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Example sentences for gossan
When a saprolite layer is produced at a sulfide ore body the leached zone is often referred to as a gossan.
Gossan in shallow, caved pits locally is coated with malachite.
Sulfide-bearing gossan in one pit contains tetrahedrite.
The iron-stained hornfels, which is locally gossan, contains disseminated pyrite and small quartz-pyrite veinlets.
Gossan typically has an earthy or cellular texture and many ore deposits have been discovered by exploration for gossans.