Geologija i geokemija mineralizacije podrucja Gornji Vakuf, Bosna  [Geology and geochemistry of mineralizations in the Gornji Vakuf area, Bosnia]

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Alternate Title:Geology and geochemistry of mineralizations in the Gornji Vakuf area, Bosnia
Authors:Jurovic, Ivan; Pezdic, Joze; Siftar, Dubravko
Author Affiliations:Primary:
University of Zagreb, Department of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering, Zagreb, Croatia
Other:
University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Volume Title:Rudarsko-Geolosko-Naftni Zbornik The Mining-Geological-Petroleum Engineering Bulletin
Source:Rudarsko-Geolosko-Naftni Zbornik = The Mining-Geological-Petroleum Engineering Bulletin, 6(1), p.19-37. Publisher: Rudarsko-Geolosko-Naftni Fakultet (The Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering of the University of Zagreb), Zagreb, Croatia. ISSN: 0353-4529
Publication Date:1994
Note:In Croatian. 66 refs.; illus., incl. 12 tables, sketch map
Summary:In the Palaeozoic sediments and metarhyolites of the Gornji Vakuf area, 47 ore deposits were investigated by various geological and geochemical methods. The types of ore deposit distinguished were: 1) alluvial, diluvial and fluvio-glacial placers, 2) epigenetic baryte-siderite-tetrahedrite veins in the Silurian-Devonian schist complex and Upper Permian almost mineralic baryte (± tetrahedrite) veins, breccias and orebodies in the Middle Devonian carbonate complex and 3) post-kinematic monomineralic metamorphogenic quartz deposits interlayering the schists. The hydrothermal deposits occur exclusively in Palaeozoic strata and have a simple monotonous paragenesis of baryte ± siderite with Hg-tetrahedrite; the siderites are characterized by high CaO and MgO, and low MnO, while the tetrahedrites are Hg-, Ag-, Au-, Bi-bearing, and the baryte has an average content of 2.9 wt.% SrSO4. A stable isotope study showed Δ34S +150/00 in baryte, -10.10/00 in siderite, with Δ18O -9.60/00 and Δ13C -3.70/00 in siderite. Microthermometry gave Th in baryte as 200°C. These data are similar to those obtained for minerals of the Kresevo area and thus the authors assign the Gornji Vakuf deposits also to the post-Variscan tectonic event. [R.A.H.]
Subjects:Alkaline earth metals; Barite; C-13/C-12; Carbon; Carbonates; Devonian; Epigene processes; Geochemistry; Gold; Gold ores; Isotope ratios; Isotopes; Metal ores; Metals; Mineral deposits, genesis; Mineralization; O-18/O-16; Oxygen; Paleozoic; Permian; Placers; S-34/S-32; Siderite; Stable isotopes; Strontium; Sulfantimonites; Sulfates; Sulfosalts; Sulfur; Tetrahedrite; Upper Permian; Bosnia; Bosnia-Herzegovina; Europe; Southern Europe; Variscides; Gornij Vakuf Bosnia; Kresevo Bosnia-Herzegovina
Coordinates:N423500 N452000 E0194000 E0153800
Abstract Numbers:96M/4266
Record ID:2012036449
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2020 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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