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Gold mineralization at the Damang deposit is unique among known deposits in Ghana, comprising two distinct styles of mineralization. These include a stratigraphically controlled auriferous quartz-pebble metaconglomerate that is overprinted by later gold contained in a complex fault-fracture vein array with surrounding hydrothermal alteration. A systematic study using portable, field-based infrared reflectance spectroscopy has proven to be a valuable exploration tool at Damang. Spectral parameters such as the ferrous-iron response, the AlOH/H2O absorption depth ratio, and automated mineral identification successfully distinguish metasedimentary and metadoleritic lithologic units at Damang. Systematic variations in these parameters, together with the water/OH...

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