Tectonomagmatic evolution and controls on formation of significant miocene porphyry Cu-Au-Mo deposits and the giant Yanacocha Au deposit, northern Peru
Davies, R.C.I, and Williams, P.J. (2003) Tectonomagmatic evolution and controls on formation of significant miocene porphyry Cu-Au-Mo deposits and the giant Yanacocha Au deposit, northern Peru. Applied Earth Science, 112 (2). pp. 200-202.
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[Extract] The Cajamarca region of northern Peru hosts a number of significant Tertiary hydrothermal deposits, including the world class Late Miocene Yanacocha high sulphidation Au deposit and the Early-Mid Miocene Au-rich Minas Conga and Cerro Corona porphyry deposits. Based on structural, geochemical and geochronological data, it is argued that these deposits formed from a combination of tectonic and magmatic processes within an evolving magmatic arc throughout Tertiary times.
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|FoR Codes:||04 EARTH SCIENCES > 0403 Geology > 040307 Ore Deposit Petrology @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||84 MINERAL RESOURCES (excl. Energy Resources) > 8401 Mineral Exploration > 840105 Precious (Noble) Metal Ore Exploration @ 100%|
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