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Field Assessment of Gossans and Leached Cappings


DATE-TIME

Date(s) - Monday, 01/12/2014
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location
Regal Park Motor Inn

Category(ies)


 

The South Australian Branch of the AIG presents:

FIELD ASSESSMENT OF GOSSANS
AND LEACHED CAPPINGS

A one day course presented by Dr Roger Taylor
Monday 1st December 2014 – Adelaide

 

GOSSANS/LEACHED CAPPINGS

  • Basic principles
  • Limonite styles – indigenous vs transported
  • Secondary minerals -recognition – interpretation
  • Boxworks – development – recognition and interpretation

 

PORPHYRY COPPER LEACHED CAP ASSESSMENT

  • Basic principles
  • Development – textural features – limonite styles – methods of approach
  • Examples: Escondida (arid) – Grasberg (tropical)
  • Oxide zones – development – recognition
  • Supergene zones

The course will be presented with illustrative hand specimens which are integrated with the lecture materials.

 

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.

 

Venue
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

 

Registration Costs
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$475 AIG Members
$575 Non Members
$100 Students – limited number of places available
$200 Unemployed Geoscientists – limited number of places available
(all prices include GST)

 

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

 

More information
For information contact Graham Teale: geologists@tealeassociates.com.au
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:
www.regalpark.com.au and get 10% off the room rate by mentioning workshop attendance.

 

 

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