Ore Textures and Breccias


Date(s) - Wednesday, 03/12/2014 - Thursday, 04/12/2014
All Day

Regal Park Motor Inn



The South Australian Branch of the AIG presents:


A two day course presented by Dr Roger Taylor
Wed 3rd – Thurs 4th December 2014 – Adelaide



Infill – recognition
Alteration – textures / types / recognition
Channelway recognition – igneous background, brittle fracture / disseminated through stockworks, veins, shears, layer control to major breccia (various styles)
Alteration – textures / types / recognition
Overprinting textures – timing / paragenesis



General recognition – field observational principles
Understanding breccia components
Analysis of classification systems
Tectonic, collapse and various intrusive styles. Field approach
Breccias in hydrothermal systems-epithermal, diatreme, porphyry hydrothermal intrusive
Exploration overview


About the presenter
Dr Roger Taylor has been involved with the exploration industry for over 40 years operating as a practicing exploration/ mine geologist and academic (Director- Economic Geology Research Unit, James Cook University (1993-1998)). More recent activities include general international consulting to numerous mining companies, further development of a range of professional development courses, and petrological services. Major publications include books on tin deposits, ore textures-breccias, and gossans/ leached outcrops. Major interests are magmatic related deposits, including tin, wolfram, porphyry copper, IOCG, and epithermal systems.


Regal Park Motor Inn
44 Barton Terrace East
North Adelaide, 5006


On the day
8:00am Registration, tea/coffee
8:30am Commence conference
5:00pm Conclusion
Lunch & morning / afternoon teas provided


Registration Costs
$950 AIG Members
$1150 Non Members
$200 Students – limited number of places available
$300 Unemployed Geoscientists – limited number of places available
(all prices include GST)


To register, complete and pay online using the form below.


More information
For information contact Graham Teale:
Click here of the course outline and registration information.

NOTE: Attendees to organise their own accommodation. If planning to stay at the venue, go to: and get 10% off the room rate by mentioning workshop attendance.


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