20 marks part 2 1 gold deposit value has changed

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Unformatted text preview: cumulative values. The bar chart is the only thing that has to be handed in. (20 marks) 2) What are the three most important deposit types in terms of cumulative value? (20 marks) 3) Why do you think that porphyry Cu are such an attractive target to major mining companies? (20 marks) 4) Why do you think that sediment- hosted Zn- Pb deposits are so attractive to major mining companies? (20 marks) 5) Why are VMS deposits not commonly the target of major mining companies? (20 marks) Part 2. 1) Gold deposit value has changed over time due to supply and demand issues, as well as political issues. Provided are inflation adjusted prices for gold in US dollars / oz: • • • • • • • • • 1944 1971 1974 1980 2001 2008 2011 2012 2013 $500 $250 $820 $2358 $315.78 $1013 $1600 $172...
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