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Magmatic-vapor expansion and the formation of high-sulfidation gold deposits: Structural controls on hydrothermal alteration and ore mineralization

Berger, Byron; Henley, Richard

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High-sulfidation copper-gold lode deposits such as Chinkuashih, Taiwan, Lepanto, Philippines, and Goldfield, Nevada, formed within 1500. m of the paleosurface in volcanic terranes. All underwent an early stage of extensive advanced argillic silica-alunite alteration followed by an abrupt change to spatially much more restricted stages of fracture-controlled sulfide-sulfosalt mineral assemblages and gold-silver mineralization. The alteration as well as ore mineralization stages of these deposits...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/63095
Source: Ore Geology Reviews
DOI: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2010.11.004

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