Geochemistry and minerology of soils over the Ohui epithermal Au-Ag prospect, Coromandel Penisnsula, New Zealand

Abstract

This study outlines the significance of soil geochemistry as an exploration tool for epithermal deposits, particularly in the geologically complex Hauraki Goldfield. Results herein suggest that Short Wavelength Infrared Spectroscopy(SWIR) analyses of soils is not a useful exploration tool in the Hauraki Goldfield; this may be a more useful application in environments where weathering is less of a contributing factor

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https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/handle/2292/6434

Description
TitleGeochemistry and minerology of soils over the Ohui epithermal Au-Ag prospect, Coromandel Penisnsula, New Zealand
AuthorCarruthers, Scott D
Date2011
Degree LevelMaster of Science
Degree GrantorUniversity of Auckland
FocusGeochemistry; Soils
Keywordsepithermal deposit; analysis; environment; weathering
LocalityCoromandel Peninsula; Whangamata; Ohui; Hauraki Goldfield