Ceramic Industry News

Rare Element Reports Increase in Mineral Resources at Bear Lodge Project

Rare Element Resources Ltd. has announced the results of an updated mineral resource estimate of rare earth elements (REE), plus yttrium, contained in two deposits located in the Bull Hill area of the Bear Lodge project, Wyo. The updated resource estimate increases the total pounds of REE contained in the Bull Hill deposits by more than 50% from 800 million pounds to 1210 million pounds at a 1.5% REE cutoff. The resource was estimated by Ore Reserves Engineering (ORE), an independent consultant.-

The new resource estimate is derived from a REE database that includes 32 core drill holes completed by the company since 2004 for a total of 28,396.5 feet, plus 16 drill holes, completed by other companies prior to 2004, for which REE data are available. Approximately 36% of the resource is within 100 ft of a drill hole and 75% of the resource is within 200 ft of a drill hole. In contrast, the initial NI 43-101-compliant inferred mineral resource of 9.8 million tons, averaging 4.07% rare earth oxides (REO), was estimated by ORE and reported in a Technical Report dated April 14, 2009. The new resource estimate focuses on the dike sets in both the Bull Hill Southwest and the Bull Hill Northwest target areas. In addition, there is significant potential for expansion of both deposits and for the definition of resources in other areas.

For more information, visit www.rareelementresources.com.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Ceramic Industry Magazine.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

2015 Ceramics Expo

Snapshots from the 2015 Ceramics Expo, April 28-30, Cleveland, Ohio. Posted: May 14, 2015.


Ceramics Expo podcast
Editor Susan Sutton discusses the upcoming Ceramics Expo with event director Adam Moore.
More Podcasts

Ceramic Industry Magazine

June 2015 ceramic industry

2015 June

This issue features our first annual Supplier of the Year Awards. Be sure to check it out!
Table Of Contents Subscribe

Daily News

We know where you find the latest ceramic industry news (ahem), but where do you catch up on the rest of your daily news?
View Results Poll Archive


M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\Ceramics Industry\handbook of advanced ceramics.gif
Handbook of Advanced Ceramics Machining

Ceramics, with their unique properties and diverse applications, hold the potential to revolutionize many industries, including automotive and semiconductors.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


facebook_40px twitter_40px  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40google+ icon 40px


CI Data Book July 2012

Ceramic Industry's Directories including Components, Equipment Digest, Services, Data Book & Buyers Guide, Materials Handbook and much more!