Convective modelling based on geophysical imaging of deep crustal intrusions - A new foundation for mineral exploration?
Cathles, L. M.; Cherkasov, S. V.; Vishnevskaya, N. A.
published: Jan 1, 2003
ArtNo. ESP136000800046, Price: 19.00 €
The 200 x 500 km Yenisei Ridge metallogenic province, which runs along the southern reach of the north-flowing Yenesei River, is one of the great metallogenic provinces of the world. Pb, In, Au, Pt, Pd, Mn, and V ore occurrences are believed to have been produced, mainly by hydrothermal activity during a protracted period of rifting in Riphean time (1600-650 million years before present). Over 60 stratiform Pb-Zn deposits in carbonate and carbonate-ferruginous flysch occur in the western part of the Ridge, and over 20 major gold deposits in its eastern part.