greenstone belts

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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Known greenstone belts have already been picked up by prospectors, Pace said, so companies are now looking to other belts that haven't been touched.
This discovery highlighted a new type of setting for nickel mineralization in ultramafic intrusive rocks of the region, where Ni-Cu-Co-PGE deposits were already known to be associated with komatiitic rocks in greenstone belts.
De Wit says he holds to the volcanic idea because spherules with the same internal textures as those found by Lowe and Byerly are commonly found embedded in "pillows" of lava in many Archean greenstone belts.
Aura Gold has now entered into option agreements to acquire interests in substantial land areas in two gold-bearing greenstone belts in southern Para State, north-central Brazil, and a potential high-level epithermal gold system in southeastern Amazonas State, in northwest Brazil.
At Bakala and Bogoin II we have the ability to undertake the first modern era exploration on previously under-explored Archaean greenstone belts.
Birimian greenstone rocks, similar to older greenstone belts in Canada and Australia, underlie the western and southern regions of Mali.
and encompasses one of the most prospective undeveloped greenstone belts in Canada.
This business combination of Committee Bay and Matador will create a company poised to take advantage of the near term production capability of the Coolgardie Project while advancing its prospects in Northern Canada and Western Australia through exploration of two greenstone belts with world class gold potential.
The Committee Bay greenstone belt is 300 km long and is one of the longest and least explored greenstone belts in Canada.
On the exploration potential of the Redemption JV, Matador's President John Williamson said, "Most Archaean greenstone belts worldwide have demonstrated gold production of at least 5 million ounces.
The Committee Bay greenstone belt is 300 km long, 5 to 50 km wide and geologically comparable to the great Canadian gold producing greenstone belts of Red Lake, Timmins and Kirkland Lake.
For the future lake water geochemistry appears to be capable of rapid, cost-effective detection of sulphide occurrences within greenstone belts in the arctic.