Origins of Mineral Deposits, Belt-Purcell Basin, United States and Canada: An Introduction

@inproceedings{Box2012OriginsOM,
  title={Origins of Mineral Deposits, Belt-Purcell Basin, United States and Canada: An Introduction},
  author={Stephen E. Box and Arthur A. Bookstrom and Robert Gordon. Anderson},
  year={2012}
}
The fill of the Mesoproterozoic Belt-Purcell Basin, which straddles the United States-Canada border within the Rocky Mountains of western North America (Fig. 1), consists of marine and nonmarine clastic and carbonate strata 15 to 20 km thick. Three giant metal-producing ore deposits or districts account for the bulk of the known metal endowment within the bounds of the Belt-Purcell Basin: (1) the syndepositional Sullivan Pb-Zn-Ag deposit in southern British Columbia (total production: Pb, 8.4… CONTINUE READING

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