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dc.contributor.authorDiragitch, Alexandre Albiero
dc.contributor.supervisorDr Belinda Godel
dc.contributor.supervisorDr Katy Evans

The Perseverance deposit is a deformed ultramafic disseminated Ni-sulphide orebody. Arsenic is found in gersdorffite (NiAsS) and cobaltite (CoAsS). Arsenic-bearing minerals occur within massive sulphide and altered ultramafic disseminated sulphide rocks located at the base of the ultramafic complex. Cobaltite crystallisation temperature ranges from 500°C-550°C while gersdorffite ranges from 250°C-550°C. Arsenic addition occurred prior to regional metamorphism (500 - 550°C) but the arsenic source is obscured by subsequent metamorphic and metasomatic events.

dc.publisherCurtin University
dc.titleGeological controls on the distribution of arsenic in the Perseverance nickel deposit, Leinster, WA
curtin.departmentWestern Australian School of Mines, Department of Applied Geology
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