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China Merges Three Rare Earths State-owned Entities To Raise Pricing Energy And Efficiency

A lot of introductory science books view the rare earths as being so chemically similar to a single one more that collectively they can be thought of as a single element. To a certain degree that is correct—about 25 % of their makes use of are primarily based on this close similarity—but the other 75 % of rare-earth usage is primarily based on the one of a kind properties of the person components. This difference is substantially larger than that found in lots of groups of the periodic table e.g., the melting points of copper, silver, and gold vary by...