Detailed structural and sedimentological studies have been conducted in 2 areas near the Val Vedello uranium mine in N Italy. These studies indicate that both the Variscan basement and the Permian cover rocks were thrust S during the Alpine orogeny. Variscan mylonitic zones were rejuvenated during the Alpine orogeny and became fault boundaries for the Permo-Triassic basins. Alpine faults also are related to contemporaneous E-W folds and these faults have displaced Permo-Triassic uranium deposits. Uranium mineralisation is attributed to a Late Permian to Triassic geothermal event which leached uranium from Permian ignimbrites and transported it along Permo-Triassic faults. Detailed mapping indicates that the host sediments formed in an arid, closed basin characterised by alluvial fans and perennial saline lakes.-from Authors
Report on a structural and sedimentological analysis in the Uranium province of the Orobic Alps, Italy / G. Cassinis, G.V. Dal Piaz, A. Eusebio, G. Gosso, G. Martinotti, F. Massari, P.F. Milano, G. Pennacchioni, M. Perello, C.M. Pessina, E. Roman, M.I. Spalla, M. Zerbato. - In: URANIUM. - ISSN 0167-5583. - 2:3(1986), pp. 241-260.
|Titolo:||Report on a structural and sedimentological analysis in the Uranium province of the Orobic Alps, Italy|
SPALLA, MARIA IOLE (Penultimo)
|Settore Scientifico Disciplinare:||Settore GEO/03 - Geologia Strutturale|
|Data di pubblicazione:||1986|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01 - Articolo su periodico|