Definitions

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  • adj. Of volcanic origin.

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  • adj. having a volcanic origin

Etymologies

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volcano +‎ -genic

Examples

  • The territory of the Talysh region is formed from Paleogenic volcanic and volcanogenic-sedimentary deposits.

    Caspian Hyrcanian mixed forests

  • The Ambler district is copper-rich volcanogenic massive sulphide mineralized belt that is thought to be the world's largest undeveloped VMS deposit.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • The second stage of development of the Hassaï mine involves the mining of the volcanogenic massive sulphide VMS deposits underlying the mined-out pits.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • Tirex's advanced stage drilling at Koshaj, Gurthi and Letitna where thick zones of copper, zinc, gold and silver rich volcanogenic massive sulphide mineralization were encountered, has demonstrated that often historical deposit reports either omit or do not recognize gold, silver and zinc mineralization, having dominantly focussed on copper.

  • Aura Silver's management team believes the Company has unearthed an exceptionally underexplored classic volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) district as defined by geological, geochemical and geophysical data.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Geophysical anomalies are numerous and demonstrate some very high conductance which may be indicative of a volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) deposit.

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases

  • Ambler is an exploration-stage property located in Alaska comprising 90,614 acres of Federal patented and unpatented mining claims and State of Alaska mining claims, covering a major portion of the precious-metal-rich Ambler volcanogenic massive sulfide ( "VMS") belt.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • On its McNugget Property, new volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) mineralization of substance has been discovered.

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases

  • Columbia, and for precious metal bearing, volcanogenic massive sulphide mineralization on some of its properties located near the Wolverine Mine in the Finlayson District of southeastern

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases

  • Furthermore, the deepest holes show a significant increase in the intensity and thickness of the black chlorite alteration, as well as a marked thickening of the felsic volcanic units, along with the appearance of a polymictic agglomerate unit; these are well-recognized indicators of an increasingly proximal volcanogenic massive sulphide geological environment.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

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