Rare Earth Processing 101

- May 10th, 2011

Kidela Capital Group wrote about how rare earth elements are processed to become components in everyday consumer items.

Kidela Capital Group wrote about how rare earth elements are processed to become components in everyday consumer items.

The editorial is quoted as saying:

The mined ore is crushed into gravel, which in turn is ground up into progressively smaller particles. These particles are sifted and sorted by such means as flotation and electromagnetic separation to extract usable material and set the waste products – called tailings – aside. This milling process is usually carried at or near the mine site, with the tailings stored in special facilities built to rigorous engineering and environmental standards.

To read the full editorial, 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 Investing

Select None
Select All

Leave a Reply