Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. The Metals & Mining industry as a whole closed the day down 0.7% versus the S&P 500, which was up 0.4%. Laggards within the Metals & Mining industry included Timberline Resources ( TLR), down 10.0%, Pacific Booker Minerals ( PBM), down 3.2%, Eurasian Minerals ( EMXX), down 4.4%, United States Antimony ( UAMY), down 13.1% and Quest Rare Minerals ( QRM), down 5.4%. TheStreet Ratings Group would like to highlight 3 stocks that pushed the industry lower today: Quest Rare Minerals ( QRM) is one of the companies that pushed the Metals & Mining industry lower today. Quest Rare Minerals was down $0.01 (5.4%) to $0.17 on light volume. Throughout the day, 175,018 shares of Quest Rare Minerals exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 297,000 shares. The stock ranged in price between $0.17-$0.19 after having opened the day at $0.18 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $0.18. Quest Rare Minerals has a market cap of $12.2 million and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 61.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.