Field Guidebooks
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Precambrian Research Center
Professional Workshops

2008 - Physical Volcanology, Structure, and Hydrothermal Alteration associated with
VMS and Lode Gold Deposits in Archean Greenstone Belts

2009 - Field, Petrographic, and Mineralization Characteristics of Mafic Layered Intrusions

2010 - Geology, Mineralogy, and Genesis of Precambrian Iron Formations

2012 - Silica Sand Resources of Minnesota and Wisconsin

2013 - Copper-Nickel-Platinum Group Element Depositsof the Lake Superior Region

 

 

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2008 Physical Volcanology, Structure, and Hydrothermal Alteration associated with VMS and Lode Gold Deposits in Archean Greenstone Belts

PRC Guidebook 08-01: Field Guide to the Volcanology, Structure, Alteration, and Mineralization of Archean Greenstone Belts in the Vicinities of Sturgeon Lake and Rainy River, Ontario and Lake Vermilion, Minnesota (pdf)

Field Trip: October 9–11, 2008
By: George Hudak, Ron Morton, and Dean Peterson

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2009 Field, Petrographic, and
Mineralization Characteristics of Mafic Layered Intrusions

PRC Guidebook 09-01:Field Guide to the Geology and Mineralization of Mafic Layered Intrusions of the Duluth and
Beaver Bay Complexes, Northeastern Minnesota

Field Trip 1 (10/7/09): Duluth Complex at Duluth (pdf)
By: Jim Miller

Field Trip 2 (10/9/09): CU-NI-PGE Mineralization along the Basal Contact of the Duluth Complex in Drill Core (pdf)
By: Mark Severson

Field Trip 3 (10/10/09): Sonju Lake Intrusion (pdf)
By: Jim Miller

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2010 Geology, Mineralogy, and Genesis of Precambrian Iron Formations

PRC Guidebook 10-01:Field Guide to the Geology of Precambrian Iron Formations in the Western Lake Superior Region, Minnesota and Wisconsin

Field Trip 1 (10/12/10): Western Gogebic Iron Range in Wisconsin (pdf)
By: Bill Cannon and Phil Fralick

Field Trip 2 (10/14/10): Geology and Stratigraphy of the Central Mesabi Iron Range (pdf)
By: Mark Severson, Dick Ojakangas, Phil Larson, and Peter Jongewaard

Field Trip 3A (10/15/10): Geology and Metamorphism of the Eastern Mesabi Iron Range (pdf)
By: Mark Severson, Dick Ojakangas, Jeff Bird, and Tom Campbell

Field Trip 3B (10/15/10): Soudan Iron Mine and Physics Lab (pdf)
By: Dean Peterson

Field Trip 4 (10/16/10): Geology of the Gunflint Iron Formation and the Sudbury Impact Layer (pdf)
By: Mark Jirsa and Phil Fralick

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2012 Silica Sand Resources of Minnesota and Wisconsin

PRC Guidebook 12-01: Field Guidebook on the Silica Sand Resources of Western Wisconsin (pdf)

Field Trip - 10/3/12



 

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2013 Copper-Nickel-Platinum Group Element Deposits of the Lake Superior Region

PRC Guidebook 13-01: Field Guide to the Copper-Nickel-Platinum Group Element Deposits of the Lake Superior Region (pdf)

Field Trips - 10/7-8 and 10/10-12