Fire Creek Occurrence, Canning District, North Slope Borough, Alaska, USA
Location: Within 1.6 kilometers (1 mi)
Geology: Phosphatic rock collected from the Shublik Formation at this locality contains as much as 19.17% P2O5 and several times the average concentrations of rare-earth elements for similar rocks.
Commodities (Major) - Phosphate; (Minor) - Rare Earth Elements
Development Status: No
Deposit Model: Upwelling type phosphate
ReferencesCobb, E.H., Mayfield, C.F., and Brosg
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Locality Updated: Woodsboro, Frederick Co., Maryland, USAFrom Bill Cordua, 13th Dec 2013 02:30:58