2003 Seattle Annual Meeting (November 25, 2003)
Session No. 135 Tuesday, November 4, 2003
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Washington State Convention and Trade Center: 607

T12. Advances in Analytical Techniques and New Approaches to the Study of Ore Deposits

Werner Halter and Thomas Pettke, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
135-18:00 AM RECENT ADVANCES IN ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES IN ORE DEPOSITS RESEARCH: BODNAR, Robert J., Department of Geological Sciences, Virginia Tech, 4044 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0420, rjb@vt.edu.
135-28:20 AM VAPOR TRANSPORT OF ORE METALS IN HYDROTHERMAL SYSTEMS: WILLIAMS-JONES, Anthony E.1, MIGDISOV, Artaches A.2, and ARCHIBALD, Sandy M.2, (1) Earth and Planetary Sciences, McGill Univ, 3450 University St, Montreal, QC H3A 2A7, willyj@eps.mcgill.ca, (2) Earth and Planetary Sciences, McGill, 3450 University St, Montreal, QC H3A 2A7
135-38:40 AM EXPERIMENTS USING PRE-FRACTURED QUARTZ TO TRAP VOLATILE PHASES: CAN WE BELIEVE THE DATA?: SIMON, Adam C.1, FRANK, Mark R.2, PETTKE, Thomas3, CANDELA, Philip A.1, HEINRICH, Christoph A.3, PICCOLI, Philip M.1, and GLASCOCK, Michael D.4, (1) Laboratory for Mineral Deposits Research, Department of Geology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, asimon@geol.umd.edu, (2) Carnegie Institute of Washington, 5251 Broad Branch Road, Washington, DC 20015-1305, (3) Isotope Geochemistry and Mineral Resources, Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zentrum NO, CH-8092, Zurich, Switzerland, (4) Research Reactor Center, Univ of Missouri, Research Park, Columbia, MO 65211
135-49:00 AM PLATINUM AND GOLD SOLUBILITY AND PARTITIONING BEHAVIOR IN SYNTHETIC MAGMATIC MELT BRINE MIXTURES: HANLEY, Jacob, Department of Geology, Univ of Toronto, Earth Sciences Centre, 22 Russell Street, Toronto, ON M5S 3B1, Canada, hanley@geology.utoronto.ca, PETTKE, Thomas, Isotope Geochemistry and Mineral Resources, Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zentrum NO, CH-8092, Zurich, Switzerland, MUNGALL, James E., Geology, Univ of Toronto, 22 Russell St, Toronto, ON M5S 3B1, Canada, and HEINRICH, Christoph A., Department of Earth Sciences, Institute for Isotope Geochemistry and Mineral Resources, ETH Zurich, ETH Zentrum NO, Sonneggstr. 5, Zurich, 8092
135-59:15 AM USE OF ION MICROPROBE FOR PROOF OF LIFE IN SEDIMENT-HOSTED ORE DEPOSITS: SAUNDERS, James A., Geology and Geography, Auburn Univ, 210 Petrie Hall, Auburn, AL 36849, saundja@auburn.edu, FAYEK, Mostafa, Oak Ridge National Lab, PO Box 2008, Oak Ridge, TN 37831-2008, LEE, Ming-Kuo, Department of Geology, Auburn Univ, Auburn, AL 36849, and RICIPUTI, Lee, Chemical & Analytical Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Lab, PO Box 2008, Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6365
135-69:30 AM LASER-ABLATION ICP-MS ANALYSIS OF MELT INCLUSIONS: ANALYTICAL APPROACH AND DATA EVALUATION: HALTER, Werner E., PETTKE, Thomas, and HEINRICH, Christoph A., Department of Earth Sciences, Institute for Isotope Geochemistry and Mineral Resources, ETH Zurich, ETH Zentrum NO, Sonneggstr. 5, Zurich, 8092, halter@erdw.ethz.ch
135-79:45 AM THE CHEMICAL EVOLUTION OF MELTS AND FLUIDS ASSOCIATED WITH THE PORPHYRY-TYPE COPPER-GOLD-PGE DEPOSIT AT ELATSITE, BULGARIA: PETTKE, Thomas, KOUZMANOV, Kalin, HALTER, Werner, and HEINRICH, Christoph A., Earth Sciences, Isotope Geochemistry and Mineral Rscs, ETH Zurich, ETH Zentrum NO, Zurich, CH-8092, thomas.pettke@erdw.ethz.ch
135-810:00 AM APPLICATION OF LA-ICP-MS TO SULFIDE MELT INCLUSION ANALYSIS: EXAMPLE FROM BROKEN HILL, AUSTRALIA: SPARKS, Heather A., Geology Department, The Australian National University, ACT, Canberra, 0200, sparky@geology.anu.edu.au and MAVROGENES, John A., Geology Department and Reserch School of Earth Sciences, The Australian National Univ, ACT, Canberra, 0200
 10:15 AM Break
135-910:30 AM COPPER ISOTOPE VARIATIONS IN MAGMATIC AND HYDROTHERMAL ORE DEPOSITS: LARSON, Peter B., RAMOS, Frank C., and MAHER, Kierran, Department of Geology, Washington State Univ, Pullman, WA 99164, plarson@wsu.edu
135-1010:45 AM NATURAL VARIATION OF MERCURY ISOTOPES IN HYDROTHERMAL ORE DEPOSITS DETERMINED BY MULTIPLE COLLECTOR INDUCTIVELY COUPLED PLASMA MASS SPECTROMETRY: SMITH, Christopher N.1, KLAUE, Bjoern1, KESLER, Stephen E.1, BLUM, Joel D.1, and VIKRE, Peter G.2, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, Univ of Michigan, 2534 C.C. Little Building, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1063, cnsmth@umich.edu, (2) U.S. Geol Survey, mail stop 175, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557
135-1111:00 AM A TECHNIQUE FOR DETERMINING SELENIUM ISOTOPE RATIOS IN GEOLOGIC MATERIALS USING A CHG-ICP-DRC-MS, WITH APPLICATIONS TO SE-RICH VOLCANIC-HOSTED MASSIVE SULFIDE DEPOSITS OF THE FINLAYSON LAKE DISTRICT, YUKON: LAYTON-MATTHEWS, Daniel1, LEYBOURNE, Matthew2, PETER, Jan3, and SCOTT, Steven D1, (1) Geology, Univ of Toronto, 22 Russel St, Toronto, ON M5S 3B1, Canada, laytonmatthews@geology.utoronto.ca, (2) Department of Geosciences, Univ of Texas at Dallas, Box 830688, Richardson, TX 75083-0688, (3) Geol Survey of Canada, 601 Booth Street, Ottawa, ON K1A 0E8, Canada
135-1211:15 AM TRACE ELEMENT AND ISOTOPE MICROANALYSES SUPPORT A DEEP ORE FLUID SOURCE AT THE GETCHELL CARLIN-TYPE GOLD DEPOSIT, NORTHERN NEVADA: CLINE, Jean S.1, SHIELDS, David1, RICIPUTI, Lee2, FAYEK, Mostafa3, COPP, Tracy L.4, MUNTEAN, John5, and HOFSTRA, Albert H.6, (1) Department of Geoscience, Univ of Nevada - Las Vegas, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 454010, Las Vegas, NV 89154-4010, jcline@nevada.edu, (2) Chemical & Analytical Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Lab, PO Box 2008, Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6365, (3) Geological Sciences, Univ of Tennessee, 306 Geology Bldg, Knoxville, TN 37996, (4) U.S. Geol Survey, MS-973, Box 25046, Denver, 80225, (5) Placer Dome Exploration, 240 S. Rock Blvd., Suite 117, Reno, NV 89509, (6) U.S. Geol Survey, MS-973, Box 25046, Denver, CO 80225
135-1311:30 AM SOLUBILITY LIMIT OF GOLD IN ARSENIAN PYRITE FROM CARLIN-TYPE AND EPITHERMAL DEPOSITS: EMPA, SIMS, HRTEM AND QUANTUM-MECHANICAL CONSTRAINTS: REICH, Martin1, PALENIK, Christopher S.1, UTSUNOMIYA, Satoshi2, BECKER, Udo1, STIXRUDE, Lars1, KESLER, Stephen E.3, and EWING, Rodney C.1, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, Univ of Michigan, 425 E. University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1063, mreichm@umich.edu, (2) Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, Univ of Michigan, 2958 Cooley Bld, 2355 Bonisteel Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2104, (3) Department of Geological Sciences, Univ of Michigan, 2534 C.C. Little Building, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1063
135-1411:45 AM RESTORATION OF THE EOCENE LANDSCAPE IN THE CARLIN-JERRITT CANYON MINING DISTRICT: CONSTRAINING DEPTH OF MINERALISATION FOR CARLIN-TYPE AU-DEPOSITS USING LOW-TEMPERATURE APATITE THERMOCHRONOLOGY: HICKEY, Kenneth A., Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia, 6339 Stores Rd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, khickey@eos.ubc.ca, DONELICK, Raymond A., Apatite to Zircon, Incorporated, 1075 Matson Rd, Viola, ID 83872-9709, TOSDAL, Richard M., Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Univ of British Columbia, 6339 Stores Rd, Vancouver, BC V6T 4N1, and MCINNES, Brent I.A., CSIRO Exploration and Mining, PO Box 136, North Ryde, NSW 1670

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