Occurrence of hydrothermal Phosphate Minerals in the Gold Mineralized Zones at Hutti Gold Deposit, Karnataka, South India

D.S. Sarma, Janet Muhling, M.R. Mohan, N. Mcnaughton

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Abstract

We report here, for the first time, the occurrence of hydrothermal monazite and xenotime in alteration haloes associated with the gold-mineralized zones of the Hutti Gold Deposit in Karnataka, India. These minerals were identified by systematic scanning of polished thin sections in an SEM using backscattered electron and energy dispersive X-ray detectors. Most of the grains are very small (
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)223-228
JournalJournal of the Geological Society of India
Volume71
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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