VMS Deposits in Central Arizona
October 2004 by John RothermelVolcanogenic Massive Sulfide (VMS) deposits in the Central Arizona Precambrian volcanic belt occur within a felsic package of volcanic rocks capped by an exhalite unit comprised of cherts, iron formations and siliceous members.
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Years later I returned with a new detector with a smaller coil and detector technology more sensitive to smaller nuggets. I found my first nugget within five minutes. I had a second five minutes after that.
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