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Five things to know about rare earths

Why Japan's big discovery might be a game changer -- or not matter

TOKYO -- Japanese researchers on Tuesday said they found rare-earth deposits equivalent to hundreds of years of global consumption near the island of Minami-Torishima. Here are five things you need to know about the metals.

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