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Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 February 1979
Economic Geology (1979) 74 (1): 95-108.
... sulfide mineralization at Naica provide the first direct observations of main-stage fluids in these deposits. The inclusions can be divided into three compositionally distinct groups: (A) liquid + vapor (119 degrees -379 degrees C homogenization temperatures), (B) liquid + vapor + halite (237 degrees...
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Figure 1. Cross section of <b>Naica</b> <b>mine</b>. <b>Mine</b> exploits hydrothermal Pb-Zn-Ag ...
in > Geology
Published: 01 April 2007
Figure 1. Cross section of Naica mine. Mine exploits hydrothermal Pb-Zn-Ag deposit with irregular manto and pipe morphologies entirely enclosed in subhorizontally dipping carbonates (not represented for simplicity). Cavities of gypsum crystals are located in carbonates close to main and secondary
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Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 September 1959
Economic Geology (1959) 54 (6): 1002-1034.
...John Grover Stone AbstractIn the Naica mining district of N-central Mexico, pyrometasomatic and mesothermal replacement bodies of base-metal sulfides with minor amounts of Ag and Au occur in a thick sequence of locally marmorized Cretaceous limestone. The only igneous rocks known in the Sierra de...
Series: Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series
Published: 01 January 1990
EISBN: 9781934969595
... Abstract The main item of interest is the visit to the Naica mine, which is reached by travelling southwards along valley floors to Delicias, and then southwestward to the mining community. The deposits comprise a lead-zinc-silver assemblage and are well developed in numerous mantos and breccia...
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Journal: Geology
Published: 01 April 2007
Geology (2007) 35 (4): 327-330.
...Figure 1. Cross section of Naica mine. Mine exploits hydrothermal Pb-Zn-Ag deposit with irregular manto and pipe morphologies entirely enclosed in subhorizontally dipping carbonates (not represented for simplicity). Cavities of gypsum crystals are located in carbonates close to main and secondary...
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Figure 3. Isotope composition of sulfate molecules in gypsum, anhydrite, an...
in > Geology
Published: 01 April 2007
Figure 3. Isotope composition of sulfate molecules in gypsum, anhydrite, and water collected at Naica mine. Polygonal surface enveloping the isotope composition of water from which the gypsum crystals grew is obtained by subtracting from the gypsum values the enrichment factor of 1.65‰ for sulfur
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Figure 4. A: Variation of anhydrite and gypsum solubility with temperature ...
in > Geology
Published: 01 April 2007
Figure 4. A: Variation of anhydrite and gypsum solubility with temperature for three different values of salinity: (0) for pure calcium sulfate solutions; (1) for salinity equal to and (2) twice that found in present-day water collected at Naica mine. B: Induction time for homogeneous
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Journal: Geology
Published: 01 December 2013
Geology (2013) 41 (12): e305.
... the supersaturation conditions in which the gigantic crystals formed. REFERENCES CITED Alva-Valdivia L.M. Goguitchaichvili A. Urrutia-Fucugauchi J. , 2003 , Petromagnetic properties in the Naica mining district, Chihuahua, Mexico: Searching for source of mineralization : Earth, Planets, and Space...
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Journal: Geology
Published: 01 December 2013
Geology (2013) 41 (12): e306.
.... Mercuri A.-M. Loreti M. Capaccioni B. , 2010 , Climatic control on the growth of gigantic gypsum crystals within hypogenic caves (Naica mine, Mexico)? : Earth and Planetary Science Letters , v. 289 , p. 560 – 569 , doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2009.11.057 . Garofalo P.S. Forti P...
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Journal: Geology
Published: 01 February 2013
Geology (2013) 41 (2): 119-122.
... solutions under atmospheric pressure at different temperatures, and natural gypsum crystals were collected at different sites in the Naica mine. (For more details, see the GSA Data Repository 1 .) One mineral that could yield important and decisive thermal information for understanding the history of seas...
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Published: 01 June 1927
American Mineralogist (1927) 12 (6): 252-256.
...William F. Foshag AbstractA characteristic feature of many of the ore deposits of Mexico that are found in the Cretaceous limestones of the country is the presence of caves in close association with the ore. One such cave discovered in 1912 during mining operations in the Potosi Mine at Santa...
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Published: 01 October 2012
Geochemical Perspectives (2012) 1 (4-5): 485-489.
... mine in Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico ( Garcia-Ruiz et al ., 2007 ), and gypsum crystals grown in the lab by self-assembly from tiny calcium sulphate precursor nanocrystals ( Van Driessche et al ., 2012 ). Because of growing recognition that natural, incidental, and manufactured nanoparticles play a major...
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Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 May 2008
Economic Geology (2008) 103 (3): 539-554.
... used to estimate minimum formation pressures for inclusions from the Ditrau Alkaline Massif, Transylvania, Romania, the Musoshi stratiform copper deposit, Zaire, the Bismark skarn deposit, northern Mexico, the Naica chimneymanto deposit, Mexico, the Questa porphyry molybdenum deposit, New Mexico...
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Series: Special Publications of the Society of Economic Geologists
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.5382/SP.14.05
EISBN: 9781629490380
... 71 250 Santa Eulalia 15 Sk 2 7 3.5 78 125 Concepcion del Oro 15 M 8 6 0.8 43 500 Concepcion del Oro 30 Ch 6.5 13 2 67 200 Naica 20 Ch 7 6 0.9 46 250 Naica 15 Sk 3.5 4.5 1.3 56 200 Velardena 20 Ch 4 7 1.8 64 200 Catorce 10 Ch 10 6...
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Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 August 2008
Economic Geology (2008) 103 (5): 909-938.
..., the Empire mine, in Custer County, Idaho, and discusses its genesis and implications for exploration. The oldest sedimentary rock in the White Knob horst is the Lower Mississippian Copper Basin Formation. It is an argillite sequence more than 1,200 m thick that consists of distal thin-bedded turbidite...
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Published: 25 July 2017
Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis (2017) 18 (1): 85-93.
.... Recognition that the composition of calcite veins differed around ore deposits dates back to at least the late 1950s, with Stone (1959) recognizing that the very well-known Naica carbonate replacement deposit in Mexico contained fluorescent calcite in the regions adjacent to Pb-Zn-Ag mineralization, whereas...
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Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 December 2003
Economic Geology (2003) 98 (8): 1637-1666.
..., Naica mine, Chihuahua, Mexico : Economic Geology , v. 74 , p. 95 – 108 . Fisher , R.V. , 1960 , Classification of volcanic breccias : Geological Society of America Bulletin , v. 71 , p. 973 – 982 . Fraser , T.M. , Stanley , C.R. , Nikic , Z.T. , Pesalj , R...
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Journal: The Leading Edge
Published: 01 June 2009
The Leading Edge (2009) 28 (6): 730-735.
... and Geochemistry of the Santa Eulalia Mining District, Chihuahua, Mexico by Magaw (PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, 1990). “Carbonate-hosted lead-zinc (Ag, Cu, Au) deposits of northern Chihuahua” by Megaw et al. (in Mexico Society of Economic Geologists, Special Publication 4, 1996). “High-temperature...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2005
European Journal of Mineralogy (2005) 17 (6): 905-913.
... by porphyritic subvolcanic bodies and dykes (Bogdanov, 1978). The numerous copper ore veins were intensively worked during 1945–1995 in several underground mines such as Rossen, Koru Cheshma, Meden Rid, Surneshko Kladenche, Propadnala Voda and Chiplaka ( Fig. 1 ) and are now abandoned. The mineralisation formed...
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Published: 01 May 2007
Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis (2007) 7 (2): 139-151.
... in exploration or development include Skorpion (Namibia), Mae Sod (Thailand), Lan Ping (China), Angouran (Iran), Mehdiabad (Iran), Shaimerden (Kazakhstan), Jabali (Yemen), Kabwe and Zinc Star (Zambia), Vazante (Brazil) and Sierra Mojada (Mexico). In addition, there are a number of other mines producing...
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