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Ucore ships Bokan REE sample for testing

Material will test rare earth separation test for Alaska SMC North of 60 Mining News – October 16, 2020


Last updated 10/22/2020 at 8:25pm

Ucore rare earth element salts SMC Alaska test tubes separation

Ucore Rare Metals Inc.

Innovation Metals will focus on separating the highest-value rare earth elements – terbium, dysprosium, neodymium, and praseodymium – from the sample of material from Ucore Rare Metals' Bokan Mountain project in Southeast Alaska.

Ucore Rare Metals Inc., which has set a plan in motion to begin producing rare earth elements in Alaska by 2023, has shipped more than 1.5 metric tons of material from its Bokan Mountain project to Innovation Metal Corp.'s RapidSX facility in Ontario for concentration and REE separation testing.

Ucore acquired Innovation Metals earlier this year and is operating the company as a subsidiary to f...

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