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Observations on Ore Rhythmites of the Trzebionka Mine, Upper Silesian-Cracow Region, Poland

  • L. Fontboté
  • G. C. Amstutz
Part of the Special Publication of the Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits book series (MINERAL DEPOS., volume 2)

Abstract

Geochemical analyses and microscopic observations of sphalerite rhythmites of the Trzebionka mine, in the strata-bound Pb-Zn district of Upper Silesia-Cracow, show that they are very similar to diagenetic crystallization rhythmites of other strata-bound deposits in shallow water carbonate facies. The presence of this type of texture can therefore not be used as an argument for an epi-genetic origin of this district; rather, some sort of normal diagenetic evolution must have produced these textures, reflecting a clear diagenetic crystallization differentiation.

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Betic Cordillera Polished Slab Shallow Water Deposit Authigenic Quartz Shallow Water Facies 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Fontboté
  • G. C. Amstutz
    • 1
  1. 1.Mineralogisch-Petrographisches InstitutUniversität HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany

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