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Applied Mineralogy In Exploration


DATE-TIME

Date(s) - Tuesday, 09/04/2019
8:15 am - 5:15 pm

Location
LATHLAIN FUNCTION CENTRE

Category(ies)


THE SECOND SEMINAR IN THE EXPLORATION GEOCHEMISTRY SERIES

Applied Mineralogy In Exploration

 

Date

Tuesday 9th April 2019
Registration from 8.15am


 

Venue

LATHLAIN FUNCTION CENTRE
(PERTH FOOTBALL CLUB)
Cnr Goddard and Bishopsgate Streets
Lathlain WA


*free parking where marked on map


 

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM AND REGISTRATION

Dennis Arne, Telemark Geosciences/CSA Global. An introduction to integrating geochemical and mineralogical data in hydrothermal systems.

SPECTRAL MINERALOGY

  • Sasha Pontual, AusSpec International. Demystifying spectral mineralogy.
  • Sasha Pontual, AusSpec International. Alteration mineralogy from hand held infrared spectrometers: new technologies driving a revival.
  • Melissa Quigley, Spectral Geoscience. International degustation of applied mineral spectroscopy for xploration.
  • Lena Hancock, GSWA. Using hyperspectral data, validated by pXRD, for logging rock-forming and alteration mineralogy in Au, Ni, and Li exploration in WA.

OTHER METHODS

  • John Woods, SGS. Application of fourier transform infra-red spectroscopy (FTIR) for mineral quantification.
  • Alex Otto, CSIRO. Detecting and quantifying lithium with FTIR and LIB spectroscopy.
  • Sophie Perring, Portable XRF Services. Rapid field identification of mineral phases in LCT pegmatites by raman spectroscopy.
  • Naomi Potter, Portable XRF Services. Applications of micro-XRF in mineral exploration.

AUTOMATED MINERALOGY

  • Zofia Swierczek, AXT. Automated mineralogy overview.

MINERAL CHEMISTRY AND INDICATOR MINERALS

  • Steve Rowins, CET, Uni WA. The use of detrital apatite to explore undercover: a simple new tool to identify various types of buried mineralisation.
  • Ayesha Ahmed, TMVC Research Hub, UTAS. The application of epidote, chlorite and zircon mineral chemistry to porphyry deposit exploration.
  • Louise Schoneveld, CSIRO. Investigating indicator minerals for magmatic sulfide deposits.
  • Ross Large, CODES, UTAS. Pyrite trace element chemistry as a vector to ore deposits.

CASE STUDIES

  • Dennis Arne, Telemark Geosciences. Mineralogical vectoring in the central Victorian Goldfields.
  • Heta Lampinen, CET, UWA. Mineral footprint of Abra Pb-Ag (+Zn, Cu, Au) deposit — alteration from microscopic to prospect scale.
  • John Walshe, CSIRO. Navigating to grade: mineral mapping in Archean Au systems.

Carl Brauhart, CSA Global. Constraining mineralogy through whole-rock geochemistry.


Sponsors


     


 

Registrations

AIG and AAG member $275
Non-AIG and Non-AAG Member $385
Fulltime students $110
unemployed AIG and AAG $110

All prices include GST.
Lunch and morning/afternoon teas provided.

REGISTRATIONS CLOSE THURSDAY 4TH APRIL 2019

 

More Information

For further information contact:
Jocelyn Thomson:
jaytee@iinet.net.au
Click here to download flyer


 

Bookings

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