hypogene


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hypogene

[′hī·pə‚jēn]
(geology)
Of minerals or ores, formed by ascending waters.
Of geologic processes, originating within or below the crust of the earth.
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Drill Results have indicated an approximate 400 meter by 200 meter root zone of copper-dominant hypogene mineralization at depth beneath the prior drill floor.
The hypogene zone is at least 250 metres wide on this section.
L'intrusion porphyrique et la mineralisation hypogene sont tributaires de failles, auxquelles s'est ensuite ajoute un enrichissement supergene sous climat semi-aride.
The holes will be drilled a short way into the hypogene zone to test the southern extents, and some may be extended.
The mineralisation occurs as massive hematite and goethite enrichment within the BIF and is most likely the result of a mixture of hypogene and supergene enrichment.
Besides hypogene sulphide copper-molybdenum mineralisation, copper oxide zones
The Aster imaging in Figure 2 shows intense hypogene alunite alteration, typically observed throughout the whole of the Maricunga belt, across Pantanillo Central, Quebrada Pantanillo and Oro 52 targets.
Hole MAR-13-02, drilled 191 meters vertically from a topographically high area, cut a perched supergene zone above the water table and a hypogene gold-copper zone deeper in the hole.
Localized supergene and hypogene enrichment in excess of 65% Fe is seen in the field but is thus far poorly constrained.
very minor amounts and hypogene chalcocite, sphalerite, and galena are locally
Localized faulting has led to Cretaceous and Tertiary volcanic activity and epigenetic hypogene enrichment.