dike swarm

dike swarm

[′dīk ‚swȯrm]
(geology)
A large group of parallel, linear, or radially oriented dikes.
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Thus the diabase dike swarm is a manifestation of the Kings River Rift structural genesis.
The Capitan dike swarm in southwestern Lincoln County, New Mexico, contains six different rock types ranging from tephrite to rhyolite.
The Bull Hill Southwest target is comprised of an FMR-carbonatite dike swarm that strikes northwesterly and dips steeply to the southwest.
1998, The 616 Ma old Egersund basaltic dike swarm, SW Norway, and Late Neoproterozoic opening of the Iaperus Ocean: Journal of Geology, v.
TCAI has defined a zone of intermittent surface mineralization approximately two kilometers long by 500 metres wide, which follows an east-west-trending dike swarm and is adjacent to the Rustler fault, which extends northeast from the Ray Mine through the Monitor Property.
Bull Hill Northwest Target: An area located approximately 300 m (1000 ft) north-northwest of the carbonatite dike swarm of Bull Hill Southwest was identified as a separate target due to Hecla Mining Company's drill-hole WP-2.
Previous work indicated the likelihood that the gold-bearing dike swarm continued along strike from the previously sampled areas across the cliff faces and extended along strike under the main ridge.
For example, detailed mapping and sampling in the Niagara mine area, 3,500 feet west of the Washington mine, has defined the vein system, and associated dike swarm as being wider than expected at 550 feet and extending significantly on strike well beyond the historic workings.
Magnetic data suggests the existence of an intrusive dike swarm immediately south of the Dry Hills below shallow pediment.
Also, further to the restructured agreement between Diadem and Darnley Bay Resources, whereby Diadem has 100% ownership of claims and permits south of the 68th parallel, Diadem is actively seeking a joint venture partner to participate in exploration of the Franklin dike swarm south of the 68th parallel.
Rock sampling and multi-element whole rock and trace element analysis of the dike swarm will allow us to track the intrusive path, differentiation, and fluid release points of the source intrusion (pluton vectoring).