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2011-03-28 05:00:00

HOUSTON, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Rare Earth Resources Corp.(OTCQB:TRER) has completed analysis of 1103 drill samples from the 1984-88 drilling program conducted by Cabot Corporation and Cyprus Minerals. All or a portion of forty-six out of an estimated two hundred fifty existing drill holes have been re-logged and re-analyzed. The rare earth element and other metals are consistent with the original study by the Texas Bureau of Geology that was published in the Geological...

2010-11-23 08:12:00

In the news release, Texas Rare Earth Resources Announces Initial Results of Sample Analysis, issued 23-Nov-2010 by Texas Rare Earth Resources Corp. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that there are numerous changes to the first and second paragraphs in the press release. The complete, corrected release follows: Texas Rare Earth Resources Announces Initial Results of Sample Analysis TYLER, Texas, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Rare Earth Resources Corp. (Pink Sheets:...

2010-11-23 05:00:00

TYLER, Texas, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Rare Earth Resources Corp. (Pink Sheets: SDSR) is currently in the process of analyzing samples from approximately 82,000 feet of drilling completed in 1986-1987 at Round Top Mountain and surrounding areas in Hudspeth County, Texas by Cypress Minerals and Cabot Corporation. That project was carried out to explore and develop beryllium mineralization at the lower contact of a large rhyolite body with the underlying limestones. At the time of...

2010-10-06 05:00:00

TYLER, Texas, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Rare Earth Resources Corp. (Pink Sheets: SDSR), formerly Standard Silver Corporation, announced today it has executed a 20 year lease ("Lease") with the Texas General Land Office covering 860 acres at Round Top Mountain in Hudspeth County, Texas ("Round Top"). Additionally, Texas Rare Earth owns prospecting permits for approximately 10,000 acres adjacent to the Lease. We believe the favorable mineralogy and the 67% heavy to light rare earth ratios...


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2005-05-25 18:45:14

Rhyolite is an igneous, volcanic (extrusive) rock, of felsic composition, with aphanitic to porphyritic texture. Mineral assembly is usually quartz, alkali feldspar and plagioclase (in a ratio > 1:2). Biotite and pyroxene are common accessory minerals. Rhyolite can be considered as the extrusive equivalent to the plutonic granite rock. Due to their high content of silica, rhyolite form highly viscous lavas. They can also occur as breccias or in volcanic necks and dikes. Like obsidian,...

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