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epithermal  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • Epithermal deposits occur largely in volcano-plutonic arcs associated with subduction zones, with ages similar to those of volcanism. The deposits form at shallow depth, less than 1 km, in the temperature range of 50°-200°C, are hosted mainly by volcanic rocks, and occur mainly as veins.
DESCRIPTION
  • Epithermal deposits occur largely in volcano-plutonic arcs associated with subduction zones, with ages similar to those of volcanism. The deposits form at shallow depth, less than 1 km, in the temperature range of 50°-200°C, are hosted mainly by volcanic rocks, and occur mainly as veins.
IDENTIFIER
  • epithermal
TITLE
  • epithermal
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/MineralDepositGroupValue/epithermal
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EQUIVALENT CONCEPTS
Mineral Deposit Group