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Regional Vice President Lecturer

One or more Regional Vice President Lecturers shall be selected annually on the basis of widely recognized expertise in a field of economic geology. Lecturers shall give a series of lectures within the Society Regions in which the lecturers reside, and the lectureships shall alternate among the various Regions.

Miguel A. Miranda Gasca

Miguel A. Miranda Gasca (SEG 1990 F)

  Talk Titles

  • The Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide Deposits of Mexico
  • Ixhuatan Au-Cu Porphyry and Epithermal Deposits. A New Metallogenic Province in Chiapas, Mexico.
  • The Borate and Lithium Deposits of Sonora, Mexico


Miguel has been an economic geologist for 41 years. He graduated as a geological engineer from the National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico in 1975. Miguel obtained a master's degree from the University of Texas at El Paso in 1986, and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Arizona in 1995. He is presently Director of EGEX S.A. de C.V., where he carries out exploration programs for metallic and nonmetallic minerals. Miguel has been a professor of economic geology and exploration at the Autonomous University of Chihuahua, the Autonomous University of Guerrero, the National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico, and the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He has been credited with the discovery of the Ixhuatan deposits and others. Miguel has served in several positions in the Mexican Mineral Resources Council (CRM), Uranio Mexicano, Santa Eulalia Minerales Nacionales de Mexico, Materias Primas Magdalena Vitro-US Borax joint venture, BHP, Mount Isa Mines, Linear Gold Corp., Global Resources Corp., and EP Minerals. His areas of expertise are epithermal and porphyry systems, skarn, high-temperature replacement deposits, volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits, and nonmetallic minerals like borates. Miguel's other areas of focus are volcanic rocks and geochemical exploration.


To invite Miguel A. Miranda, please review his availability on the calendar below and contact him directly. Please keep in mind, lecturers are working professionals and have busy schedules. They have agreed to keep the calendar up to date, but may not reflect recent activity. Please allow for a seven-day response.

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Airfare, meals, and other transportation costs are funded by the SEG. We require the host university/institution to cover hotel accommodation costs for one or two nights, and if possible, pick up and return the lecturer to the airport.

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