Some geologic and economic guidelines for gold exploration in the Superior Province, Canada by Carlos Horacio Bertoni

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  • Gold mines and mining -- Ontario.,
  • Gold ores -- Ontario.,
  • Gold mines and mining -- Québec (Province),
  • Gold ores -- Québec (Province)

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Statementby Carlos Horacio Bertoni.
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Number of Pages140
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5, p. Recent geophysical studies suggest that the Superior Province grew from the centre outwards, with terranes accreting on the northern and southern margins of the North Caribou Terrane, which forms the core of the Superior Province (Lin et al., ; Percival et al., a, b).

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Preliminary investigations of the Fe-Ti-V-P mineralization associated with the Thunderbird and Butler gabbroic intrusions within the McFaulds greenstone belt, Superior Province, Northern Ontario, Canada. Institute on Lake Superior Geology Proceedings, 59th Annual Meeting, Houghton, Michigan, Part 1 - Proceedings and Abstracts, v.

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Edited by W.D. Goodfellow. Geological Association of Canada, Mineral Deposits Division, Special Publication 5, pp. – McNicoll V, Dubé B, Castonguay S, Oswald W, Biczok J, Mercier-Langevin P, et al. The world-class Musselwhite BIF-hosted gold deposit, Superior Province, Canada: New high-precision U–Pb geochronology and implications for the geological setting of the deposit and gold exploration.

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These recommendations are the product of the Ministry’s dedicated and knowledgeable staff located across the province. MINERAL EXPLORATION BEST PRACTICES GUIDELINES JUNE 3. Qualified Person All exploration work from which public reporting will ensue must be designed and carried out under the supervision of a Qualified Person (“QP”).

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Stott, Alain D. Leclair, M. Tim Corkery, and Michel Boily; y and tectonic evolution of the Slave Province, Canada-a post-lithoprobe perspective / Herbert H. Helmstaedt and Sally J. Pehrsson; 8.

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