Conditions of ferruginous-cherty formations origin (Middle-Dnieper mega-block)

O. Usenko


The basic idea of existing hypotheses of ferruginous-cherty formations origin is an opinion that the form of iron presence depends on conditions at the depth of sediments accumulation. It has been shown in this paper with Middle-Dnieper mega-block of the Ukrainian Shield greenstone structures used as an example that composition of volcanogenic and ferruginous rocks is specified by succession of physical-chemical interactions on the roof of the layer with partial melting.


ferruginous formations; the Archean; greenstone structures; physical-chemical interactions; paleo-geodynamic process; hydrothermal ore deposition; the thickness of lithosphere


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