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Genesis of Archean, Volcanic Hosted Gold Deposits

Ontario Geological Survey.

Genesis of Archean, Volcanic Hosted Gold Deposits

Symposium Held at the University of Waterloo March 7, 1980.

by Ontario Geological Survey.

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SeriesOntario Geological Survey. Miscellaneous paper -- 97
ContributionsPye, E., Roberts, R.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21807927M

Uranium ore deposits are economically recoverable concentrations of uranium within the Earth's m is one of the more common elements in the Earth's crust, being 40 times more common than silver and times more common than gold. It can be found almost everywhere in rock, soil, rivers, and oceans. The challenge for commercial uranium extraction is to find those areas where the. Summary of microprobe data for native gold grains (Table 6) from both mineralized BIF and veins, indicate an average value of Au Ag and relative fineness of ± 5, which is consistent with the data of Kiefer and the observed range for most Archean lode gold deposits (e.g. Morrison et al., ).Cited by: 3.

The 46 Moz. Ladolam gold deposit is located on Lihir Island, Papua New Guinea and is the world’s largest low sulfi dation, alkalic epithermal gold deposit in terms of contained gold. Lihir Island is part of the km-long, alkalic Tabar-Lihir-Tanga-Feni (TLTF) . The Kings Mountain Gold Mine, Cleveland Company, North Carolina, is unique in the Appalachians in that it is carbonate-hosted, with a distinctive ore mineralogy. The mine stratigraphy is upright, younging east to west. The basal unit is a volcanic to subvolcanic chlorite, feldspar, quartz-eye.

gold deposits, including the giant Golden Mile at Kalgoorlie, are regularly spaced along the shear zone, providing a window into understanding large-scale Archean hydrothermal systems. Rela-tionships among gold endowment, shear-zone trend, and geologic complexity, . The Agnew cluster of gold deposits are located km NNW of Kalgoorlie, km north-west of Leonora, 23 km west of Leinster, in the Kalgoorlie Terrane of the Archean Yilgarn Craton (#Location: 27° 59' 8"S, ° 29' 49"E). Gold was first discovered at Agnew in , with sporadic production to Western Mining Corporation began exploring the district in , but did not delineate.


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Genesis of Archean, Volcanic Hosted Gold Deposits by Ontario Geological Survey. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Genesis of Archean, volcanic hosted gold deposits: symposium held at the University of Waterloo, March 7, [E G Pye; R G Roberts;].

Epigenetic gold deposits in metamorphic terranes include those of the Precambrian shields (app, t Au), particularly the Late Archean greenstone belts and Paleoproterozoic fold belts, and of the late Neoproterozoic and younger Cordilleran-style orogens (app t lode t placer Au), mainly along the margins of Gondwana, Laurentia, and the more recent circum-Pacific.

THIS Gold in volume is organized around a classification of hypogene gold deposits that emphasizes their tectonic setting and relative time of formation compared to their host rocks and other gold deposit types (e.g., Sawkins,; Groves et al., ; Kerrich et al., ).The temporal division of orogenic gold deposits into Archean, Proterozoic, and Phanerozoic follows closely the.

developed for subsets of gold deposits such as those considered to be epithermal (Heald et al., ), intrusion-related (Sillitoe, ), bulk-mineable (Bonham, ) or epigenetic Archean (Gebre-Mariam et al., ).

These have provided additional points of view and expanded the nomenclature surrounding the problem of gold deposit Size: KB. Not to be confused with Orogenesis.

How the various types of mineral deposits form within the Earth's crust. High-grade gold ore from the Harvard Mine, Jamestown, California, a wide quartz-gold vein in California's Mother Lode.

Specimen is cm ( in) wide. Various theories of ore genesis explain how the various types of mineral deposits. Such a widespread tectonic trigger for gold mineralisation is supported by the ~Ma timing of similar sediment-hosted gold deposits, determined from parallel studies in the Tanami and.

Gold. Photo shows gold jewelry recovered from the ash deposits of the 79 A.D. eruption of Vesuvius. Gold forms in close association with volcanoes or is hosted in volcanic rocks.

Three environments/styles are most common: gold in greenstone belts, gold in porphyry deposits, and gold in epithermal deposits. Genesis of Archean, volcanic hosted gold deposits: Symposium held at the University of Waterloo, March 7, (Ontario Geological Survey miscellaneous paper).

Abstract. Lode gold deposits are one of the most characteristic features of Archaean greenstone belts within granitoid-greenstone terranes, with major deposits situated in most major cratonic areas (e.g. Australia, Brazil, Canada, India, South Africa, Zimbabwe: Cited by: Photo shows gold jewelry recovered from the ash deposits of the 79 A.D.

eruption of Vesuvius. Gold forms in close association with volcanoes or is hosted in volcanic rocks. Three environments/styles are most common: gold in greenstone belts, gold in porphyry deposits, and gold in epithermal deposits. Volcanic rocks and a series of volanic-hosted gold deposits are well-developed in West Junggar, which comprises the Sawuer gold belt in the north and the Hatu gold belt in the centre-south.

A volcanic centre existed in the two gold belts, with volcanic lithofacies and fracture systems of volcanic association controlling the formation and Author: Y. Shen, P. Shen, T. Liu, G. Li, Q. Zeng. hosted by volcanic rocks and shallow subvolcanic intrusions. clearly link the genesis of the two ore types, as others have outlined (e.g., Geochemistry of Hydrothermal Gold Deposits.

Centre for Strategic Mineral Deposits formerly Key Centre, Department of Geology and Geophysics, The Uni() ˝ersity of Western Australia, Nedlands, WAAustralia Received 2 April Abstract Granitoid-hosted lode gold deposits constitute a sub-group of late-Archean lode-gold deposits in the Yilgarn Craton of Western Size: 2MB.

GOLD: History and Genesis of Deposits is the product of an effort by the Society of Economic Geologists to publish materials that will expand knowl­ edge concerning timely, specific topics important to the study of economic geology and to economic geologists. A volume on gold was selected for a general review-type publication because of the Cited by: Greenstone Belts: World-class Gold Deposits.

The Abitibi is made up mostly of volcanic rocks and is one of the world’s largest Archean greenstone belts which is one of the four geologic eons. The Dianfang gold deposit, located in Songxian, western Henan province, China, is one of two breccia-hosted gold deposits in the Xiong’ershan–Waifangshan region.

Previous studies suggest that the breccia and host volcanic rocks of the Xiong’er Group formed by: Gold Deposits Related to Reduced Granitic Intrusions J.F.H.

Thompson and R.J. Newberry Gold in Volcanic-Hosted Massive Sulfide Deposits: D.L. Huston Distribution, Genesis, and Exploration Gold in Sedex Deposits P.

Emsbo Witwatersrand Gold Fields: Geology, Genesis, and. Geochemical mass-transfer patterns as indicators of the architecture of a complete volcanic-hosted massive sulfide hydrothermal system, Panorama district, Pilbara, Characteristics and genesis of epithermal gold deposits.

Reviews in Economic Geol – Coward, The Archean lode gold deposits at Wiluna, Author: John Ridley. A Mineral System Perspective on Archean Gold Deposits: architecture, fluids and reservoirs, transport and depositional processes.

Talk presented by John Walsh in. Introduction. The genesis of vein-type to disseminated gold deposits, broadly classified as orogenic gold deposits (Groves et al.,Goldfarb et al., ) has remained genetic models for these deposits were evaluated in a recent review by Goldfarb and Groves ().Much attention has been focused on the source of auriferous by:.

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GOLD: History and Genesis of Deposits is the product of an effort by the Society of Economic Geologists to publish materials that will expand knowl edge concerning timely, specific topics important to the study of economic geology and to economic geologists.

A volume on gold was selected for a general review-type publication because of the importance of the gold mining industry in the s. CONCLUSIONS: Gold has been prised high and considered as king of the metals. Kolar and hutti gold fields are important gold producing centers in karnataka Champion reef is the richest gold bearing quartz-lode in so far encountered in india.

The champian reef mine is one of the deepest mine in the word. Gold deposits generally occurs with.