Mineral Deposits Studies Group

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PhD Projects for 2018 start

An integrated accessory mineral approach to understanding post-subduction magmas and mineralisation

Leicester, Dr Andrew Miles  https://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/geology/pgstudy/2018/projects

Accessory minerals as fertility indicators in porphyry copper deposit formation

Leicester, Dr Andrew Milehttp://www.centa.org.uk/themes/dynamic-earth/l33/

Post-subduction magmatism and mineralisation: the Tuvatu gold deposit, Fiji

Leicester, Dr Dan Smith http://www.centa.org.uk/themes/dynamic-earth/l37/

Developing tools for the sustainable exploration of epithermal ore deposits: alteration mineral chemistry for targeting and assessment of fertility

Imperial College, Dr Jamie Wilkinson http://www.imperial.ac.uk/earth-science/prosp-students/phd-opportunities/geochemistry/

Titanite occurrence and chemistry as a monitor of melt redox state, magmatic fertility and hydrothermal alteration in porphyry ore systems

Imperial College, Dr Jamie Wilkinson http://www.imperial.ac.uk/earth-science/prosp-students/phd-opportunities/geochemistry/

Magmas, fluids, faults and metals – re-assessing the controls on magmatic-hydrothermal W-Sn-As-Cu-Zn-Pb mineralisation and zonation associated with the Cornubian Batholith, SW England

Imperial College, Dr Jamie Wilkinson http://www.imperial.ac.uk/earth-science/prosp-students/phd-opportunities/geochemistry/

The “colour” of hydrothermal quartz

Imperial College, Dr Jamie Wilkinson http://www.imperial.ac.uk/earth-science/prosp-students/phd-opportunities/geochemistry/

Platinum-group element and isotopic geochemistry of lamprophyric dykes from the Bushveld Complex, South Africa: Implications for mapping precious metals in the mantle as a mineral exploration tool

Exeter, Dr Hannah Hughes https://nercgw4plus.ac.uk/project/platinum-group-element-and-isotopic-geochemistry-of-lamprophyric-dykes-from-the-bushveld-complex-south-africa-implications-for-mapping-precious-metals-in-the-mantle-as-a-mineral-exploration-tool/

Formation of the world-class copper deposit at Mount Isa, Australia

Cardiff, Prof. T. G. Blenkinsop https://nercgw4plus.ac.uk/project/formation-of-the-world-class-copper-deposit-at-mount-isa-australia/

Structural controls on gold mineralization in the Palaeoproterozoic Mako Volcanic Belt, Senegal

Cardiff, Dr James Lambert-Smith https://nercgw4plus.ac.uk/project/structural-controls-on-gold-mineralization-in-the-palaeoproterozoic-mako-volcanic-belt-senegal/

Europe’s cobalt resource potential for supply to low carbon vehicles

British Geological Survey, Dr Evi Petavratzi https://nercgw4plus.ac.uk/project/europes-cobalt-resource-potential-for-supply-to-low-carbon-vehicles/

The life and times of porphyry copper deposits in the Archean?

British Geological Survey, Dr Simon Tapster https://nercgw4plus.ac.uk/project/the-life-and-times-of-porphyry-copper-deposits-in-the-archean/

Structural controls on the growth of magma bodies: thermal modeling of porphyries, plutons and active deformation in the Andes

Bristol, Dr Juliet Biggs https://nercgw4plus.ac.uk/project/structural-controls-on-the-growth-of-magma-bodies-thermal-modeling-of-porphyries-plutons-and-active-deformation-in-the-andes/