Read this USGS report…..
The Principal Rare Earth Elements Deposits of the U.S. – A Summary of Domestic Deposits and a Global Perspective
The Principal Rare Earth Elements Deposits of the U.S. – A Summary of Domestic Deposits and a Global Perspective News release: “USGS: America Has Abundant Supply of Rare Earth Elements – America’s Rare Earth Elements Can Create U.S. Jobs, Expand Renewable Energy: “On the heels of a Wall Street Journal report outlining America’s dependence on China’s tightening rare earth element (REE) market, the USGS released a report revealing 13 million metric tons of REEs exist within known deposits in 14 U.S. states. While the largest deposits exist in California, Alaska and Wyoming, additional known REE deposits are found in Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, and South Carolina.”
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