Geochemical Symbol: Yb
Typical Detection Limit (Aqua Regia/ICP): 0.5-1 ppm NOTE: Strong-acid digestion not total for most rare-earth-bearing minerals
Typical Detection Limit (Neutron Activation): N/A


Frequency distribution typically complete

Exploration Geochemical Applications
1. As a Pathfinder

None known

2. As an Aid to Geological Mapping

Elevated rare-earth values are generally indicative of felsic rocks, esp. intrusives, and the soils and stream sediments derived from them. Specific details of Y's behaviour will be added to this site at a later date.

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