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Ore formation

Geochemical processes resulting in concentration of useful chemical elements and compounds, in earth materials. Typically refers to metal ores.
This category is also used for metallogeny.
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Climax-type porphyry molybdenum deposits

Descriptive mineral deposit model, with locations of known deposits of this type and a few site characteristics.

Geochronology and geology of late Oligocene through Miocene volcanism and mineralization in the western San Juan mountains, Colorado

New age determinations with descriptions of sample locations and analytical details.

Giant porphyry-related metal camps of the world

Database of large-tonnage, generally low-grade, hydrothermal deposits related to igneous intrusions emplaced at high crustal levels. Includes tri-partite classification based on deposit type, metal commodities, and source/host pluton chemistry.

Low-fluorine stockwork molybdenite deposits

Descriptive mineral deposit model, with locations of known deposits of this type and a few site characteristics.

Mineral resource data for Mississippi Valley-Type and clastic-dominated sediment-hosted lead-zinc deposits

Map interface and data download of Sed Zn-Pb data including KML and GIS data formats

Porphyry copper deposits of the world

Information on porphyry copper deposits from around the world with grade and tonnage models, a general classification based on geologic setting, mineralogy, with data allowing locations of these deposits to be plotted using GIS.

Porphyry copper deposits of the world: database, map, and grade and tonnage models

A compilation of worldwide mineral deposits of this type. This older version was revised and updated in OFR-2008-1155.

Porphyry copper deposits of the world: database, maps, and preliminary analysis

A compilation of worldwide mineral deposits of this type. This older version was revised and updated in OFR-2008-1155.

Porphyry copper deposits of the world; database and grade and tonnage models, 2008

Revised and updated information about mineral deposit models for porphyry copper deposits to facilitate assessment of undiscovered resources

Sediment-hosted zinc-lead deposits of the world

Map interface and data download of Sed Zn-Pb data including KML and GIS data formats

Volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits of the world

Map interface and data download of VMS data including KML and GIS data formats

Volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits of the world; database and grade and tonnage models

Information on VMS deposits from around the world with new grade and tonnage models for three subtypes of VMS deposits and data allowing locations of all deposits to be plotted using GIS.