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North America Minerals&Resources Notes

North America Minerals&Resources Notes - • Large...

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Canada one of the oldest regions in the world o Much of Canada has been above water for almost 500million years Canadian shield o From as far south as Michigan Wisconson and Minnisota to Hudson Bay including most of Eastern and Central Canada. o Large quantities of iron , nickel , zinc , copper , gold , lead , molybdenum , and uranium o One of the richest mineral deposits in the world
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Unformatted text preview: • Large diamond concentrations have been recently developed in the Arctic o Canada is now one of the world's largest producers. • Rocky mountains o Coal, natural gas, and petroleum are most common o Also mine most things from the Canadian shield but in much smaller amounts...
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