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Hochschild buys into Chile rare earths project

Peru precious metals producer Hochschild Mining has paid US$2 million for an equity stake in a pioneering project to produce rare earths in southern Chile.

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Privately-owned Biolantanidos has identified around 13,000 tonnes of rare earth oxides in ionic clays near the city of Concepcion, 500km south of Santiago.