Bitumen-bearing mineralization in the Weardale Granite, North Pennine Orefield

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Authors:Parnell, John; Xu, G.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
University of Aberdeen, Department of Geology and Petroleum Geology, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Other:
University of Kingston, United Kingdom
Virginia Polytechnic Institute, United States
British Geological Survey, United Kingdom
University of Leeds, United Kingdom
University of Missouri, United States
University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Czech Geological Survey, Czech Republic
Imperial College, United Kingdom
Charles University, Czech Republic
Bristol University, United Kingdom
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia
University of Cardiff, United Kingdom
University of Greenwich, United Kingdom
University of Tasmania, Australia
Geological Survey of Norway, Norway
University of Technology, Australia
Iowa State University, United States
Washington State University, United States
Camborne School of Mines, United Kingdom
U. S. Geological Survey, United States
Rand Afrikaans University, South Africa
Colorado State University, United States
University of Salzburg, Austria
Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, United Kingdom
University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
University of Belfast, United Kingdom
Volume Title:Proceedings of the Fifth biennial SGA meeting and the Tenth quadrennial IAGOD symposium; Mineral deposits; processes to processing
Volume Authors:Stanley, C. J., editor; Rankin, A. H.; Bodnar, R. J.; Naden, J.; Yardley, Bruce W. D.; Criddle, A. J.; Hagni, R. D.; Gize, A. P.; Pasava, J.; Fleet, A. J.; Seltmann, R.; Halls, C.; Stemprok, M.; Williamson, B.; Herrington, R. J.; Hill, R. E. T.; Prichard, H. M.; Wall, F.; Williams, C. T.; McDonald, I.; Wilkinson, Jamie J.; Cooke, D.; Cook, Nigel J.; Marshall, Brian J.; Spry, Paul G.; Zaw, Khin; Meinert, L. D.; Sundblad, K.; Scott, P. W.; Clark, S. H. B.; Valsami-Jones, E.; Beukes, Nicolas J.; Stein, Holly J.; Hannah, J. L.; Neubauer, F.; Blundell, D. J.; Alderton, D. H. M.; Smith, M. P.; Mulshaw, S.; Ixer, R. A.
Source:Proceedings of the ... Biennial SGA Meeting, Vol.5, p.259-262; Fifth biennial SGA meeting and the Tenth quadrennial IAGOD symposium, London, United Kingdom, Aug. 22-25, 1999, edited by C. J. Stanley, A. H. Rankin, R. J. Bodnar, J. Naden, Bruce W. D. Yardley, A. J. Criddle, R. D. Hagni, A. P. Gize, J. Pasava, A. J. Fleet, R. Seltmann, C. Halls, M. Stemprok, B. Williamson, R. J. Herrington, R. E. T. Hill, H. M. Prichard, F. Wall, C. T. Williams, I. McDonald, Jamie J. Wilkinson, D. Cooke, Nigel J. Cook, Brian J. Marshall, Paul G. Spry, Khin Zaw, L. D. Meinert, K. Sundblad, P. W. Scott, S. H. B. Clark, E. Valsami-Jones, Nicolas J. Beukes, Holly J. Stein, J. L. Hannah, F. Neubauer, D. J. Blundell, D. H. M. Alderton, M. P. Smith, S. Mulshaw and R. A. Ixer. Publisher: Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits (SGA), International. ISBN: 90-5809-121-X
Publication Date:1999
Note:In English. 14 refs.; illus., incl. sketch map
Summary:Bitumen occurs in mineralized zones in the Caldeonian Weardale granite and probably represents a degraded oil, comparable with bitumen in the Carboniferous limestone. The bitumen had already solidified during fluorite mineralization, which is free of oil inclusions. The fluorite in the granite is distinct from that in the limestone, having Na and Ca inclusion chemistries, respectively, reflecting fluid-rock interaction. [R.A.H.]
Sections:Economic minerals and ore deposits
Subsections:General
Subjects:Bitumens; Fluid inclusions; Granites; Hydrocarbons; Igneous rocks; Inclusions; Lead-zinc deposits; Metal ores; Mineral deposits, genesis; Mineralization; Mississippi valley-type deposits; Organic compounds; Plutonic rocks; Alston Block; Caledonides; Cumbria England; England; Europe; Great Britain; Pennines; United Kingdom; Western Europe; Weardale Granite
Coordinates:N540500 N551500 W0021000 W0034000
Abstract Numbers:00M/1400
Record ID:2003011572
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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