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Ore Deposits

Ore deposits types, or specific ore deposits. We discuss the geological setting, formation conditions, ore minerals and important examples.

Potash and other Evaporite Deposits

Evaporites are water soluble mineral salts that form through the evaporation and concentration of salt water. Evaporite minerals can form huge sedimentary sequences, a remnant of the inland seas and ...

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An Introduction to Uranium Deposits

The three main types of sandstone deposits (in black): Roll Front, Tabular and Tectonological.

Although there are between 12 and 15 different typestyles of uranium deposits, almost all economic uranium deposits come from just two types: unconformity-related deposits,and sandstone uranium deposits. Unconformity-related deposits account ...

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Epithermal Gold Deposits

Wairakei Geothermal Power Station New Zealand

Epithermal gold deposits are among the  richest gold deposits in the world with some bonanza grade ore shoots containing more than 1000 g/t gold, or in other words, a kilogram of ...

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