rare earth element

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rare earth element

One of a series of metallic elements that follow lanthanum (at. no. 57) in the periodic table of elements and that have oxides with similar properties. The series comprises the 14-element lanthanide series (at. nos. 58-71 and includes praseodymium, promethium, and ytterbium.
See also: element
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Industry experts calculate that 95% of rare earth metals, rare earth ore and rare earth oxides are mined in China.
Toronto, Canada, Nov 22, 2010 - (ABN Newswire) - Avalon Rare Metals (TSE:AVL) (OTCQX:AVARF) is pleased to invite shareholders and interested parties in rare metals, rare earth elements and specialty metals in the San Francisco area to visit us at Booth #506 at the Hard Assets Investment Conference on Sunday and Monday, November 21 and 22, 2010.
Fully integrated across the rare earth mine-to-magnets supply chain, it currently produces rare earth oxides at its flagship rare earth mine and processing facility at Mountain Pass, California, as well as rare earth metals, rare earth alloys, and the rare metals niobium and tantalum.
Avalon Rare Metals is pleased to invite shareholders and interested parties in rare metals, rare earth elements and specialty metals in the Toronto area to visit us at theToronto Resource Investment Conference on Saturday and Sunday, September 25 and 26, 2010 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
specializing in gold, platinum group metals, rare earth extractions and plant layout and design.
In addition to its current production of rare earth oxides at its flagship rare earth mine and processing facility at Mountain Pass, California, the Company produces rare earth metals, rare earth alloys (such as neodymium-iron-boron and samarium-cobalt alloys) and rare metals such as niobium and tantalum.
Analysts, industry experts and other professionals will speak throughout the conference about gold and silver, other precious metals, rare earth elements, investing trends and strategies.
In addition to its current production of REO at its flagship rare earth mine and processing facility at Mountain Pass, California, the Company produces rare earth metals, rare earth alloys (such as neodymium-iron-boron and samarium-cobalt alloys) and rare metals such as niobium and tantalum.