Formation of the world's largest REE deposit through protracted fluxing of carbonatite by subduction-derived fluids

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2013

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Ling, Ming-xing
Liu, Yulong
Williams, Ian
Teng, Fang-Zhen
Yang, Xiao-yong
Ding, Xing
Wei, G J
Xie, Lie-Wen
Deng, Wenfeng
Sun, Weidong

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Nature Publishing Group

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Rare Earth Elements (REE) are essential to modern society but the origins of many large REE deposits remain unclear. The U-Th-Pb ages, chemical compositions and C, O and Mg isotopic compositions of Bayan Obo, the world's largest REE deposit, indicate a pr

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Scientific Reports

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10.1038/srep01776

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