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Cordillera '98
Porphyry Related Copper & Gold Deposits in the Cordillera of the Americas
16 March to 8 April 1998 - In Two Separate Modules
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Literature Collection; Module 2 - North America
Overview
  • Geological map of North America showing the deposits to be visited.
  • The geological framework of the North American Cordillera; Porter T M - 1998, Compilation from published literature - 14 p (Unpub.).
  • Geological summary and perspective of porphyry copper deposits in Southwestern North America; Titley S R, - 1995, in Pierce F W, Bolm J G (Eds), Porphyry Copper Deposits of the American Cordillera, Arizona Geol. Soc. Digest 20, pp. 6-20.
  • Regional geological and tectonic setting of porphyry deposits in British Columbia and Yukon Territory; McMillan W J, Thompson J F H, Hart C J R, Johnston S T, - 1995, in Schroeter, T G, (Ed), Porphyry Deposits of the Northwestern Cordillera of North America, Can. Inst. of Min. Met & Pet. Spec Vol 46, pp. 40-57.
  • Tabulation of Characteristics of North American Porphyry Deposits; Porter T M - 1998, Compilation from published literature (Unpub.). 7p.
  • Tables from Production and reserves of Cordilleran (Alaska to Chile) porphyry copper deposits; Long K R, - 1995, in Pierce F W, Bolm J G (Eds), Porphyry Copper Deposits of the American Cordillera, Arizona Geol. Soc. Digest 20, pp. 51-68.
  • Processes and products of supergene enrichment; Titley S R, Marozas D C - 1995, in Pierce F W, Bolm J G (Eds), Porphyry Copper Deposits of the American Cordillera, Arizona Geol. Soc. Digest 20, pp. 156-168.
  • A field guide to leached capping interpretation; Gilmour P, - 1995, in Pierce F W, Bolm J G (Eds), Porphyry Copper Deposits of the American Cordillera, Arizona Geol. Soc. Digest 20, pp. 169-179.
Mission
  • The Mission skarn porphyry copper deposit; Porter T M - 1998, Compilation from published literature and previous visits - 9p.
Sierrita
  • Evolution of fractures and alteration in the Sierrita-Esperanza hydrothermal system, Pima County, Arizona; Titley S R, Thompson R C, Haynes F M, Manske S L, Robison L C, White J L, - 1986, in Econ. Geol., v81, pp. 343-370.
Ray
  • The Ray unit today; Anon, - 1988, in E&MJ, Sept, 1988, pp. 42-47.
  • The Ray porphyry copper deposit; Porter T M, - 1998, Compilation from published literature and previous visits - 10p.
San Manuel
  • Geology and rock mechanics of the Kalamazoo Orebody, San Manuel, Arizona; Sandbak L A, Alexander G H, - 1995, in Pierce F W, Bolm J G (Eds), Porphyry Copper Deposits of the American Cordillera, Arizona Geol. Soc. Digest 20, pp. 396-423.
Silver Bell
  • Outcrop and capping characteristics of the supergene sulfide enrichment at North Silver Bell, Pima County, Arizona; Lopez J A, Titley S R - 1995, in Pierce F W, Bolm J G (Eds), Porphyry Copper Deposits of the American Cordillera, Arizona Geol. Soc. Digest 20, pp. 424-435.
Bingham Canyon
  • Summary of the geology of the Bingham District, Utah; Babcock R C, Ballantyne G H, Phillips C H - 1995, in Pierce F W, Bolm J G (Eds), Porphyry Copper Deposits of the American Cordillera, Arizona Geol. Soc. Digest 20, pp. 316-335.
Highland Valley
  • Highland Valley porphyry copper deposit near Kamloops, British Columbia: A review and update with emphasis on the Valley deposit; Casselman M J, McMillan W J, Newman K M, - 1995, in Schroeter T G, (Ed), Porphyry Deposits of the Northwestern Cordillera of North America, Can. Inst. of Min. Met & Pet. Spec Vol 46, pp. 161-191.
Iron Mask District / Afton & Ajax
  • Contrasting styles of alkalic porphyry copper-gold deposits in the northern part of the Iron Mask batholith, Kamloops, British Columbia; Lang J R, Stanley C R - 1995, in Schroeter T G (Ed), Porphyry Deposits of the Northwestern Cordillera of North America, Can. Inst. of Min. Met & Pet. Spec Vol 46, pp. 581-592.
  • Geology, alteration and mineralisation of the Ajax East and Ajax West copper-gold alkalic porphyry deposits southern Iron Mask batholith, Kamloops, British Columbia; Ross K V, Godwin C I, Bond L, Dawson K M - 1995, in Schroeter T G, (Ed), Porphyry Deposits of the Northwestern Cordillera of North America, Can. Inst. of Min. Met & Pet. Spec Vol 46, pp. 565-580.
  • Afton: A supergene copper deposit; Carr J M, Reed A J - 1976, in Sutherland Brown A, (Ed), Porphyry Deposits of the Canadian Cordillera, CIMM Spec Vol 15, pp. 376-387.

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