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Geochemistry of Hydrothermal Ore Deposits

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Edited By: Hubert L Barnes

972 pages, Figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1997 | Edition: 3 | #68392 | ISBN: 047157144X
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This thoroughly revised and expanded new edition incorporates the most recent research findings on the subject, such as the discovery of dramatic undersea hydrothermal vents. It describes the key process in the generation of ore deposits and emphasizes solid theoretical understanding.


Partial table of contents: Hydrothermal Mineral Deposits: What We Do and Don't Know (B. Skinner). Magmas and Hydrothermal Fluids (C. Burnham). Thermal Aspects of Ore Formation (L. Cathles). Oxygen and Hydrogen Isotope Relationships in Hydrothermal Mineral Deposits (H. Taylor). Hydrothermal Alteration and Its Relationship to Ore Fluid Composition (M. Reed). Sulfide Ore Mineral Stabilities, Morphologies, and Intergrowth Textures (D. Vaughan & J. Craig). Gangue Mineral Transport and Deposition (J. Rimstidt). Fluid Inclusion Studies of Hydrothermal Ore Deposits (E. Roedder & R. Bodnar). Geothermal Systems and Mercury Deposits (H. Barnes & T. Seward). Submarine Hydrothermal Systems and Deposits (S. Scott). Ore--Forming Brines in Active Continental Rifts (M. McKibben & L. Hardie). Appendix. Index.

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