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Aii introduction to economic geology and its environmental impact anthony mevans bsc, phd, mimm, fgs honorary research fellow in geology, university of leicester. Economic geology: principles and practice: metals, minerals, coal and hydrocarbons—introduction to formation and sustainable exploitation of mineral deposits walter l pohl 2011 wiley-blackwell pp 663. In the second edition steve kesler (university of michigan) has been added as an author to rewrite some chapters the motivation for this revised edition is to more intensively address economic issues that surround the exploitation of mineral resources. Introduction a magmatic arc hydrothermal system is a class of hydrothermal systems that interlink major styles of precious metal and base metal deposits these deposits include well known types like epithermal gold-silver, (low sulfidation and high sulfidation), polymetallic silver-gold, sediment hosted replacement gold (carlin-type), carbonate gold-silver base metal, porphyry copper gold.