Late Eocene and Oligocene tectonic setting of carlin-type Au deposits, Carlin Trend, Nevada, USA

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Authors:Tosdal, R. M.; Nutt, C. J.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
University of British Columbia, MDRU, Vancouver, BC, Canada
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
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.905-908; 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. 11 refs.; illus., incl. sketch maps
Summary:These Carlin-type deposits formed during small-magnitude strike-slip faulting in the late Eocene and Oligocene. Regional extensional patterns and opposing kinematics along the Carlin trend suggest that it acted as a transfer zone separating domains of contrasting extensional strain during ore formation. [R.A.H.]
Sections:Economic minerals and ore deposits
Subsections:General
Subjects:Carlin-type deposits; Cenozoic; Eocene; Gold ores; Metal ores; Mineral deposits, genesis; Mineralization; Mines; Oligocene; Ore-forming fluids; Paleogene; Structural controls; Tectonics; Tertiary; Upper Eocene; Alligator Ridge Mine; Basin and Range Province; Carlin Trend; Elko County Nevada; Eureka County Nevada; Great Basin; Nevada; North America; United States; White Pine County Nevada
Coordinates:N400700 N420000 W1140500 W1170000
N391000 N410000 W1154500 W1163500
Abstract Numbers:00M/2508
Record ID:2003011731
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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