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By Shane Lasley
Metal Tech News 

More Elk Creek critical minerals, alloys

Metal Tech News – May 31, 2023


Last updated 5/30/2023 at 3:10pm

Periodic table showing scandium, titanium, niobium, and other critical minerals.

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A mine at NioCorp's Elk Creek project in Nebraska would be a major domestic producer of niobium, titanium, and scandium.

NioCorp looks at using Elk Creek scandium in Al-Sc alloys; increased niobium, titanium recoveries could boost economics of future mine.

From the launch of a project aimed at producing incredibly strong and lightweight aluminum-scandium alloys, to significantly improving the recovery of niobium and titanium, NioCorp Developments Ltd. has released a flurry of promising new developments t...

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