The changing vision of marine minerals

  title={The changing vision of marine minerals},
  author={Peter A. Rona},
  journal={Ore Geology Reviews},
  • P. Rona
  • Published 2008
  • Geology
  • Ore Geology Reviews
Abstract Non-fuel marine minerals are reviewed from the perspective of resources and their value as active analogs that can advance understanding of types of ancient ore deposits that formed in marine settings. The theory of plate tectonics is the largest influence in expanding our vision of marine minerals and in developing our understanding of geologic controls of mineralization in space and time. Prior to the advent of plate tectonics, we viewed the ocean basins as passive sinks that served… Expand
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