Rare Earths MMI®: Big Drop for Yttria, Neodymium Oxide Prices

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Yttria saw a 18.3 percent decline this week, making it the week’s biggest mover on the weekly Rare Earths MMI®. Neodymium oxide dropped 15.4 percent over the past week. The past week saw cerium oxide close after a 14.7 percent decline.

The price of terbium oxide saw a 7.4 percent decline from the previous week. Europium oxide saw a 5.7 percent drop-off. Praseodymium neodymium oxide weakened by 3.5 percent.

today's metal prices - MetalMiner IndXDysprosium oxide saw a 3.0 percent decline over the past week. Neodymium prices held steady from the previous week. Praseodymium oxide did not change since the previous week. Prices for rare earth carbonate closed flat as well.

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