Articles tagged "rare earth elements"

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Rare earth mine in Bayan Obo in the Nei Mongol Autonomous Region

The vast majority of the rare earths on the market—96 percent—come from China. About half come from Bayan Obo (41 ° 47'N, 109 ° 55'E), the mine shown above in the Nei Mongol Autonomous Region. Such an intensive mining operation has a definite impact on the

April 25, 2012