Types and general characteristics of the BIF-related iron deposits in China

@inproceedings{Li2014TypesAG,
  title={Types and general characteristics of the BIF-related iron deposits in China},
  author={Hou-min Li and Zengjie Zhang and Li-xing Li and Zhaochong Zhang and Jing Chen and Tong Yao},
  year={2014}
}
Abstract BIFs (banded iron formations) in China, which account for approximately 64% of the total identified resources in the country, belong to two categories: a predominant Neoarchean Algoma-type and a few Paleoproterozoic Superior-type. A minor group of BIFs developed in the Neoproterozoic is also representing, having possible correlation with the “Snowball Earth” scenario. Spatially, the BIFs in China are mainly distributed in the North China Craton. They experienced intense metamorphism… CONTINUE READING