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Thursday, 13 June 2013

Rare Earth Elements in Alaskan Uranium Mountain

Rare Earth Elements in Alaskan Uranium Mountain

In "Rare Earth Elements in Alaskan Uranium Mountain" at
http://lists.drizzle.com/pipermail/rockhounds_lists.drizzle.com/2013-June/001426.html ,
Glenn noted the below article:

Radioactive Mountain is Key in US Rare-Earth Woes
Becky Oskin, LiveScience, June 11, 2013
http://www.livescience.com/37356-heavy-rare-earth-mining-america.html?cmpid=527273

and BK added another article:

Alaska’s Billion Dollar Mountain by Daniel Grushkin
Bloomsberg Businessweek Magazine, October 27, 2011
http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/alaskas-billion-dollar-mountain-10272011.html#p1
http://www.businessweek.com/printer/articles/4520-alaska-s-billion-dollar-mountain

The geology of the Bokan Mountain is discussed in
the below open access publications:

Long, K. R., B. S. Van Gosen, N. K. Foley, and
D. Cordier, 2010, The Principal Rare Earth Elements
Deposits of the United States—A Summary of
Domestic Deposits and a Global Perspective.
Scientific Investigations Report 2010–5220
http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2010/5220/pdf/SIR2010-5220.pdf

MacKevett, E. M., Jr., 1963, Geology and ore deposits
of the Bokan Mountain uranium-thorium area,
southeastern Alaska. Bulletin No. 1154. United States
Geological Survey. 125 pp.
http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/b1154

(The above publication has geological maps)

Philpotts, J. A., C. D. Taylor, C. D., M. Tatsumoto, and
H. E. Belkin, 1988, Petrogenesis of late-stage granites
and Y-REE-Zr-Nb-enriched vein dikes of the Bokan
Mountain stock, Prince of Wales Island, southeastern
Alaska. Open-File Report 98-459. United States
Geological Survey. 71 pp.
http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr98459

Warner, D. J., and J. C. Barker, 1989, Columbium-
and Rare Earth-Bearing Deposits at Bokan Mountian,
Southeast Alaska. Open File Report 33-89. United
States Geological Survey. 196 pp.
http://www.blm.gov/pgdata/etc/medialib/blm/ak/jrmic/usbm_rpts.Par.55462.File.tmp/OFR_33-89.pdf

Yours,

Paul H.