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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Alaska rare earths project gets a nudge

U.S. critical minerals strategy underscores need for Bokan North of 60 Mining News – June 14, 2019


Last updated 9/25/2020 at 4:58pm

Department of Commerce federal strategy secure reliable critical minerals

Ucore Rare Metals Inc.

The American flag flies in front of Bokan Mountain, a Southeast Alaska project that hosts zones enriched with beryllium, niobium, rare earth elements, yttrium, tantalum, uranium and zirconium.

Washington D.C.'s increased interest in securing a steadfast supply of critical minerals may prompt further advancement at Ucore Rare Metals Inc.'s Bokan Mountain, a Southeast Alaska project that hosts seven of the 35 minerals, metals and groups of elements that are considered critical to the United States.

A federal interagency report published earlier this month by the U.S. Department of Comm...

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