boddington greenstone belt

Visitors | Boddington WA

Newmont''s Boddington Gold mine is located within the Saddleback greenstone belt in Western Australia. A large gold and copper mine, Boddington is located 16 km from the rural farming town of Boddington and 120 km from Western Australia''s capital city, Perth. Boddington was a three-way joint venture between Newmont, AngloGold Ashanti and ...

Geochemical patterns in the laterite profile at the ...

1986-11-1 · The Boddington gold deposit occurs within the Archaean Saddleback green- stone belt, which is centred at 32 50''S and 116 57'' E, approximately 150 km south-southeast of Perth, Western Australia (Fig. 1 ). The greenstone belt is about 45 km long and 5-12 km in width.

Major Mines & Projects | Worsley Alumina (Boddington ...

The northerly trending greenstone belt is approximately 43 km long and 5 - 12 km wide, and consists of sequences of mafic to felsic volcanics, pyroclastics, and sediments that have undergone greenschist facies metamorphism. ... The majority of the open pits at Boddington Bauxite Mine are shallow to very shallow, typically less than 10 to 15 m ...

Timing relationships and structural controls on the ...

The Boddington gold mine is hosted in Archean volcanic, volcaniclastic, and shallow-level intrusive rocks that form the northern part of the Saddleback greenstone belt, a fault-bounded sliver of greenstones located in the southwestern corner of the Yilgarn craton, Western Australia.

Terrane accretion in the southwestern Yilgarn Craton ...

The Boddington Terrane also contains two low-grade greenstone belts, formed between 2650 and 2670 Ma and intruded by 2640 Ma granitoids. The eastern boundary of the Boddington Terrane is marked by a major change in gravity, which also corresponds with a series of shear zones at the surface, a change in structural style and a major change in the ...

Boddington Gold Mine

Boddington Gold Mine Project description Boddingtion is one of Australia''s largest producing gold mines and located within the Saddleback Greenstone Belt (SGB), an Archaen structure in the southwestern Yilgarn Craton.

Gold Mining

The Boddington gold mine south of Perth, which is also hosted by a relatively small fault-bounded Northwest trending greenstone belt, that produces about 800koz ounces of gold annually. Boddington is the largest gold operation in Australia. Provident Mining Pty Ltd are planning on exploring the Peterwangy Hill region for gold mineralization.

Visitors | Boddington WA

Newmont Boddington Gold mine site is located within the Saddleback greenstone belt in Western Australia. A large gold and copper mine, the site is located 16 km from the rural farming town of Boddington and 120 km from Western Australia''s capital city, Perth. Boddington was a three-way joint venture between Newmont, AngloGold Ashanti and Newcrest.

New gold and copper mines hit production as agreement …

2009-10-9 · Boddington is a large, open-pit mine located 130 km southeast of Perth within the Saddleback Greenstone Belt. Newmont believes Boddington has significant exploration potential, with gold reserves increasing from 16.6 Moz in 2007 to 20.1 Moz in 2008 (on a basis) and an expected mine life in excess of 24 years.

A drainage sediment geochemical orientation study at ...

1995-5-1 · 2. Geology and mineralisation The Archaean Saddleback greenstone belt comprises mafic, intermediate and felsic volcanic rock units and metasediments ( et al., 1990). The belt is only 6 kilometres wide in the vicinity of Boddington, and is flanked by a granitic terrane of adamellite, migmatite 0375-6742/95/$09.50 1995 El.sevier Science B.V.

Boddington Gold Mine | BG&E

Owned by mining leader, Newmont, the Boddington Gold Mine is Australia''s largest open cut gold mine (it also produces copper) and is located in the Saddleback greenstone belt region, in Western Australia. The annual gold production is 703,000 attributable ounces and their annual copper production is 35,000 attributable tonnes.

MiningMaven

2019-9-27 · As well as both Boddington and the Kalgoorlie Superpit, Archean greenstone belts host significant gold deposits such as Kambalda, Mount Magnet, Laverton, and Wiluna. To put the sheer scale that these belts can offer into context, the Kalgoorlie Superpit is almost 4km long, 1.5km wide and 500-metre-deep, and can produce up to 800,000oz of gold ...

Boddington Gold Mine (BGM), Western Australia (WA)

Boddington Gold Mine (BGM) is located about 130km south-east of Perth in Western Australia. Boddington Gold Mine (BGM) produced 741,000oz of gold and 69Mlb of copper in 2011. Image courtesy of Calistemon. The ore is initially …

Report 65: Mineral occurrences and exploration potential ...

2018-10-24 · Primary gold mineralization at Boddington occurs in felsic rocks of the Archaean Saddleback greenstone belt. Lateritic and saprolitic gold has formed over and proximal to the primary deposit. There is potential for further primary and lateritic gold deposits in the Saddleback and Morangup greenstone belts, and also in slices

South Boddington Project

2021-12-5 · South Boddington Project. The South Boddington Project is located within the Saddleback Greenstone Belt, along strike from Newmont Goldcorp''s giant Boddington Gold Mine. South Boddington comprises two exploration licences (under application) (E70/4225 and E70/4590), which are interpreted to host similar stratigraphy to the Boddington Gold Mine.

BODDINGTON GOLD DEPOSIT, WESTERN AUSTRALIA

2009-1-14 · long by 500 m wide in the Saddleback Greenstone Belt (Davy, 1979). In 1980, Reynolds Mines Pty Ltd commenced Au exploration of this area, which had previously been explored for bauxite, by sampling lat-erite. Promising areas were followed up by reassaying bauxite drill samples and led to the discovery of the Boddington Au deposit.

Major Mines & Projects | Boddington Mine

The operation consists of two open pits in the Saddleback Greenstone Belt, a fault bounded sliver of Archaen volcanic and shallow level intrusive rocks surrounded by granite and gneissic rocks. The main zone of gold mineralisation occurs over a strike length of more than five kilometres and a width of approximately one kilometre.

Chapter 13: Boddington: An Enigmatic Giant Archean Gold ...

2020-1-1 · Boddington is a giant, enigmatic, and atypical Archean Au-Cu deposit hosted in a small, remnant greenstone belt within granite-gneiss and migmatite of the Southwest terrane of the Yilgarn craton, Western Australia. Primary Au and Cu (and Mo) mineralization consists of a network of thin fractures and veins, controlled by shear zones, and ...