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Recent advances in numerical modeling techniques have led to unprecedented opportunities for exploring and quantifying the controlling factors of hydrothermal ore-forming processes. Such systems are challenging to study because the driving forces are mutually coupled and consist of complex chemical and physical processes of fluid-rock interaction that evolve transiently in space and time. Reading the geological and geochemical records archived in an ore deposit requires an in-depth understanding of both driving forces.
The Earth is a complex and dynamic system that over 4. Discovery and recovery of mineral resources are fundamental to sustaining human society. Yet the discovery of world-class to giant mineral deposits has declined alarmingly over the last few decades. It is only through a comprehensive understanding of current systems that we can hope to find future deposits.
Hydrothermal processes on Earth have played an important role in the evolution of our planet. These processes link the lithosphere, hydrosphere and biosphere in continuously evolving dynamic systems. Terrestrial hydrothermal processes have been active since water condensed to form the hydrosphere, most probably from about 4. This book presents an in-depth review of hydrothermal proceses and systems that form beneath the oceans and in intracontinental rifts, continental margins and magmatic arcs. The interaction of hydrothermal fluids with rockwalls, the hydrophere and the biophere, together with changes in their composition through time and space, contribute to the formation of a wide range of mineral deposit types and associated wallrock alteration. On Earth, sites of hydrothermal activity support varied ecosystems based on a range of chemotrophic microorganisms both at surface and in the subsurface. This book also provides an overview of hydrothermal systems associated with meteorite impacts and explores the possibility that hydrothermal processes operate on other terrestrial planets, such as Mars, or satellites of the outer planets such as Titan and Europa.
The Australian continent hosts many mineral commodities in a range of mineral deposit types distributed in all states and the Northern Territory. The distribution of Australia's mineral deposits is shown on the Australian Mines and Mineral Deposits. Maps and resource data of Australian mineral deposits and mineral occurrences are available through the Australian Mines Atlas , an on-line information and mapping system. Mineral deposits are naturally occurring accumulations or concentrations of metals or minerals of sufficient size and concentration that might, under favourable circumstances, have economic value. Economic concentrations of metals or other mineral commodities are known as ore.
Zezin, D. Acta, December Sheard, E. Behaviour of zirconium, niobium, yttrium and the rare earth elements in the Thor Lake rare-metal deposit, Northwest Territories, Canada. The solubility of gold in H 2 O-H 2 S vapour at elevated temperature and pressure. Acta, January
Hydrothermal mineral deposits are accumulations of valuable minerals which formed from hot waters circulating in Earth's crust through fractures. They eventually create rich- metallic fluids concentrated in a selected volume of rock, which become supersaturated and then precipitate ore minerals. In some occurrences, minerals can be extracted at a profit by mining. Discovery of mineral deposits consumes considerable time and resources and only about one in every one thousand prospects explored by companies are eventually developed into a mine. Each hydrothermal mineral deposit has different distinct structures, ages, sizes, grades, geological formation, characteristics and, most importantly, value.
It is difficult to avoid including magmatic ore systems in these discussions, because they and hydrothermal mineral deposits within the same.
It seems that you're in Germany. We have a dedicated site for Germany. Hydrothermal processes on Earth have played an important role in the evolution of our planet.
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