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greenstone belts

[′grēn‚stōn ‚belts]
(geology)
Oceanic and island arclike sequences that are similar to, and run to the south and north of, the Swaziland System.
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26 billion years ago which is thought to have created geological features found in a South African region known as the Barberton greenstone belt.
The newly staked area covers an approximate 26 km x 6 km W-E trend of the Savant Lake Greenstone belt, which forms the northern limb of the prolific Sturgeon Lake greenstone belt, host to past producers of base and precious metals deposits.
Mineral exploration in the area is focused on a handful of commodities, including rare earth oxides (REOs) in Elliot Lake, copper and gold in the Batchawana Greenstone Belt, and gold and diamonds in the Michipicoten Greenstone Belt, Pace said.
San Gold is a new Canadian gold producer operating two gold mines and developing others within the Rice Lake Greenstone Belt surrounding Bissett, Manitoba.
Gold and base-metal exploration actually began in 1992, following the discovery of the Vizien greenstone belt (Percival and Card 1992), and was further stimulated by the mapping of the Kogaluc, Qalluviartuuq-Payne, Duquet, Akuaraaluk (Percival et al.
VANCOUVER, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Company is pleased to announce that drilling has commenced on its 120 square kilometers Shinyanga Property in the southeastern portion of the Lake Victoria Greenstone Belt in Tanzania.
5-billion-year-old geologic formation in South Africa called the Barberton Greenstone Belt.
The anomalies, disclosed by a regional stream sediment geochemical survey, occur within a volcanic-sedimentary greenstone belt forming part of the gold-rich Guiana shield.
This Vancouver-based junior holds claim to several option properties in Northern Ontario, three of which are in the Detour Lake area within the Abitibi Greenstone Belt, approximately 160 kilometres northeast of Timmins.
The presentation is divided into sections based on the genetic origin of PGE deposits: a) layered intrusions; b) flood basalt; c) komatiitic magmatism; d) greenstone belt magmatism; e) alkalic magmatism; f) orogenic magmatism and g) impact-related magmatism.
ME: LEX) is pleased to announce the sale of its 40% interest in its mineral leases located in the Hope Bay Greenstone Belt of Nunavut to Cambiex Explorations Inc.
All of the known gold prospects in the country fall along a north trending greenstone belt of meta-volcanic and meta-sedimentary rocks, crosscut by northeast and northwest trending structures.