Formation of Lode Gold Deposits

Formation of Lode Gold Deposits (written by Brian Heike). Ores bearing native gold consist of grains or microscopic particles of metallic gold embedded in rock, often in association with veins of quartz or sulfide minerals like pyrite. These are called “lode” deposits. Native gold is also found in the form of free flakes, grains or … Read moreFormation of Lode Gold Deposits