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Economic geology: Gold buried by oxygen

Abstract : he Witwatersrand Basin in South Africa contains extraordinary amounts of gold. Thermodynamic calculations suggest that the gold may have accumulated there in response to a perfect storm of conditions available only during the Archaean.
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Fabrice Gaillard, Yoann Copard. Economic geology: Gold buried by oxygen. Nature Geoscience, Nature Publishing Group, 2015, 8 (3), pp.170-171. ⟨10.1038/ngeo2347⟩. ⟨insu-01119013⟩

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