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Nature Geoscience volume 4, pages 7374 (2011) | Download Citation

How the giant sediment-hosted gold deposits of Nevada were formed is disputed. A model linking regional tectonics with magma emplacement and fluid generation at depth suggests that these deposits result from an optimal coincidence of processes.

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  1. Jeremy P. Richards is at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E3, Canada. Jeremy.Richards@ualberta.ca

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