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Serpentine Deposit, Ely-Hoyt Lakes Area, St. Louis Co., Minnesota, USA

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Commodities (Major) - Nickel, Copper
Development Status: Unknown
Deposit Model: 9: Duluth Cu-Ni-PGE
Host Rock Unit: Ogishke-Knife Lake Sediments
Structure: Several Ne-Trending Normal Faults Parallel The Midcontinent Rift Systam Near The Margin. These Faults Formed During The Opening Of The Rift And Controlled Emplacement Of The Troctolitic And Late Intrusions., At The Serpentine Deposit, Foot
Host Rock: Troctolite
Tectonic Structure: Middle Proterozic Midcontinent Rift System

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Page, N.J. (1986) Descriptive model of Duluth Cu-Ni-PGE: in Cox, D.P. & Singer, D.A. editors: Mineral Deposit Models: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1693, p. 16.

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