Geological environments and metal endowments found in Back-arc basin basement domains

Geological environment: Spreading ridge
Primary metal endowments: Cu-Zn-Pb ±Au-Ag-Ba VMS
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doi: 10.3133/sir20105070C
Geological environment: Supracrustal basin
Primary metal endowments: Cu ± Pb-Zn sedex
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