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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?request=GetCapabilities&service=WMS&version=1.1.1
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Publication:
USGS Open-File Report 2009-1139
Carbonatites of the world, explored deposits of Nb and REE--database and grade and tonnage models
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1139/

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