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The critical role of architecture in constraining fluid-flow and chemical gradients in Late Archean Gold Systems, eastern Yilgarn Craton

  title={The critical role of architecture in constraining fluid-flow and chemical gradients in Late Archean Gold Systems, eastern Yilgarn Craton},
  author={Adam Bath and John L. Walshe},
Depositto camp-scale quantified mineral maps have been generated for numerous Archean gold systems within the Yilgarn Craton to delineate gold mineral systems. Zoning of minerals produced by hydrothermal alteration are traced using energydispersive x-ray spectral measurements from the scanning electron microscope (SEM; 1000s of samples), textural SEM phase maps, whole-rock multi-element geochemistry and trace elements of select mineral phases. We show that fluid pathways in Archean gold systems… 

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