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USGS Releases Resource Estimate for Afghanistan Rare Earth Prospect

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Title: USGS Releases Resource Estimate for Afghanistan Rare Earth Prospect

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The U.S. Geological Survey estimates at least 1 million metric tonnes of rare earth element resources within the Khanneshin carbonatite in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. This estimate comes from a 2009-2011 USGS study funded by the Department of Defense's Task Force for Business and Stability Operations.

Location: Reston, VA, USA

Date Recorded: 9/13/2011

Audio Producer: Alex Demas , U.S. Geological Survey


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