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Carbonatites of the world, explored deposits of Nb and REE

Information on carbonatite deposits containing niobium and rare earth elements from around the world with grade and tonnage models, geologic setting, mineralogy, with data allowing locations of these deposits to be plotted using GIS.

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https://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/carbonatite (WMS, version 1.3.0)

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/wfs/carbonatite (WFS, version 1.1.0)

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