Descriptive Model of Au-Ag-Te Veins

Dennis P. Cox, William C. Bagby, USGS

This USGS document provides a summary of characteristics of gold-silver-tellurium vein deposits. The data includes the geological environment of the deposits such as rock types, textures, age ranges, depositional environment, tectonic setting, and associated deposit types. The deposit description includes information about mineralogy, texture/structure, alteration, ore controls, and weathering. Also included is a list of examples where these vein deposits are found.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology, Environmental Science:Mineral Resources, Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Topics: Energy/Material cycles, Solid Earth
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Minerals, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Biogeoscience