Rare Earth Elements
With reference to Rare Earth Elements(REE), consider the following statements:
- Rare Earth Elements (REE) is the collective name for 19 chemically similar metallic elements (the lanthanides, Scandium and Yttrium) that occur in a wide range of REE bearing minerals and are mined collectively.
- The principal economic sources of rare earths are the minerals bastnasite, monazite, and loparite and the lateritic ion-adsorption clays.
Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2