The Myszkow porphyry copper-molybdenum deposit, Poland

International Geology Review
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The porphyry copper-molybdenum deposit at Myszkow, south-central Poland, lies in the Cracow-Silesian orogenic belt, in the vicinity of a Paleozoic boundary between two tectonic plates. The deposit is hosted in a complex that includes early Paleozoic metasedimentary rocks intruded in the late Paleozoic by a predominantly granodioritic pluton. This deposit exhibits many features that are typical of porphyry copper deposits associated with calc-alkaline intrusive rocks, including ore- and alteration-mineral suites, zoning of ore and alteration minerals, fluid-inclusion chemistry, tectonic setting, and structural style of veining. Unusual features of the Myszkow deposit include high concentrations of tungsten and the late Paleozoic (Variscan) age. -Authors

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title The Myszkow porphyry copper-molybdenum deposit, Poland
Series title International Geology Review
Volume 36
Issue 10
Year Published 1994
Language English
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Larger Work Title International Geology Review
First page 947
Last page 960
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