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Northern Metals announces discovery of two new high-grade rare earths deposits  

Photo: Northern Minerals
Photo: Northern Minerals
Published by
Simon Matthis - 12 Sep 2018

Australian critical metals developer Northern Minerals has identified two new high-grade rare earths deposits during a planned reverse-circulation drill program.

The discoveries made at the Dazzler and Iceman sites in Australia follow-up on assay results from earlier this year.

Both the Dazzler and Iceman sites are located within 15km of Northern’s flagship project Browns Range. Once in full operation, Browns Range will be one of the first producers of dysprosium outside of China.

Commenting on the exciting results, Managing Director and CEO, George Bauk, said “These very high-grade assays confirms our belief of having two new discoveries located close to the Browns Range processing infrastructure. “We will be mobilising as soon as practicable to follow up on these results as well as other high-priority areas targeting the Gardiner Sandstone unconformity.”

Since the completion of the first test shipments in July 2018, Rio Tinto increased the number of autonomous tours along the Groups iron ore lines in Western Australia in a controlled manner. Now, Rio Tintos trains have travelled over one million kilometres completely autonomously. Photo credit: Rio Tinto company
Since the completion of the first test shipments in July 2018, Rio Tinto increased the number of autonomous tours along the Groups iron ore lines in Western Australia in a controlled manner. Now, Rio Tintos trains have travelled over one million kilometres completely autonomously. Photo credit: Rio Tinto company

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