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boddington greenstone belt

boddington greenstone belt

PorterGeo Database - Ore Deposit Description

The Boddington Au-Cu mine and Saddleback greenstone belt are located within the Archaean South West terrane, which covers an area of ~100 000 km 2, and was amalgamated with the adjacent Youanmi terrane at ~2.65 Ga (Cassidy et al., 2006).

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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.

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

Geology and reserves at the Boddington Gold mine The BGM is located within the Saddleback greenstone belt (SGB), a fault-bounded sliver of Archaean volcanic and shallow level intrusive rocks, surrounded by granitic and gneissic rocks.

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Visitors | Boddington WA

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 Newcrest.

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BODDINGTON GOLD DEPOSIT, WESTERN AUSTRALIA

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.

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Major Mines & Projects | Boddington Mine

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.

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Boddington Mine, Boddington, Boddington Shire, Western ...

A 1979 survey identified an anomaly in the Saddleback Greenstone Belt. A large open cut operation commenced in 1987, and ceased in 2001, after the known oxide ore resource had been processed. The mine was jointly owned by Normandy Mining, Acacia Resources, and Newcrest Mining. At the time it was the largest gold operation in Australia.

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Newmont Jobs at Boddington - Newmont Corporation

Newmont's Boddington 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 Newcrest.

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A drainage sediment geochemical orientation study at ...

May 01, 1995 · Geology and mineralisation The Archaean Saddleback greenstone belt comprises mafic, intermediate and felsic volcanic rock units and metasediments (Symons 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.

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Inminco – Innovation from the ground

Inminco mine is located within the greenstone belt in North South Wales 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 Inminco Mining, ingloGold Wshanti and Newcrest.

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newmont boddington mine ;or

Newmont's Boddington 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 Newcrest. More

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

Dec 30, 2014 · Newmont and Anglo had focused their exploration activities on the poorly explored areas of the greenstone belt outside the already identified Boddington Expansion resource. The exploration strategy was to identify the resource potential of the remainder of the greenstone belt, with the emphasis on high-grade lode-type deposits.

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boddington gold mine geology

2015-1-13 The Boddington copper-gold mine, located within the northern part of the Archaean Saddleback greenstone belt, Southwest Yilgarn Block, W.A. commenced production in July 2009 and is set to be Australia‟s largest gold mine, with gold reserves in excess of 26 Moz and capacity for an annual production of 35 million tonnes of ore.

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Visitors | Boddington WA

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.

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

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 ...

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A journey of wall control improvement at Boddington Gold

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

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Mineralogical and Petrogenetic Study of Gold Ore from the ...

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

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A drainage sediment geochemical orientation study at ...

May 01, 1995 · 2. Geology and mineralisation The Archaean Saddleback greenstone belt comprises mafic, intermediate and felsic volcanic rock units and metasediments (Symons 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.

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BMG steps up high-grade WA gold pursuit

Dec 03, 2021 · The project sits along strike from Newmont Mining’s revered Boddington gold mine where an extraordinary 40 million ounces of the precious yellow metal have been defined. BMG’s landholdings lie within the Saddleback greenstone belt that also hosts Newmont’s monster deposit.

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Gold Discovered at Jackson 3

Jul 29, 2011 · Boddington South project area that surrounds the Katanning Gold Discovery. Russell is exceptionally qualified for this role with over 30 years’ experience within the mining industry that includes experience within the Boddington greenstone belt and the greater southwest Yilgarn in addition to gold provinces across North and South America, Africa.

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Largest Gold Mines in Australia – June Quarter 2020 ...

Oct 16, 2020 · Newmont’s Boddington 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 Newcrest.

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Adelaide Research & Scholarship: Mineralogical and ...

Mineralogical and petrogenetic study of gold ore from the Boddington Gold Deposit, W.A. Author: Kalleske, N. L. Issue Date: 2010: School/Discipline: School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Geology & Geophysics: Abstract: Dissertation Note: Thesis (B.Sc.(Hons)) -- University of Adelaide, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 2010: Where:

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Report 65: Mineral occurrences and exploration potential ...

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

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News Gold Mining In The World

Boddington mine produces gold and copper concentrate. Newmont’s Boddington 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.

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

Jan 01, 2020 · 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 ...

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newmont boddington mine ;or

Newmont's Boddington 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 Newcrest. More

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Boddington Gold Mine | BG&E

Owned by mining leader, Newmont, the Boddington Gold Mine is Australia’s largest open cut gold mine (it also produces copper) and is located in the Saddleback greenstone belt region, in Western Australia. The annual gold production is 703,000 attributable ounces and their annual copper production is 35,000 attributable tonnes.

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Boddington Gold Mine - Mageba

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.

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Visitors | Boddington WA

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.

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boddington gold mine geology

2015-1-13 The Boddington copper-gold mine, located within the northern part of the Archaean Saddleback greenstone belt, Southwest Yilgarn Block, W.A. commenced production in July 2009 and is set to be Australia‟s largest gold mine, with gold reserves in excess of 26 Moz and capacity for an annual production of 35 million tonnes of ore.

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A journey of wall control improvement at Boddington Gold

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

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Timing relationships and structural controls on the ...

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.

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Report 65: Mineral occurrences and exploration potential ...

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

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Geochemical patterns in the laterite profile at the ...

Nov 01, 1986 · The Boddington gold deposit occurs within the Archaean Saddleback green- stone belt, which is centred at 32 50'S and 116 57' E, approximately 150 km south-southeast of Perth, Western Australia (Fig. 1 ). The greenstone belt is about 45 km long and 5-12 km in width.

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Boddington Gold Mine ~ Mining Engineering Science

Apr 30, 2015 · The contents of this article is a collection of science Mining Engineering, which aims to share insights with the activists and searchers of the world of mine science both students and the general public.

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April 2015 ~ Mining Geology

Apr 30, 2015 · 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.

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

The Boddington gold mine is hosted in Archean volcanic, volcaniclastic, and shallow-level intrusive rocks that form the northern part of the Saddleback

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The History of the Abitibi Gold Belt

Sep 13, 2021 · The Abitibi: Canada’s Golden Powerhouse. At the heart of Canada lies a greenstone belt that has provided the nation with more than 90% of its gold production. With more than 100 years of gold discovery in the Abitibi region located between Québec and Ontario, this area was the kiln that helped forge the Canadian mining industry.

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