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AuthorDixon, Colin J. author
TitleAtlas of Economic Mineral Deposits [electronic resource] / by Colin J. Dixon
ImprintDordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 1979
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-011-6511-2
Descript IV, 139 p. 53 illus. in color. online resource

SUMMARY

reader who wishes to study economic mineral deposits. I have in mind that it they do include references to the source material. Full bibliographies are in could be the basic descriptive part of a university course on the subject. many cases unnecessary because of the monumental work of Ridge (Ridge, Many teachers of economic and mining geology prefer to lecture on the 1972 and 1976). formative geological processes and origin of mineral deposits, and most of The Scope, Purpose and Layout of the Book Terminology. This is a persistent problem in geology. What I have tried to the existing textbooks do likewise. The Atlas is intended to be a compenยญ Air, sea, surface water and soil support life, from which comes our food; the dium of descriptive material on which a more analytical series of lectures, or do is use a consistent, and internationally acceptable set of terms, making as much use as possible of the recent attempts by international organizations to fossil remains of life, that is: coal, oil and gas, together with solar and course of reading, could be based


CONTENT

Section One: Deposits in Geological Environments at the Earthโ{128}{153}s Surface -- The Bauxite Deposits of Jamaica -- The Onverdacht Bauxite Deposit โ{128}{148} Surinam -- The Nickel Deposits of New Caledonia -- The Nsuta Manganese Deposit โ{128}{148} Ghana -- The Tin Deposits of the Kinta Valley โ{128}{148} Malaysia -- The Beach-Sand Deposits of North Stradbroke Island โ{128}{148} Australia -- The Witwatersrand Gold-Uranium Deposits โ{128}{148} South Africa -- The Uranium Deposits of the Blind River Area โ{128}{148} Canada -- The Esterhazy Potash Deposits โ{128}{148} Canada -- The Sulphur Salt Dome โ{128}{148} U.S.A. -- The Iron Deposits of the Northampton District โ{128}{148} U.K. -- The Mesabi Iron Range โ{128}{148} U.S.A. -- The Iron Deposits of the Itabira District โ{128}{148} Brazil -- Section Two: Mineral Deposits in Sedimentary Rocks -- The Luanshya Copper Deposit โ{128}{148} Zambia -- The Ambrosia Lake Uranium Field โ{128}{148} U.S.A. -- The Laisvall Lead-Zinc Deposit โ{128}{148} Sweden -- The Picher Lead-Zinc Field โ{128}{148} U.S.A. -- The Zinc, Lead and Barite Deposits of the Silvermines District โ{128}{148} Ireland -- The Zinc-Lead Deposits of the Pine Point District โ{128}{148} Canada -- The Sullivan Deposit โ{128}{148} Canada -- The Broken Hill Deposit โ{128}{148} Australia -- Section Three: Deposits Associated with Felsic Magmatic Environments -- The Helen Iron Deposit โ{128}{148} Canada -- The Pyritic Deposits of the Tamasos Field โ{128}{148} Cyprus -- The Skorovas Pyritic Deposit โ{128}{148} Norway -- The Rio Tinto Deposits โ{128}{148} Spain -- The Noranda Field โ{128}{148} Canada -- The Deposits of the Kosaka District โ{128}{148} Japan -- The Almaden Mercury Deposit โ{128}{148} Spain -- The Deposits of the MacIntyre-Hollinger Field โ{128}{148} Canada -- The Homestake Gold Deposit โ{128}{148} U.S.A. -- The Bunker Hill Silver Deposit โ{128}{148} U.S.A. -- The El Salvador Porphyry Copper Deposit โ{128}{148} Chile -- The Chuquicamata Copper Deposit โ{128}{148} Chile -- The Bingham Canyon Copper Deposit โ{128}{148} U.S.A. -- The Climax Molybdenum Deposit โ{128}{148} U.S.A. -- The Butte District โ{128}{148} U.S.A. -- The Santa Eulaila Deposit โ{128}{148} Mexico -- The South-West England District โ{128}{148} U.K. -- The Pine Creek Tungsten Deposit โ{128}{148} U.S.A. -- The Bikita Pegmatite โ{128}{148} Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) -- Section Four: Mineral Deposits in Basic and Ultrabasic Magmatic Rocks -- The Plantinum Deposits of the Merensky Reef โ{128}{148} South Africa -- The Chromite Deposits of the Great Dyke โ{128}{148} Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) -- The Sudbury Nickel Deposits โ{128}{148} Canada -- The Tellnes Illmenite Deposit โ{128}{148} Norway -- The Chromite Deposits of Mugla District โ{128}{148} Turkey -- The Asbestos Deposits of the Thetford District โ{128}{148} Canada -- The Palabora Complex โ{128}{148} South Africa -- The Mwadui Diamond Pipe โ{128}{148} Tanzania -- Section Five: The World Distribution of Mineral Deposits -- Copper Deposits of the World -- Lead and Zinc Deposits of the World -- Iron and Ferro-alloy metal Deposits of the World -- Light Metal Deposits of the World -- Precious Metal Deposits of the World -- Glossary of Mineral Names -- Units of Measurement -- Key to Stratigraphic Names


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