Submarine, high sulfidation alteration within DESMOS caldera, Manus Basin, PNG

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Authors:Gemmell, J. B.; Binns, R. A.; Parr, J. M.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
University of Tasmania, Centre for Ore Deposit Research, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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
CSIRO, Australia
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.503-506; 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. 19 refs.; illus., incl. 1 table, sketch map
Summary:A mineralogical and geochemical investigation of subaqueous, actively forming, high sulphidation alteration within this caldera on the seafloor off Papua New Guinea is reported. Basaltic andesites have been modified to an advanced argillic alteration assemblage of quartz, kaolinite-dickite, native sulphur, alunite, diaspore, pyrophyllite and pyrite. [R.A.H.]
Sections:Economic minerals and ore deposits
Subsections:General
Subjects:Chemical composition; Epithermal processes; Gold ores; Massive deposits; Massive sulfide deposits; Metal ores; Mineral composition; Mineral deposits, genesis; Mineralization; Polymetallic ores; Silver ores; Sulfides; Tectonics; Volcanism; Australasia; Bismarck Sea; Manus Basin; Pacific Ocean; Papua New Guinea; South Pacific; Southwest Pacific; West Pacific; Deep-Sea Multi-Monitoring System; DESMOS
Coordinates:S040000 S033000 E1520000 E1513000
Abstract Numbers:00M/1460
Record ID:2003011632
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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