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4:38 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

Mescalero Apache Explore Rare Earth Element Mining

Purified Yttrium, one of two rare earth elements found on the Mescalero Apache reservation.
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The Mescalero Apache tribe of New Mexico says it is looking to expand it's economy by mining rare earth elements. The elements are highly sought after for their applications in high-tech and green industries.

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