Implications for Mineral Exploration

  • Daniel Müller
  • David I. Groves
Part of the Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences book series (LNEARTH, volume 56)


Some of the observations discussed in previous chapters can be incorporated into the development of a strategy for the exploration for epithermal gold and porphyry copper-gold deposits, since many of these deposits are spatially associated with, or hosted by, potassic igneous rocks. The points listed below may be particularly useful.


Silicate Dehydration Magnetite Apatite Subduction 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Müller
    • 1
  • David I. Groves
    • 2
  1. 1.Placer International Exploration Inc.Las Condes, SantiagoChile
  2. 2.Key Centre for Strategic Mineral Deposits, Department of Geology and GeophysicsThe University of Western AustraliaNedlandsAustralia

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