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OzTour '99
Key Australian Base Metal and Gold Deposits
9-29 May, 1999 - In Two Separate Modules
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Literature Collection:   Module 1 - South-western Australia


Overview
  • Major Structural Elements of Australia - 1:20 000 000 scale map; from Atlas of Australian Resources, 3rd series, v 5, Geology & Minerals, Auslig, Canberra, 1988.

  • Geological map of section of south-western Australia showing the deposits to be visited.

  • Tectonic evolution and exploration potential of the Gawler Craton, South Australia; Daly S J, Fanning C M, Firclough M C - 1998, AGSO Jour. of Aust. Geol. & Geophys., v17, no. 3, pp 145-168.

  • The Yilgarn Craton; Myers J S, Swager C - 1997, in De Witt M J, Ashwal L D (Eds), Greenstone Belts, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 5.12, pp 640-656.

  • Mineral potential of the Archaean Pilbara and Yilgarn Cratons, Western Australia; Witt W K, Hickman A H, Townsend D, Preston W A - 1998, AGSO Jour. of Aust. Geol. & Geophys., v 17, no. 3, pp 201-221.

  • Komatiite-hosted nickel sulphide deposits, Australia; Dowling S E, Hills R E T, - 1998, AGSO Jour. of Aust. Geol. & Geophys., v 17, no. 4, pp 121-127.

  • Lode-Gold Deposits of the Yilgarn Block: Products of Late Archaean Crustal-Scale Overpressured Hydrothermal Systems Groves D I, Ridley J R, Bloem M J, Gebre-Mariam M, Hagemann S G, Hronsky J M A, Knight J T, McNaughton N J, Ojala J, Vielreicher R M, McCuaig T C, Holyland P W - 1995, in Coward M P, Ries A C (Eds), Early Precambrian Processes, Geological Society Special Publication No. 95, pp 155-172.

  • Archaean volcanic-hosted base metal sulphide mineralisation in Western Australia; Barley M E - 1995, Australian Institute of Geoscientists, Bull 16, pp 41-50.
Olympic Dam
  • Olympic Dam copper-uranium-gold-silver deposit; Reeve J S, Cross K C, Smith R N, Oreskes N - 1995, in Hughes F E (Ed), Geology of the Mineral Deposits of Australia and Papua New Guinea, The AusIMM, Melbourne, pp 1009-1035.

  • Olympic Dam: some developments in geological understanding over nearly two decades; Smith R N, - 1993, in The AusIMM Centenary Conference, Adelaide, 30 March-4 April, 1993, AusIMM Publication Series 2/93, pp 113-118.

  • Olympic Dam ore genesis: a fluid mixing model; Haynes D W, Cross K C, Bills R T, Reed M H - 1995, Econ. Geol., v90, pp 281-307.
Mt Keith
  • Mount Keith nickel deposit; Hopf S, Head D L, - 1998, in Berkman D A, Mackenzie D H (Eds), Geology of Australian and Papua New Guinean Mineral Deposits, The AusIMM, Melbourne, pp 307-314.

  • Nickel mineralisation and geology in the Perseverence-Mount Keith segment of the Agnew-Wiluna Greenstone Belt; Libby J W, Stockman P R, Langworthy P J, - 1997, AGSO Record 1997/41, pp 97-101.

  • Komatiites in the Agnew-Wiluna Greenstone Belt; Hills R E T, Barnes S J, Gole M J, Dowling S E, - 1990, in Physical Volcanology of Komatiites, A Field Guide to the Komatiites of the Norseman-Wiluna Greenstone Belt, Eastern Goldfields Province, Yilgarn Block, Western Australia, Excursion Guide Book No. 1, GSA (WA Division), Perth, pp 36-42, 67-76.
Bronzewing
  • Yandal Greenstone Belt, Western Australia: 12 million ounces of gold in the 1990's; Phillips G N, Vearncombe J R, Eshuys E - 1998, Mineralium Deposita, (Springer Verlag), v33, pp 310-316.

  • Bronzewing gold deposit; Phillips G N, Vearncombe J R, Blucher I, Rak D, - 1998, in Berkman D A, Mackenzie D H (Eds), Geology of Australian and Papua New Guinean Mineral Deposits, The AusIMM, Melbourne, pp 127-136.
Murrin Murrin
  • Murrin Murrin nickel-cobalt deposits; Fazakerley V W, Monti R, - 1998,, in Berkman D A, Mackenzie D H (Eds), Geology of Australian and Papua New Guinean Mineral Deposits, The AusIMM, Melbourne, pp 329-334.

  • The Murrin Murrin nickel cobalt project; Monti R, Fazakerley V W, - 1996, in Grimsey E J, Neuss I, (Eds), Nickel '96: Mineral to Market, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, 17-29 November, 1996, AusIMM Publication Series 6/96, pp 191-195.

  • Mineralogy of the Murrin Murrin nickel laterites; Camuti K S, Riel R G, - 1996, in Grimsey E J, Neuss I, (Eds), Nickel '96: Mineral to Market, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, 17-29 November, 1996, AusIMM Publication Series 6/96, pp 209-210.
Kambalda
  • Komatiite hosted nickel sulphide deposits, Kambalda; Cowden A, Roberts D E - 1995, in Hughes F E (Ed), Geology of the Mineral Deposits of Australia and Papua New Guinea, The AusIMM, Melbourne, pp 567-581.

  • Kambalda nickel deposits; Stone W E, Masterman E E, - 1998, in Berkman D A, Mackenzie D H (Eds), Geology of Australian and Papua New Guinean Mineral Deposits, The AusIMM, Melbourne, pp 347-356.
Norseman - Wiluna Greenstone Belt
  • An early thrust duplex in the Kalgoorlie - Kambalda greenstone belt; Swager C P, Griffin T J - 1990, in Precambrian Research, Elsevier, Amsterdam, v 48 pp 63-73.

  • Deciphering the Tectonic Evolution of Archaean Greenstone Belts: the Importance of Contrasting Histories to the Distribution of Mineralisation in the Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia - Barley M E, Groves D I - 1990, in Precambrian Research, Elsevier, Amsterdam, v 46 pp 3-20.
KCGM Super Pit
  • Geology of the Kalgoorlie Gold Field; Clout J M F, Cleghorn J H, Eaton P C - 1990, in Hughes F E (Ed), Geology and Mineral Deposits of Australia & Papua New Guinea, AusIMM Mono 14, pp 411-431.
Cawse
  • Cawse nickel-cobalt deposit; Hellsten K, Lewis C R, Denn S, - 1998, in Berkman D A, Mackenzie D H (Eds), Geology of Australian and Papua New Guinean Mineral Deposits, The AusIMM, Melbourne, pp 335-338.

  • Structural and lithological controls in the formation of the Cawse nickel laterite deposits, Western Australia - implications for supergene ore formation and exploration in deeply weathered terrains; Brand N W, Butt C R M, Hellsten K J, - 1996, in Grimsey E J, Neuss I, (Eds), Nickel '96: Mineral to Market, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, 17-29 November, 1996, AusIMM Publication Series 6/96, pp 185-190.
Golden Grove
  • Scuddles zinc-copper deposit at Golden Grove; Mill J H A, Clifford B A, Dudley R J, Ruxton P A - 1990, in Hughes F E (Ed), Geology and Mineral Deposits of Australia & Papua New Guinea, AusIMM Mono 14, pp 583-590.

  • The Scuddles Cu-Zn prospect, an Archaean volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Golden Grove district, Western Australia; Ashley P M, Dudley R J, Lesh R H, Marr J M, Ryall A W - 1988, Econ. Geol., v83, pp 918-951.

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