Session No. 382
Wednesday, 30 October 2013: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Colorado Convention Center Mile High Ballroom 1AB

P11. Rare Earth Elements: Minerals, Mines, Magnets (and More)

Mineralogical Society of America

 

Lawrence D. Meinert, Convener
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Start Time
1:00 PM
RARE EARTH ELEMENTS - HISTORY, POLICY, AND ORE DEPOSITS
MEINERT, Lawrence D., U.S. Geological Survey, Mineral Resources Program, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 913, Reston, VA 20192, Lmeinert@usgs.gov
1:20 PM
THE IMPORTANCE OF ADVANCED RARE EARTH BASED MATERIALS TO MODERN TECHNOLOGY
MCCALLUM, R. William, Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University, 106 Wilhelm, Ames, IA 50011, mccallum@ameslab.gov
1:50 PM
SOCIETY OF ECONOMIC GEOLOGISTS DISTINGUISHED LECTURE: THE HYDROTHERMAL MOBILITY OF THE RARE EARTH ELEMENTS: IMPLICATIONS FOR ORE GENESIS
WILLIAMS-JONES, A.E. and MIGDISOV, A.A., Earth and Planetary Sciences, McGill University, 3450 University Street, Montreal, QC H3A 2A7, Canada, anthony.williams-jones@mcgill.ca
2:20 PM
RARE EARTH ELEMENT FATE AND TRANSPORT IN FLUIDS: INSIGHT INTO ORE-GRADE ENRICHMENT
VERPLANCK, Philip L., U.S. Geological Survey, P.O. Box 25046, M.S. 973, Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225-0046, plv@usgs.gov
2:40 PM
FLUID INCLUSION STUDIES OF RARE EARTH ELEMENT DEPOSITS
SAMSON, Iain M., Department of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Ave, Windsor, ON N9B 3P4 Canada, ims@uwindsor.ca
 
3:10 PM
Break
3:30 PM
REE PARITIONING BETWEEN CRYSTALS AND MELTS: BEYOND THE TEST TUBE
CHAKHMOURADIAN, Anton and REGUIR, Ekaterina, Geological Sciences, University of Manitoba, 125 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, MB R3T2N2, Canada, chakhmou@cc.umanitoba.ca
4:00 PM
HEAVY-MINERAL SANDS AS SOURCES OF RARE EARTH ELEMENTS: MONAZITE IN THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES
VAN GOSEN, Bradley S., United States Geological Survey, MS 973 Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225, bvangose@usgs.gov and SHAH, Anjana K., Crustal Geophysics and Geochemistry Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Box 25046, Mail Stop 964, Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225
4:20 PM
RARE EARTH ELEMENT (REE) POTENTIAL AND ORIGIN OF THE EPISYENITES IN THE CABALLO, BURRO, AND ZUNI MOUNTAINS, SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO
MCLEMORE, Virginia T., New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, 801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM 87801, ginger@nmbg.nmt.edu, RIGGINS, Annelise M., Earth & Environmental Sciences, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, 801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM 87801, DUNBAR, Nelia W., New Mexico Bureau of Geology, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM 87801, HEIZLER, Matthew T., New Mexico Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources, New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology, Socorro, NM 87801, MCINTOSH, William, New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, New Mexico Tech, 801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM 87801, RÄMÖ, O. Tapani, Department of Geology, Univ of Helsinki, P.O. Box 64, Kumpula, Physicum, Helsinki, FIN-00014, Finland, and FREMPONG, Kwame, Mineral Engineering, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, 801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM 87801
4:40 PM
HANDHELD X-RAY FLUORESCENCE INSTRUMENT IN EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF RARE EARTH ELEMENTS
SIMANDL, George J., BC Ministry of Energy anf Mines, BC Geological Survey, PO Box 9333 Stn Prov Govt, Victoria, BC V8W 9N3, Canada, george.simandl@gov.bc.ca, PARADIS, Suzanne, Geological Survey of Canada, 9860 West Saanich Road, Sidney, BC V8L 4B2, Canada, STONE, Rebecca, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, 1-26 Earth Science Building, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E3, Canada, and GRATTAN, Keith, Elemental Controls, 3230 Wharton Way, Mississauga, ON L4X 2C1, Canada