igneous complex

igneous complex

[′ig·nē·əs ¦käm‚pleks]
(petrology)
An assemblage of igneous rocks that are intimately associated and roughly contemporaneous.
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The study also stated lava flows, which surrounded the volcanoes known as the Bight Basin Igneous Complex, were most probably created due to an eruption that occurred under the sea around 35 million years ago.
The Platreef project is located on the Northern Limb of South Africa's Bushveld igneous complex.
All of the group's assets are situated in various locations across South Africa's Bushveld Igneous Complex, which is the world's richest source of PG.
This and other bodies constituting the Nagar Parkar Igneous Complex are an extension of the Malani Igneous Suite of western Rajasthan.
To date the Company has completed internal compilation and interpretation of historically available exploration data, including a detailed review of historic borehole electromagnetic (BHEM) surveys within the Lockerby East and West Graham Properties and has identified very high conductivity target areas associated with the basal contact of the Sudbury Igneous Complex (SIC) in close proximity to intersections of anomalous mineralization.
In this way we could judge whether the clasts were derived from a single igneous complex or from unrelated intrusives.
The Company is also developing the Round Hill Gold Mine and the Longwoods Tops Igneous Complex Platinum project in New Zealand.
drilling on the Cascaden property will test a strong chargeability geophysics anomaly that occurs within a Sudbury breccia structure near Ni-Cu-PGE mineralization along the contact at the base of the Sudbury Igneous Complex.
The orebody runs along the eastern edge of the eastern limb of the mafic Bushveld Complex, an ancient igneous complex over 2 billion years old.
Finally, an interesting conclusion was presented by Flueh (1983) based on the geographical distribution of the Basic Igneous Complex in the northern part of South America, he considered that probably the aseismic ridges were formed on the Farallon Plate, overriding the Galapagos hot spot, which is similar to the formation of the present Cocos and Carnegie Ridges.
The company will acquire up to 70% of the Rooderand Platinum Project located on the western Limb of the Bushveld Igneous Complex (BIC) in South Africa from Atla.
As a result, the Troodos igneous complex would become one of the best known ophiolites anywhere in the world.