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Elk Creek deposit proves to be rare earth

Vast store of REEs with mine project's other critical minerals Metal Tech News - May 20, 2022


Last updated 9/6/2022 at 5:50am

Rare earths include 15 individual elements found on the periodic table.

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A recent study confirms that NioCorp's Elk Creek critical minerals project in Nebraska could provide a domestic source of niobium, titanium, scandium, and rare earth elements.

An updated feasibility study for developing a mine at Elk Creek confirms that the proposed niobium-titanium-scandium mine in Nebraska also boasts one of the richest stores of rare earth elements in the United States.

According to the new report released by NioCorp Developments Ltd. on May 19, Elk Creek hosts 632,900 metric tons of total rare earth oxides, 970,300 metric tons of niobium oxide,...

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