Great Deposits

The world’s greatest ore deposits. These are the minerals deposits and mines that set the standard for a deposit type. In many cases they changed the their host countries and communities for good. They are the stuff of legend.

Cerro Rico Part 2: Geology

“I am the rich Potosi, the treasure of the world, the king of mountains, and the envy of kings” Charles V Emperor Holy Roman Empire, King of Spain. Despite the richness ...

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Great Deposits – The Comstock Lode

Introduction Flying over Nevada on a clear day is one of the great joys of being an economic geologist. The Basin and Range country has abundant structural features, intrusions, deformed ...

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