SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Smith Mark A.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O MOLYCORP, INC.
5619 DENVER TECH CTR. PKWY, SUITE 1000

(Street)
GREENWOOD VILLAGE CO 80111

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Molycorp, Inc. [ MCP ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
President and CEO
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
08/22/2012
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 08/22/2012 P 50,000 A $10 829,318 D
Common Stock 153,433 I See Footnote (1)
Common Stock 4,200 I See Footnote (2)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
6.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2017 (3) 08/22/2012 P $500,000 (3) (3) Common Stock (3) $500,000 $500,000 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. These shares are held by KMSMITH LLC. Kimberly Smith, the spouse of the Reporting Person, has sole voting and investment power with respect to the shares held by KMSMITH LLC. The Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of the shares, except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein.
2. The Reporting Person is co-trustee of a trust that holds these shares for the benefit of the Reporting Person's children.
3. The 6.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2017 (the "Notes") are convertible at any time prior to the close of business on the second scheduled trading day immediately preceding September 1, 2017. The conversion rate for the Notes is initially 83.3333 shares of Issuer common stock per $1,000 principal amount of Notes (equivalent to an initial conversion price of $12.00 per share of Issuer common stock), subject to adjustment, pursuant to the terms of the Notes.
Remarks:
/s/ Andrea Leider, as Attorney-in-Fact for Mark A. Smith 08/24/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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