banded vein

banded vein

[′ban·dəd ′vān]
(geology)
A vein composed of layers of different minerals that lie parallel to the walls. Also known as ribbon vein.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
This Mercury, Arsenic, and Zinc anomaly is within an area mapped with moderate to intense argillic alteration that measures 800 by 1200 metres and is centered on the previously announced E-W banded vein system.
Data from a 2007 site visit developed from chip sampling of the Banded vein at the Ruby Hill mine yielded up to 23.2 oz/ton silver.
The mineralization is characterized by banded vein fillings of rhodochrosite with calcite, barite and quartz occurring as common gangue minerals.
Rhodochrosite commonly forms the middle portion of banded veins, as massive pink material.