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By Rose Ragsdale
For Mining News 

Bokan Mountain may be strategic deposit

Investors take note as demand for unfamiliar rare earth elements raises profile of resource in Southeast as global supply shrinks


Last updated 6/28/2009 at Noon

Advances in high technology, especially the recent drive to produce increasingly efficient hybrid automobiles, is spurring demand for rare earth elements and energizing a little-known mining sector with at least one known Alaska mineral deposit.

Thanks to analysts touting the virtues of investing in rare earth mining, two companies, Commerce Resources Corp. and Rare Element Resources Ltd. list...

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