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dc.contributor.authorCawood, Peter Anthony
dc.contributor.authorHawkesworth, Chris
dc.contributor.editorJenkin, G. R. T.
dc.contributor.editorLusty, P. A. J.
dc.contributor.editorMcDonald, I.
dc.contributor.editorSmith, M. P.
dc.contributor.editorBoyce, A. J.
dc.contributor.editorWilkinson, J. J.
dc.identifier.citationCawood , P A & Hawkesworth , C 2013 , Temporal relations between mineral deposits and global tectonic cycles . in G R T Jenkin , P A J Lusty , I McDonald , M P Smith , A J Boyce & J J Wilkinson (eds) , Ore Deposits in an Evolving Earth . Geological Society Special Publications , vol. 393 , Geological Society , London .
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dc.identifier.otherScopus: 84921376176
dc.descriptionNatural Environment Research Council (grant NE/J021822/1) supported this research.en
dc.description.abstractMineral deposits are heterogeneously distributed in both space and time, with variations reflecting tectonic setting, evolving environmental conditions, as in the atmosphere and hydrosphere, and secular changes in the Earth’s thermal history. The distribution of deposit types whose settings are tied to plate margin processes (e.g. orogenic gold, volcanic-hosted massive sulphide, Mississippi valley type Pb–Zn deposits) correlates well with the supercontinent cycle, whereas deposits related to intra-cratonic settings and mantle-driven igneous events, such as Ni–Cu–PGE deposits, lack a clear association. The episodic distribution of deposits tied to the supercontinent cycle is accentuated by selective preservation and biasing of rock units and events during supercontinent assembly, a process that encases the deposit within the assembled supercontinent and isolates it from subsequent removal and recycling at plate margins.
dc.publisherGeological Society
dc.relation.ispartofOre Deposits in an Evolving Earthen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesGeological Society Special Publicationsen
dc.rightsCopyright 2013, the authors. This is an open access article published under the terms of the CC-BY 3.0 license.en
dc.subjectMineral depositsen
dc.subjectTectonic cyclesen
dc.subjectSupercontinent cycleen
dc.subjectPlate marginen
dc.titleTemporal relations between mineral deposits and global tectonic cyclesen
dc.typeBook itemen
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dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.Earth and Environmental Sciencesen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.Scottish Oceans Instituteen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.Office of the Principalen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.St Andrews Isotope Geochemistryen

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