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Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 October 1981
Economic Geology (1981) 76 (6): 1417–1443.
...K. G. McQueen Abstract Volcanic peridotitc-associated nickel sulfide deposits occur in Archean komatiitic flow sequences around the Widgiemooltha dome in the Eastern Goldfields region of Western Australia. The deposits are typically small shoots (< 4.5 million metric tons (t) of 1-3% Ni...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2007
The Canadian Mineralogist (2007) 45 (2): 317–320.
... from the 132N nickel deposit at Widgiemooltha, Western Australia, Australia. Seventeen electron-microprobe analyses gave compositions, based on a total of four cations per formula unit, that ranged from (Cu 3.189 Ni 0.803 Co 0.002 Fe 0.006 )Cl 2 (OH) 6 to (Cu 2.922 Ni 1.058 Co 0.020 )Cl 2 (OH) 6...
Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 March 2015
Economic Geology (2015) 110 (2): 505–530.
... were collected for this study. Samples from the first set (batch 1) come from the vicinity of the Miitel deposit. Sampling focused on the contact between the Widgiemooltha komatiites and the underlying Mount Edwards basalt, on the premise that this contact acted as a pathway for hydrothermal fluids...
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Series: Special Publications of the Society of Economic Geologists
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.5382/SP.13.06
EISBN: 9781629490373
... rocks. There are a few exceptions where nonmagnetic talc carbonate-altered host ultramafic rocks are present, such as at the Mariners nickel deposit near Widgiemooltha, which has a discrete 80 nT anomaly ( Trench and Williams, 1994 ). The Fixed Loop (FLTEM) method ( Fig. 10C ) uses a large, fixed...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2010
Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis (2010) 10 (1): 17–26.
.... In Guinea, West Africa, ligand-based soil extraction of gold has outlined five new economic zones since its introduction. Comparison of a range of weak and strong digestions and extractions from glacial till at Cross Lake, a VMS (volcanogenic massive sulphide) deposit in the Abitibi belt of Canada, provides...
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Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 October 1981
Economic Geology (1981) 76 (6): 1597–1605.
...A. C. Purvis; P. G. Moeskops Abstract Members of the Widgiemooltha dike suite in the Cowarna Rocks area of Western Australia include the 150 km long Celebration dike and a number of smaller dikes of magnesian tholeiitic basalt. The Celebration dike is zoned from olivine gabbro to quartz dolerite...
Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 September 2000
Economic Geology (2000) 95 (6): 1231–1257.
...Andreas G. Mueller; Neal J. McNaughton Abstract Gold mines in the Archean Southern Cross greenstone belt, central Yilgarn craton, have produced more than 220 metric tons (t) of gold. The deposits are characterized by a pyroxene-rich gangue and have been interpreted as synmetamorphic amphibolite...
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Summary of key events at the Tropicana gold <b>deposit</b> within the context of e...
Published: 01 March 2015
Fig. 12 Summary of key events at the Tropicana gold deposit within the context of events in the Yilgarn craton, Biranup zone, and Albany-Fraser orogeny (AFO) stages I (1345–1260 Ma) and II (1215–1140 Ma). The interpreted times of magmatism and mineralization at Tropicana are illustrated
Journal Article
Published: 17 April 2013
Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis (2013) 13 (2): 67–85.
...R. R. P. Noble; M. J. Lintern; D. G. Gray; N. Reid; R.R. Anand Abstract Weathering and groundwater dispersion were studied at the North Miitel komatiite-hosted Ni sulphide deposit to understand the near-surface signature of this economically important mineralization style. Soil chemistry, regolith...
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Journal Article
Published: 17 April 2013
Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis (2013) 13 (2): 87–98.
...M.J. Lintern; R.R.P. Noble; N. Reid; R.R. Anand Abstract Transported regolith cover hinders exploration for economically important komatiite-hosted sulphide ore bodies in the Yilgarn Craton. Biogeochemistry offers a surface sampling technique to explore for these buried deposits that has not been...
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Journal Article
Published: 17 April 2013
Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis (2013) 13 (2): 99–113.
... cover and their link to buried deposits is critical information for successful mineral exploration in many regions of the world including the well-endowed Yilgarn Craton of Western Australia. Here we employ metal and hydrocarbon soil gas collection methods to successfully predict the location...
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Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 November 2012
Economic Geology (2012) 107 (7): 1433–1455.
... to Table 1 . An unmetamorphosed quartz-feldspar-hornblende-biotite dike that crosscuts all rock types is the last phase of magmatism observed at the Flying Fox deposit ( Figs. 2 , 3 ). The orientation of the dike is consistent with the Proterozoic Widgiemooltha dike swarm (ca. 2.4 Ga) that cuts...
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Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 March 2015
Economic Geology (2015) 110 (2): 355–386.
...Fig. 12 Summary of key events at the Tropicana gold deposit within the context of events in the Yilgarn craton, Biranup zone, and Albany-Fraser orogeny (AFO) stages I (1345–1260 Ma) and II (1215–1140 Ma). The interpreted times of magmatism and mineralization at Tropicana are illustrated...
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Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 May 2004
Economic Geology (2004) 99 (3): 453–478.
...Andreas G. Mueller; Alexander A. Nemchin; Robert Frei Abstract The Nevoria deposit (production 11.88 t Au, 0.41 t Ag) is one of more than 20 gold skarns mined in the 3.1 to 3.0 Ga Southern Cross greenstone belt. The belt constitutes part of the continental foreland of the 2.7 to 2.6 Ga Norseman...
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K  function analyses of nickel sulfide <b>deposits</b> within different komatiite ...
Published: 01 January 2010
F ig . 3. K function analyses of nickel sulfide deposits within different komatiite bodies: (a) Kambalda, (b) Tramways, (c) Widgiemooltha (outer), (d) Widgiemooltha (inner), and (e) Cosmos.
Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2011
European Journal of Mineralogy (2011) 23 (2): 179–196.
...Saioa Suárez; Fernando Nieto; Francisco Velasco; Francisco J. Martín Abstract Supergene alteration in the Aguablanca Ni-Cu-(PGE, platinum group elements) magmatic sulphide deposit (SW Spain) has formed distinctive soil profiles overlying the gabbroic host rocks. These profiles have subsurficial...
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Series: Special Publications of the Society of Economic Geologists
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.5382/SP.12.16
EISBN: 9781629490366
..., and Jeff Huspeni are thanked for helpful reviews of the manuscript. A recent detailed description of the geology of the MKD5 deposit can be found in Grguric and Rosengren (2004) , and previous descriptions can be found in Burt and Sheppy (1975) , Dowling and Hill (1993) and Hopf and Head (1998...
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Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 August 2012
Economic Geology (2012) 107 (5): 859–879.
...Jane E. Collins; Stephen J. Barnes; Steffen G. Hagemann; T. Campbell McCuaig; K. M. Frost Abstract The high-grade Flying Fox komatiite-hosted Ni sulfide deposit, located in the Forrestania greenstone belt of the Archean Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia, is hosted in a deformed and metamorphosed...
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K-order indices for nickel sulfide <b>deposits</b> within komatiites of the study ...
Published: 01 January 2010
F ig . 4. K-order indices for nickel sulfide deposits within komatiites of the study area: (1) Kambalda, (2) Tramways, (3) Bluebush, (4) Widgiemooltha (inner), (5) Blair, (6) Cosmos, (7) Carnilya Hill, (8) Honeymoon Well, (9) Yakabindie, (10) Mt. Clifford, (11) Widgiemooltha (outer), (12) St
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Examples of the relationship of nickel sulfide <b>deposits</b> to the gross lithos...
Published: 01 September 2010
Fig. 1 Examples of the relationship of nickel sulfide deposits to the gross lithospheric architecture of cratons (gray polygons and dashed polygons) and continents. Cratonic architecture discussed in text. (A) Proterozoic deposits relative to the Superior and Nain cratons at ca. 1.9 Ga. (B