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Brian Goldner, Talon Metals’ vice president of exploration, examined nickel-rich “drill core” in Tamarack, Minn.
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Brian Goldner, Talon Metals’ vice president of exploration, examined nickel-rich “drill core” in Tamarack, Minn.

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The Tamarack mine in Aitkin County, which would primarily produce nickel, will soon begin Minnesota's permitting process. It's likely to face a fight over environmental concerns.
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