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Anthony Mariano

Tony Mariano - Geological Consultant

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Anthony N. (Tony) Mariano, PhD, is a geological consultant on rare earths and other rare metals. For decades, he has been the "go-to" expert on the geology and mineralogy on rare earths, niobium-tantalum and other rare metals. Companies around the world depend on his professional opinions on the potential economic viability of deposits based on mineralogical examination, lab work and field visits.




Recent Interviews

Anthony Mariano: Calling Next-Generation REE Investors (8/27/13) If you thought you had rare earth element mining all figured out, think again. Dr. Anthony Mariano and his son, Anthony Jr., work as geological consultants to many rare earth companies, and say even they have more to learn. But if you're looking for a sector that will nurture your inner nerd, rare earth elements may be the play for you. In this interview with The Metals Report, geek out with the Marianos as they talk rare earths and igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks.

Rare Earth Mining Innovations: Anthony Mariano (12/13/11) The worldwide hunt for new sources of critical metals has some miners hitting the beach, tapping sand and river placer deposits in search of naturally processed minerals. In this exclusive interview with The Critical Metals Report, internationally renowned scientist and rare earth expert Anthony Mariano discusses several innovative projects that could shift the direction of the rare earth industry.

Tony Mariano: The Special Science of Rare Earths (8/2/10) The ability to separate science from the promotional claims is among the expertise that Geological Consultant Tony Mariano, PhD, brings to the rare earth elements (REE) table. In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, Tony shares some of his secrets and some of his opinions about the hottest prospective rare earth properties.

Recent Quotes

"The best source for a sustained quantity of HREEs is Matamec Exploration Inc.'s Kipawa deposit in Quebec." (8/27/13) Matamec Explorations Inc. - The Metals Report Interview with Anthony Mariano and Tony Mariano Jr. More >

"TSM is actively exploring its eudialyte deposit for HREEs." (12/13/11) Tasman Metals Ltd. - The Critical Metals Report Interview with Anthony Mariano More >

"MAT is making innovative progress with processing eudialyte." (12/13/11) Matamec Explorations Inc. - The Critical Metals Report Interview with Anthony Mariano More >

"MDL is considering monazite mining for China-independent LREEs." (12/13/11) Medallion Resources Ltd. - The Critical Metals Report Interview with Anthony Mariano More >

"Bokan is principally heavy rare earth; heavy lanthanides dominate mineralogy" (8/2/10) Ucore Rare Metals Inc. - The Gold Report Interview with Tony Mariano More >

"they acquire people with the best background" (8/2/10) Medallion Resources Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Tony Mariano More >

"there should be no problems in chemical processing" (8/2/10) Rare Element Resources Ltd. - The Gold Report Interview with Tony Mariano More >



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