Geol 4350: Economic Geology
Fall, 2007


Contact Information
Lecture/Lab Schedule
Minerals to Learn
Notes on Ron's Topics
Notes on Penny's topics

Penny's Notes


Economic Geology Introduction

Classification of Ore Deposits

Classification of Mafic and Ultramafic Bodies

Notes on the History of Ore Genesis

Ore Bearing Fluids Fluid Inclusions
O and H stable isotopes S Isotopes
Overhead Ni-Cu Deposits S isotopes of Ni-Cu deposits
Compostion of a Mafic Magma Sulfur Saturation
Fe-S-O melt Distribution Coefficient
Billiard Ball Theory Relationship of Mg/Mg+Fe to Ni/Cu ratios
Sudbury Ore Types Sudbury Composition of Melt

Sudbury Geology

Notes on Kambalda I, Kambalda II

Adding SiO2 to a mafic melt

Notes on Duluth Complex

Chromite Reserves

Comparison between Podiform and Stratiform
Chromite Deposits Crystallization of Chromite

Bushveld Complex

PGE Deposits
Where are Chromite Deposits Found?
Stratabound Deposits: Outline, General Sedimentary Cu Deposits
  SEDEX deposits






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Last Updated by Penny Morton , August 2007