Short course on Archean lode gold deposits

  • Dates:
    Jan 12, 2010
  • Event Type:
    Course

Organized By

CIM Thunder Bay Branch and the Centre for Exploration Targeting

Contact Information

Mark Smyk
Thunder Bay Branch CIM c/o Resident Geologist’s Office, Ontario Geological Survey Ministry of Northern Development and Mines Suite B002, 435 James St. South Thunder Bay ON P7E 6S7 CANADA
807 475 1331
mark.smyk@ontario.ca
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Professor T. Campbell McCuaig (FSEG, MAusIMM, MSGA), Director and Professorial Fellow of the Centre for Exploration Targeting at the University of Western Australia and Adjunct Professor at Lakehead University, will be offering a short course in Archean Gold Deposits on January 12, 2010. The course is intended for geologists looking to refresh their knowledge of Archean gold deposits and review current thinking on their formation. Topics to be covered will include: • A review of current models for gold deposit formation, highlighting controversies, with Archean case studies including exciting results from several research programs over the past decade on Archean gold systems of the Yilgarn Block, Western Australia. • Translation of the current understanding of Archean gold mineral systems to targeting parameters

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Professor T. Campbell McCuaig (FSEG, MAusIMM, MSGA), Director and Professorial Fellow of the Centre for Exploration Targeting at the University of Western Australia and Adjunct Professor at Lakehead University, will be offering a short course in Archean Gold Deposits on January 12, 2010. The course is intended for geologists looking to refresh their knowledge of Archean gold deposits and review current thinking on their formation. Topics to be covered will include: • A review of current models for gold deposit formation, highlighting controversies, with Archean case studies including exciting results from several research programs over the past decade on Archean gold systems of the Yilgarn Block, Western Australia. • Translation of the current understanding of Archean gold mineral systems to targeting parameters