Metallogenesis and Crustal Theory

The problems of metallogenesis are largely related to those concerning the origin of igneous rocks, which, in turn, are involved with the question of crustal mechanics. Many ore-bodies are genetically related to associated intrusives and there is an equally close association apparent between igneous intrusion and crustal deformation. The problem of ore-deposition is concerned, therefore, with the fundamental problems of geology.
Keywords: Batholith, igneous, intrusion, isostasy, lopolith, magma, Intrusions, Magma, Ore, Ores, Process, Processes, Rock, Rocks
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