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Atlas of economic mineral deposits / Colin J. Dixon.


Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1979.
ISBN 0801412315, 9780801412318

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Subjects Geology, Economic.
Géologie économique.
Mines and mineral resources.
Mines et ressources minières.
Mines.
Ressources minérales.
Description 143 pages : illustrations ; 26 x 39 cm
Copyright Date 1979.
Notes Includes index.
Contents Introduction -- Section one: Deposits in geological environments at the Earth's surface -- Introduction -- The Bauxite deposits of Jamaica -- The Onverdacht Bauxite deposit -- Surinam -- The nickel deposits of New Caldonia -- The Nsuta Manganese deposit -- Ghana -- The tin deposits of the Kinta Valley -- Malaysia -- The beach-sand deposits of North Stradbroke Island -- Australia -- The Witwatersrand gold-uranium deposits -- South Africa -- The uranium deposits of the Blind River area -- Canada -- The Esterhazy potash deposits -- Canada -- The sulphur salt dome -- U.S.A. -- The iron deposits of the Northampton District -- U.K. -- The Mesabi Iron Range -- U.S.A. -- The iron deposits of the Itabira District -- Brazil -- Section two: Mineral deposits in sedimentary rocks -- Introduction -- The Luanshya copper deposit -- Zambia -- The Ambrosia Lake uranium field -- U.S.A. -- The Laisvall lead-zinc deposit -- Sweden -- The Picher lead-zinc field -- U.S.A. -- The zinc, lead and barite deposits of the Silvermines District -- Ireland -- The zinc-lead deposits of the Pine Point district -- Canada -- The Sullivan deposit -- Canada -- The Broken Hill deposit -- Australia -- Section three: Deposits associated with felsic magmatic environments -- Introduction -- The Helen iron deposit -- Canada -- The Pyritic deposits of the Tamasos field -- Cyprus -- The Skorovas pyritic deposit -- Norway -- The Rio Tinto deposits -- Spain -- The Noranda field -- Canada -- The deposits of the Kosaka district -- Japan -- The Almaden mercury deposit -- Spain -- The deposits of the MacIntyre-Hollinger field -- Canada -- The Homestake gold deposit -- U.S.A. -- The Bunker Hill silver deposit -- U.S.A. -- The El Salvador porphyry copper deposit -- Chile -- The Chuquicamata copper deposit -- Chile -- The Bingham Canyon copper deposit -- U.S.A. -- The Climax Molybdenum deposit -- U.S.A. -- The Butte District -- U.S.A. -- The Santa Eulaila deposit -- Mexico -- The south-west England district -- U.K. -- The Pine Creek tungsten deposit -- U.S.A. -- The Bikita pegmatite -- Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) -- Section four: Mineral deposits in basic and ultrabasic magmatic rocks -- Introduction -- The platinum deposits of the Merensky Reef -- South Africa -- The chromite deposits of the Great Dyke -- Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) -- The Sudbury nickel deposits -- Canada -- The Tellnes illmenite deposit -- Norway -- The chromite deposits of Muǧla District -- Turkey -- The asbestos deposits of the Thetford District -- Canada -- The Palabora Complex -- South Africa -- The Mwadui Diamond Pipe -- Tanzania -- Section five: The world distribution of mineral deposits -- Introduction -- 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 -- Index.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4490688
(OCoLC)ocm04490688
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