Commerce Resources Announces Significant Metallurgical Advancements from Ashram REE Deposit

Commerce Resources Corp(TSXV:CCE) announced additional results from metallurgical programs at their Ashram Rare Earth Element Deposit.

As quoted in the press release:

Using conventional beneficiation and flotation techniques, multiple mineral concentrates of greater than 30% Total Rare Earth Oxide (TREO) have been produced including 40.0% TREO at 51.9% recovery, 30.7% TREO at 51.9% recovery, and 38.2% TREO at 44.8% recovery.  These results represent TREO upgrading of over 15 times the original grade into less than 5% of the original mass (i.e. a mass reduction of more than 95%).  In addition, mineral concentrate grades of 18.2% TREO at 73.0% recovery and 27.2% TREO at 58.4% recovery have been produced.  This demonstrates that high-grade mineral concentrates with higher recoveries are achievable.

Commerce Resources’ President, David Hodge, said:

We are excited by the considerable increase in mineral concentrate grades and recoveries over the past 3-4 months.  The REE mineral concentrates produced from Ashram appear to be the highest grade of any developing rare earth project.  Our ability to create a high-grade mineral concentrate will lead to reduced downstream processing costs and acid consumption.  This will have a positive and direct impact on the Ashram Project’s OPEX.

To view the whole press release, click here. 

Get the Latest Rare Earth Investing Stock Information

Get the latest information about companies associated with Rare Earth Investing delivered directly to your inbox.

Rare Earth

By selecting company or companies above, you are giving consent to receive email from those companies. And remember you can unsubscribe at any time.

Rare Earth eBook Cover small 

Get Our Expert Guide to Rare Earth Investing FREE!

  Download this FREE Special Report, Rare Earth News and Rare Earth Metals Prices: What you Need to Know.

Leave a Reply