Mineral deposits and earth evolution / edited by I. McDonald ...[et al.].
- London : Geological Society, 2005.
- Geological Society special publication; no. 248.
Geological Society special publication ; no. 248
1 online resource (ix, 269 p.) : illustrations (some col.), maps.
Geology -- Research.
Geology -- Periodicity.
- Deposits formed throughout the last 3.8 billion years of the Earth's history preserve key evidence with which to test fundamental questions about the evolution of the Earth. The interlinking processes that form mineral deposits have always sat at the heart of the Earth system and the potential for using deposits as tools to understand that evolving system over geological time is increasingly recognized. This volume contains research aimed both at understanding the origins of mineral deposits and at using mineral deposits as tools to explore different long-term Earth processes.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
- McDonald, I. (Iain)
Geological Society of London.
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- Print version :
- 9781862394964 (ebook) :
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- Restricted for use by site license.
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