Polymetallic auriferous vein mineralization near Loch Tay, Perthshire, Scotland

Claire Corkhill, Robert A F Ixer, John S. Mason, Duncan Irving, Richard A D Pattrick

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    Abstract

    Vein mineralization hosted by NW-trending joints at Tombuie near Loch Tay, Central Grampians contains base metal sulphides with Au, Bi, Ag and Te bearing phases associated with relatively late stage galena-dominated mineralization. Minerals present include mercurian electrum, tetradymite, altaite, rucklidegeite, hessite and argentian tetrahedrite. The mineralization is similar to that at Calliachar-Urlar and other mineralized localities in the region that form a small metallogenic province partially defined by a Bi stream sediment anomaly. © 2010 Scottish Journal of Geology.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)23-30
    Number of pages7
    JournalScottish Journal of Geology
    Volume46
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - May 2010

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