Journal of the Geological Society, London, Vol. 164, 2007, pp. 19–30.

Mineral deposits represent extraordinary metal concentrations that form by magmatic, magmatic– hydrothermal or hydrothermal processes in geodynamic environments typified by anomalously high thermal and/or mechanical energy near plate boundaries.

Economic Geology, Vol. 105, 2010, pp. 3-41

Porphyry Cu systems host some of the most widely distributed mineralization types at convergent plate boundaries, including porphyry deposits centered on intrusions; skarn, carbonate-replacement, and sediment-hosted Au deposits in increasingly peripheral locations; and superjacent high- and intermediate-sulfidation epithermal deposits.

Regolith Expression of Australian Ore Systems

Ore deposit types and their primary expressions.

Proceedings of Exploration 97: Fourth Decennial International Conference on Mineral Exploration

Classifications of ore deposits provide essential frameworks for designing exploration strategies, evaluating prospects, and performing resource assessments of selected areas.