3D modeling tools jointly applied on Gerakario (Greece) and Kadiica (FYROM) porphyry copper mineralisations

Christidis, Christos and Serafimovski, Todor and Arvanitidis, Nikos and Michael, C. (2014) 3D modeling tools jointly applied on Gerakario (Greece) and Kadiica (FYROM) porphyry copper mineralisations. Proceedings of the XX Congress of Carpathian Balkan Geological Association, Special Issue, 1 (1). pp. 355-358. ISSN 0254-5276; 2306-9600

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Abstract

The geotectonic setting of Serbo-Macedonian Zone(SMZ) facilitates the formation of porphyry copper mineralisations. This zone hosts many known deposits having been discovered and located in the areas of Pontokerasia, Vathi, Skouries, Gerakario and Fissoka in Greece, and Buchim, Ilovitza and Osogovo in FYROM. The SMZ metallogenetic belt consists of strongly deformed metamorphic rocksof Palaeozoic age superimposed by Tertiary magmatic activity.The 3D modeling tools are frequently used to make cost- och time-efficient tools in mineral exploration, to visualize, correlate and interpret geological data. This paper aims at presenting a comparative evaluation of the porphyry copper mineralisations of AgiosPavlos (Gerakarioarea) and Kadiica (Bukovik-Kadiica area) based on 3D modeling tools of respective geological settings, deformation structures and geochemical distributions, in terms of better understanding related ore-genetic processes and exploration potential.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Natural sciences > Earth and related environmental sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Natural and Technical Sciences
Depositing User: Goran Tasev
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2014 08:11
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2014 08:11
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/11062

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