Yamana and Noranda will enter into a joint venture agreement to explore and develop Yamana's volcanogenic massive sulfide prospect in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina.
What does VMS stand for?
VMS stands for Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide (sulfides of metals deposited by submarine volcanos)
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- Virtual Motion Simulator
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- Visual Memory System
- Visual Monitoring System
- Visual Motion Simulator
- Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements
- Voice Mail System
- Voice Message System
- Voice Messaging System
- Voice Multiplier System
- Voluntary Milking System (Delaval)
- Vomit Making System
- Voyage Management System (Litton Marine)
- VPN/Security Management Solution (Cisco)
- VPN/Security Management System (Cisco)
- Vulnerability Management Service
- Vulnerability Management System
- Virtual Machine System-Conversational Monitor System
- Vendor Managed Staging Area (product warehousing and storage)
- Victorian Masters Squash Association (Australia)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The greatest future mineral potential may lie in the discovery of concealed volcanogenic massive sulfide and associated gold deposits.
Spider will continue with the exploration of the volcanogenic massive sulfide belt near McFauld's Lake and the diamond discoveries at Wawa, and at the five Kyle kimberlites.
The feasibility study is based on conventional open pit mining of a volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit covered by an average 170-meter depth of overburden.
The prospects for Lobo 3 fall into two general deposit types: Western Copper-type Cu-Zn-Pb-Ag-Au, volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits and Fresnillo-type Ag-Pb-Zn-Cu sediment-hosted mantos, skarns and veins.
Although historically known for its world class silver mines, the belt is now gaining recognition as a prospective host for large tonnage sedimentary exhalative and volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits.
Initial reconnaissance will seek to identify precious and base metal targets which could include such diverse types as volcanogenic massive sulfides, copper-gold or copper-molybdenum porphyry systems and skarn and skarn-related precious metal systems.
This agreement grants Northfield a 50 percent interest in the Macuchi and Cotopaxi concessions, which are located in the Macuchi- LaPlata volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) belt in Cotopaxi province, Ecuador.