Geochemistry of Sedimentary Ore Deposits

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461394952
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 7/31/2012
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1983
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 305
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.- 2. Iron.- I. Iron-Formations.- Mineralogy.- Oxides.- Carbonates and sulfides.- Silicates.- Metamorphism.- Supergene Enrichment.- Geochemistry.- Petrography.- Vertical Sequence.- Theories of Origin.- II. Ironstones.- Mineralogy.- Oxides.- Carbonates.- Sulfides.- Silicates.- Geochemistry.- Pyrite-siderite.- Chamosite-glauconite.- Oxides and hyroxides.- Stable isotopes.- Petrography.- Vertical Sequence.- Theories of Origin.- 3. Copper and Silver.- Mineralogy.- Geochemistry.- Supergene Enrichment.- Examples.- White Pine, Michigan.- Creta, Oklahoma.- The Kupferschiefer.- Central African Copperbelt.- Summary.- 4. Aluminum and Nickel.- I. Aluminum.- Mineralogy.- Geochemistry.- Petrography.- Vertical Sequence.- Theories of Origin.- Summary.- II. Nickel.- Mineralogy.- Geochemistry.- Petrography.- Vertical Sequence.- Theories of Origin.- Summary.- 5. Manganese.- Mineralogy.- Geochemistry.- Petrography.- Vertical Sequence.- Nikopol.- Morocco.- Deposits associated with iron-formations.- Manganese in Modem Sediments.- Mn nodules in modern sediments.- Mn carbonates in modern sediments.- Summary.- 6. Uranium.- Mineralogy.- Geochemistry.- Examples of Types of Deposits.- Early Proterozoic Au-U deposits.- Late Proterozoic unconformity-vein deposits.- Black shale deposits.- Sandstone-hosted deposits.- Calcrete deposits of Australia.- Summary.- 7. Lead and Zinc.- I. Carbonate-Hosted Deposits.- Mississippi Valley-type Deposits.- Alpine Deposits.- Irish Base-Metal Deposits.- Discussion.- II. Clastic-Hosted Deposits.- Sullivan.- McArthur River.- Discussion.- 8. Volcanic-Sedimentary Ores.- I. Deposits of Divergent Plate Boundaries.- Divergent Boundaries: Modern Examples.- Divergent Boundaries: Ancient Examples.- The Red Sea.- II. Deposits of Convergent Plate Boundaries.- Convergent Boundaries: Modern Examples.- Convergent Boundaries: Ancient Examples.- References.- Author Index.- Index of Deposits and Localities.
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