NI-43-101 Reports

Piercey, S.J., 2020. NI-43-101 Technical Report on the Sail Pond Project, Great Northern Penninsula, Newfoundland, Canada. Qualifying technical report for Altius Resources Inc. and Latin American Minerals Inc., September 2020, 327 p. [PDF].

Journal Articles

Manor, M.J., Piercey, S.J., Wall, C.J., and Denisova, N., in review. High precision CA-ID-TIMS U-Pb zircon geochronology of felsic rocks in the Finlayson Lake VMS district, Yukon: Linking Paleozoic basin-scale accumulation rates to the occurrence of subseafloor replacement-style mineralization. Economic Geology [submitted May 2021]

Larson, K.P., Cottle, J.M., Camacho, A., Piercey, S.J., and Grujic, D., in review. Anatexis, cooling and exhumation in the Khumbu Himal. International Geology Review [submitted February, 2021].

Doran, A.L., Hollis, S.P., Menuge, J.F., Piercey, S.J., Boyce, A.J., Johnson, S., Guven, J., and Turner, O., in press. A distal, high-grade Irish-type orebody: petrographic, sulfur isotope, and sulfide chemistry of the Island Pod Zn-Pb orebody, Lisheen, Ireland. Economic Geology.

Cloutier, J., Piercey, S.J., and Huntington, J., 2021. Mineralogy, mineral chemistry and SWIR spectral reflectance of chlorite and white mica. Minerals, v.11, [PDF].

Cloutier, J. and Piercey, S.J., 2020. Tracing mineralogy and alteration intensity using the hyperspectral alteration index and depth ratios at the Northwest Zone of the Lemarchant volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) deposit, Newfoundland, Canada. Economic Geology, v.115, p.1055-1078. DOI: [PDF].

Piercey, S.J., and Kamber, B.S., 2019. Lead isotope geochemistry of shales from the Wolverine volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) deposit, Yukon: implications for Pb isotope vectoring in exhalative ore systems. Economic Geology, v.114, p.47-66 [PDF]. 

Piercey, S.J., Squires, G.C., and Brace, T.D., 2018. Geology and lithogeochemistry of hydrothermal mudstones from the upper block near the Duck Pond volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) deposit, Newfoundland, Canada: evidence for low temperature venting into oxygenated mid-Cambrian seawater. Mineralium Deposita, v. 53, p.1167-1191 DOI: [PDF].

Piercey, S.J., Gibson, H.L., Tardif, N.P., and Kamber, B.S., 2016. Geology, lithofacies, and lithogeochemistry of shales from the Wolverine volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) deposit: implications for ambient environment of deposit formation and hydrothermal activity. Economic Geology, v.111, p.1439-1463 [PDF].

Piercey, S.J., 2015. A semi-permeable membrane model for the genesis of subseafloor replacement-type volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) deposits. Economic Geology, v.110, pp. 1655-1660 [PDF].

Piercey, S.J., 2014.  A review of quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) procedures for lithogeochemical data.  Geoscience Canada, v.41, [PDF] [invited].

Piercey, S.J., Squires, G.C., and Brace, T., 2014.  Lithostratigraphic, hydrothermal, and tectonic Setting of the Boundary volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) deposit, Newfoundland Appalachians, Canada: Evidence for formation by subseafloor replacement within a Cambrian rifted arc.  Economic Geology, v.109, 661-687 [PDF].

Piercey, S.J., and Devine, M.C., 2014. Analysis of powdered reference materials and samples by portable X-ray fluorescence spectrometer: performance and application to lithogeochemistry.  Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis, v.14, p.139-148 [PDF].

Piercey, S.J., 2011. The role of magmatism in the formation of volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) deposits. Mineralium Deposita, v. 46, p. 449-471 [PDF].

Piercey, S.J., 2010. An overview of petrochemistry in the regional exploration for volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) deposits. Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, and Analysis (GEEA), v.10, p.119-136 [PDF] [invited].

Peer Reviewed Book Chapters

Piercey, S.J., Peter, J.M., and Herrington, R., 2015.  Zn-rich volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) deposits.  In Current Perspectives on Zinc Deposits. Edited by Archibald, S.M. and Piercey, S.J.. Irish Association for Economic Geology Special Publication on Zinc Deposits, p.37-57 [PDF].  

Huston, D.L., Eglington, B.M., Pehrsson, S., and Piercey, S.J., 2015. The metallogeny of zinc through time: links to secular changes in the atmosphere, hydrosphere, and the supercontinent cycle. In Current Perspectives on Zinc Deposits. Edited by Archibald, S.M. and Piercey, S.J.. Irish Association for Economic Geology Special Publication on Zinc Deposits, p.1-16 [PDF].

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