White Mica as a Hyperspectral Tool in Exploration for the Sunrise Dam and Kanowna Belle Gold Deposits, Western Australia
Rui Wang, Tom Cudahy, Carsten Laukamp, John L Walshe, Adam Bath, Yuan Mei, Carl Young, Tony J Roache, Andrew Jenkins, Malcolm Roberts, Andrew Barker, Jamie Laird
Economic Geology | SOC ECONOMIC GEOLOGISTS, INC | Published : 2017
This study is funded by the CSIRO OCE postdoc three-year (2014-2017) white mica project. AngloGold Ashanti and Northern Star are thanked for providing digital data and assistance in collecting drill core samples. We thank John "Lyle" Mars for handling our manuscript, and Greg Swayze and Neil Phillips for providing constructive comments. We thank Cindy Ong, Mike Caccetta, Ian Lau, Erick Ramanaidou, Martin Wells, and Na Guo for constructive discussions in our spectral sensing group meeting. Louis Fisher, Mark Pearce, and Belinda Godel are thanked for providing Sunrise Dam rock samples. Heejin Jeon is thanked for in situ S isotope SIMS analyses, Mike Verrall is thanked for mineral SEM work. Weihua Liu and Joel Brugger are thanked for constructive discussion about phengitic solid solutions. Stefano Caruso is thanked for constructive discussion about S isotope results.