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Volatile migration in magmas and ore deposits


Investigation of the relationship between a degassing magma and formation of ore deposits in a plutonic setting has been carried out on the Capitan pluton in New Mexico. The large amount of exposure in the Capitan pluton allows investigation of the processes of volatile migration between the pluton and related U-Th-REE mineralization. For more information about the Capitan pluton, particularly on fluid inclusions in the mineralized areas, see Andy Campbell's home page reference list.

 REFERENCES:

CAMPBELL, A.R., HEIZLER, M.T., and DUNBAR, N.W., 1994. 40Ar/39Ar dating of fluid inclusions in quartz from the Capitan Pluton, New Mexico. P.A.C.R.O.F.I., 5, 11.ABSTRACT

CAMPBELL, A. R., M. T. HEIZLER, and N. W. DUNBAR, 1996, 40Ar/39Ar dating of fluid inclusions in quartz from the Capitan Pluton, New Mexico: New Mexico Geology, v. 18, p. 43.

CAMPBELL, A.R., LUNDBERG, S.A..W., DUNBAR, N.W., 1999. Solid inclusions of halite in quartz: Evidence for the halite trend. Chemical Geology, in press.

CAMPBELL, A. R., S. A. WILSON, and N. W. DUNBAR, 1998, Solid inclusions of halite in quartz: evidence for the halite trend.: PACROFI VII,Program and Abstracts, p. 21.

 DUNBAR, N.W., CAMPBELL, A.R., and CANDELA, P.A., 1995. Physical, chemical and mineralogical evidence for magmatic fluid migration within the Capitan pluton, southeastern New Mexico. Geol. Soc. Am. Bull., 108, 318-333. ABSTRACT
 
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