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The Southeast Missouri Lead District: A Review

Richard D. Hagni
Richard D. Hagni
Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Missouri-Rolla Rolla, Missouri 65401
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January 01, 1989


This article is a review of the geology and related aspects of the Southeast Missouri Lead District. Those aspects include: 1) importance, production, and grade, 2) location, subdistricts, current producing mines, and mining history, 3) stratigraphy and structure, 4) forms of individual ore deposits and controlling structures, 5) mineralogy and paragenesis, 6) cathodoluminescence microscopy, 7) fluid inclusions, 8) trace elements, 9) isotope compositions, 10) mineral and metal zoning, mineral asymmetry, and possible directions of ore fluid flow, 11) age of mineralization, 12) genesis of the ore deposits, 13) exploration, and 14) environment and forest lands. The article has been modified and updated from a previous field guidebook paper (Hagni, 1986).

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Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series

Mississippi Valley-Type Mineralization of the Viburnum Trend, Missouri

Richard D. Hagni
Richard D. Hagni
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Raymond M. Coveney, Jr.
Raymond M. Coveney, Jr.
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