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TitleOrogenic comparison of structurally controlled gold systems of the Abitibi Greenstone Belt and central Newfoundland Appalachians: implications for Newfoundland gold potential and recurring tectonic drivers of gold mineralization
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AuthorHonsberger, I; Bleeker, W
SourceTargeted Geoscience Initiative: 2017 report of activities, volume 2; by Rogers, N (ed.); Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 8373, 2018 p. 65-70, (Open Access)
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentopen file
Mediaon-line; digital
RelatedThis publication is contained in Rogers, N; (2018). Targeted Geoscience Initiative: 2017 report of activities, volume 2, Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 8373
File formatpdf
ProvinceNewfoundland and Labrador; Quebec; Ontario
NTS1; 2; 11I; 11O; 11P; 12A; 12B; 12G; 12H; 12I; 12P/01; 12P/02; 12P/03; 12P/07; 12P/08; 12P/09; 32D; 42A/01; 42A/02; 42A/07; 42A/08; 42A/09; 42A/10; 42A/15; 42A/16
AreaNewfoundland; Kirkland Lake; Rouyn-Noranda; Matheson; Cadillac
Lat/Long WENS -60.0000 -52.0000 51.7500 46.0000
Lat/Long WENS -82.0000 -78.0000 49.0000 48.0000
Subjectseconomic geology; tectonics; structural geology; stratigraphy; mineral deposits; mineral exploration; mineral potential; mineral exploration; gold; ore mineral genesis; mineralization; ore controls; structural controls; models; tectonic setting; orogenies; sedimentary basins; clastics; basin evolution; magmatism; terranes; metamorphism; deformation; crustal studies; crustal structure; crustal evolution; lithosphere; bedrock geology; structural features; fault zones; faults; shear zones; lithology; Archean; Appalachians; Humber Zone; Notre Dame Subzone; Exploits Subzone; Dunnage Zone; Gander Zone; Avalon Zone; Meguma Zone; Gander River Ultrabasic Belt; Abitibi Greenstone Belt; Baie Verte-Brompton Line; Red Indian Line; Dog Bay Line; Victoria Lake Shear Zone; ore systems approach; orogenic gold deposits; Phanerozoic; Paleozoic; Carboniferous; Devonian; Silurian; Ordovician; Cambrian; Precambrian; Proterozoic
Illustrationsgeoscientific sketch maps
ProgramTargeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI-5), Knowledge Management Coordination
ProgramTargeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI-5), Gold systems
Released2018 03 01
AbstractThe Abitibi greenstone belt and the emerging Paleozoic gold district across the central Newfoundland Appalachians both extend over similarly sized areas and are characterized by crustal-scale faults associated with remnants of synorogenic clastic basins. The aim of this study to investigate whether the orogenic model for structurally controlled Archean lode gold deposits developed for the Abitibi belt is applicable to Newfoundland and, by extension, other regions. Although the Abitibi belt has a substantially greater gold endowment than the Newfoundland belt, this research is focused on a compare and contrast exercise with respect to lithology, stratigraphy, structure, magmatism and tectonic setting. Identifying similarities between Archean and Paleozoic gold districts may identify recurring orogenic processes and key ingredients that are fundamental to the development of structurally controlled gold systems.