Mobilization of gold as a polymetallic melt during pelite anatexis at the Challenger deposit, South Australia: A metamorphosed archean gold deposit

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2002

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Tomkins, Andrew
Mavrogenes, John

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Economic Geology Publishing Company

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The Challenger gold deposit in South Australia is hosted by pelitic migmatites that underwent peak metamorphism at ∼7.5 ± 1.5 kbars and at least 800°C. Nd model ages suggest a protolith age of ∼2900 Ma. Zircon U-Pb and garnet Sm-Nd dating indicates

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Keywords: Polymetallic melts; Concentration (process); Grain boundaries; Gold deposits; anatexis; Archean; gold; metallogenesis; metamorphism; mineralization; mobilization; Australia

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Economic Geology; Bulletin of the Society of Economic Geologists

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Journal article

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10.2113/gsecongeo.97.6.1249

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