Table 4

EMPA and LA-ICPMS Data Summary for Apatites

Alkalic porphyry Cu-AuPorphyry Cu-AuPorphyry-related Cu-Au breccia
Min25th %ileMedian75th %ileMaxMin25th %ileMedian75th %ileMaxMin25th %ileMedian75th %ileMax
EMPA (wt %)n = 110n = 32n = 30
Ca38.7039.2839.5439.7840.3037.8039.1239.4039.5739.9139.4939.8840.0040.1040.60
P17.0317.5817.8018.1018.8317.3718.1118.2718.5819.0917.6118.0318.3718.4718.97
F1.872.963.404.135.432.673.784.144.675.333.164.454.755.196.22
Cl0.050.050.130.861.930.030.310.410.461.640.030.030.030.030.03
Na0.030.030.030.100.220.030.030.030.100.230.030.030.030.030.03
Si0.030.100.130.220.430.030.030.030.030.140.030.030.030.030.09
S0.060.130.200.260.450.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.10
Fe0.080.080.080.080.470.080.080.080.080.470.080.080.080.080.08
LA-ICPMS (ppm)n = 145n = 33n = 34
Mg6.96.966195411549314020112726.96.96.96.948
V1.661851073371.61.61.61.6376.611132239
Mn1222423094731,6114461,4582,0092,4124,456151185206229326
Cu0.20.20.20.27360.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.239
Zn1.41.41.41.4121.41.41.419461.41.41.41.41.4
As1.21334628791.21.21.21.2471763109163419
Rb0.30.30.30.31.40.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.3
Sr1314868311,4942,488195323345377446255267274286366
Y224315517211,5614841,0251,2731,6912,47380129180243725
Zr0.12.13.04.1150.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.112
Nb0.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.06
Mo0.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.4
Ba0.30.30.31.04.80.30.30.30.35.30.30.30.31.46.6
La214156608682,2038524542551494054106142176882
Ce538731,2491,6653,1293838461,1141,4732,3231342252733251,815
Pr6.61001361893178213015920132020273340219
Sm5.6901121542298617819823637017253448190
Eu2.0192428569.6222730362.14.55.16.124
Gd6.5951201552709017720826239615284454201
Dy3.4751001252908918422429340812183041138
Yb0.73283852145381231692063046.19.7121545
W0.0090.0090.0091.39.40.0090.0090.0090.0092.20.0091.22.24.410.2
Pb0.450.761.32.36.00.451.52.74.4180.450.450.451.43.6
Th0.351924461550.391.61326432.04.35.17.8115
U0.016.79.0131192.38.61634721.63.03.44.017
Porphyry MoPorphyry Cu-MoAu-Co skarn (n = 15), Cu skarn (n = 1), Pb-Zn skarn (n = 1)
Min25th %ileMedian75th %ileMaxMin25th %ileMedian75th %ileMaxMin25th %ileMedian75th %ileMax
EMPA (wt %)n = 46n = 52n = 9
Ca38.9139.4339.6239.8340.2438.5039.2339.3939.7540.1439.4639.5839.7439.9040.16
P17.2717.8018.1218.4618.7417.3118.1218.3218.5719.0017.3817.5717.9318.3318.44
F2.633.643.974.776.302.953.694.075.055.901.771.791.852.482.55
Cl0.050.050.050.050.130.050.050.050.120.220.380.500.560.650.80
Na0.030.030.030.030.100.030.030.030.030.110.030.030.030.030.03
Si0.030.030.100.170.250.030.030.030.030.090.030.030.030.130.25
S0.060.060.060.060.270.060.060.060.060.080.060.060.060.060.06
Fe0.080.080.080.080.200.080.080.080.080.160.080.080.080.080.08
LA-ICPMS (ppm)n = 61n = 55n = 17
Mg6.96.9421343346.994157213634111111186637
V1.61.69.417671.61.61015261.61.61.62.98.3
Mn3505458611,2802,5763341,9052,8186,00610,93484268305339765
Cu0.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.2270.20.20.20.20.2
Zn1.41.41.41.41.41.41.41.41.41.41.41.41.41.41.4
As1.21.28.5541921.21.28.5391011231386677
Rb0.30.30.30.33.80.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.3
Sr38188219318599186296329382904728390271476
Y2113694687642217285413512625781303645816951,275
Zr0.10.10.10.11.50.10.10.10.10.70.10.10.10.52.4
Nb0.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.06
Mo0.40.40.40.4400.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.4
Ba0.30.30.30.3130.30.30.30.32060.30.30.30.313
La703107341,7653,7039.232742149082167170192253507
Ce2377591,5283,6657,661381,0041,1761,4542,0891962743254221,632
Pr421031843747427.814818721629921293454219
Sm4998133180488231461772112678.6364493202
Eu5.6121721417.2141518372.64.96.89.749
Gd4687110163409391251561772107.46083127182
Dy33587612032439771001231704.56297119207
Yb1431407522721273640613.523344279
W0.0090.0090.0090.234.40.0090.0090.0090.0093.91.11.74.25.07.0
Pb0.451.52.34.05.00.450.450.451.32.10.451.11.51.92.5
Th0.358.722821870.350.353.96.1122.45.5112040
U0.358.41523360.012.94.06.4240.853.09.01217
W skarnIOCG brecciaKiruna-type
Min25th %ileMedian75th %ileMaxMin25th %ileMedian75th %ileMaxMin25th %ileMedian75th %ileMax
EMPA (wt %)n = 22n = 40n = 55
Ca39.3439.6939.9440.0340.3839.1939.5239.6539.9140.2738.2838.7339.0939.5340.18
P17.2517.9618.1418.2718.3917.6218.0818.2818.4619.5617.0217.6617.8818.1218.83
F2.973.754.164.885.903.134.214.935.516.352.273.243.694.635.42
Cl0.050.050.050.050.050.050.050.130.230.710.050.150.830.961.14
Na0.030.030.030.030.120.030.030.030.030.110.030.030.190.260.37
Si0.030.030.030.030.070.030.030.030.030.080.030.100.120.130.20
S0.060.060.060.040.150.060.060.060.060.090.060.060.230.340.49
Fe0.080.080.080.080.140.080.080.080.080.080.080.080.080.080.18
LA-ICPMS (ppm)n = 28n = 44n = 77 (using only 27 selected Durango runs)
Mg6.972851073736.934465659250123129642811
V1.61.61.61.610.31.61.61.63.1241.623324852
Mn1236106688321636659112626157534094100224245
Cu0.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.2330.20.20.20.20.2
Zn1.41.41.41.41.41.41.41.41.41.41.41.41.41.41.4
As1.21.21.21.21.29.3608317450614231,2051,2782,251
Rb0.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.3
Sr4405767181,2281,9601262312532691,192139362511548611
Y64991622786571593635958311,346184638692830984
Zr0.10.10.10.14.60.10.10.10.12.10.10.50.71.12.3
Nb0.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.06
Mo0.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.4
Ba0.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.31.6171.41.61.82.05.3
La45354526603789401392363577,178328431,0763,8084,055
Ce1127521,0001,1941,4631234368041,03810,6571052,3242,7684,6554,972
Pr1888103129147207412915087215280340366409
Sm265465811084810613821034318159171241298
Eu7.6121417208.1152031561.215162227
Gd224354731055110013122537422144155213259
Dy1319295282327310918630122102111145172
Yb4.25.51018535.12134441091138425364
W0.0090.0090.0090.0091.80.0090.0090.0091.96.31.82.22.43.716
Pb1.92.32.63.46.90.450.450.621.5420.590.770.952.97.9
Th3.31619471120.350.921.22.82698.6102196219247
U4.78.69.725600.011.41.92.9440.407.48.910.211
Orogenic AuOrogenic Ni-CuEpithemal Au-Ag
Min25th %ileMedian75th %ileMaxMin25th %ileMedian75th %ileMaxMin25th %ileMedian75th %ileMax
EMPA (wt %)n = 36n = 22
Ca38.7739.3739.5139.8140.2439.2139.4639.6839.8840.26
P17.6017.9418.1918.4318.8617.6417.8818.1118.2318.38
F2.042.693.333.624.962.392.903.423.964.52
Cl0.030.030.100.430.560.050.160.190.230.26
Na0.030.030.030.030.100.030.030.030.030.03
Si0.030.030.030.030.170.030.030.030.030.07
S0.060.060.060.060.100.060.060.060.060.13
Fe0.080.080.080.200.270.080.080.080.080.22
LA-ICPMS (ppm)n = 43n = 28n = 9
Mg6.95011671813346.96.93981661202380812231604
V1.61.61.61.68.51.61.61.68.211.51.65.9174447
Mn351459671,1622,3041882222462965516989079469681404
Cu0.20.20.20.2580.20.20.20.2170.20.20.20.228
Zn1.41.41.41.43.61.41.41.41.41.41.41.41.45.717
As1.21.22817610791.21.21.21.2371.21.21.28.68.8
Rb0.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.3
Sr1181395266845,1064304815295746801671725473,7914,563
Y1151593251,1791,8725668821001854105207781,1571,550
Zr0.10.10.11.0120.10.10.21.42.80.10.44.99.915
Nb0.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.063.1
Mo0.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.4
Ba0.30.30.32.1680.30.30.30.3350.30.3113243
La5.432962949571640651582953054696182,5853,799
Ce462113808272,196891512093997481,2991,6352,0087,3798,991
Pr16537010526819253454126222243307627762
Sm678014017441124273342134203231262299350
Eu7.4141636755.87.08.49.5112746596977
Gd516718925472321262935104152191233259289
Dy253485262489111517214782105159176246
Yb4.66.01440941.83.84.76.18.318264585122
W0.0090.0090.0090.0095.50.0090.0090.0090.261.60.0090.0090.0090.250.63
Pb0.452.22.77.01040.450.450.450.452.80.902.46.29.910.1
Th0.390.392.43.5270.583.14.527847.94566130166
U0.172.63.39.0172.43.27.115633.09.71991119
Carbonatite (n = 64), phoscorite (n = 6), and calcite ijolite (n = 3)MORBSyenitic rocks
Min25th %ileMedian75th %ileMaxMin25th %ileMedian75th %ileMaxMin25th %ileMedian75th %ileMax
EMPA (wt %)n = 73n = 39n = 128
Ca36.9638.7539.1139.2439.7938.2539.2639.5939.7840.3236.7138.0038.4238.9639.91
P15.2417.5717.8618.1618.8017.0017.9918.1518.4518.7916.7817.4417.7418.0019.03
F1.442.463.264.035.840.330.892.443.074.113.174.184.895.597.12
Cl0.050.050.050.050.110.050.050.240.732.460.050.050.050.050.05
Na0.030.030.120.160.330.030.030.030.030.090.030.030.130.250.37
Si0.030.030.030.191.300.030.030.030.030.080.030.120.220.290.79
S0.060.060.060.060.470.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.140.230.38
Fe0.080.080.080.080.080.080.080.080.080.310.080.080.080.080.08
LA-ICPMS (ppm)n = 73n = 52n = 135
Mg135097208181947193395564274111115391479
V1.61.65.34514661.66.31625401.6203149151
Mn471492242865112373564075561212569335247720602
Cu0.20.20.20.25.00.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.25.08.8
Zn1.41.41.41.45.31.41.41.41.45.51.41.41.41.41.4
As1.21.21.21.22611.21.21.21.21.21.2244056167
Rb0.30.30.30.30.90.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.3
Sr1,8403,5694,4676,87022,4981151811962312,5651013,0923,8616,09526,037
Y401122082778111425721,1411,3422,025913354766597,225
Zr0.10.581.56.21530.11.45.111651.73.64.95.610.4
Nb0.060.060.061.0190.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.06
Mo0.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.41.3
Ba1.88.516242750.30.30.89.9150.33.24.55.5245
La1605369801,33910,1851251832434371,4302672,7463,6294,9507,914
Ce4341,8372,5564,16722,6934426648061,2923,3219424,9816,9099,35013,236
Pr541883014012,02965114136148435684956858191,170
Sm301121752317477210319523034733239313372781
Eu8.832496117414203136638.8455970109
Gd24771301684475112825629343125173207267890
Dy12375475180311052122473911162891201258
Yb1.34.28.312478.73563771323.5172638761
W0.0090.0090.0090.0090.550.274.810.816170.530.661.21.74.9
Pb0.801.82.78.6770.450.450.450.833.75.9304369153
Th1.69.820976610.351.21.76.5343.26781116349
U0.010.461.43.91150.430.701.003.79.91.86.99.713681
Quartz monzoniteClinopyroxeniteDiorite and granodiorite
Min25th %ileMedian75th %ileMaxMin25th %ileMedian75th %ileMaxMin25th %ileMedian75th %ileMax
EMPA (wt %)n = 21n = 87
Ca37.9438.2538.3538.6739.2538.1838.6238.8439.1839.70
P16.8217.1217.3717.7118.2717.3017.9218.1318.3118.97
F3.764.245.035.456.201.993.033.474.527.02
Cl0.030.030.030.030.030.120.271.061.622.04
Na0.030.120.200.240.270.030.030.030.090.14
Si0.070.190.370.410.470.030.080.100.140.28
S0.060.120.310.370.420.060.060.060.060.06
Fe0.080.080.080.080.080.080.080.080.080.17
LA-ICPMS (ppm)n = 21n = 5n = 87
Mg6.96.96.96.95915151515156.94375118594
V1.6122024451.21.21.21.21.21.69.8151840
Mn3123523824165571081171411461462988619711,0971,509
Cu0.20.20.20.20.22.32.32.32.32.30.20.20.20.2407
Zn1.41.41.41.41.43.23.23.23.23.21.41.41.41.415
As1.21567891265.55.55.556751.21.21.28.644
Rb0.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.31.9
Sr7087687848119284,1764,3035,6506,2866,742128254302365459
Y1333063944526653844275165595792928791,0461,2102,288
Zr0.10.10.10.16.83.23.64.56.46.70.10.10.11.78.9
Nb0.060.060.060.060.060.150.150.150.150.150.060.060.060.060.06
Mo0.40.40.40.40.40.50.50.50.50.50.40.40.40.40.4
Ba0.30.30.30.35.51.31.38.310.510.70.30.30.30.314
La6088369201,0211,8742,0472,0472,2242,3972,451501,0801,2281,3382,129
Ce1,2091,6441,8792,2514,6724,1044,1224,5415,0005,0581942,5722,9013,1035,386
Pr10920823927056745648656061462130310334369690
Sm5815819123234925128532638539543239276311628
Eu111617214453617484854.913161826
Gd4911815218024518220623527228147226264304601
Dy23617995131809311512613145165197226448
Yb1018222442181923272719526075148
W0.0090.0090.0090.0090.0090.210.210.212.44.50.0090.0090.0090.0091.3
Pb7.28.91014194447501021370.450.450.450.454.6
Th16212538717982871191379.014192656
U3.75.26.68.5139.010.11121281.47.010.01541
Durango (Kiruna-type)Madagascar
Min25th %ileMedian75th %ileMaxMin25th %ileMedian75th %ileMax
EMPA (wt %)n = 5n = 6
Ca38.7838.9439.1439.3239.4539.0739.2239.3439.4139.43
P17.7217.8518.0518.1418.1716.6016.6916.8517.1417.53
F3.793.833.935.025.154.044.384.774.874.90
Cl0.340.360.390.440.460.120.140.160.190.19
Na0.130.140.180.190.190.030.030.030.030.03
Si0.120.130.150.180.200.410.410.450.450.45
S0.120.150.190.220.240.300.320.340.360.37
Fe0.080.080.080.080.080.080.080.080.080.08
LA-ICPMS (ppm)n = 212n = 230
Mg6.91191261331514555606380
V1.6394648531824283033
Mn85959799106218245250256287
Cu0.20.20.20.2640.20.20.20.20.2
Zn1.41.41.41.4331.41.41.41.41.4
As9291,1521,2311,2901,8421115161635
Rb0.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.30.31.4
Sr4645045145225611,8511,9652,0062,0372,219
Y522641672708771198268280289306
Zr0.10.10.10.510.874.615171820
Nb0.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.060.061.4
Mo0.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.4
Ba0.30.30.31.52.60.30.30.30.30.9
La3,2233,7713,9004,0054,2091,7691,9922,0712,1222,329
Ce3,9454,6544,7624,8725,3193,5734,1824,2534,3495,624
Pr314361370378395385426435445466
Sm132155164170187138178187196209
Eu13151616181726272831
Gd11514414915717189114119122133
Dy831031081131254054575965
Yb28384042456.614151619
W0.0090.0090.0090.0090.810.0090.0470.0670.133.3
Pb0.450.450.450.711.01624262831
Th165211224237262405573602634910
U7.99.310.211121221232528
  • Notes: For each element, results below detection limits have been replaced with half the minimum detection limit value from all analytical sessions (Table 3); results below abnormally high detection limits (i.e., several times the minimum detection limit) were discarded