The stratigraphic and structural setting of Zn-Ba-Pb mineralization at Newtown Cashel, Co. Longford

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Authors:Crowe, R. W. A.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Crowe Schaffalitzky and Assoc., Dublin, Ireland
Other:
Tara Mines, Ireland
U. S. Borax, United States
Geol. Surv. Irel., Ireland
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.331-339. Publisher: Ir. Assoc. Econ. Geol., Dublin, Ireland. ISBN: 0-9509894-1-X
Publication Date:1986
Note:In English. 16 refs.; illus. incl. geol. sketch maps
Summary:The deposit consists of sphalerite-baryte-galena-pyrite mineralization hosted predominantly by Courceyan micrites. Mineralogical and textural studies show several different stages of mineralization. Comparison with the structural and stratigraphic setting of orebodies such as Silvermines and Navan suggest that termination zones of synsedimentary transcurrent faults were preferential sites for mineralization during the Carboniferous. [R.E.]
Subjects:Barite deposits; Carbonate rocks; Carboniferous; Controls; Economic geology; Faults; Lead-zinc deposits; Metal ores; Mineral deposits, genesis; Mineralization; Paleozoic; Paragenesis; Sea-level changes; Sedimentary rocks; Structural controls; Synsedimentary processes; Transcurrent faults; Transgression; Europe; Ireland; Western Europe; Chadian; Courceyan; Keel Fault; Longford; Newton Cashel
Abstract Numbers:87M/5699
Record ID:1989073842
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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