Avalon Rare Metals Inc. is a Canada-based mineral exploration and development company. The Company focuses on rare metals and minerals. The Company owns approximately six rare metals and mineral projects in Canada. It also owns royalty interests in approximately two development projects. Its Nechalacho Project is located at Thor Lake in the Mackenzie Mining District of the Northwest Territories, and comprises approximately five contiguous mining leases totaling approximately 10,450 acres (4,250 hectares) and approximately three claims totaling approximately 4,597 acres (1,869 hectares). Its other projects include the Separation Rapids Lithium Project, which consists of approximately five mineral claims and one mining lease, and the East Kemptville Tin-Indium Project, which is located approximately 45 kilometers northeast of Yarmouth. Its other assets include the Miramichi Tin Project, the Warren Township Calcium Feldspar Project and the Lilypad Lakes Tantalum-Cesium Project.