Metallogeny of gold in the Fennoscandian Shield

  title={Metallogeny of gold in the Fennoscandian Shield},
  author={G. Ga{\'a}l and Krister Sundblad},
  journal={Mineralium Deposita},
AbstractGold occurs in a number of different ore types in the Fennoscandian Shield ranging in age from Late Archean to Late Proterozoic. Until recently, the metal was exploited primarily as a byproduct in volcanogenic massive sulphide deposits but during the 1980s more gold mines have been opened than during any other episode in the mining history of northern Europe. The occurrence of gold in the Fennoscandian Shield is reviewed in the context of the major tectonostratigraphic units:1.In the… CONTINUE READING