Mineral Potential and Geology of Minnesota

by

Mark Jirsa and David Southwick


Introduction

* Archean terranes

* Early Proterozoic Penokean orogen

* Kimberlites?

* Sioux Quartzite

* Midcontinent Rift System and Duluth Complex

* Paleozoic and Mesozoic rocks

* Glacial overburden -- a curse or a blessing?


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