Julie Steinberg of The Wall Street Journal reports on a recent discovery of rare earth metals.
- A 16,000 acre coal mine in Wyoming may be home to one of the largest reserves of rare earth metals in the world.
- Located in Sheridan, the mine is estimated to have as much as 1.1 million metric tons of rare earth-oxides and is valued at $37 billion.
- This discovery is vital to the U.S.’ efforts to diversify its rare earth supply chain away from China.
Read the full article here.