Dysprosium Oxide Falls by 8% on Rare Earths Price Index

Dysprosium oxide saw an 8 percent decline this week, making it the biggest mover on MetalMiner’s weekly Rare Earths MMI®.

Yttria prices fell more than $1,000 per ton from a week ago. Praseodymium neodymium oxide dropped 4.8 percent over the past week.

Cerium oxide finished the week after falling 3.8 percent. The past week saw lanthanum oxide close after a 3.8 percent decline. The price of lanthanum oxide decreased 3.8 percent as well. Neodymium saw a 3.5 percent drop-off this week.

Neodymium oxide closed out the week after falling 2.4 percent. Europium oxide remained unchanged for the week. Rare earth carbonate prices held steady, and prices for samarium oxide remained constant too.

The Rare Earths MMI® collects and weights 14 global rare earth metal price points to provide a unique view into rare earth metal price trends. For more information on the Rare Earths MMI®, how it’s calculated or how your company can use the index, please drop us a note at: info (at) agmetalminer (dot) com.

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