and was recently clocked near its all-time low at 331. certain large mining
* rare earth oxide (reo): the major value in ree processing lies in the production of high-purity reos and metals – but it isn’t easy. a ree refinery uses ion exchange and/or multi-stage
why rare-earth mining in the west is a bust stahl hosted an engrossing segment on california’s mountain pass mine and the obscure metals it produces. called the rare-earth elements they are