Deposits Types

The objective of this section is to define and summarize in a brief manner the essential characteristics of some ore deposits. These summaries reflect the current general understanding of mineral deposits. The deposit description outlines the main geological characteristics such as geological setting, age, host rocks and associated rocks, form and distribution of mineralization, mineralogy, and alteration. Furthermore, genetic models and charts are also summarized.


Vein and Greisen Sn-W Deposits

Rare Element Pegmatites


VMS Deposits

Epithermal Precious Metal Deposits