Part I: Processes and Indicators in Organic - Metal Interaction. 1. Alteration and migration processes of organic matter in hydrothermal systems and implications for metallogenesis; B.R.T. Simoneit. 2. Paragenesis of gold- and hydrocarbon-bearing fluids in gold deposits; J. Parnell, A. McCready. 3. Trace elements and Sr isotope composition of waters from the Great Artesian Basin of Australia: Implications for the formation of ore deposits and hydrocarbon resources; M. Gasparon, K.D. Collerson. Part II: Proterozoic Organic / Metal Associations. 1. Nature of organic matter in the early Proterozoic, earliest life forms and metal associations; M. Glikson, D. Taylor. 2. Organic and mineral matter in a Precambrian Shungite deposit from Karelia, Russia; M. Mastalerz, et al. 3. Influence of basin fill architecture on fluid flow and ore genesis in the Mount Isa Basin, northern Australia; B. McConachie, et al. 4. Metallogenesis and hydrocarbon generation in northern Mount Isa Basin, Australia; implications for ore grade mineralization; M. Glikson, et al. Part III: Palaeozoic; hydrothermal Systems and Sediment -- Hosted Ore Bodies. 1. Volcanic and post-volcanic (hydrothermal) activity in an intra-Sudetic basin, SW Poland: Implications for mineralization; K. Mastalerz, M. Mastalerz. 2. Organic matter and metal enrichment in black shales of the Illinois Basin, U.S.A.; E. Ripley, N.R. Shaffer. 3. Organic matter from Zechstein copper deposits (Kupferschiefer) in Poland. (Part contents).