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Canada's First Heavy Rare Earths Oxides Come From Quebec Deposit

Canadian company Orbite Aluminae Inc. announced on Tuesday it has successfully extracted the first commercial samples of heavy rare earth oxides and scandium from its aluminous clay deposit at its Grande-Vallee property in Quebec, aided by the use of its patented heavy rare earth and rare-metal extraction and separation technology.

With this development, Orbite Aluminae Inc. now asserts it is the only company by far in North America equipped with an operational and successful technology to pick up and separate heavy rare earth oxides, such as dysprosium and erbium, and rare metal oxides, such as gallium, scandium and yttrium, from shale clay.

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