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Panning for Rare Earths

2012 (approx.)

Detailed Description

A field assistant pans for monazite and rare earth minerals in Wolf Creek, which cuts through the Melozitna granite. This area is part of the Bureau of Land Management's Central Yukon Planning Area, where USGS did a critical mineral assessment in 2015.


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