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Bokan Mountain Rare Earth Project | Alaskans for ...

Bokan Mountain is the site of the closed and contaminated Ross-Adams Uranium mine. The Ross-Adams mine drains into Kendrick Creek and Kendrick Bay, as would any future mines at Bokan mountain. A 2004 US Forest Service study found lead, arsenic and radioactive isotopes 3 to 4 times the background levels in Kendrick Creek and nearby tidal flats ...

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North of 60 Mining News - The mining newspaper for Alaska ...

Ucore completed a preliminary economic assessment in 2012 that outlines an underground mine at Bokan Mountain that was envisioned to produce 2,500 tons of rare earth oxides per year during the first five years of full production; including an annual output of 105 tons of dysprosium oxide, 15 tons of terbium oxide, and 568 tons of yttrium oxide.

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Company agrees to $7M cleanup of former mine on Prince of ...

The state of Alaska identified the mine as a contaminated site more than 20 years ago, but interest in Bokan Mountain from another mining company has lent new urgency to the effort.

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Geochemical analyses of rock samples collected from ...

This data set compiles the major and trace element chemistry of rock samples collected by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) at Bokan Mountain, located in the southern part of Prince of Wales Island, southeastern Alaska. Bokan Mountain was formed by an Early Jurassic peralkaline igneous complex that intruded into lower Paleozoic rocks of the Alexander terrane of southeast Alaska.

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Bokan Mountain Mine In Prince of Wales-Hyder, Alaska | The ...

The Bokan Mountain Mine is in Prince of Wales-Hyder, Alaska. Historically the site has been associated with the Ketchikan Mining District which is now part of the Tongass National Forest. The site was first discovered in 1955 by Don Ross And Kelly Adams. Production output of the Bokan Mountain Mine was considered to be medium size.

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Bokan - Mining Technology | Mining News and Views Updated ...

The Bokan – Dotson Ridge Rare Earth Element (REE) Project, covering an area of approximately 3,000ha, is located on the southeast flank of the Bokan Mountain, roughly 60km southwest of Ketchikan, Alaska. Ucore Rare Metals, the project's owner, plans to invest $221m.

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Ross-Adams (ARDF #DE025) U

The Ross-Adams Mine is about 0.7 mile southeast of Bokan Mountain. It is shown as a mine symbol on the U.S.G.S., 1:63,360-scale topographic map in the NW1/4 section 27, T. 80 S., R. 88 E. The location of the Ross-Adams mine relative to the other uranium and REE prospects in the vicinity of Bokan Mountain is best shown on Plate 1 of MacKevett ...

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Mining News: Alaska geologists unearth rare earths - July ...

The junior explorer – best known for the work it is doing at its Bokan Mountain heavy rare earth deposit in Southeast Alaska – has draped with claims an 11,400-acre (4,613.5 hectares) area of the Ray Mountains prospective for economic placer deposit of REEs, tin, tungsten, tantalum and niobium.

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Bokan Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Ketchikan Mining ...

Bokan Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Ketchikan Mining District, Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska, USA : A summit.

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Bokan Mountain (Ross-Adams) (Record #160) rare-earth ...

Warner, J.D., and Barker, J.C., 1989, Columbian and Rare-earth element-bearing deposits at Bokan Mountain, southeast Alaska: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open-File Report 33-89, 196 p. Comments REE-bearing pegmatites, dikes, and shear zones/fractures in central part of the complex and in veins in the outer parts & nearby country rocks.

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Alaska tribal community worries about pending rare earth ...

Bokan Mountain has been mined before, and the communities surrounding it are still dealing with the fallout. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) declared a retired uranium mine at Bokan ...

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Mining Futures: Bokan Mountain - Macalester College

Bokan Mountain Mine. Developer: Ucore Rare Metals Inc. Lookout across the beautiful Prince of Wales Island, located in the southeast panhandle of Alaska. But amongst all its grandeur, you will discover the mining operations at Bokan Mountain. The Canadian mining company Ucore Rare Metals has already begun rare earth element (REE) mining ...

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Looking back at Bokan Mountain, Kozak ask whether Ucore ...

Enter Ucore Rare Metals Inc. (TSXV: UCU | OTCQX: UURAF) who acquired the property at Bokan Mountain (Bokan-Dotson Ridge) in 2006 looking for uranium. Approximately one mile away from the Ucore property, the Ross Adams open pit/underground uranium mine operated sporadically from 1957 to 1971.

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Rare earth elements in sedimentary phosphate deposits ...

Mining 1 km 2 of this horizon (about 5% of the area mined annually for phosphate in Florida), where the thickest beds are 9 m, would yield an amount of ΣREE approximately equivalent to five times that contained in the entire Bokan Mountain deposit, or equivalent to 50% of the ΣREE projected global annual demand and more than 150% of the ...

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Alaska uranium site cleanup may open door for ... - Mining

"This is a highly encouraging advancement, both for the Bokan project and Ucore as the current developer of Bokan Mountain," Mike Schrider, Ucore's VP and COO, said in the brief.

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Rare Earth Expert Touts Ucore's Alaskan Mine | Defense ...

A small and largely unknown mining company focused on developing a huge tract in Alaska could supply virtually all of the heavy rare earths the U.S. military needs for its high-tech weaponry, a leading industry analyst declares.. In an interview with Defense Media Network, renowned expert Jack Lifton expressed frustration that the Bokan Mountain mine owned by Ucore Rare Metals …

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Using SPE Technology to Develop a New Rare Earth ...

Bokan Mountain: A Leading Rare Earth Development Project. Where is Bokan Mountain? We Can Walk from the Mine to the Dock. The Bokan Team to Develop Mine/SPE Processing of Rare Earths. The Bokan Deposit has Unusually High HREE Percentage. Overall Process Summary. The Solid Phase Extraction Difference

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Ucore unveils Alaska2023 rare earths plan - Metal Tech News

Ucore unveils Alaska2023 rare earths plan. Company plans to produce REEs at Alaska SMC in three years Metal Tech News – October 7, 2020. A float plane lands on the bay in front of Bokan Mountain, a Southeast Alaska mine project that hosts rare earths, niobium, zirconium, beryllium, hafnium, titanium, and vanadium.

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Colorado mining company agrees to multi-million dollar ...

The former Ross-Adams Mine lies on the slopes of Bokan Mountain at the head of Kendrick Bay. It's relatively remote — about 40 miles by air to …

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Niblack and Bokan Mountain Mining Area Roads Authorization ...

Feb 6, 2013. H.R. 587 (113th). To authorize the establishment of the Niblack and Bokan Mountain mining area road corridors in the State of Alaska, and for other purposes. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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S. 181: Niblack and Bokan Mountain Mining Area Roads ...

Niblack and Bokan Mountain Mining Area Roads Authorization Act (Introduced in Senate - IS) S 181 IS. 113th CONGRESS 1st Session S. 181. To authorize the establishment of the Niblack and Bokan Mountain mining area road corridors in the State of Alaska, and for other purposes. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES January 30, 2013

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Will a Small Alaskan Town Be Forced To Trade Its Ecosystem ...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) declared a retired uranium mine at Bokan Mountain a Superfund site (a polluted area requiring a …

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The Early Jurassic Bokan Mountain peralkaline granitic ...

The Bokan Mountain granitic complex hosts the former Ross–Adams mine, the only uranium producer to date from Alaska (Long et al., 2010).This mine, which was in operation intermittently between 1957 and 1971, produced about 77,000 t of high-grade uranium ore that averaged about 1 wt.% U 3 O 8 and nearly 3 wt.% ThO 2 (Long et al., 2010).In addition to U and Th, economically significant …

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January 2013 Bokan Mountain Rare Earth Element Mine ...

Bokan Mountain Rare Earth Element Mine Economic Impact Study McDowell Group, Inc. Page 7 Project Background The Bokan Mountain-Dotson Ridge REE Project is located near the west arm of Kendrick Bay, on the southeast . 20 : 20.

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Ucore Bokan Mountain Mining Plan of Operations …

(Figure 1). Past exploration and mining activities conducted at Bokan Mountain are associated with the historic Ross-Adams uranium mine. The Ross-Adams mine is on a separate deposit from the rare earth metals deposit and is separated geographically from the proposed project area.

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Ross-Adams Mine, Bokan Mountain, Prince of Wales Island ...

Ross-Adams Mine, Bokan Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Ketchikan Mining District, Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska, USA : Location: The Ross-Adams Mine is about 0.7 mile southeast of Bokan Mountain. It is shown as a mine symbol on the U.S.G.S., 1:63,360-scale topographic map in the NW1/4 section 27, T. 80 S., R. 88 E. ...

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Ross-Adams Mine, Bokan Mountain, Prince of Wales Island ...

Ross-Adams Mine, Bokan Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Ketchikan Mining District, Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska, USA I bought this at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show 2018. The label also says it is in uranium ore, but I would think it would be more radioactive if that was the case.

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Alaska Journal | Ucore aims to start construction of rare ...

The 400-feet deep mine for rare earth elements in Mountain Pass, Calif., is seen in thie file photo. A planned rare earths processing plant planned for Prince of Wales Island in Southeast Alaska could source minerals from Mountain Pass or elsewhere with revenue eventually used to fund the development of an underground mine at the Bokan Mountain rare earth prospect on the island.

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Ucore Bokan Mountain Mining Plan of Operations Agriculture

mining conducted on the Bokan Mountain site is associated with the Ross-Adams uranium mine, which is a separate deposit from the rare metals deposit and is separated geographically from the proposed project area. Use of a portion of the existing Ross-Adams mine road is also currently approved. Location

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Bokan Mountain – Ucore Rare Metals Inc.

Established workforce and underground mining culture in southeast alaska. Low capital and operating cost estimates documented in the 2013 PEA. Ucore has invested over C $35M to establish and validate the Bokan-Dotson Ridge resource in preparation for mine design & permitting.

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Rescinding Roadless Rule in Alaska Could Boost Mining on ...

The Bokan Mountain mine would be built on top of a defunct uranium mine, which the US Environmental Protection Agency has designated as a Superfund site. Open-pit and underground uranium mining from 1957 to 1971 scattered radioactive rocks around the area.

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Feds announce $7 million plan to seal Prince of Wales ...

Now, a Colorado mining company has agreed to a $7 million clean up plan for the Prince of Wales Island area that's been in the works for decades. Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. The former Ross-Adams Mine lies on the slopes of Bokan Mountain at the head of Kendrick Bay. It's relatively remote — about 40 miles by air ...

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Bokan Mountain — Last Stands

Bokan Mountain had been mined for Uranium between 1957 and 1971. Today the US Environmental Protection Agency has called Bokan Mountain a "Superfund site," and the mine is actively leaking radiation into Kendrick bay today.

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