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Descriptive and Grade-Tonnage Models and Database for Iron Oxide Cu-Au Deposits

Open-File Report 2007-1155

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Abstract

Iron oxide Cu-Au deposits are veins and breccia-hosted bodies of hematite and/or magnetite with disseminated Cu + Au ? Ag ? Pd ? Pt ? Ni ? U ? LREE minerals formed in sedimentary or volcano-sedimentary basins intruded by igneous rocks. Deposits are associated with broad redox boundaries and feature sodic alteration of source rocks and potassic alteration of host rocks.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Descriptive and Grade-Tonnage Models and Database for Iron Oxide Cu-Au Deposits
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
2007-1155
Edition:
Version 1.0
Year Published:
2007
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
Geological Survey (U.S.)
Contributing office(s):
Western Mineral Resources
Description:
Report: 13 p.; Map: 9 x 5 inches; Database
Online Only (Y/N):
Y
Additional Online Files(Y/N):
Y