Panning for Rare Earths

Image shows a woman sitting on a rock in a stream

Detailed Description

A contracted 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, which USGS did a mineral assessment of in 2015.


Image Dimensions: 2048 x 1536

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Fort Yukon, AK, US