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S-type (Ilmenite-series) Skarn

Limestone + Hornblende-hornfels facies or Pyroxene-hornfels facies


Tactite, Contact Metasomatic Deposit

Required Geological Setting

Accretionary complexes + Plutonic rocks

Accretionary complexes + Low-P metamorphic rocks


Skarn metamorphosed by S-type (Ilmenite-series) plutonic rocks. Skarn hosts various types of skarn sulfide deposits.

S-type (Ilmenite-series) Skarn

Distribution of Skarns described in this site. Green dots are S-type (Ilmenite-series) skarns and red dots are I-type (Magnetite-series) skarns.

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