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Section Board for 'Mineral Deposits' (77)

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Prof. Dr. Theodore J. Bornhorst
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Emeritus Professor, Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931, USA
Interests: economic geology; geochemistry, petrology, Precambrian geology and environmental geochemistry of mine wastes
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Prof. Dr. Nuo Li
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Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Urumqi 830011, China
Interests: porphyry Cu-Mo deposit; epithermal gold deposit; orogenic deposit; Mo deposit; fluid inclusion; melt inclusion
Dr. Léo Afraneo Hartmann
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Programa de Pós-Graduação em Geociências, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre 91501-970, Brazil
Interests: gold metallogeny; crustal evolution; zircon geochronology; intraplate basalt; ophiolite
Dr. Paul Alexandre
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Department of Geology, Brandon University, John R. Brodie Science Centre, 270–18th Street, Brandon, MB R7A 6A9, Canada
Interests: geochemical exploration; metallogeny; geostatistics; mineralogy; geochronology
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Prof. Dr. Pura Alfonso
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Departament d'Enginyeria Minera, Industrial i TIC, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 08242 Manresa, Spain
Interests: ore deposits; stable isotopes; geochemistry; quantitative mineralogy; geometallurgy; environmental pollution
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Prof. Dr. Shoji Arai
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Department of Earth Sciences, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa 920-1192, Japan
Interests: mantle petrology; ophiolite genesis; chromite ore genesis; geochemistry and mineralogy of mantle-derived rocks
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Dr. Vysetti Balaram
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1. Geochemistry Division, CSIR - National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI), Hyderabad 500 007, India
2. Inter-University Accelerator Centre (IUAC), New Delhi, Delhi 110067, India
Interests: rare earth elements; hydrothermal deposits; trace element geochemistry; marine geochemistry; mineral exploration; spectroscopy; environmental chemistry
Prof. Dr. Santanu Banerjee
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Department of Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400076, Maharashtra, India
Interests: sedimentary deposits; glauconite; microbially induced sedimentary structures; Precambrian sedimentation; facies; basin analysis; sequence stratigraphy; ironstones
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Dr. David Banks
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School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
Interests: fluid inclusions; LA-ICP-MS; gold mineralization; metallic mineralization; fluid composition; element mapping; geochemistry of mineralization
Dr. Andrey Bekker
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Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of California, Riverside 408 Geology Building Riverside, Berkeley, CA 92521, USA
Interests: Precambrian sedimentology/stratigraphy; earth evolution;sedimentary geochemistry
Prof. Dr. Maria Boni
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Department of Earth Sciences, Environment and Resources, University of Naples Federico II, 80138 Napoli NA, Italy
Interests: Zn-Pb deposits; bauxites; nonsulphide Zn deposits; critical metals; laterites
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Prof. Dr. Paul Bédard
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Sciences de la Terre, LabMaTer, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Chicoutimi, QC G7H 2B1, Canada
Interests: rare earth deposits; niobium deposits; carbonatite; reference materials; XRF; handheld XRF
Dr. Alain Chauvet
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UMR 5243, Géosciences Montpellier, University of Montpellier, cc 60, CEDEX 5, 34095 Montpellier, France
Interests: structural context; mineralized lode; internal texture; trap geometry; magmatism
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Prof. Dr. Yanjing Chen
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School of Earth and Space Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
Interests: mineral deposits in orogens and oil accumulations in basins; genetic types of mineral deposits; magmatism, metallogeny and fluid flow during continental collision and accretion; early Precambrian geological and environmental change and associated mineralization
Prof. Dr. Georgy Cherkashov
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Institute for Geology and Mineral Resources of the Ocean (FSBI “VNIIOkeangeologia”), 1 Angliisky Ave., 190121 St. Petersburg, Russia
Interests: marine minerals; deep sea mineral deposits; geochemistry and mineralogy; methods of marine exploration; seafloor massive sulfides; evolution of hydrothermal systems
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Prof. Dr. Alexander R Cruden
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School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment, Monash University, Melborne, VIC 3156, Australia
Interests: magma transport and emplacement; physical processes in magmatic sulfide deposits; structural controls on ore deposits
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Prof. Dr. Shifeng Dai
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State Key Laboratory of Coal Resources and Safe Mining, China University of Mining and Technology (Beijing), Beijing 100083, China
Interests: coal mineralogy; coal geochemistry; coal petrology; coal geochemistry; coal combustion products
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Prof. Dr. Vesselin M. Dekov
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Department of Marine Resources and Energy, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, 4-5-7 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8477, Japan
Interests: seafloor hydrothermal deposits; seafloor Fe-Mn crusts; Mn-nodules; mineralogy; geochemistry
Prof. Dr. Harald G. Dill
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Mineralogical Institute, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz University, Welfengarten 1, D-30167 Hannover, Germany
Interests: economic geology; technical mineralogy; applied sedimentology-geomorphology; archeo-metallurgy; pegmatites; placers; clay minerals; supergene alteration; actuo-geology; ore geology strategic elements
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Prof. Dr. Jaroslav Dostal
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Department of Geology, Saint Mary's University, Halifax, NS, Canada
Interests: granitoid rocks and associated rare metal mineralization; use of basement geochemical signatures in terrane analyses; geochemistry of volcanic rocks; komatiites and related rocks
Dr. Hans-Jürgen Förster
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Helmholtz Centre Potsdam German, Research Centre for Geosciences, GFZ DE-14473 Potsdam, Germany
Interests: granitoid rocks and associated leucocratic mineral deposits; primary and secondary accessory minerals; micas; Se-bearing minerals; fluid−mineral−rock interactions; lithosphere thermal studies; petrophysical and thermal rock properties
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Dr. George M. Gibson
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Research School of Earth Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
Interests: tectonics, Paleoproterozoic geology; sediment-hosted Pb-Zn deposits; Proterozoic tectonics and supercontinent assembly; metamorphic
Prof. Dr. Ulrich A. Glasmacher
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Thermochronology and Archaeometry Group, Institute of Earth Sciences, University Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 234, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
Interests: thermochronology; long-term landscape evolution; structural evolution; material science with accelerated ions; geo-bio interaction; archaeometry; luminescence; ore deposits and economic geology
Dr. Enrique Gomez-Rivas
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Department of Mineralogy, Petrology and Applied Geology, Faculty of Earth Sciences, University of Barcelona, Carrer de Martí i Franquès s/n, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: carbonate diagenesis; structural geology; microstructures; structural controls on fluid flow; sedimentology; tectonics; numerical simulation; veins; shear zones
Dr. Francisco J. González
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Marine Geology & Mapping Dv., Geological Survey of Spain (IGME), 28003 Madrid, Spain
Interests: marine mineral deposits; ferromanganese mineralization; phosphorites; critical metals; biomineralization; economic geology; hydrothermal systems
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Prof. Dr. William L. Griffin
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ARC Centre of Excellence for Core to Crust Fluid Systems (CCFS) and GEMOC ARC National Key Centre, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
Interests: petrology and geochemistry of the deep crust and lithospheric mantle; geochemical and dynamic evolution of the crust-mantle system; magma generation and metasomatism in the crust and mantle; isotopic systems and their resetting; integration of petrological and geophysical data; development of techniques for in-situ microanalysis of trace elements and isotopic compositions; delineation of prospective terrains for the minerals industry
Dr. Alexandra Guedes
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Departamento de Geociências, Ambiente e Ordenamento do Território, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto and Instituto de Ciências da Terra, 4169-007 Porto, Portugal
Interests: mineral analytical techniques; mineralogy of fly ash and bottom ash; ore deposits
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Prof. Dr. Gabriel Gutiérrez-Alonso
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Department of Geology, University of Salamanca, 37008 Salamanca, Spain
Interests: structural geology; tectonics; geochronology; Pangea; oroclines
Dr. Jan Marten Huizenga
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Economic Geology Research Centre (EGRU), James Cook University, Townsville 4810, Australia
Interests: fluid-rock interaction; fluid inclusions; graphite; fluid thermodynamic modelling; hydrothermal ore deposits; granulite; ultrahigh temperature metamorphism
Dr. Alexey V. Ivanov
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Institute of the Earth’s Crust, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 664033 Irkutsk, Russia
Interests: geochronology; igneous petrology; mafic volcanism; large igneous provinces; regional geology of Siberia
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Dr. Simon Paul Johnson
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Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety, Government of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6004, Australia
Interests: regional-scale mineral systems and tectonics; trace element and isotope chemistry of major and accessory mineral phases; geochronology; dating of mineral deposits using accessory phosphate minerals
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Dr. Dmitry Konopelko
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Institute of Earth Sciences, Saint Petersburg State University. 7/9 University Embankment, 199034 Saint Petersburg, Russia
Interests: regional geology of Central Asia and Fennoscandian shield; tectonics; ore geology; petrology; geochemistry; geochronology
Dr. Hermann Kudrass
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Center of Marine Environmental Sciences (MARUM), University of Bremen, 28359 Bremen, Germany
Interests: marine sediments; marine resources; paleooceanography
Dr. Stephen E Laubach
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Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78758, USA
Interests: structural diagenesis, fractures, mineral deposits in natural fractures; chemical-mechanical interactions in fracture pattern development
Dr. Petrus J Le Roux
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Department of Geological Sciences, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch 7701, South Africa
Interests: MORB; arc volcanics; MC-ICP-MS; analytical geochemistry; analytical archaeometry; laser ablation; isoscape
Dr. Davide Lenaz
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Department of Mathematics and Geosciences, Università degli Studi di Trieste, 34127 Trieste, Italy
Interests: mineralogy and geochemistry of spinels; igneous petrology; mantle oxidation; sedimentary petrology; provenance studies; archaeometry
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Prof. Dr. Huan Li
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Key Laboratory of Metallogenic Prediction of Nonferrous Metals and Geological Environment Monitoring, Ministry of Education, School of Geosciences and Info-Physics, Central South University, Changsha 410083, China
Interests: W-Sn deposits; Sb-Au deposits; tectonics and metallogeny; mineral resource prospecting and exploration
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Prof. Dr. Jingwen Mao
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China University of Geoscience (Beijing), Beijing 100083, China
Interests: ore geology; ore geochemistry; geodynamic evolution and mineralization
Prof. Dr. Daniel Marshall
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Earth Sciences Department, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada
Interests: fluid inclusions; ore deposit models; geochemistry; electron microscopy; analytical instruments; isotopes; pressure-temperature-time studies
Prof. Dr. Silvana Martin
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Department of Geosciences, University of Padova, Via Gradenigo 6, 35122 Padova, Italy
Interests: Alpine geology; tectonics in the Alps; ophiolites and metaophiolites; high pressure metamorphism; Mn minerals; tertiary magmatism in the Alps; large landslides in the Alps
Prof. Dr. Ryan Mathur
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Department of Geology, Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA 16652, USA
Interests: isotope geochemistry; ore deposits; geochronology
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Prof. Dr. Stanisław Mazur
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Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences, 31-002 Kraków, Poland
Interests: tectonics; exploration geophysics; structural geology; minerals; basin analysis
Dr. Joan Carles Melgarejo Draper
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Departament de Mineralogia, Petrologia i Geologia Aplicada, Facultat de Geologia, Universitat de Barcelona (UB), Martí i Franquès s/n, 08028 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Interests: mineralogy; mineral deposits; critical elements
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Prof. Dr. Katsuyoshi Michibayashi
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Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University, Nagoya 464-8601, Japan
Interests: structural sensitivity; crystal-fabrics; microtectonics; rheology of crust and mantle
Prof. Dr. Ferenc Molnár
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Geological Survey of Finland, Mineral Economics Solutions Unit, Vuorimiehentie 5, 02151 Espoo, Finland
Interests: ore geology; ore mineralogy; geochemistry and mineralogy of hydtrothermal processes and fluid/rock interaction; geochronology; isotopes; fluid inclusions
Prof. Dr. Giovanni Mongelli
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Department of Sciences, University of Basilicata, Viale dell'Ateneo Lucano, 10 - 85100 Potenza, Italy
Interests: ore geochemistry; sedimentary geochemistry; environmental geochemistry; water-rock interaction; applied mineralogy
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Prof. Dr. Chiara Montomoli
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Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Università di Torino, Via Valperga Caluso 35, 10125 Torino, Italy
Interests: tectonics; structural geology; shear zone; fluids and deformation; shear zone and mineralizations; veins, petrochronology; Himalaya; Variscan belt; northern Apennines
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Prof. Dr. Pei Ni
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1. State Key Laboratory for Mineral Deposits Research, School of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210023, China
2. Joint Research Center for Circum-Pacific Strategic Mineral Resources, Nanjing 210000, China
Interests: hydrothermal ore deposits; mineral, fluid and melt inclusion; mineral resource prospecting and exploration; tectonics and metallogeny
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Dr. Paolo Nimis
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Dipartimento di Geoscienze, Università di Padova, Padova, Italy
Interests: diamond; ultramafic rocks; thermobarometry; seafloor massive sulfides; ore deposits
Prof. Dr. Alison Ord
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Centre for Exploration Targeting, School of Earth Sciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
Interests: structural geology; mineralising systems; nonlinear dynamics; computational geoscience; rock mechanics
Dr. Galina Palyanova
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1. Sobolev Institute of Geology and Mineralogy, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 630090 Novosibirsk, Russia
2. Department of Geology and Geophysics, Novosibirsk State University, 630090 Novosibirsk, Russia
Interests: ore-forming processes; experiment; thermodynamic modeling; minerals-indicators; fluid−mineral−rock interactions; gold mineralization; gold deposits; mechanisms of ore formation; reconstruction of T,P,X-conditions
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Dr. Lucia Pappalardo
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Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia Sezione di Napoli – Osservatorio Vesuviano, 80124 Naples, Italy
Interests: petrology and volcanology; alkaline rocks; volcanic hazard; supereruptions; microtomography
Dr. Fumagalli Patrizia
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Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra "Ardito Desio", Università degli Studi di Milano, 20133 Milan, Italy
Interests: experimental petrology and mineralogy; high-pressure rocks and minerals; thermodynamics; mantle metasomatism; gabbroic and mantle rocks; carbon and water deep cycle
Prof. Dr. Nick Pearce
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Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth SY23 3DB, UK
Interests: tephrochronology; volcanic glass chemistry; magmatic processes; LA-ICP-MS; environmental geochemistry; metal mine drainage; archaeological provenance studies
Prof. Dr. Nicholas E. Pingitore
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1. Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968, USA
2. Board of Directors, Texas Mineral Resources Corporation (stock ticker TMRC), Sierra Blanca, TX 79851, USA
Interests: critical minerals; carbonates; environmental health; geostatistics; economic geology; geochemistry; mineralogy; instrumentation; synchrotron analysis; mineral processing; global mineral economics and investment
Dr. Duncan Pirrie
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Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science, University of South Wales, Pontypridd, Wales CF37 4BD, UK
Interests: sediments; mineralogy
Dr. Elizabeth B. Rampe
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Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science Division, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, USA
Interests: Mars mineralogy; aqueous alteration; planetary exploration
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Dr. Clemente Recio
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Deportment of Geology (Petrology and Geochemistry), University of Salamanca, Plaza de los Caídos s/n, 37008 Salamanca, Spain
Interests: geochemistry; biogeochemistry; stable isotopes; IRMS; granite genesis; mineralizing fluids; hydrocarbon provenance; environmental pollution; forensic isotopes
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Prof. Dr. Martin Reich
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Department of Geology, University of Chile, Plaza Ercilla 803, Santiago, Chile
Interests: economic geology; geochemistry of mineral deposits; hydrothermal systems; nanogeochemistry; sulfide mineralogy
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Dr. Nick Roberts
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Geochronology and Tracers Facility, British Geological Survey, Nottingham NG12 5GG, UK
Interests: U-Pb geochronology; LA-ICP-MS; radiogenic isotope geochemistry; tectonics; crustal evolution; fluid-flow; Precambrian geology
Dr. Giovanni Ruggieri
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Institute of Geosciences and Earth Resources, National Research Council, IGG-CNR, Florence Unit, Via La Pira 4, 50121 Florence, Italy
Interests: geothermal exploration; hydrothermal ore deposits; ore-forming processes; fluid inclusions; synthetic fluid inclusions; stable isotopes; hydrothermal alterations; fluid/rock interaction processes; experimental petrology; CO2 mineral sequestration
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Dr. Martiya Sadeghi
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Department of Mineral Resources, Geological Survey of Sweden, Uppsala, Sweden
Interests: geochemical Exploration; ore deposit modelling; prospectivity mapping; machine learning; critical metals; compositional data analysis; mineral resource assessment
Dr. Stefano Salvi
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Géosciences Environnement Toulouse (GET), University of Toulouse, 31400 Toulouse, France
Interests: economic geology; formation of high-tech metal deposits; alkaline rocks; hydrothermal transport of REE and HFSE; fluid inclusions; orogenic gold deposits
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Prof. Dr. Pierre Schiano
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Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans, Université Clermont Auvergne, 6 avenue Blaise Pascal, 63178 Aubière, Clermont-Ferrand, France
Interests: petrology; geochemistry; melt inclusions
Dr. Alireza Somarin
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Department of Geology, Brandon University, Brandon, MB R7A 6A9, Canada
Interests: mineralogy; geochemistry; hydrothermal alteration; ore deposit
Prof. Dr. Frederick Lin Sutherland
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Mineralogy and Petrology, Geosciences, Australian Museum, 1 William Street, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
Interests: geochronology; genesis of gem minerals; East Australian intraplate volcanism; Mesozoic-Cainozoic basin evolution
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Prof. Dr. Fanus Viljoen
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Department of Geology, University of Johannesburg, PO Box 524, Auckland Park, Johannesburg 2006, South Africa
Interests: lithosphere; geochemistry; diamond; petrology; kimberlite; geometallurgy
Prof. Dr. Panagiotis Voudouris
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Faculty of Geology and Geoenvironment, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, GR-15784 Athens, Greece
Interests: ore minerals; critical metals; magmatic-hydrothermal ore deposits; mineralogy of hydrothermal alteration in porphyry-epithermal systems; mineralogy and genesis of gemstones
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Prof. Dr. Yasushi Watanabe
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Graduate School of International Resource Sciences, Akita University, 1-1, Tegata-Gakuenmachi, Akita 010-8502, Japan
Interests: ore deposit geology; mineral resources; critical metals; deposit model; resource potential; unconventional resource source; rare earth elements; cobalt; nickel; lithium; galium; germanium
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Prof. Dr. Roberto Weinberg
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School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC 3800, Australia
Interests: granites; structural geology; tectonics; magma generation; migmatites; magma transport; emplacement; shear zones; gold mineralization
Prof. Dr. Wenjiao Xiao
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1. Xinjiang Research Center for Mineral Resources, Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Urumqi 830011, China
2. State Key Laboratory of Lthospheric Evolution, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China
Interests: plate tectonics; structural geology; ophiolite; accretionary wedges; sedimentary basin; Central Asian Orogenic Belt and metallogenesis; evolution of Tethys orogenic belt
Prof. Dr. Liqiang Yang
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State Key Laboratory of Geological Processes and Mineral Resources, University of Geosciences (Beijing), Beijing, China
Interests: orogenic gold; porphyry polymetal systems; water-rock reaction; mineral exploration; igneous petrology; structural geology in mineral deposit; ore-forming evolution
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Prof. Dr. Tuncel M. Yegulalp
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Professor Emeritus, Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering, Henry Krumb School of Mines, Columbia University, 500 West 120th St., New York, NY 10027, USA
Interests: mining engineering/operations research; statistics; carbon capture; zero emission power plants; methane hydrates
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Prof. Dr. Marcos Zentilli
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Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, NS B3H 4R2, Canada
Interests: economic geology; geochemistry; geochronology; thermochronology; basin analysis; Andean and Canadian Arctic tectonics
Dr. José António de Almeida
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Earth Sciences Department and GeoBioTec, FCT - NOVA University of Lisbon, 2829-516 Caparica, Portugal
Interests: geological modelling; geostatistics; data analysis; mineral resource assessment; circular economy
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