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Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 January 2016
Economic Geology (2016) 111 (1): 151-178.
... terrane, known as the Alexander Triassic metallogenic belt. The Alexander Triassic metallogenic belt is host to the world-class Greens Creek Zn-Pb-Ag VMS deposit near Juneau in the south and the giant Windy Craggy Cu-Co VMS deposit in British Columbia, about 250 km to the north. The Glacier Creek deposit...
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Journal Article
Published: 18 July 2016
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2016) 53 (12): 1458-1475.
... Triassic stratigraphy just above an approximately 100 million year old unconformity and probably 10–15 million years older than mineralization at the Palmer and Windy Craggy deposits in the northern portion of the ATMB. The stratigraphic location of the Greens Creek deposit is atypical for a syngenetic...
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Series: Reviews in Economic Geology
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.5382/Rev.08.12
EISBN: 9781629490151
... to post-depositional deformation. The Windy Craggy Cu-Co-Au massive sulfide deposit is located at 59°44' N latitude and 137°44' W longitude in the extremely rugged and glaciated terrain of the Alsek-Tatshenshini River area of the St. Elias Mountains, in the northwestern corner of British Columbia (Fig...
Journal Article
Published: 01 July 1993
Exploration and Mining Geology (1993) 2 (3): 203-215.
Series: Economic Geology Monograph Series
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.5382/Mono.09.02
EISBN: 9781629490045
... sulfide formation. Resulting deposits include Creens Creek, in the northern part of southeastern Alaska, and Windy Craggy, in adjacent British Columbia. By the Late Triassic, the Alexander terrane was amalgamated with the Wrangellia, Peninsular, and northern Taku terrenes inlo the Wrangclltn superterrane...
Series: Economic Geology
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.5382/AV100.17
EISBN: 9781934969519
..., caldera-forming eruption within a larger sedimentary basin that developed within a continental margin, arc-backarc setting ( Harley, 1979 ; Rogers and van Staal, 2003 ). The pelitic-mafic Windy Craggy deposit in British Columbia is representative of the pelitic lithofacies association (Fig. 9...
Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 January 2008
Economic Geology (2008) 103 (1): 89-115.
... of characteristics consistent with a variety of syngenetic to epigenetic deposit types. Deposits within this belt include Greens Creek and Windy Craggy, the economically most significant VMS deposit in Alaska and the largest in North America, respectively. The occurrences are hosted by a discontinuously exposed, 800...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1130/2016.0041(07)
EISBN: 9780813756417
... growth, subsidence, and siliciclastic sediment deposition; (4) an Early Jurassic subaerial volcanic and sedimentary phase; (5) a Late Jurassic sedimentary phase that formed a thin subaerial and thick marine overlap sequence; and (6) a Late Jurassic and Early Cretaceous phase of plutonism. Rocks...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Engineering Geology Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.5382/SP.11.18
EISBN: 9781629490359
...). The largest VMS deposits of mafic-siliciclastic (e.g., Windy Craggy) and bimodal-siliciclastic (e.g., Bathurst and Iberian Pyrite Belt) subtypes are those in which permeability of interbedded host volcanic and sedimentary rocks may be a critical element in determining deposit size ( Barrie and Hannington...
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Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 May 2011
Economic Geology (2011) 106 (3): 524-525.
.... It is, however, the 11 th largest in terms of contained metal value, and has exceptional value per tonne of ore. It’s not even the largest deposit in the Late Triassic strata of the Alexander terrane of western North America; that belongs to Windy Craggy (9 th largest by contained metal value), a Besshi-type...
Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2000
Exploration and Mining Geology (2000) 9 (3-4): 253-264.
... deposits. Table 3. Comparison of Derni deposit, Jinchuan Cu-Ni deposit, and some VHMS deposits VHMS-type Deposit Factors Magmatic Liquation Deposit Jinchuan Cu-Ni Deposit 1 Cyprus 2 Outokumpu 3 Windy Craggy 4 Derni 1 Summary from Tang and Ren, 1987...
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Series: Special Publications of the Society of Economic Geologists
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.5382/SP.09.08
EISBN: 9781629490335
... of abundant repetitions in the lithostratigraphic column of Neves-Corvo due to the pilling up of various tectonic nappes. The interpretation of this structural feature fueled intense debate until very recently and definitely influenced several steps of the history of the discovery of the deposit. Also...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2003
Exploration and Mining Geology (2003) 12 (1-4): 31-36.
... Examples AMD Susceptibility Sedimentary massive sulfides (SEDEX) Sullivan, Tom High Volcanogenic massive sulfides (VMS)     Kuroko type Myra Falls, Britannia     Besshi type Windy Craggy, Ruttan     Cyprus type Chu Chua, Anyox Calc-alkaline porphyries Gibraltar, Island...
Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2008
Exploration and Mining Geology (2008) 17 (3-4): 145-162.
...F. Lotfi; A Belkabir; A.C. Brown; E. Marcoux; S Brunet; L. Maacha Abstract Koudiat Aïcha is a small Zn-Pb-Cu deposit, enclosed in the Visean Sarhlef volcano-sedimentary series of the Moroccan Hercynian Jebilet massif. Base metal mineralization is located between a basal unit consisting of black...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2002.204.01.15
EISBN: 9781862394520
... concentrations within the world (i.e. the Iberian Pyrite Belt, e.g. Leistel et al. 1998 ; Carvalho et al. 1999 ; the Kidd Creek deposit, Ontario, Canada, e.g. Barrie et al. 1999 ; Jackson & Fyon 1991 , the Windy Craggy Besshi-type deposit, British Columbia, Canada, Peter & Scott 1999...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 August 2007
Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis (2007) 7 (3): 207-223.
.... , Environmental geology and geochemistry at the Windy Craggy massive sulphide deposit, northwestern British Columbia . Canadian Institute of Mining Bulletin , 86 1993 . 50 – 57 . Dusel-Bacon , C. , Wooden , J.L. , Hopkins , M.J. , U-Pb zircon and geochemical evidence for bimodal mid...
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Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 June 2006
Economic Geology (2006) 101 (4): 791-804.
... : E conomic G eology , v. 76 , p. 393 – 438 . Peter , J.M. , and Scott , S.D. , 1993 , Fluid inclusion and light stable isotope geochemistry of the Windy Craggy Besshi-type massive sulfide deposit, northwestern British Columbia : Resource Geology, Special Issue , v. 17 , p. 229...
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Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 January 2008
Economic Geology (2008) 103 (1): 241-267.
...Carlos M. C. Inverno; Michael Solomon; Mark D. Barton; John Foden Abstract The Variscan Feitais volcanic-hosted massive sulfide deposit in the Aljustrel district of the Iberian Pyrite Belt consists of 55 million metric tons of Zn-Pb-Cu massive sulfide overlying a Cu-rich stockwork. The massive ore...
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Terrane map of southeastern Alaska. The Late Triassic Alexander Triassic me...
Published: 01 January 2016
Fig. 1 Terrane map of southeastern Alaska. The Late Triassic Alexander Triassic metallogenic belt (black) hosts numerous volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits, including the Glacier Creek, Greens Creek, and Windy Craggy deposits. Modified from Taylor et al. (2010b) .
Series: Geological Society, London, Memoirs
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1144/M48.30
EISBN: 9781862399730
... The Bawdwin Mine, a Pb–Zn–(Cu–Ag–Ni) deposit sited in the northern Shan States, is probably the most famous historical mine in Myanmar. One of several world-class mineral deposits within the country, it has seen near-continuous mining since the early 1400s to the present for a range of commodities...
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