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Mineral system analysis of the Mt Isa-McArthur River region, Northern Australia

Murphy, F C; Hutton, L J; Walshe, J.; Cleverley, J S; Kendrick, Mark; Mclellan, J; Rubenach, Michael J.; Oliver, N H S; Gessner, K; Bierlein, F P; Jupp, B; Ailleres, L; Laukamp, C; Roy, I G; Miller, J MCL; Keys, D; Nortje, G S

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The Mt Isa-McArthur region is renowned for a range of commodities and deposit types of world-class proportions. The region is described here in the context of a 'mineral system,' through consideration of processes that operate across a range of scales, from geodynamics and crustal architecture, to fluid sources, pathways, drivers and depositional processes. The objective is to improve targeting of Pb-Zn, Cu and Cu-Au deposits. Repeated extension and high heat flow characterise much of the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/79020
Source: Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
DOI: 10.1080/08120099.2011.606333

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