jaspilite

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jaspilite

(ˈdʒæspəˌlaɪt)
n
(Geological Science) mineralogy a metamorphic rock that has a high concentration of hematite and that resembles jasper
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The first ore, which was scheduled to be mined on November 5, was exposed on the 2297 access drive as planned, and comprised a highly sulphidized banded iron formation unit against a highly competent and visually distinct hanging wall basalt unit.
Washington, Jan 16 ( ANI ): Researchers have managed for the first time to determine the isotope composition of the rare trace elements Hafnium and Neodymium in 2,700 million year-old seawater by using high purity chemical sediments from Temagami Banded Iron Formation (Canada) as an archive.
The Moussondji Est Licence and the Moussondji Ouest Licence both lie within the Chaillu Massif, a region within the ROC consisting of Archaean granite/gneiss and greenstone belts hosting a number of significant Banded Iron Formation ("BIF") deposits.
It is significantly softer than banded iron formation ores.
Property expanded to over 30,000 hectares with high potential for both banded iron formation gold deposits and massive sulphide copper, zinc, silver and gold deposits;
The drilling programme is aimed at defining an Inferred Resource and testing of strike extensions of the prospective coarse-grained magnetite banded iron formation (BIF).
Their deposit, intersected by Highway 622 southwest of Ignace, is a banded iron formation with the potential for 400 million tons.
Firstly, macro-blades are manufactured primarily from banded iron formation and dolerite, with a demonstrably different reduction technique employed for each lithology.
The Cedar Hill and Russell Mountain deposits exhibit thinly laminated banded iron formation (BIF) hematite with oolitic hematite laminae and red jasperoid.
View to east from 19 31'44"N / 14 00'51"W showing a series of ridges with massive banded iron formation (BIF) forming the resistant dip-slope capping.
5 kilometre part of a 14 kilometre strike body at Malelane, the drilling will be conducted on the location's southern banded iron formation.
6% Fe ("Hematite Resource") and an Indicated and Inferred Magnetite Resource component of 665 million tonnes of Fresh Magnetite Banded Iron Formation ("BIF") at 30.