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Publications and references of project:

Bleiwas, D.I., 2010, Byproduct mineral commodities used for the production of photovoltaic cells: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1365, 10 p., available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/1365/.

Desborough, George A., and Poole, Forrest G., 1983, Metal concentrations in some marine black shales of the United States, Chapter 9 in Cameron Volume on Unconventional Mineral Deposits, Wayne C. Shanks, III, editor, New York, Society of Mining Engineers

DeWitt, E., Kwak, L.M., and Zartman, R.E., 1987, U–Th–Pb and 40Ar/39Ar dating of the Mountain Pass carbonatite and alkalic igneous rocks, southeastern California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 19, no. 7, p. 642.

Long, K.R., Van Gosen, B.S., Foley, N.K., and Cordier, Daniel, 2010, The principal rare earth elements deposits of the United States—A summary of domestic deposits and a global perspective: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010–5220, 96 p. Available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2010/5220/.

Morissette, Claude, and Stillings, Lisa L., 2011, The impact of geological environment on the lithium concentration and structural composition of hectorite clays:  Geological Society of America, abstracts with program, Oct. 2011 meeting (Minneapolis, MN), poster no. 36-3.

Olson, J.C., Shawe, D.R., Pray, L.C., and Sharp, W.N., 1954, Rare-earth deposits of the Mountain Pass district, San Bernardino County, California: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 261, 75 p. Available at http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/pp261 .

Orris, G.J., and R.I. Grauch, 2002, Rare Earth Element Mines, Deposits, and Occurrences: USGS Open-File Report 02-189. Online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2002/of02-189/

SCOTT, Clint, and SLACK, John F., 2013, THE ORIGIN OF VANADIUM HYPER-ENRICHED BLACK SHALES: GSA annual meeting, October 2013, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 45, No. 7.


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