Rare Earth Elements & Commercially Crucial

Rare-earth Elements are nearly-indistinguishable lustrous silvery-white soft heavy metals
Commercially crucial elements and REEs are found in these rocks, so if you find one
that looks like these –
open a mine! Solve the world’s problems!
(while getting really rich)

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Just over 200 years ago, some cool-looking rocks were examined more closely, and Rare-Earths were recognized:
Cerium
Dysprosium
Erbium
Europium
Gadolinium
Holomium
Lanthanum
Lutetium
Neodymium
Praseodymium
Promethium
Samarium
Scandium
Terbium
Thulium
Ytterbium
Yttrium

…And according to the ACS Green Chemistry Institute, the following elements are commercially crucial and endangered.

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From Wikipedia:

According to wikipedia, “Compounds containing rare earths have diverse applications in electrical and electronic components, lasers, glass, magnetic materials, and industrial processes.”

Commercially Crucial elements are named to be crucial because they’re used in so many various aspects to today’s life