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Pb‐isotope compositions of the Tasik Chini volcanic‐hosted massive sulfide deposit, Central Belt of Peninsular Malaysia: implication for source region and tectonic setting

Basori, MBI, Zaw, K ORCID: 0000-0003-0503-3461, Meffre, S ORCID: 0000-0003-2741-6076, Large, RR and Hassan, WFW 2017 , 'Pb‐isotope compositions of the Tasik Chini volcanic‐hosted massive sulfide deposit, Central Belt of Peninsular Malaysia: implication for source region and tectonic setting' , Island Arc, vol. 26, no. 2 , pp. 1-8 , doi: 10.1111/iar.12177.

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Abstract

Lead isotope data of sulfides and host volcanic rocks from the Bukit Botol and Bukit Ketaya deposits, the two representative deposits of the Tasik Chini volcanic-hosted massive sulfide (VHMS) deposit, Central Belt of Peninsular Malaysia, are reported. Lead isotope compositions of the associated sulfide minerals and volcanic rocks from the Bukit Botol deposit exhibit homogeneous and less radiogenic values (206Pb/204Pb showing a range of composition from 18.14 to 18.20, 207Pb/204Pb between 15.52 and 15.59 and 208Pb/204Pb from 37.96 to 38.35). Similarly, the Pb isotopic compositions of the host volcanic rocks from the Bukit Ketaya deposit yielded a narrow range to those of the sulfide samples (206Pb/204Pb from 18.04 to 18.20, 207Pb/204Pb between 15.43 and 15.57 and 208Pb/204Pb of 37.96 to 38.30). The uniform Pb-isotope compositions of the sulfides in the ore horizon and the host volcanic rocks from both deposits suggest a derivation from a similar source reservoir and mineralization processes. In the framework of the tectonic model for the Central Belt of Peninsular Malaysia, both deposits display a range of lead isotopic compositions originated from mixing of bulk crust/juvenile arc and minor mantle sources, which are typical for VHMS deposits in an island arc–back arc setting.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Basori, MBI and Zaw, K and Meffre, S and Large, RR and Hassan, WFW
Keywords: VHMS, lead isotope, sulfide deposit, tectonics
Journal or Publication Title: Island Arc
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Asia
ISSN: 1038-4871
DOI / ID Number: 10.1111/iar.12177
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Copyright 2017 John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd.

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