Fractionated Granites and Mineralisation

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Date(s) - 24/09/2017
10:00 am

Benalla Performing Arts and Conference Centre (BPACC)


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8 CPD HoursThis one day short course will discuss practical aspects of granites and granitic pegmatites, and related mineral deposits covering a variety of metals including Sn, W, Ta, Li, Au, Mo and Cu.

Topics to be addressed include:

  • Mineralogical and geochemical features of granites from a mineral deposits perspective
  • Texture, morphology and mineralogy of mineralized granites
  • Role of fluxing components and behaviour of metals during magmatic evolution
  • Case studies of examples of a variety of commodities and mineralization styles
  • Aspects of exploration for granite-related mineral deposits

Peter PollardThe short course will be presented by Peter Pollard.

Dr Pollard is a consulting economic geologist, based in Brisbane, who has worked for international exploration and mining companies principally in copper, gold, tin and rare-metals, and served as a director of a number of junior exploration and mining companies.

Click here for the short course brochure.


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