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Author Topic: Visible Gold from Archean Greenstone Belt  (Read 732 times)

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Offline Shield-Geo

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Visible Gold from Archean Greenstone Belt
« on: April 05, 2018, 11:47:19 AM »
Last summer a friend of mine asked me to help out with his claim in Northern Manitoba.  It was a nice area to work in, a really textbook Archean auriferous greenstone belt.   

This nugget was about 2mm length wise.
https://i.imgur.com/RDjtihL.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/iYAM8uC.jpg
Found in this location, the previous claim holder took the channel cuts.
https://i.imgur.com/tLXes4U.jpg

Highly deformed large quartz vein in greenstone.
https://i.imgur.com/E4mcKYM.jpg

Potassic-chlorite-carbonate alteration
https://i.imgur.com/xskWP8N.jpg

Large alteration zone, once again the previous claim holder took the channel cuts. They did a lot of work on the claim, sold it then the buyer let the claim lapse.
https://i.imgur.com/t8GFZW1.jpg

And just for fun here is an extremely colourful common garter snake we came across.
https://i.imgur.com/zs0jpYW.jpg

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Re: Visible Gold from Archean Greenstone Belt
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2018, 02:29:08 AM »
Thanks for the link, it helped me a lot. It's very useful to me.

Offline BillOfRights

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Re: Visible Gold from Archean Greenstone Belt
« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2018, 12:13:50 PM »
Beautiful formation, Thanks for sharing!

 


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