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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 2 - Eastern 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 of Eastern Australia showing the deposits to be visited.

  • Mid Proterozoic basins of the Northern Australian Craton - regional geology and mineralisation; Plumb K A, Ahmad M, Wygralak A S - 1990, in Hughes F E (Ed), Geology of the Mineral Deposits of Australia and Papua New Guinea, The AusIMM, Melbourne, pp 881-883, 886-895, 899-902.

  • An introduction to the metallogeny of the McArthur River-Mt Isa-Cloncurry Minerals Province; Williams P J - 1998, Econ. Geol., v93, pp 1120-1131.

  • The geophysical approach to metallogeny of the Mt Isa Inlier - what sort of orebody do you want; Derrick G M - 1996, in Proc The AusIMM Annual Conference, Perth, 24-28 March, 1996, The AusIMM, Melbourne, pp 349-366.

  • Mt Isa Inlier - regional geology and mineralisation; Blake D H, Etheridge M A, Page R W, Stewart A J, Williams P R, Wyborn L A I - 1990, in Hughes F E (Ed), Geology of the Mineral Deposits of Australia and Papua New Guinea, The AusIMM, Melbourne, pp 915-925.

  • The early to late Proterozoic Broken Hill Province, New South Wales; Stevens B P J, Burton G R - 1998, AGSO Jour. of Aust. Geol. & Geophys., v17, no. 3, pp 75-86

  • Regional geology of the Broken Hill and Euriowe Blocks; Stevens B P J, - 1996, Proceedings of a workshop on "The New Developments in Broken Hill Type deposits", CODES, Univ. Tas., July 1996, pp 11-15

  • Broken Hill Exploration Initiative: Abstracts of papers presented at fourth annual meeting in Broken Hill, October 19-21, 1998; Compiled by Gibson G M, AGSO Rec: 1998/25. Burton G, 1998 - Stratiform Pb-Zn-Ag mineralisation in the Broken Hill and Euriowie Blocks, pp 1-4. Gibson G, 1998 - Regional structure in the Willyama Supergroup and its relevance to mineral exploration in the Broken Hill Inlier, pp 38-40. Huston D L, Wyborn L, Stevens B, 1998 - Pb-Zn-Ag mineral systems: An example from Broken Hill, pp 59-63. Stevens B J P, 1998 - The origins of Broken Hill rock types and their relevance to mineralisation, pp 109-114.

  • Extracts from Minfo 62, New South Wales Mining & Exploration Quarterly; January 1990, NSW Department of Mineral Resources, Timely ideas on Broken Hill rocks, pp 14-16, Cu-Au mineral systems and regional alteration, Curnamona Province, p 22-24.

  • Evidence for multiple Palaeoproterozoic thermal events and magmatism adjacent to the Broken Hill Pb-Zn-Ag orebody, Australia (Abstract only); Nutman A P, Ehlers K - 1998, Precambrian Research., v90, p 203

  • Rethinking the Palaeoproterozoic geological history of Broken Hill, NSW, Australia: Speculation towards a synthesis of structure, geochronology and lithological mapping; Donaghy A, Gibson G, Nutman A, Hall M, Maidment D - 1999, From http://acrc.earth.monash.edu.au/ACRC/Conferences/HallsGapOrg/TonyDonagh, 2p.

  • Lachlan Fold Belt in New South Wales - regional geology and mineral deposits; Suppel D W, Scheibner E - 1990, in Hughes F E (Ed), Geology of the Mineral Deposits of Australia and Papua New Guinea, The AusIMM, Melbourne, pp 1321-1327.

  • Stratigraphic-volcanic setting of massive sulphide deposits in the Cambrian Mount Read Volcanics, Tasmania; Corbett K D - 1992, Econ. Geol., v87, pp 564-586.
McArthur River
  • A genetic model for the HYC deposit, Australia: based on regional sedimentology, geochemistry and sulfide-sediment relationships; Large R R, Bull S W, Cooke D R, McGoldrick P J - 1998, Econ. Geol., v93, pp 1345-1368.

  • HYC silver-lead-zinc deposit, McArthur River; Logan R G, Murray W J Williams N - 1990, in Hughes F E (Ed), Geology of the Mineral Deposits of Australia and Papua New Guinea, The AusIMM, Melbourne, pp 907-911.
Century
  • Geology and origin of shale-hosted Zn-Pb-Ag mineralisation at the Century deposit, Northwest Queensland, Australia; Broadbent G C, Myers R E, Wright J V - 1998, Econ. Geol., v93, pp 1264-1294.

  • Century zinc-lead-silver deposit; Broadbent G C, Waltho A E - 1998, in Berkman D A, Mackenzie D H (Eds), Geology of Australian and Papua New Guinean Mineral Deposits, The AusIMM, Melbourne, pp 729-736.
Mt Isa Zinc-Lead-Silver
  • Mount Isa and Hilton silver-lead-zinc deposits; Forrestal P J - 1990, in Hughes F E (Ed), Geology of the Mineral Deposits of Australia and Papua New Guinea, The AusIMM, Melbourne, pp 927-934.

  • Deformation of host rocks and stratiform mineralization in the Hilton mine area, Mt Isa; Valenta R - 1994, Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, v41, pp 429-443.

  • Stratiform replacement lead-zinc deposits: a comparison between Mt Isa, Hilton and McArthur River; Perkins W G, Bell T H - 1998, Econ. Geol., v93, pp 1190-1212.
Mt Isa Copper
  • Mount Isa copper orebodies; Perkins W G - 1990, in Hughes F E (Ed), Geology of the Mineral Deposits of Australia and Papua New Guinea, The AusIMM, Melbourne, pp 935-941.
Ernest Henry
  • Ernest Henry copper-gold deposit; Ryan A J - 1998, in Berkman D A, Mackenzie D H (Eds), Geology of Australian and Papua New Guinean Mineral Deposits, The AusIMM, Melbourne, pp 759-768.

  • Geological aspects of the discovery of the Ernest Henry Cu-Au deposit, northwest Queensland; Craske T E - 1995, Australian Institute of Geoscientists Bull. 16., pp 95-109.

  • The geophysics of the Ernest Henry Cu-Au deposit (NW) Qld; Webb M, Rowston P, Donohue J - 1996, James Cook Univ. of N Qld, Econ. Geol. Res. Unit, Contributions no. 55, pp 143-145.
Cannington
  • Cannington silver-lead-zinc deposit; Bailey A - 1998, in Berkman D A, Mackenzie D H (Eds), Geology of Australian and Papua New Guinean Mineral Deposits, The AusIMM, Melbourne, pp 783-792.

  • Geology and mineralization of the Cannington Ag-Pb-Zn deposit: an example of Broken Hill-type mineralization in the Eastern Succession, Mount Isa Inlier, Australia; Walters S, Bailey A - 1998, Econ. Geol., v93, pp 1307-1329.
Broken Hill
  • Broken Hill lead-zinc-silver deposit; Morland R, Webster A E - 1998, in Berkman D A, Mackenzie D H (Eds), Geology of Australian and Papua New Guinean Mineral Deposits, The AusIMM, Melbourne, pp 619-626.

  • Potosi zinc-lead-silver deposit, Broken Hill; Morland R, Leevers P R - 1998, in Berkman D A, Mackenzie D H (Eds), Geology of Australian and Papua New Guinean Mineral Deposits, The AusIMM, Melbourne, pp 615-618.

  • Broken Hill area, Australia, as a Proterozoic fold and thrust belt: implications for the Broken Hill base-metal deposit; White S H, Rothery E, Lips A W L, Barclay T J R - 1995, Trans. Instn. Min. Metall (Sect. B: Appl. earth sci.), v104, January-April 1995, pp B1-B17.

  • Pasminco Mining Broken Hill operations, geological overview; - 1994, Pasminco Mining handout, 24p

  • Sulphide orebodies and structure: mapping within an orebody and what it can tell you - an example from Broken Hill NSW; Webster A E - 1993, Proc. International Mining Geology Conference, Kalgoorlie, WA, 5-8 July 1993, The AusIMM, Melbourne, pp 133-141.

  • The stratigraphic setting of Pb-Zn-Ag mineralisation at Broken Hill; Haydon R C, McConachy G W - 1987, Econ. Geol., v 82, pp 826-856.
Elura
  • Elura zinc-lead-silver deposit, Cobar; Webster A E, Lutherborrow C - 1998, in Berkman D A, Mackenzie D H (Eds), Geology of Australian and Papua New Guinean Mineral Deposits, The AusIMM, Melbourne, pp 587-592.

  • Elura zinc-lead-silver deposit, Cobar; Schmidt B L - 1990, in Hughes F E (Ed), Geology of the Mineral Deposits of Australia and Papua New Guinea, The AusIMM, Melbourne, pp 1329-1336.

  • The Elura Ag-Pb-Zn mine, Australia - ore genesis in a slate belt by syndeformational metasomatism along hydrothermal fluid conduits; de Roo J A - 1989, Econ. Geol., v84, pp 256-278.
Hellyer
  • Que River and Hellyer zinc-lead-silver deposit; McArthur G J, Dronseika E V - 1990, in Hughes F E (Ed), Geology of the Mineral Deposits of Australia and Papua New Guinea, The AusIMM, Melbourne, pp 1229-1239.

  • Formation on the sea floor of the Hellyer volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit; Solomon M, Khin Zaw - 1997, Econ. Geol., v92, pp 686-695.

  • Volcanology and sedimentology of the host sequence to the Hellyer and Que River volcanic-hosted massive sulfide deposits, Northwestern Tasmania; Waters J C, Wallace D B - 1992, Econ. Geol., v87, pp 650-666.

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