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Nature Geoscience volume 3, pages 456457 (2010) | Download Citation

Direct evidence for the role of volatiles in magmatic ore formation has been elusive. Magma degassing at Merapi volcano in Indonesia is found to be directly linked to the selective leaching of metals from sulphide melts that ultimately form ore deposits.

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  1. Bruno Scaillet is at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique-Institut National des Sciences de l'Univers, Université d'Orléans, Université François Rabelais de Tours, Institut des Sciences de la Terre Orléans, Orléans 45071, France.  bscaille@cnrs-orleans.fr

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