The presence of numerous gold occurrences peripheral to the Early Devonian Saint George batholith in southwestern New Brunswick (Fig. 11) has been known for several decades, and in many cases has been documented in historical reports. Although it was suspected that there was a link between the granitic intrusions and the gold mineralization, sound evidence for such a genetic relationship was lacking until the recent discovery of the Clarence Stream gold deposit by a local prospector in 1999. As research at Clarence Stream progressed, it became evident that the mineralizing event was closely linked with the emplacement of...

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