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Title: How PNNL Extracts Rare Earth Elements from Geothermal Brine

By looking at a problem at a nanoscale level, PNNL researchers are developing an economic way to extract valuable rare earth elements from geothermal fluids. This novel approach may help meet the high demand for rare earth elements that are used in many clean energy technologies.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1262311
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Research Org:
PNNL (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States))
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; RARE EARTH ELEMENTS; BLACK MAGNETITE NANOPARTICLES; MAGNET; BRINE