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Element

A material factor; a basic component.

The term is used to mean one of several parts that unite to form a whole, as in elements of a criminal action or civil action. In the tort of Assault and Battery, an essential element of the offense would be unwanted physical contact. An element of the crime of rape is lack of consent on the part of the victim.

element

n. 1) an essential requirement to a cause of action (the right to bring a lawsuit to enforce a particular right). Each cause of action (negligence, breach of contract, trespass, assault, etc.) is made up of a basic set of elements which must be alleged and proved. Each charge of a criminal offense requires allegation and proof of its elements. 2) essential requirement of a General Plan. (See: cause of action, crime, General Plan, zoning)

element

noun cantle, component, component part, constituent, content, detail, elementum, essential part, feature, fraction, fragment, fundemental part, integral part, item, member, part, particle, piece, rudiment, section, segment, substance
Associated concepts: elements of a cause of action, eleeents of a crime, elements of recovery
See also: aspect, atmosphere, characteristic, component, constituent, detail, determinant, factor, feature, ingredient, item, member, part, segment, unit
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But at least one Pennsylvania foundry reports that it has not been able to purchase some inoculants containing rare earth elements due to shortages or manufacturers discontinuing production.
According to the report, "Capacscaya contains both light- and heavy rare earth elements and metals, as well as copper, zinc, cobalt, aluminum, iron and other base metals.
The concentrations of Rare Earth Elements from select sample intervals in the zones revealed 1.
Under the banner "What are the Rare Earths and How Chemistry Brings them to Life'", the students were introduced to the rare earth elements, their current applications, the chemistry that underlies their unique properties, and processing parameters.
The Lemhi Pass region is generally recognized as having some of the highest concentrations of rare earth elements in North America.
However, we believe that the discovery of rare earth elements on our mining claims, while they may face challenges for costs of production, will be a hold for the future as supplies deplete in China, which currently produces 90% of the world's rare earth elements.
Galaxy's review of the Ponton Project shows the grades and distribution of the various rare earth elements are comparable to those of the high grade Mt Weld deposit (Western Australia) being developed by Lynas Corporation and the Nolans Bore deposit (Northern Territory) being developed by Arafura Resources Limited (ASX:ARU) (PINK:ARAFF) .
The 17 rare earth elements (REEs) are increasingly in demand
CREC) (OTCBB: CALY) announced today that initial sampling during claim staking has returned high levels of the Heavy Group Rare Earth Elements (HREE).
1, which ran 123 meters, intersected approximately 1 meter of true thickness rare earth element mineralization assaying > 0.
The Lithium Borate Fusion method is more specific to the analysis of rare earth elements and have actually detected additional concentrations of Cerium (1420-1450 ppm), Lanthanum (744-791 ppm) and Yttrium (122-176 ppm).