By reading the landscape it is possible to locate enriched areas of economic minerals.
These enriched areas are always in a zone that has gone through some grade of Hydrothermal alteration,
Which is the process of magmatic gasses mixing with the water present within the melt to create acidic solutions that dissolve all metallic, and nonmetallic minerals at depth, and redeposit them close to the surface by precipitating out from solution as the pressure and temperature decreases. Oxides form toward the end of the cooling cycle, and sulfides form early while water is still present.

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