Books  Physical Sciences  Earth & Planetary Sciences  Economic Geology 

Precambrian Empirical Metallogeny

Out of Print

Series: Developments in Economic Geology Volume: 29

By: P Laznicka

1640 pages, 2 vols


Hardback | Dec 1993 | #27852 | ISBN: 0444899537
Out of Print Details

About this book

Second volume of the Empirical Metallogeny set devoted to all lithologic associations of Precambrian age and their metallic deposits.


1. GENERAL PART. Objectives, background, style. Where are the Precambrian rocks? The nature of the present Precambrian outcrop. Precambrian stratigraphy, evolution and ores. Organization and interpretation of Precambrian outcrop regions. Precambrian ore deposits organized by lithostructural domains: introduction to the Systematic Part 11. 2. SYSTEMATIC PART. 1. Greenstone association: (meta)volcanic > (meta)sedimentary and interacting rocks. 2. Shale (slate, schist)-litharenite-(meta-quarzite)association. 3. "Rift association", shallow water (meta)sediments and (meta)volcanics in extensional structures. 4. Diverse ("land-to-shelf") (meta)sedimentary association. 5. Granitoids, subaerial volcanics, pegmatites. 6. Mafic and ultramafic intrusions. 7. Alkaline igneous association. 8. High-grade metamorphic association. 9. Meteorites and terrestrial impacts (all ages). SERVICE PART. APPENDIX: Inventory of the principal mineralized Precambrian regions of the world: (A) Metamorphosed basement shields, blocks, orogens, provinces; (B) Selected Precambrian post-orogenic basinal and rift sequences and major anorogenic complexes; (C) Precambrian terranes within Phanerozoic orogens: selected examples.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Building Stones of Edinburgh

NHBS Price: £9.99 $13/€11 approx

Petroleum Geology of Libya

NHBS Price: £130.00 $166/€141 approx

The Geological Interpretation of Well Logs

NHBS Price: £0.00 $0/€0 approx

Evaluation of Uncertainties and Risks in Geology

NHBS Price: £126.50 $162/€137 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194