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By Shane Lasley
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High-grade rare earths project emerges

Metal Tech News - September 21, 2022

 

Last updated 10/4/2022 at 2:12pm

Rock hammer size reference of rare earth-bearing rock samples at Sheep Creek.

U.S. Critical Materials Corp.

Carbonatite rocks with bands of the rare earth mineral allanite in a dump from an underground adit dug during 1960s niobium exploration at the Sheep Creek project in Montana.

Sheep Creek rare earths project in Montana hosts 13 US critical metals

With the transition to electric vehicles charged with low-carbon energy shining a spotlight on America's need for secure and reliable supplies of critical minerals, the Sheep Creek project in southwestern Montana has emerged as a potential high-grade domestic source of nine rare earths and four other metals that hav...



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