This Russian monograph is an attempt to describe the gold provinces of the world from the point of view of the Soviet classification of mineral deposit types. The author is a well-known geologist who started his career about 50 years ago and who has since worked in almost all the gold provinces of the former Soviet Union (FSU). In the introduction, Konstantinov declares his aim is to educate a new generation of geoscientists about gold metallogeny not only of the FSU, but also, using a systematic approach, most major gold provinces of the world.

The chapters of the monograph can...

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