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TitlePreliminary 3D geomodelling and simulation of coupled fluid flow and compressional deformation in the Athabasca Basin
LicencePlease note the adoption of the Open Government Licence - Canada supersedes any previous licences.
AuthorLi, ZORCID logo; Chi, G; Bethune, K M; Bosman, S; Card, C
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Open File 7612, 2014, 1 sheet, Open Access logo Open Access
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentopen file
Mediaon-line; digital
File formatpdf
AreaKey Lake; McArthur River
Lat/Long WENS-106.0000 -104.0000 58.0000 57.0000
Subjectseconomic geology; uranium; uranium deposits; mineralization; mineral deposits; models; modelling; depositional models; deformation; fluid flow; unconformities; unconformity-type deposit; structural features; faults; Athabasca Basin; Phoenix Deposit; Millennium Deposit; Precambrian
Illustrationslocation maps; rose diagrams; block diagrams; plots
ProgramTargeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI-4) Uranium Ore Systems
Released2014 05 12
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
The Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI-4) is a collaborative federal geoscience program that provides industry with the next generation of geoscience knowledge and innovative techniques to better detect buried mineral deposits, thereby reducing some of the risks of exploration. This poster presentation summarizes ongoing fluid-flow modelling of the southeastern portion of the Athabasca basin. The fluid-flow modelling incorporates knowledge gained from the recent 3D model of this district (Li et al., 2013; GSC OF7426) to examine the role of faults in focusing uranium-bearing fluids to the ore deposit sites.

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