Geology and hydrothermal alteration of the Mercur gold deposit, Utah

@inproceedings{Jewell1987GeologyAH,
  title={Geology and hydrothermal alteration of the Mercur gold deposit, Utah},
  author={Paul W. Jewell and William Thomas Parry},
  year={1987}
}
The term "Carlin-type" deposit has been applied to a number of low-grade, sedimentary rock-hosted gold deposits that have been discovered and brought into production in the western United States since the 1960s. Carlin-type deposits are characterized by replacement of carbonate and silty carbonate rocks by silica, pyrite, barite, various arsenic, mercury, antimony, and thallium minerals and by introduction of micron-size gold (Radtke and Dickson, 1974). These deposits are believed to have… CONTINUE READING

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