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World map showing main mineral deposits on continents. Porphyry and oceanic deposits are not shown. The map emphasizes that Archaean and Paleoproterozoic belts are particularly rich in mineralisation. VMS, Volcanic Massive Sulfides; MVT, Mississippi Valley Type, IOGC, Iron Oxide, Gold, Copper mineralisation. Data compilation from Canadian Natural Resources, Goodfellow (2007).

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