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This contribution provides brief introductions to research on Carlin-type gold deposits completed since publication of the 2005 review paper on the deposits in the Economic Geology 100th Anniversary Volume (Cline et al., 2005). Major advances in our understanding of the deposits have resulted from these studies that cover a broad range of topics, from the geology of deposits to recent discoveries and current geologic models.

Studies of host rocks include expanded application of sequence stratigraphy that is refining our understanding of favorable host rocks, now known to have formed on shallow carbonate platforms during lowstands as well...

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