Geology and geochemistry of the Almanor and Glidden barite deposits, northern California
AuthorWigglesworth, John Bradley
Geological Sciences & Engineering
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The Almanor and Glidden bedded barite deposits are at the northern end of a 700 km long "California barite belt", and are associated with siliceous sediments and volcanic arc derived rocks of Devonian (?) and middle Devonian age respectively. Regional geologic relations allow correlation of these deposits with similar deposits of north central Nevada. Geochemical evidence suggests a hydrothermal source for the barium. Cyclic stratigraphic variations in the strontium content of barite from the Glidden deposit may be the result of cyclic temporal variations in the physico-chemical environment of mineralization.
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SubjectAlmanor bedded barite deposits
Glidden bedded barite deposits
California barite belt
volcanic arc derived rocks
regional geochemical relations
cyclic stratigraphic variations
strontium content of barite
cyclic temporal variations
physico-chemical environment of mineralization
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