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Resources Geology 12/03/2008 13:35:00 What controls the Distribution of Metals, Energy, and Non-metallic Resources? Pate Tectonics Convection Density differences in continental rocks and oceanic rocks Dynamic system allows elements, minerals, resources to concentrate Three types of plate boundaries: Divergent Convergent Transform Tectonics and Resources Divergent o Plates pull apart and hot material comes up to the surface
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Unformatted text preview: o Massive sulfide deposits Copper, zinc Convergent o One plate goes underneath another plate and cool material goes down and reacts with the hot material o Volcanic, Hydrothermal systems Gold, silver Transform Boundaries o Rock neither created nor destroyed o San Andreas Fault o No resource anomalies 12/03/2008 13:35:00 12/03/2008 13:35:00...
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