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Mineralisation from Vall de Ribes area (Eastern Pyrenees, Spain)

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Abstract

Vein mineralisation with no preferred orientation, cutting lower Palaeozoic rocks, and local replacement deposits in dolomite show a zoning in tungsten-bismuth, arsenic and antimony minerals away from the adjacent late-Hercynian Costabona granite. A local reversed zoning is related to higher temperatures indicated by fluid inclusion study. Many of the minerals have not previously been reported from this area.

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Ayora, C., Cardellach, E. & Phillips, R. Mineralisation from Vall de Ribes area (Eastern Pyrenees, Spain). Mineral. Deposita 16, 195–204 (1981). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00202734

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Keywords

  • Arsenic
  • Dolomite
  • Inclusion Study
  • Mineral Resource
  • Antimony