Torrs of the Ruby Batholith

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Scintillometer sitting on top of a rock outcropping surrounded by trees

Detailed Description

Scintillometer and torrs of the Melozitna granite in the Ruby batholith.  This granite contains abundant monazite and high levels of thorium and rare earth elements. This area is part of the Bureau of Land Management's Central Yukon Planning Area, which USGS did a mineral assessment of in 2015.

Details

Image Dimensions: 2048 x 1536

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Fort Yukon, AK, US