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Vol. 15, No. 9 Week of February 28, 2010
Providing coverage of Alaska and Northwest Canada's mineral industry


Mining News: Terrane wreck lures explorers to Alaska

Nearly 400 million years of mineral-rich formations crashing into each other created among world’s most prospective geology

Shane Lasley

North of 60 Mining News

Geologically, Alaska is a terrane wreck, with multiple tectonic plates dumping their mineral payloads over the landscape. Geologists are still sifting through the wreckage in many places across the state to determine which mineral deposits were dumped by which terranes and when — a task not always e....

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Tintina Gold Belt

Beyond Tintina

Three porphyry belts

VMS in NW, SE Alaska


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