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Special Topics in Geochemistry of Hydrothermal Ore Deposits

This course will focus on the geology, alteration and origin of hydrothermal ore deposits. Deposit types will include epithermal and mesothermal precious metal, porphyry Cu and Cu-Au, and VMS deposits. Emphasis will be placed on the processes responsible for their formation, the recognition of alteration halos, and the features pertinent to exploration. cr 3

Earth Sciences