Economic and Environmental Geology

Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Mineralogical composition of hydrothermal vent fields in diverse geological settings. Abundance was determined by investigation of polished sections in this study

Vent Fields Barite Pyrite/Marcasite Pyrrhotite Sphalerite Chalcopyrite Cubanite Galena Enargite Tennantite
Mid-Ocean Ridge (MORB-hosted)
Edmond tr + + + +++ tr
Daum +++ + + tr
Mid-Ocean Ridge (Ultramafic-hosted)
Cheoeum + ++ +++ + +++ tr
Vema + + + tr +++
Argo-2 tr ++ ++ +++ + ++ +
Volcanic Arc
TA25 WVF +++ +++ +++ ++ +++ + ++
TA25 EVF +++ +++ ++ +++ ++ + +++
Volcano 19 +++ + +++ + + tr
Forecast ++ + +++ + + +

tr, trace; +, minor; ++, common; +++, abundant

Econ. Environ. Geol. 2022;55:465-75 https://doi.org/10.9719/EEG.2022.55.5.465
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