replacement deposit

replacement deposit

[ri′plās·mənt di‚päz·ət]
(mineralogy)
A mineral deposit formed by the in-position replacement of one mineral for another.
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Exploration efforts have been focused on two deposits in the Ambler district - the Arctic VMS deposit and the Bornite carbonate replacement deposit.
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Taking advantage of a unique convergence of infrastructure, high grade ore, and low production costs, the company has built a significant treasury and will remain self-financed well into the future as it tracks the Carbonate Replacement Deposit (CRD) believed to be at Platosa.
Exploration efforts have been focused on two deposits in the Ambler district -- the Arctic VMS deposit and the Bornite carbonate replacement deposit.
A compelling drill target for a very large limestone hosted porphyry copper replacement deposit has been identified through geochemical sampling and computer modelling.
Exploration efforts have been focused on two deposits in the Ambler district C the Arctic VMS deposit and the Bornite carbonate replacement deposit.
The existing Bilbao oxide deposit comprises a limestone-hosted replacement deposit as well as exo-skarn mineralization hosted within and along the contact of the nearby La Blanca granitic pluton.
TSX VENTURE:EXN) is pleased to report that Phase 1 of a 6,000 metre district-scale diamond drilling program commenced Saturday, September 3, 2005 on its Platosa Carbonate Replacement Deposit ("CRD") Property in north-eastern Durango State, Mexico.
Cinco de Mayo, Chihuahua, Mexico: Field work at the Cinco de Mayo Carbonate Replacement Deposit (CRD), delayed last fall by excessive flooding, is progressing in earnest.
There are two main deposits on the property; the Main Zone that hosts the gold resource and is the focus of BacTech's attention, and the Yellowjacket Zone, which is a lead-zinc carbonate replacement deposit.
It hosts world-class VMS deposits that contain copper, zinc, lead, gold and silver, and carbonate replacement deposits which have been found to host high-grade copper mineralization.

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