hydrothermal deposit

hydrothermal deposit

[‚hī·drə′thər·məl di′päz·ət]
(geology)
A mineral deposit precipitated from a hot, aqueous solution.
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As the parent company's mineral resource acquisition, exploration and development subsidiary, TAG Minerals acquired Dodge Mine and recently completed an extensive gravity mapping program confirming the presence of a large hydrothermal deposit of barite stretching a minimum of 1.
Nachos vein, a newly discovered narrow high grade hydrothermal deposit.
Hot spring fluids are typically laden with dissolved mineral ions that, when they precipitate out and create the hydrothermal deposit, enhance fossilization of all types of biosignatures," said Sherry.
Numerous studies of Au-PGM deposits and laboratory research on the thermochemistry of PGM solubility, transport, and deposition since that time have shown that Au-PGM occur in a variety of hydrothermal deposit classes, including porphyry coppers, fracture-shear zone hosted, and sediment hosted.
In 2008, and 2011, it acquired exploration rights to develop seafloor hydrothermal deposit in exclusive economic zones of Tonga and Fiji in Southern West Pacific.
Later in the year, another CORK will be placed in a hole that is to be drilled in the large TAG hydrothermal deposit.
Of the hydrothermal deposit types in which platinum has been reported, the two that appear to offer the most economic potential based primarily on platinum content is the U-Au-Pd-Pt type, for which Coronation Hill (Australia) and Nicholson Bay are taken to be examples"
This mineralisation is consistent with known manganese producing mineralisation models such as Consolidated Minerals' Woodie Woodie style hydrothermal deposits and Hancock Prospecting's Boogina Hill manganiferous shale deposits.
A very large flux of gold capable of forming the largest known hydrothermal deposits was measured in the fluids of the Taupo Volcanic Zone in New Zealand (Simmons & Brown 2007).
A fractal distribution is observed for most hydrothermal deposits, reflecting continuity and similarity in the processes that created both small and giant deposits (Whiting et al.
Although vents haven't been observed in an ultraslow-spreading area, scientists have dredged up bits of hydrothermal deposits from the seafloor.
In the geological time scale, active hydrothermal deposits are short-lived, ore-forming processes.