Download original image
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).
Current usage metrics show cumulative count of Article Views (full-text article views including HTML views, PDF and ePub downloads, according to the available data) and Abstracts Views on Vision4Press platform.
Data correspond to usage on the plateform after 2015. The current usage metrics is available 48-96 hours after online publication and is updated daily on week days.
Initial download of the metrics may take a while.