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13.3 – Stable Isotope Geochemistry of Mineral Deposits

January 1, 2014

In this chapter, the intent is to summarize the results of traditional stable isotope studies (mainly H, B, O, C, and S) that have greatly contributed to the understanding of ore-forming processes over the last 60 years and to provide an up-to-date assessment of the application of new nontraditional isotope systems (Fe, Cu, Zn, Se, Mo, Hg, and Tl).

Citation Information

Publication Year 2014
Title 13.3 – Stable Isotope Geochemistry of Mineral Deposits
DOI 10.1016/B978-0-08-095975-7.01103-7
Authors W.C. Pat Shanks
Publication Type Book Chapter
Publication Subtype Book Chapter
Index ID 70188807
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Central Mineral and Environmental Resources Science Center