Twelve. Economic Deposits at Terrestrial Impact Structures

  1. Gordon R. Osinski2 and
  2. Elisabetta Pierazzo3
  1. Richard A. F. Grieve1,2

Published Online: 25 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118447307.ch12

Impact Cratering: Processes and Products

Impact Cratering: Processes and Products

How to Cite

Grieve, R. A. F. (2012) Economic Deposits at Terrestrial Impact Structures, in Impact Cratering: Processes and Products (eds G. R. Osinski and E. Pierazzo), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118447307.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Departments of Earth Sciences/Physics and Astronomy, Western University, 1151 Richmond Street, London, ON, N6A 5B7, Canada

  2. 3

    Planetary Science Institute, 1700 E. Fort Lowell Road, Suite 106, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Earth Sciences Sector, Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0E8, Canada

  2. 2

    Departments of Earth Sciences/Physics and Astronomy, Western University, 1151 Richmond Street, London, ON, N6A 5B7, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 OCT 2012
  2. Published Print: 30 NOV 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405198295

Online ISBN: 9781118447307

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Keywords:

  • economic deposits at terrestrial impact, world class to localized;
  • progenetic deposit remobilization, progenetic/syngenetic blurring;
  • iron/uranium ores in parautochthonous rocks, Ternovka breccias;
  • crystalline core, feldspathic/mafic gneisses of the Earl River Complex;
  • geologic map of Carswell uplifted, and Carswell/Douglas Formations;
  • Vredefort impact structure, topographic to anticlinal/synclinal;
  • impact and syngenetic economic resources, impact diamonds;
  • simplified geologic map of SIC, post-impact at the Sudbury impact;
  • commercial hydrocarbon at impact structures, in central structural uplift;
  • terrestrial impact structures, targets for resource exploration

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Progenetic deposits

  • Syngenetic deposits

  • Epigenetic deposits

  • Hydrocarbon accumulations

  • Concluding remarks

  • References