The geological setting, style and petrology of zinc-lead mineralization in the Moyvoughly area, Co. Westmeath

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Authors:Poustie, Anthony; Kucha, Henry K.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Ennex Int., Dublin, Ireland
Tara Mines, Ireland
U. S. Borax, United States
Geol. Surv. Irel., Ireland
Stanislaw Staszic Acad. Min. and Metall., Poland
Volume Title:Geology and genesis of mineral deposits in Ireland
Volume Authors:Andrew, Colin J., editor; Crowe, R. W. A.; Finlay, S.; Pennell, W. M.; Pyne, J. F.
Source:Geology and genesis of mineral deposits in Ireland, edited by Colin J. Andrew, R. W. A. Crowe, S. Finlay, W. M. Pennell and J. F. Pyne, p.305-317. Publisher: Ir. Assoc. Econ. Geol., Dublin, Ireland. ISBN: 0-9509894-1-X
Publication Date:1986
Note:In English. 11 refs.; illus. incl. 1 table, sect., geol. sketch maps
Summary:The mineralization occurs at the same stratigraphic level as the Navan and Oldcastle mineralization (see previous abstracts). Both stratiform and cross-cutting mineralization are spatially related to faults and fracture zones. Detailed petrographic studies are presentd, and amplified by photographs. It is concluded that sedimentation, diagenesis, tectonism and mineralization occurred synchronously over an extended period of time. [R.E.]
Subjects:Biostratigraphy; Carbonate rocks; Carboniferous; Conodonta; Devonian; Economic geology; Lead-zinc deposits; Lithostratigraphy; Massive deposits; Metal ores; Microfossils; Mineral deposits, genesis; Mineralization; Old Red Sandstone; Paleozoic; Pyrite; Sedimentary rocks; Sphalerite; Stratiform deposits; Stratigraphy; Sulfides; Veins; Waulsortian facies; Europe; Ireland; Western Europe; Courceyan; Ferbane Mudstone; Moyvoughly; Navan Group; Polygnathus mehli; Pseudopolygnathus multistiatu; Raheen Silty Calcarenite; Westmeath
Abstract Numbers:87M/5697
Record ID:1989073840
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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