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Metamorphic microstructures in komatiite hosted-Ni sulphides from the Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia

34th International Geological Congress (Abstract)

Zoja Vukmanovic, Steven J. Barnes, S. M. Reddy, Marco L. FIORENTINI, Belinda Godel

Most Western Australian komatiite-hosted nickel-sulphide deposits have undergone variable degrees of metamorphism. In this study, we investigated microstructures in massive nickel-sulphides from high- and lowgrade metamorphic rocks by combining optical microscopy, electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) and laser ablation inductively coupled mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS).