Ree Rare Earth Elements Metals Minerals Mining Uses:
uses of rare earth elements: this chart shows the use of rare earth elements in the united states during 2017. many vehicles use rare earth catalysts in their exhaust systems for air pollution control. large number of alloys are made more durable by the addition of rare earth metals.nov 12, 2019 the government can also protect the market, at little cost, from chinese manipulation by agreeing to purchase rare earths from american producers when such materials are intended for military systems.deep sea mining, like asteroid mining, is a relatively unconventional method of extracting rare earth elements unlike asteroid mining, however, deep sea mining has already been undertaken through projects such as deep sea diamond mining. actual mining for rees has not been attempted because of environmental issues and cost.jul 16, 2020 the elements are necessary for the creation of a number of weapons systems including the lockheed martin-made f-35 joint strike fighter, tomahawk cruise missiles and other munitions. usa rare earth previously held two grants with the government.