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The geochronology of the Tennant Creek inlier and its ore deposits, Northern Territory

Compston, David Mark


The Early Proterozoic Tennant Creek Inlier, located in northern Australia, has produced over -125 tonnes of gold and -230,000 tonnes of copper from several separate deposits hosted by hydrothermal "ironstones" within the Warramunga Formation. Understanding the origin of these deposits is, in part, dependent on the determination of reliable age constraints on both the mineralisation and its regional environment. Previous studies indicate the gold-copper mineralisation overprints...[Show more]

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Date published: 1994-03
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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