Petrographic- and chemical characteristics of alteration associated with Au-bearing quartz veins at the Bjorkdal gold deposit, Skellefte District, northern Sweden

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Authors:Aberg, J. A.; Weihed, P.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Lulea University of Technology, Centre for Applied Ore Studies, Lulea, Sweden
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.1005-1008; 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. 10 refs.; illus., incl. 1 table, geol. sketch map
Summary:The Björkdal Au lode occurs in the Skellefte Palaeoproterozoic volcanic belt, mainly known for its pyritic Zn-Cu-Au-Ag massive sulphide deposits. The gold-bearing quartz veins are in ductile shear zones at the margin of a quartz monzodioritic pluton, Si, Ca, Na, K, Fe, LILE, V, Cr, Co, Ni, Cu, Zn and W were mobilized during quartz veining and fluid-rock interaction. [R.A.H.]
Sections:Economic minerals and ore deposits
Subsections:General
Subjects:Chemical composition; Epigene processes; Gold ores; Hydrothermal alteration; Mesothermal processes; Metal ores; Metasomatism; Mineral deposits, genesis; Petrography; Quartz veins; Veins; Europe; Scandinavia; Skellefte mining district; Sweden; Vasterbotten Sweden; Western Europe; Bjorkdal Sweden; Northern Sweden
Coordinates:N645000 N645000 E0202000 E0202000
Abstract Numbers:00M/2532
Record ID:2003011755
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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