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Archaean Gold '97
Archaean Gold & Related Ore Deposits
of North America & Africa

4 - 29 July 1997 - In Two Separate Modules
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Literature Collection:   Module 1 - North America

Overview

  • Geological map of section of Canada showing the mines to be visited.
  • Precambrian geology and tectonic history of North America; Hoffman P F - 1989, in Bally W A, Palmer A R (Eds), The Geology of North America, v A, The Geology of North America-An Overview, The Geol Soc Amer, pp. 447-465 plus assorted maps.
  • Quartz-carbonate vein gold; Robert F - 1996, in Eckstrand O R, Sinclair W D, Thorpe R I, (Eds) Geology of Canadian Mineral Deposit Types, Geol Surv Canada, Geology of Canada, no. 8, pp. 350-366.
  • Volcanic-associated massive sulphide gold; Poulsen K H, Hannington M D - 1996, in Eckstrand O R, Sinclair W D, Thorpe R I, (Eds) Geology of Canadian Mineral Deposit Types, Geol Surv Canada, Geology of Canada, no. 8, pp. 183-196.
  • Volcanic-associated massive sulphide base metals; Franklin J M - 1996, in Eckstrand O R, Sinclair W D, Thorpe R I, (Eds) Geology of Canadian Mineral Deposit Types, Geol Surv Canada, Geology of Canada, no. 8, pp. 158-182.
Northwest Territories
  • World Gold, Mines-Deposits-Discoveries; Elevatorski E A - 1988, Minobras Mining Services, pp. 99-102.
  • Geology of un-mineralised and gold-bearing iron formation, Contwoyto Lake - Point Lake region, Northwest Territories, Canada; Lhotka P G, Nesbitt B E - 1989, Can J Earth Sci., v26, pp. 46-64.
  • Geology setting of the NERCO Con Mine and the relationship of gold mineralisation to metamorphism, Yellowknife, NWT; McDonald D W, Duke N A, Hauser R L - 1993, Explor Mining Geol., v2, pp. 139-154.
  • Giant Yellowknife mine overview; Lewis D W T - 1987, Padgham W A (Ed), Yellowknife Guide Book, GAC 1987, pp. 191-193.
Ontario
  • Archaean Geology of Ontario: Introduction; Thurston P C - 1991, in Thurston P C, Williams H R, Sutcliffe R H, Stott G M (Eds), Geology of Ontario, Ont. Geol. Surv., Spec. Vol. 4, Part 1, pp. 73-78.
  • Metallogeny of metallic mineral deposits in the Superior Province of Ontario; Fyon J A, Breaks F W, Heather K B, Jackson S L, Muir T L, Stott G M, Thurston P C - 1991, in Thurston P C, Williams H R, Sutcliffe R H, Stott G M (Eds), Geology of Ontario, Ont. Geol. Surv., Spec. Vol. 4, Part 2, pp. 1091-1117, 1128-1129, 1162-1174.
  • Archaean lode gold deposits in Ontario - Part 1, Depositional model; Colvine A C, Fyon J A, Heather K B, Marmont S, Smith P M, Troop D G - 1988, Ontario Geol Surv, Misc. Pap. 139, pp. 1- 77.
  • The Western Abitibi sub-province in Ontario; Jackson S L, Fyon J A - 1991, in Thurston P C, Williams H R, Sutcliffe R H, Stott G M (Eds), Geology of Ontario, Ont. Geol. Surv., Spec. Vol. 4, Part 1, pp. 405-413.
  • Meter-wide veins and kilometer-wide anomaly: wall-rock alteration at the Campbell Red Lake and Dickenson gold mines, Red Lake District, Ontario; MacGeehan P J, Sanders T, Hodgson C J - 1982, CIM Bull, v 75, no. 841, pp. 90-102.
  • Field guide to the Hemlo area; Smyk M C, Schnieders B R, Muir T L - 1990, 8th IAGOD Symposium, Field Trip Guidebook, Mineral Deposits in the western Superior Province, Ontario, Field Trip 9, Geol Surv Canada, Open File 2164, pp. 26-38.
  • Geology of the Golden Giant Mine; Brown P, Chong A, Kusins R, McNena K - 1990, 8th IAGOD Symposium, Field Trip Guidebook, Mineral Deposits in the western Superior Province, Ontario, Field Trip 9, Geol Surv Canada, Open File 2164, pp. 39-50.
  • Field guide to the Manitouwadge area; Williams H R, Breaks F W, Schnieders B R, Smyk M C, Charlton S G, Lockwood H C - 1990, 8th IAGOD Symposium, Field Trip Guidebook, Mineral Deposits in the western Superior Province, Ontario, Field Trip 9, Geol Surv Canada, Open File 2164, pp. 7-25.
  • The geology of the Kidd Creek mine; Walker R R, Matulich A, Amos A C, Watkins J J, Mannard G W - 1975, Econ Geol, v 70, pp. 80-89.
  • Diamond drilling as an aid in ore definition at the Dome mine; Rogers D S - 1982, CIM Bull., v75 no. 842, pp. 98-104.
  • Hydrothermal wall-rock alteration and formation of the gold-bearing quartz-fuchsite vein at the Dome mine, Timmins area, Ontario, Canada; Moritz R P, Crocket J H - 1991, Econ. Geol., v 86, pp. 620-643.
Quebec
  • Compilation of gold occurrences in the southern Abitibi Belt, Quebec; O'Dowd P - 1991, CIM Bull., v 84, no. 948, pp. 29-36.
  • Syn-volcanic and syntectonic gold mineralisation at the Bousquet mine, Abitibi Greenstone Belt, Quebec; Tourigny G, Brown A C, Hubert C, Crepeau R - 1989, Econ Geol., v 84, pp. 1875-1890.
  • Going for gold and getting it; Scales M - 1988, Canadian Mining Journal, July 1988, pp. 11-17.
  • Laronde's golden future; Anon. - 1995, Canadian Mining Journal, December 1995, pp. 9-14.
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