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Resource ID: #27601
Subject: Natural Resources
Source: CBS News
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Date: March 22, 2015

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The U.S. began the march toward the use of rare Earth metals - essential ingredients in everything from smart phones and computers to cars and missiles - but has left most of their mining and processing to others. China now dominates this crucial industry, which worries the U.S. government.

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