Prospecting for Rare Earth Metals
January 2010 by Chris RalphRare earth metals are critically important to many forms of modern technology, including most green energy saving applications, computers, televisions, and a number of military defense systems.
The Forest Service is issuing $69,630 in small grants to several rural communities in Nevada to help diversify their economies and wean them from dependency on natural resources.
In an important victory for western property owners, the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled for Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF), and Idaho rancher Verl Jones’ family, in a closely watched case that addresses the standard by which injunctions can be issued under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
There are many prospects within the known mineralized area and along the margins of the mineralized area that should be examined for gold and silver.
A second copper mine is opening in Utah with prices for the metal at their highest in a decade.
In this article, part of an ongoing series taking a look at critical metals in our economy, we will examine the mining and use of the metal zinc.
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