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More than nickel found around Tamarack lands

Earlier this month the Pine Knot reported on a proposal by Talon Metals to bring a nickel mine to Tamarack, near the border of Carlton County and Aitkin County.

But it’s not the only mineral-based exploration being conducted in the area. Rio Tinto, the second-largest mining group in the world, has conducted an exploratory drill in Carlton County, outside Tamarack, in an attempt to locate bedrock that would be ripe for carbon sequestration.

The area is part of the 11-mile Tamarack Intrusive Complex that has had 500 exploratory drills in search of nickel deposits and one nickel mine plan propose...