Background reading -Yellowstone Nat'l Park Geology and Igneous Rocks

Background reading -Yellowstone Nat'l Park Geology and Igneous Rocks
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Handout by Prajukti Bhattacharyya, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, with additional images by Bradley S. Van Gosen (USGS Special paper 1717, Chapter M: The Life Cycle of Gold Deposits Near the Northeast Corner of Yellowstone National Park—Geology, Mining History, and Fate – source: (, Steven R. Brantley et al. (U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 100-03, 2004, Tracking Changes in Yellowstone's Restless Volcanic System – source:, Yellowstone’s Photo Collection (National Park Service – source:, USGS Crustal Geophysics and Geochemistry Science Center (Multidisciplinary Studies to Image and Characterize the Mineral Resource Potential of the Midcontinent Rift, USA – source:, and USGS (Potential for New Nickel-Copper Sulfide Deposits in the Lake Superior Region – source:
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