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Carbonatite and alkaline intrusion-related rare earth element deposits--A deposit model

http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1256/

Describes where and how mineral deposits of this type are found, including chemical and mineralogical characteristics, as well as unsolved scientific questions surrounding their origin.

by Verplanck, Philip L. and Van Gosen, Bradley S.
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011-1256
This publication is available only as a PDF document.
Related topics:
Cadmium, Dysprosium, Economic geology, Erbium, Europium, Gadolinium, Holmium, Lutetium, Metallic mineral resources, Natural resource exploration, Neodymium, Praseodymium, Prometium, Rare earth elements, Samarium, Terbium, Thulium, Ytterbium, Yttrium, Mineral deposit areas

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