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Reflection seismic investigations in the Brunswick no. 6 Mining area, Bathurst Mining Camp, Canada
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Earth Sciences, Department of Earth Sciences, Geophysics.
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Earth Sciences, Department of Earth Sciences, Geophysics.
Geological Survey of Canada.
2010 (English)In: Society of Petroleum Engineers - 72nd European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers Conference and Exhibition 2010 - Incorporating SPE EUROPEC 2010, Barcelona, 2010, Vol. 5, 3834-3838 p.Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The Bathurst Mining Camp of northern New Brunswick, Canada is a major base-metal producing region that includes the super-giant Brunswick No. 12 and smaller size Brunswick No. 6 mines. Seismic reflection data along with borehole geochemical and petrophysical measurements from the Brunswick No. 6 mine are studied in this work. Acoustic impedance values for the Brunswick horizon and host rock structures indicate that the mineralized horizon is not strongly reflective in comparison with the mafic-ultramafic rocks. Although the data is acquired in crystalline environment, it shows an excellent data quality with a series of steeply dipping reflections imaged down to 3 s. The results demonstrate that reflection seismic imaging is particularly effective for imaging structures of the Brunswick No. 6 mine, many of which intersect the surface and thus allow for correlation with surface geology. Even more encouraging, the Brunswick horizon and associated iron mineralization are identifiable within a distinctive reflective package that can be used as a guide for deep base-metal exploration in the region.© 2010, Society of Petroleum Engineers.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Barcelona, 2010. Vol. 5, 3834-3838 p.
Series
72nd European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers Conference and Exhibition 2010 - Incorporating SPE EUROPEC 2010
Keyword [en]
Data quality, Host rocks, Imaging structure, Mafic-ultramafic rocks, Metal exploration, Mining areas, Petrophysical Measurements, Reflection seismic, Seismic reflection data, Acoustic impedance, Engineers, Petroleum engineering, Seismology, Engineering exhibitions
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Geophysics
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-165355ISBN: 9781617386671 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-165355DiVA: diva2:473094
Note
References: Goodfellow, W.D., Peter, J.M., Sulphur isotope composition of the brunswick no, 12 massive sulphide deposit, bathurst mining camp, new brunswick: Implications for ambient environment, sulphur source, and ore genesis (1996) Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 33, pp. 231-251; Malehmir, A., Tryggvason, A., Juhlin, C., Rodriguez-Tablante, J., Weihed, P., Seismic imaging and potential field modeling to delineate structures hosting VHMS deposits in the skellefte ore district, northern Sweden (2006) Tectonophyiscs, 426, pp. 319-334; Malehmir, A., Bellefleur, G., 3D seismic reflection imaging of volcanic-hosted massive sulfide deposits: Insights from reprocessing halfmile lake data, new brunswick, Canada (2009) Geophysics, 74, pp. B209-B219; Milkereit, B., Eaton, D.W., Wu, J., Perron, G., Salisbury, M.H., Berrer, E., Morrison, G., Seismic imaging of massive sulfide deposits: Part II. Reflection seismic profiling (1996) Economic Geology, 91, pp. 829-834; Salisbury, M.H., Milkereit, B., Bleeker, W., Seismic imaging of massive sulfide deposits: Part I. Rock properties (1996) Economic Geology, 91, pp. 821-828; Van Staal, C.R., Geology, brunswick mines, new brunswick (1994) Geological Survey of Canada Map 1836A, , Scale 1:20 000Available from: 2012-01-05 Created: 2012-01-05 Last updated: 2012-01-16

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