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Fluid Inclusions and Trace Element Content of Quartz and Pyrite Pebbles from Witwatersrand Conglomerates: Their Significance with Respect to the Genesis of Primary Deposits

  • D. K. Hallbauer
  • E. J. D. Kable
Part of the Special Publication of the Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits book series (MINERAL DEPOS., volume 2)

Abstract

Geological and mineralogical studies of quartz pebbles and detrital pyrite demonstrate the existence of differences in the provenance areas of the various Witwatersrand goldfields and provide information about the type of primary deposits.

The trace element content determined by INAA and AAS can be used to determine groupings and hence differences in provenance areas while fluid inclusion studies provide information on the type of primary deposits.

Keywords

Fluid Inclusion Gold Mine Quartz Vein Trace Element Content Fluid Inclusion Study 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. K. Hallbauer
  • E. J. D. Kable
    • 1
  1. 1.Mining Technology LaboratoryChamber of Mines of South Africa Research OrganizationJohannesburgSouth Africa

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