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Ian Pringle The Rumen Model - A new mineral deposit type for cobalt mineralisation near Broken Hill and comments on the formation of other cobalt deposits

Thursday, 22nd March, Rugby Club, 5.30 p.m. for 6.00 p.m.

In the talk Ian ................ Outlined recent exploration of Paleoproterozoic cobaltiferous pyritic deposits near Broken Hill. Suggested modern analogues. Commented on the formation of Proterozoic sedimentary basin deposits. Discussed an end-member syngenetic model for these deposits. Commented on the formation of other cobalt deposit types including; laterite Ni/Co, African Copperbelt Cu/Co and Mn/Co sea floor nodules and crusts. And finished, to loud applause from a full house, with some interesting trends in recent Co use. Cobalt Deposits near Broken Hill - The Rumen Model - A new mineral deposit type. A Top Talk! Here's the Powerpoint as a 14MB .pdf