Articles Tagged "Ucore Rare Metals"

Recent Discoveries in the Rare Earths Sector

Lately there have been several new discoveries of rare earths mineralization, and at least one company has expanded mineralization at its project. The news is encouraging in that while rare earths are not actually very rare in terms of distribution in the Earth’s crust, it’s difficult to find deposits that are economically mineable.

Ucore Extends Mineralization at Bokan

Ucore Rare Metals (TSXV:UCU,OTCQX:UURAF) reported that assay results from its 2014 drill program at the Bokan-Dotson Ridge heavy rare earth element project have indicated mineralization at a greater depth than the existing resource at the project.

Rare Earths in the United States

The USGS recently determined the United States is sitting on a sizable untapped reserve of rare earth reserves in the west part of the country. New extraction techniques will allow companies to access this rare earth in old mine tailings.