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Ancient Vapours Are Helping Researchers Identify Gold Deposits in Nova Scotia

Apr 18, 2019 - Targeted News Service

Saint Mary's University issued the following news release:

Vapour trails from an ancient volcano may point the way to an economic opportunity in modern-day Nova Scotia.

Researchers at Saint Mary's University in Halifax are using the composition of ancient volcanic vapours, trapped in tiny fragments in rocks, and other geological features, to learn more about a type of precious metal deposit called epithermal gold. Their work over the past year was supported by the province's Mineral ...