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- n. Plural form of carbonatite.
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In addition to the reserves in already established environments, there remains another category, as yet unevaluated, of potential reserves of both thorium and uranium in minor accessory minerals of alkalic igneous rocks and carbonatites (intrusive limestones) which are widespread in western United States.
Their bots dug huge pits to mine carbonatites and rare earths.
Sometimes it comes out as lava flows, glowing orange or black sometimes, like carbonatites and sometimes there is just too much gas trapped in the lava, so it fragments into ash particles that get carried into the atmosphere .
The program has both confirmed and indicated positive results from other potential REE-bearing carbonatites at Grevet and
The most significant economic concentrations of REE-bearing minerals are hosted in, or associated with, alkaline igneous rocks and carbonatites.
This block surrounds rare earth showings of Quinville, Cantley and Templeton carbonatites and the Hayrock Mine.