Economic evaluation of Archaean felsic volcanic rocks using REE geochemistry

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Authors:Thurston, P. C.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Ont. Geol. Surv., Toronto, ON, Canada
Volume Title:Archaean geology; Second international symposium
Volume Authors:Glover, J. E., editor; Groves, D. I.
Source:Special Publication - Geological Society of Australia, 7, p.439-450; Second international symposium; Archaean geology, Perth, West. Aust., Australia, May 12-16, 1980, edited by J. E. Glover and D. I. Groves. Publisher: Geological Society of Australia, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia. ISSN: 0072-1085
Publication Date:1981
Note:In English. 50 refs.; illus. incl. 1 table, geol. sketch maps
Summary:Analyses of REE in Archaean felsic volcanic rocks in the Confederation Lake area of NW Ontario suggest that REE patterns may indicate the potential of a felsic volcanic rock to host volcanogenic massive sulphide orebodies. [J.A.H.]
Subjects:Archean; Economic geology; Felsic composition; Geochemical methods; Geochemistry; Igneous rocks; Metal ores; Metals; Mineral exploration; Precambrian; Rare earths; Rhyolites; Sulfides; Volcanic rocks; Abitibi Belt; Canada; Canadian Shield; Eastern Canada; North America; Ontario; Superior Province; Confederation Lake region; Kinojevis Group; Northeastern Ontario; Northwestern Ontario; Superior Shield
Abstract Numbers:83M/3170
Record ID:1982062132
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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