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Metalliferous Sediments and Hydrothermal Ores

  • Ganpat Singh Roonwal

Abstract

On land, stratiform deposits are the most important and largest source of ores. Most of them are considered to be submarine and exhalative in origin and their source is ascribed to volcanic activity in a marine environment. Deposits of this type are found in many areas from nearly all geological periods, and they are also found in the present marine environment.

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East Pacific Rise Metalliferous Sediment Axial Valley Evaporite Sequence Brine Pool 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ganpat Singh Roonwal
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  1. 1.Department of GeologyUniversity of DelhiDelhiIndia

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