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mesothermal

[¦mez·ə¦thər·məl]
(mineralogy)
Of a hydrothermal mineral deposit, formed at great depth at temperatures of 200-300°C.
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The belt hosts a number of mesothermal gold deposits containing multi-million ounces of gold.
The predominant climate in the region, according to the Koppen classification, is humid subtropical mesothermal (Cfb), with an annual mean rainfall of 1545 mm concentrated in summer, especially in December, January and February, but without a defined dry season.
The area is intruded by granites and mafic intrusions and is considered prospective for multiple metal deposit styles including IOCG (iron oxide-copper-gold), mesothermal lode gold, and mafic related nickel, copper and platinum group element deposits.
Geochemical characteristics of mesothermal gold mineralisation in the Pan-African (600 [+ or -] 150 Ma) basement of Nigeria.
According to Koppen, the climate of Dourados is mesothermal humid, Cwa type, with an average temperature and annual rainfall ranging from 20 to 24[degrees]C and 1250-1500 mm, respectively.
Based on the modified Koppen system, climate was mesothermal in all years, dry season in winter, with occasional desert years (Russell, 1945).
SRK ES therefore considers it probable that a primary gold source lies within the Sula Licence and, given the geology of the area, this could be a mesothermal vein/lode deposit or related to a BIF.
Sex determination techniques by using external urogenital morphology have been developed for some of the mesothermal (coolwater) teleosts, including members of the ecosid family such as northern pikes Esox lucius and muskellunge E.
2009; and references therein), with upper microthermal to lower mesothermal mean annual temperatures, similar to those of modern coastal southern British Columbia roughly through Oregon.
The region's climate can be described as semi-arid to arid, being of the mesothermal type.
The style of mineralization represents a mesothermal vein exploration target.