PL EN


Preferences help
enabled [disable] Abstract
Number of results
2017 | 132 | 3 | 792-795
Article title

K-Ar Dating for Determining the Age of Mineralization as Alteration Product: A Case Study of Antimony Mineralization Vein Type in Granitic Rocks of Gümüşhane Area, Turkey

Authors
Content
Title variants
Languages of publication
EN
Abstracts
EN
Is it feasible to use K-Ar dating method in determination of the age of mineralization by utilizing alteration minerals? The purpose of this study was to examine the utility of the K-Ar dating method to accurately determine the age of mineralization. In ideal circumstances, dating of alteration products, such as illite and serisite minerals, gives the age of alteration event, which is indirectly associated with mineralization. In the study site, referred to as Avliyana, antimony mineralization (Gümüşhane, Turkey), stibnite (antimony) mineralizations of hydrothermal vein type were observed in granitic young intrusive rocks and the host rocks. In the study area, alteration was observed in the form of a small amount of weak silicification, argillitization (sericitization and illitization), hematitization, limonitization close to the mineralization and of epidotization and chloritization far from the mineralization. In order to determine the limits of the age of antimony mineralizations of the area, the K-Ar method was used to date illite and serisite minerals, which are alteration products related to mineralization. Two samples containing sericite and illite were collected from Avliyana antimonite mineralization. The alteration origin of these minerals was confirmed by supporting petrographic, XRD and scanning electron microscope studies. These samples were analysed for K-Ar dating.
Keywords
EN
Contributors
author
  • Gümüşhane University, Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Department of Geological Engineering, Gümüşhane, Turkey
References
  • [1] L. Aldrich, A. Nier, Phys. Rev. 74, 876 (1948), doi: 10.1103/PhysRev.74.876
  • [2] S. Kelley, Rev. Mineral. Geochemistry 47, 785 (2002), doi: 10.2138/rmg.2002.47.17
  • [3] İ. Akkurt, R.B. Ermiş, P. Baş, K. Günoğlu, Acta Phys. Pol. A 128, B-34 (2015), doi: 10.12693/APhysPolA.128.B-34
  • [4] M.C. Boz, F. Öner, B. Mavi, Acta Phys. Pol. A 128, B-360 (2015), doi: 10.12693/APhysPolA.128.B-360
  • [5] F. Ertuğral, H. Yakut, E. Tabar, R. Akkaya, N. Demirci, Z. Zenginerler, Acta Phys. Pol. A 128, B-251 (2015), doi: 10.12693/APhysPolA.128.B-251
  • [6] N. Zaim, A.B. Tugrul, H. Atlas, B. Buyuk, E. Demir, N. Baydogan, N. Altinsoy, Acta Phys. Pol. A 130, 64 (2016), doi: 10.12693/APhysPolA.130.64
  • [7] M. El Tokhi, B. El Din Mahmoud Amin, H. Arman, Acta Phys. Pol. A 130, 17 (2016), doi: 10.12693/APhysPolA.130.17
  • [8] A. Coşkun, B. Çetin, Acta Phys. Pol. A 130, 309 (2016), doi: 10.12693/APhysPolA.130.309
  • [9] N.A. Uyanık, Z. Öncü O. Uyanık, M. Bozcu, İ. Akkurt, K. Günoğlu, F. Yağmurlu, Acta Phys. Pol. A 128, B-438 (2015), doi: 10.12693/APhysPolA.128.B-438
  • [10] B. Mavi, I. Akkurt, Rad. Phys. Chem. 79, 933 (2010), doi: 10.1016/j.radphyschem.2010.03.019
  • [11] A. Vural, Acta Phys. Pol. A 130, 191 (2016), doi: 10.12693/APhysPolA.130.191
  • [12] A. Vural, Avliyana (Torul-Gümüşhane) Antimonit Cevherleşmesinin Jeolojisi-Mineralojisi ve Kökeninin Araştırılması, Tubitak Project Report (Grant no: 11Y382), 2016
  • [13] A. Kaygusuz, W. Siebel, N. Ilbeyli, M. Arslan, M. Satır, C. Şen, J. Mineralogy Geochem. 187, 265 (2010), doi: 10.1127/0077-7757/2010/0178
Document Type
Publication order reference
Identifiers
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.bwnjournal-article-appv132n3p105kz
JavaScript is turned off in your web browser. Turn it on to take full advantage of this site, then refresh the page.