boddington greenstone belt

boddington greenstone belt

PENNY WEST GOLD DEPOSIT, YOUANMI, WA

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2009-1-14 · Sandstone greenstone belt, which is classifi ed as the northern extension of the Southern Cross Province of the Archaean Yilgran Craton (Hughes, 1990). Locally referred to as the Youanmi Greenstone Belt, the belt comprises predominantly metamorphosed tholeiitic basalts and intrusives, with minor banded iron formation, porphyries and felsic,

Geophysical exploration at the Comet Gold Mine, Western ...

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The Boddington gold mine is hosted in Archean volcanic, volcaniclastic, and shallow-level intrusive rocks that form the northern part of the Saddleback greenstone belt, a fault-bounded sliver of ...

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2021-10-19 · The South Boddington Project is located within the Saddleback Greenstone Belt and along strike to Newmont Goldcorp''s giant Boddington Gold Mine. The Project comprises two exploration licences (under application), which are interpreted to host …

Geological map of the southwestern Yilgarn Craton. CMB ...

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The terrane comprises deformed granitoids, felsic gneisses, several greenstone belt remnants and the eastern apart of the Jimperding metamorphic belt, all metamorphosed under low-pressure ...

Chapter 13: Boddington: An Enigmatic Giant Archean Gold ...

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2020-1-1 · Boddington is a giant, enigmatic, and atypical Archean Au-Cu deposit hosted in a small, remnant greenstone belt within granite-gneiss and migmatite of the Southwest terrane of the Yilgarn craton, Western Australia. Primary Au and Cu (and Mo) mineralization consists of a network of thin fractures and veins, controlled by shear zones, and ...

South Boddington Project

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2021-11-19 · South Boddington Project. The South Boddington Project is located within the Saddleback Greenstone Belt, along strike from Newmont Goldcorp''s giant Boddington Gold Mine. South Boddington comprises two exploration licences (under application) (E70/4225 and E70/4590), which are interpreted to host similar stratigraphy to the Boddington Gold Mine.

Boddington Gold Mine (BGM), Western Australia (WA)

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2021-10-27 · Boddington Gold Mine (BGM) is located about 130km south-east of Perth in Western Australia. Boddington Gold Mine (BGM) produced 741,000oz of gold and 69Mlb of copper in 2011. Image courtesy of Calistemon. The ore is initially produced by …

Saddlebackite Mineral Data

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In a lateritic orebody in a greenstone belt. IMA Status: Approved IMA 1994 (Dana # Added) Locality: Boddington, near Mount Saddleback approximately 100 km SE of Perth, Western Australia. Link to MinDat Location Data. Name Origin: Named after the Archean-aged Saddleback greenstone belt which hosts the deposit. Name Pronunciation:

A drainage sediment geochemical orientation study at ...

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1995-5-1 · 2. Geology and mineralisation The Archaean Saddleback greenstone belt comprises mafic, intermediate and felsic volcanic rock units and metasediments ( et al., 1990). The belt is only 6 kilometres wide in the vicinity of Boddington, and is flanked by a granitic terrane of adamellite, migmatite 0375-6742/95/$09.50 1995 El.sevier Science B.V.

Visitors | Boddington WA

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Newmont Boddington Gold mine site is located within the Saddleback greenstone belt in Western Australia. A large gold and copper mine, the site is located 16 km from the rural farming town of Boddington and 120 km from Western Australia''s capital city, Perth. Boddington was a three-way joint venture between Newmont, AngloGold Ashanti and Newcrest.

Mineralogical and Petrogenetic Study of Gold Ore from …

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2015-1-13 · The Boddington gold mine, situated in the Saddleback greenstone belt, Yilgarn Craton, W.A., is a geologically complex and highly varied deposit. A variety of genetic models have been invoked in the past to explain the genesis of the

Terrane accretion in the southwestern Yilgarn Craton ...

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The Boddington Terrane also contains two low-grade greenstone belts, formed between 2650 and 2670 Ma and intruded by 2640 Ma granitoids. The eastern boundary of the Boddington Terrane is marked by a major change in gravity, which also corresponds with a series of shear zones at the surface, a change in structural style and a major change in the ...

Grade Control Review at Boddington Gold Mine, SW …

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The Boddington Gold Mine orebody is a large tonnage, low grade gold deposit located within the Archaean Saddleback greenstone belt within the south-western region of Western Australia. The orebody consists of laterite caprock (30 per cent) and clays (70 per cent) produced by lateritisation of felsic volcanics and intrusives. The caprock comprises gravel, hardcap and B-zone which have a ...

Assessment of Mineral and Hydrocarbon Resources in …

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2019-9-23 · The Boddington mine in the Saddleback Greenstone Belt is the second largest gold producer in Australia. Lateritic gold mineralisation has been mined by openpit methods at the Boddington mine by Worsley Alumina and the BGM group of companies since 1987, and at the adjacent Hedges mine by Hedges Gold Pty Ltd since 1988.

Timing relationships and structural controls on the ...

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The Boddington gold mine is hosted in Archean volcanic, volcaniclastic, and shallow-level intrusive rocks that form the northern part of the Saddleback greenstone belt, a fault-bounded sliver of greenstones located in the southwestern corner of the Yilgarn craton, Western Australia.

Boddington Gold Mine

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Boddington Gold Mine Project description Boddingtion is one of Australia''s largest producing gold mines and located within the Saddleback Greenstone Belt (SGB), an Archaen structure in the southwestern Yilgarn Craton.

PorterGeo Database

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The Boddington gold-copper deposit is one of the largest gold producers in Australia. It is located 13 km WNW of the township of Boddington, and 95 km SE of Perth in Western Australia (#Location: 32° 44'' 50"S, 116° 54'' 19"E). The deposit lies within the northern half of the small Saddleback greenstone belt in the South West Terrane of the ...

Major Mines & Projects | Boddington Mine

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The operation consists of two open pits in the Saddleback Greenstone Belt, a fault bounded sliver of Archaen volcanic and shallow level intrusive rocks surrounded by granite and gneissic rocks. The main zone of gold mineralisation occurs over a strike length of more than five kilometres and a width of approximately one kilometre.

Verification of Trajec3D for use in rockfall analysis at ...

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Boddington is located within the Saddleback Greenstone Belt, a northwest trending fault approximately 45 km long and 7 km wide. The belt is steeply dipping and has been intruded by quartz diorite and post mineralisation dolerite dykes. The Boddington deposit occurs as clinozoisite-biotite-sulphide veins/fractures/clots and late

A journey of wall control improvement at Boddington Gold

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Boddington is located within the Saddleback Greenstone Belt, a northwest trending fault approximately 45 km long and 7 km wide. The belt is steeply dipping and has been intruded by quartz diorite and post mineralisation dolerite dykes. Lithology at Boddington comprises two main rock types, andesite and diorite, intruded by sub-vertical dolerite

BODDINGTON GOLD DEPOSIT, WESTERN AUSTRALIA

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2009-1-14 · long by 500 m wide in the Saddleback Greenstone Belt (Davy, 1979). In 1980, Reynolds Mines Pty Ltd commenced Au exploration of this area, which had previously been explored for bauxite, by sampling lat-erite. Promising areas were followed up by reassaying bauxite drill samples and led to the discovery of the Boddington Au deposit.

Gold Mining

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The Boddington gold mine south of Perth, which is also hosted by a relatively small fault-bounded Northwest trending greenstone belt, that produces about 800koz ounces of gold annually. Boddington is the largest gold operation in Australia. Provident Mining Pty Ltd are planning on exploring the Peterwangy Hill region for gold mineralization.

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2017-2-1 · greenstone belt with known Cu - Au mineralisation which Cullen considers is prospective for gold and base metals mineralisation in Volcanic Hosted Massive Sulphide-type (VMS), orogenic gold and Boddington-type gold deposits - Figure 4. The targeted geochemical anomaly in laterite at Wongan Hills has a significant multi-element

Report 65: Mineral occurrences and exploration potential ...

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2018-10-24 · Primary gold mineralization at Boddington occurs in felsic rocks of the Archaean Saddleback greenstone belt. Lateritic and saprolitic gold has formed over and proximal to the primary deposit. There is potential for further primary and lateritic gold deposits in the Saddleback and Morangup greenstone belts, and also in slices

Visitors | Boddington WA

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Newmont''s Boddington Gold mine is located within the Saddleback greenstone belt in Western Australia. A large gold and copper mine, Boddington is located 16 km from the rural farming town of Boddington and 120 km from Western Australia''s capital city, Perth. Boddington was a three-way joint venture between Newmont, AngloGold Ashanti and ...

Precambrian greenstone-granite terrains | SpringerLink

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2010-7-7 · Abstract. "Greenstone belt" (Condie, 1981) is the popular, although quite inaccurate term for relatively lowgrade metamorphosed volcanic-sedimentary successions of mostly Early Precambrian age, exposed in the old cratons, shields and blocks. "Schist belt" is used as a synonym, or a name for predominantly meta-sediments dominated ...

Category:Boddington Gold Mine

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2021-10-17 · Saddleback Greenstone Belt: Location: Western Australia, Shire of Boddington, Australia: Owned by: Newmont Mining Corporation; Operator: Newmont Mining Corporation; 32° 44′ 16.08″ S, 116° 21′ 36″ E: Authority control

Major Mines & Projects | Worsley Alumina (Boddington ...

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The northerly trending greenstone belt is approximately 43 km long and 5 - 12 km wide, and consists of sequences of mafic to felsic volcanics, pyroclastics, and sediments that have undergone greenschist facies metamorphism. ... The majority of the open pits at Boddington Bauxite Mine are shallow to very shallow, typically less than 10 to 15 m ...

Geology and geochronology of the Saddleback …

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2018-6-5 · The Saddleback Greenstone Belt contrasts with the rest of the Western Gneiss Terrain, which is composed mainly of linear, high grade, polyphase metamorphic belts enclosed by complex migmatite and intruded by late‐stage granitoids.

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