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Major Australian Gold Deposits
14 to 19 November, 2011
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Cowal - New South Wales *

  • Endeavour 42 (E42) gold deposit, Lake Cowal;   McInnes, P., Miles, I., Radclyffe, D. and Brooker, M., - 2005,   in Berkman, D.A. and Mackenzie, D.H., (eds.), Geology of Australian & Papua New Guinean Mineral Deposits, The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Melbourne, Monograph 22, pp. 581-586.

  • Cowal Gold - discovery, disappointment, recovery; Tucker, D., 2003, in NewGenGold 2003, Conference Proceedings, Perth WA, Louthean Media, Perth, pp. 185-199.
Cadia Valley Operations - New South Wales *
  • Tectonic setting of porphyry Cu-Au mineralisation in the Ordovician - Early Silurian Macquarie Arc, Eastern Lachlan Orogen, New South Wales;   Glen, R.A., Crawford, A.J. and Cooke, D.R., - 2007, Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 54, pp. 465-479.
  • Alkalic porphyry Au - Cu and associated mineral deposits of the Ordovician to Early Silurian Macquarie Arc, New South Wales;   Cooke, D.R., Wilson, A.J., House, M.J., Wolfe, R.C., Walshe, J.L., Lickfold, V. and Crawford, A.J., - 2007, Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 54, pp. 445-463.
  • The Ridgeway Gold-Copper Deposit: A High-Grade Alkalic Porphyry Deposit in the Lachlan Fold Belt, New South Wales, Australia;   Wilson, A.J., Cooke, D.R., Harper, B.L., - 2003, Economic Geology, v. 98, pp. 1637-1666.
  • Porphyry gold-copper mineralisation in the Cadia district, eastern Lachlan Fold Belt, New South Wales, and its relationship to shoshonitic magmatism;   Holliday, J.R., Wilson, A.J., Blevin, P.L., Tedder, I.J., Dunham, P.D. and Pfitzner, M., - 2002, Mineralium Deposita, v. 37, pp. 100-116.
  • U-Pb and Re-Os Geochronologic Evidence for Two Alkalic Porphyry Ore-Forming Events in the Cadia District, New South Wales, Australia;   Wilson, A.J., Cooke, D.R., Stein, H.J., Fanning, C.M., Holliday, J.R. and Tedder, I.J., - 2007, Economic Geology, v. 102, pp. 3-26.
Victorian Gold Province (Ballarat, Bendigo, etc.,) - Victoria
  • The geology and gold deposits of the Victorian gold province;   Phillips, G.N. and Hughes, M.J., - 1996, Ore Geology Reviews, v. 11, pp. 255-302.
  • The origin and evolution of mineralizing fluids in a sediment-hosted orogenic-gold deposit, Ballarat East, southeastern Australia;   Fairmaid, A.M., Kendrick, D., Phillips, D. and Fu, B., - 2011, Economic Geology, v. 106, pp. 653-666.
East Queensland
  • Pajingo epithermal gold deposit, NE Queensland;   Parks, J. and Robertson, I.D.M., - 2003, in CRC LEME 2003 pp. 1-4.
  • Mt Leyshon gold deposit, Charters Towers, Queensland;   Orr, T.H. and Orr, L.A., - 2004, in CRC LEME 2004 pp. 1-4.
Boddington - Western Australia *
  • The Boddington gold mine: A new style of Archaean Au-Cu deposit;   McCuaig, T.C., Behn, M., Stein, H., Hagemann, S.G., McNaughton, N.J., Cassidy, K.F., Champion, D. and Wyborn, L., - 2001,   in   Cassidy, K.F., Dunphy, J.M. and Van Kranendonk, M.J., (eds.), 4th International Archaean Symposium, Extended Abstracts, AGSO/Geoscience Australia, Record 2001/37, pp. 453-455.
  • Timing relationships and structural controls on the location of Au-Cu mineralization at the Boddington Gold mine, Western Australia;   Allibane, A.H., Windh, J., Etheridge, M.A., Burton, D., Anderson, G., Edwards, P.W., Miller, A., Graves, C., Fanning, C.M. and Wysoczanki, R., - 1998, Economic Geology v. 93, pp. 245-270.
Kalgoorlie Super-Pit - Western Australia *
  • Kinematic History of the Boulder-Lefroy Shear Zone System and Controls on Associated Gold Mineralization, Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia;   Weinberg, R.F., Van der Borgh, P., Bateman, R.J. and Groves, D.I., - 2005, Economic Geology v. 100, pp. 1407-1426.
  • Broad Synchroneity of Three Gold Mineralization Styles in the Kalgoorlie Gold Field: SHRIMP, U-Pb, and 40Ar/39Ar Geochronological Evidence;   Vielreicher, N.M., Groves, D.I., Snee, L.W., Fletcher, I.R. and McNaughton, N.J., - 2010, Economic Geology, v. 105, pp. 187-227.
  • Lithological and structural controls on the form and setting of vein stockwork orebodies at the Mount Charlotte Gold deposit, Kalgoorlie;   Ridley, J. and Mengler, F., - 2000, Economic Geology v. 95, pp. 85-98.
Saint Ives - Western Australia
  • Kambalda-St Ives gold deposits;   Watchorn, R.B., - 1998, in Berkman, D.A., Mackenzie, D.H., (eds.), 1998 Geology of Australian and Papua New Guinean Mineral Deposits, The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Melbourne, Monograph 22, pp. 243-254.
Sunrise - Western Australia *
  • Geological setting and mineralization model for the Cleo Gold deposit, Eastern Goldfields Province, Western Australia;   Brown, S.M., Groves, D.I. and Newton, P.G.N., - 2002, Mineralium Deposita, v. 37, pp. 704-721.
  • P-T-X Conditions of Fluids in the Sunrise Dam Gold Deposit, Western Australia, and Implications for the Interplay between Deformation and Fluids;   Baker. T., Bertelli, M., Blenkinsop, T., Cleverley, J.S., McLellan, J., Nugus, M. and Gillen, D., - 2010, Economic Geology, v. 105 pp. 873-894.
Wallaby/Granny Smith - Western Australia
  • The world-class Wallaby gold deposit, Laverton, Western Australia: An orogenic-style overprint on a magmatic-hydrothermal magnetite-calcite alteration pipe?;   Salier, B.P., Groves, D.I., McNaughton, N.J. and Fletcher, I.R., - 2004, Mineralium Deposita, v. 39, pp. 473-494.
Jundee - Western Australia
  • Geological setting and SHRIMP U-Pb geochronological evidence for ca. 2680-2660 Ma lode-gold mineralization at Jundee-Nimary in the Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia;   Yeats, C.J., Kohler, E.A., McNaughton, N.J. and Tkatchyk, L.J., - 2001, Mineralium Deposita v. 36, pp. 125-136.
Plutonic - Western Australia
  • Plutonic gold deposit;   Vickery, N.M., Buckley, P.M. and Kellett, R.J., - 1998, in Berkman, D.A., Mackenzie, D.H., (eds.), Geology of Australian and Papua New Guinean Mineral Deposits, The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Melbourne, Monograph 22, pp. 71-79.
Telfer - Western Australia *
  • Telfer gold deposits;   Dimo, G., - 1990,   in   Hughes F.E., (ed.), Geology of the Mineral Deposits of Australia & Papua New Guinea, The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Melbourne, Monograph 14, v. 1, pp. 643-651.
  • A reinterpretation of the role of granitoids in the genesis of the Neoproterozoic gold mineralisation in the Telfer Dome, Western Australia;   Rowins, S.M., Groves, D.I., McNaughton, N.J., Palmer, M.R. and Eldridge, C.S., - 1997, Economic Geology, v. 92, pp. 133-160.
  • Neoproterozoic Telfer-style Au (Cu) deposits;   Rowins, S.M., Groves, D.I. and McNaughton, N.J., - 1998, AGSO Journal of Geology and Geophysics, v. 17, pp. 217-223.
Tanami - Northern Territory
  • Lode-gold mineralization in the Tanami region, northern Australia;   Huston, D.L., Vandenberg, L., Wygralak, A.S., Mernagh, T.P., Bagas, L., Crispe, A., Lambeck, A., Cross, A., Fraser, G., Williams, N., Worden, K., Meixner, T., Goleby, B., Jones, L., Lyons, P. and Maidment, D., - 2007, Mineralium Deposita v. 42 pp. 175-204.
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