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Presentations from the SEG 2014 Conference
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Student presentation titles are denoted with an asterisk(*)

Evidence of low-sulfidation epithermal-type mineralization in the Nikuyeh area, Qazvin-Iran

Soheila Aghajani, Iran Mineral Processing Research Center, imprc.s@gmail.com

Setting of volcanic-hosted massive sulfide deposits in the Paleoproterozoic Penokean volcanic belt, Wisconsin and northern Michigan*

Ashley K. Anderson, Department of Geology and Geologic Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, ashander@mines.edu

Guidelines and strategies for model building and interpretation in 3D space

Hugh Anderson, Midland Valley Exploration Ltd, Hugh@mve.com

The forming conditions of Alyaskitovoe tin-tungsten deposit, Russia

Elena Anikina, IGEM RAS, lena-anikina@yandex.ru

Orogenic gold deposits of Kolyvan-Tomsk folded zone, western Siberia, Russia*

Alisa Igorevna Antropova, Institute of Geology and Mineralogy SB of RAS, ai_antropova@mail.ru

Defining time space relationships between hydrothermal and volcanic activity in a complex epithermal system, Bruner Au-Ag property, NV*

Dylan Baldwin, Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, baldwin.dylan@gmail.com

Development of digital techniques for open pit mapping at Coolgardie, Western Australia*

Hasnain Ali Bangash, Centre for Exploration Targeting, University of Western Australia, hasnainali72@gmail.com

Applications of molecularly imprinted polymers to mineral exploration and mineral processing

Shaun L.L. Barker, University of Waikato, sbarker@waikato.ac.nz

Neural networks based exploration targeting: Key approaches, use cases, success stories

Andreas Barth, Beak Consultants GmbH, andreas.barth@beak.de

Fluid inclusion and cathodoluminescence investigations on stream sediment samples: A new integrated exploration technique for porphyry deposits*

Mitchell M. Bennett, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, mbenn16@gmail.com

Geochemical investigation of inclusion-free and inclusion-bearing quartz diorite in the Sudbury area

Martina Bertelli, University of Western Ontario, mbertell@uwo.ca

Using borehole geophysics to improve the geologic interpretations of ore deposits

Jeff Bickel, Excelsior Mining Corp, jbickel@excelsiormining.com

The Kibali ‘orogenic’ gold deposit, NE Democratic Republic of the Congo: Investigation of a world class gold resource*

Philip J. Bird, Kingston University, pjbird@kingston.ac.uk

Structural controls and vein paragenesis of the Efemçukuru low-sulfidation epithermal deposit, western Turkey*

Kaleb S. Boucher, MDRU, University of British Columbia, boucher.kaleb@gmail.com

Hydrothermal alteration assemblages of the Halilağa porphyry Cu-Au deposit, NW Turkey*

Paula Brunetti, Mineral Deposit Research Unit. Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, The University of British Columbia, pbrunetti@gmail.com

High-temperature fluid inclusions from quartz veinlets at the Malmyzh porphyry copper–gold deposit, Far East of Russia*

Daria S. Bukhanova, Russia, dasha-snejinka@yandex.ru

Stratigraphy and alteration signature of the Boundary volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit, Central Newfoundland*

Michael Buschette, Department of Earch Sciences, Memorial University, mjb305@mun.ca

Geological environment and genetic constraints of the Shamlugh ore deposit, Alaverdi district, Lesser Caucasus, Armenia*

Michael F. Calder, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Department of Mineralogy, University of Geneva, calder156@gmail.com

Controls on syenite-hosted gold mineralization in the western Timmins camp, Timmins, Ontario*

Randy Campbell, University of Western Ontario, rcampb82@uwo.ca

Geology and geochemistry of the Lavra Velha Au-Cu deposit: An example of IOCG deposit in São Francisco craton, northeast Brazil

Leandro D. Campos, CPRM - Geological Survey of Brazil, leandrogeo@gmail.com

Metallogenic responses to regional structural evolution in the western Kunlun orogenic belt, Xin Jiang, China

Jifei Cao Xi'an, Center of Geological Survey, China Geological Survey, caojifei2008@163.com

Mechanisms for formation of the Archean sill-hosted Black Thor chromite deposit, Canada*

Heather J. E. Carson, Mineral Exploration Research Centre, Department of Earth Sciences, Goodman School of Mines, Laurentian University, hcarson@laurentian.ca

Geology, paragenesis, and alteration patterns of the E1 Group of iron oxide-Cu-Au deposits, Cloncurry district, northwest Queensland, Australia*

George N.D. Case, Economic Geology Research Unit, James Cook University, george.case@my.jcu.edu.au

Quartz-sulfosalt relationships in high-sulfidation deposits – Goldfield, Nevada, USA: Genetic implications*

Johanna M. Cervera Acosta, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, jcervera@mymail.mines.edu

Surface expression of blind intermediate-sulfidation epithermal veins: Victoria veins, Mankayan district, Philippines

Zhaoshan Chang, EGRU, James Cook University, zhaoshan.chang@jcu.edu.au

Illite crystallinity by short wavelength infra-red spectral techniques (SWIR-IC) and its application in exploration

Zhaoshan Chang, EGRU, JCU, zhaoshan.chang@jcu.edu.au

Geology, alteration and mineralization at the Zijinshan high sulfidation epithermal copper-gold deposit, Fujian Province, China*

Jing Chen, ARC Centre of Excellence in Ore Deposits (CODES), School of Physical Sciences, University of Tasmania, Jing.Chen@utas.edu.au

The characteristics of fluid inclusions and stable isotopes of the Awen gold deposit, Truongson fold belt, Laos

Yongqing Chen, School of Earth & Resources, China University of Geosciences, yqchen@cugb.edu.cn

The Cordero discovery Chihuahua, Mexico: A novel Ag, Au, Zn, Pb type subvolcanic and volcanic porphyry system

C. Victor Chevillon, Levon Resources Ltd., vchevillon@levon.com

Genesis of pegmatite-hosted REE mineralization and alteration in Strange Lake, northeastern Quebec, Canada

Patrick Collins, Quest Rare Minerals Ltd., patrick.collins@questrareminerals.com

Genesis of the South Reef zone, Bornite Cu deposit, SW Brooks Range, Alaska*

Douglas T. Conner, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, dconner@mymail.mines.edu

Discovery, exploration, and paragenesis of the Virginia silver veins in the Deseado Massif, Patagonia, Argentina*

Candela Corredera, Universidad Nacional del Sur, cande_corredera@hotmail.com

New insight into the underlying structural controls of Ni-Cu-PGE mineralization in the Milnet Mine Zone, Parkin Offset Dyke, Sudbury impact structure*

Adam B. Coulter, The University of Western Ontario, acoulte6@uwo.ca

Automated reflectance spectroscopy for deposit discovery

Brian Curtiss, PANalytical - Boulder, brian.curtiss@panalytical.com

Automated reflectance spectroscopy for sedimentary basin characterization

Brian Curtiss, PANalytical - Boulder, brian.curtiss@panalytical.com

Geology and hydrothermal alteration of the early Neoproterozoic Pau a Pique orogenic gold deposit, western Brazil

Rodrigo P. de Melo, Programa de Pós-Graduação em Geologia Regional, IGCE - UNESP, rodrigoprmelo@gmail.com

Transition and comparisons between calc-alkaline and alkaline porphyry mineralizations, Woodjam district, central British Columbia*

Irene del Real, Mineral Deposit Research Unit, University of British Columbia, idelreal@gmail.com

Geology of the Buck Reef West Au deposit, Ravenswood district, Queensland, Australia*

David J. Derham, EGRU (Economic Geology Research Unit), James Cook University, david.derham@my.jcu.edu.au

Multiple sulfur isotope implications for the genesis of Algoma-type BIF, marine metal cycling, and exploration*

David Diekrup, University of Ottawa, ddiekrup@uottawa.ca

Periodic spacing of orogenic gold deposits*

Raphael C. Doutre, Centre for Exploration Targeting - University of Western Australia, raphael.doutre@gmail.com

An integrated approach to understanding granulite-hosted gold: Tropicana deposit, Western Australia

Mark G. Doyle, AngloGold Ashanti Limited, mdoyle@anglogoldashanti.com.au

Spatial and temporal relations between epithermal and porphyry style mineralization in the Lece Magmatic Complex, Serbia*

Dragan Dragić, MDRU, University of British Columbia, ddragic@eos.ubc.ca

Upscaling of micro- and meso-scale structures to the deposit scale: Implications for 3D models of complex, structurally controlled mineralization*

Mathias Egglseder, School of Geosciences, Monash University, Melbourne, mathias.egglseder@monash.edu

A new probability model for quantitative mineral resource assessments

Karl J. Ellefsen, U.S. Geological Survey, ellefsen@usgs.gov

Geological fracture prediction and analysis using 4D modelling

Jenny F. Ellis, Midland Valley, jenny@mve.com

Textural and chemical evolution of unidirectional solidification textures in intrusion related Au-W occurrence at Kharaatyagaan, Central Mongolia*

Jamsran Erdenebayar, Department of Earth Science and Technology, Akita University, Akita, Japan, geogold@yahoo.com

Rare-earth element mineralization and formation of the Iron Hill Carbonatite Complex, Gunnison County, Colorado*

Jae O. Erickson, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, jaericks@mines.edu

Geology, hydrothermal alteration, and fluid inclusion characteristics of the Kuh-e Dom Fe–Cu (±Au) prospect, Anarak metallogenic complex, Iran

Ebrahim Tale Fazel, Kharazmi University, fazel_tale@yahoo.com

3D mineral prospectivity mapping of unconformity-type U deposits along the southeastern margin of the Athabasca Basin, northern Saskatchewan, Canada

Leonardo Feltrin, Department of Earth Sciences, Western University, lfeltrin@uwo.ca

Integration of automatic lineament extraction into data driven mineral prospectivity mapping for low-sulfidation epithermal mineralization, Hauraki goldfield, New Zealand

Leonardo Feltrin, Department of Earth Sciences, Western University, lfeltrin@uwo.ca

Ore and breccia classification of the 144 Zone gold deposit and its application towards further exploration in the Bare Mountain Range, Nevada*

Bill T. Fischer, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, fischerw@unlv.nevada.edu

Geochemical characterization of gold mineralization and alteration in sedimentary host rocks and porphyritic intrusions, Marigold deposit, Nevada*

Matt Fithian, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, mfithian@mines.edu

Using monazite chemistry in exploration for iron oxide-copper-gold deposits

Caroline J. Forbes, DET CRC, University of Adelaide, caroline.forbes@adelaide.edu.au

Is gold an immigrant or a neighbor: Remobilization in the giant Obuasi gold deposit, Ghana?*

Denis Fougerouse, Centre for Exploration Targeting, The University of Western Australia, denis.fougerouse@uwa.edu.au

Whole rock-rare earth element and magnetite chemistry as guides to exploration for metamorphosed base metal sulfide deposits in the Stollberg ore field, Bergslagen, Sweden*

Katherine S. Frank, Iowa State University, ksfrank@iastate.edu

Scanning electron microscopy cathodoluminescence of vein quartz from the Red Hills porphyry Mo-Cu deposit, west Texas*

Stefanie N. Frelinger, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, sfreling11@gmail.com

Evidence for early horizontal shortening in the southern Abitibi subprovince, Canada: Implications for Neoachean geodynamic processes*

Ben M. Frieman, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, bfrieman@mines.edu

The Xitieshan volcanic sediment-hosted massive sulfide deposit, North Qaidam, China: Lithogeochemistry and Paleotectonic setting of basic volcanic rock from the Tanjianshan Group

Jiangang Fu, Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, fujiangang@gig.ac.cn

Strontium and stable C and O isotopic composition of carbonates in the Ernest Henry deposit, Queensland, Australia: implications for genesis and exploration*

Michael Fuss, James Cook University, michael.fuss@my.jcu.edu.au

Investigating the footprint of the Canadian Malartic gold deposit: mineralogical and geochemical constraints*

Nicolas Gaillard, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, McGill University, nicolas.gaillard@mail.mcgill.ca

A field-based geochemical and petrographic study of the fluids preserved within the Harrison Pass pluton with implications for the fluid origin of Carlin-type gold deposits*

Christopher H. Gates, Colorado State University, christopherhgates@gmail.com

Searching for excess density via inversion of 3D geology and gravity data

Helen J. Gibson, Intrepid Geophysics, helen@intrepid-geophysics.com

Tracking the link between epidosites and volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) deposits in the Semail ophiolite, Oman*

Samuel A. Gilgen, Institute of Geological Sciences, University of Bern, gilgen@geo.unibe.ch

Petrology, isotope geochemistry, and metallogenic potential of the Parguaza granite and pegmatitic associated facies in the Eastern Colombia Boundary: A Nb and Ta prospect?*

Daniel Prieto Gomez, Universidad Nacional de Colombia - Sede Bogota, geoiceland@gmail.com

Round Top Mountain, Texas:  Geology, geochemistry, and genesis of the unique and largest HREE deposit in the USA

Philip C. Goodell, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, goodell@utep.edu

The application of Mineralogic, an automated mineralogy solution in mineral exploration

Shaun D. Graham, Carl Zeiss Microscopy, shaun.graham@zeiss.com

Soil geochemistry and mineral exploration over solution collapse breccia pipes in northwest Arizona

Evan Greenberg, Macalester College, Big Rock Exploration LLC, egreenbe@macalester.edu

Hydrothermal footprints at multiple scales at Cumobabi, Sonora, Mexico

Christian T. Grijalva, First Quantum Minerals Ltd., christian.grijalva@fqml.com

Footprint of 3D lithogeochemistry of the Millennium unconformity-type uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan*

Shannon D. Guffey, Memorial University of Newfoundland, sdg321@mun.ca

3D gravity model of the Copper Flat porphyry deposit in Hillsboro, New Mexico*

Adrian E. Gutierrez, University of Texas at El Paso, aegutierrez@miners.utep.edu

Geology of the North Amethyst Au-Ag epithermal deposit, Creede District, Colorado*

Mario Guzman, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, mguzman@mines.edu

Reaction paths and scale of hydrothermal mineralization in the Strange Lake peralkaline granitic REE-Zr-Nb deposit

Alexander P. Gysi, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, McGill University, alexander.gysi@mail.mcgill.ca

Cryptic alteration at the Lagunas Norte high-sulfidation epithermal Au deposit: Application of whole-rock X-ray diffraction analysis*

Harry P. Hanneman, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, hhannema@gmail.com

Deposit characterization and exploration pattern recognition applied in fuzzy and neuro-fuzzy modeling: Targeting Cu-Au potential areas in central Iran

Hooshang Asadi Haroni, Center for Exploration Targeting, School of Earth and Environment, University of Western Australia, hooshang.asadiharoni@uwa.edu.au

Geochronology of the DeGrussa Cu-Au-Ag volcanic-hosted massive sulfide deposit and comparisons with regional mineralization of the Yerrida, Bryah and Padbury basins, Western Australia*

Margaret L. Hawke, ARC Centre of Excellence in Ore Deposits (CODES), Margaret.Hawke@utas.edu.au

Time-space relationships between sediment-hosted gold mineralization and intrusion-related polymetallic mineralization at Kinsley Mountain, Nevada*

Tyler J. Hill, University of Nevada - Reno, tjhill2@live.com

Advanced argillic lithocaps above Climax-type Mo porphyries? Evidence from porphyry clusters in New Mexico, Utah, and Colorado

Albert H. Hofstra, USGS, ahofstra@usgs.gov

Tectonic evolution of the Cerro Casale Au-Cu-porphyry system, Chile: Utilizing igneous geochemistry for exploration targeting

Pete Hollings, Lakehead University, peter.hollings@lakeheadu.ca

Volatile exsolution in western Tasmanian Sn granites: Insights from mineral textures and stable isotopes*

Wei Hong, ARC Centre of Excellence in Ore Deposits (CODES), University of Tasmania, Wei.Hong@utas.edu.au

The structural control of the major Mo-Cu-porphyries and Au - polymetallic deposits of the Tertiary Meghri composite pluton, Tethys metallogenic belt, Lesser Caucasus, Southern Armenia

Samvel Hovakimyan, Section of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Geneva, Switzerland; Institute of Geological Sciences of the Armenian National Academy of Sciences, samvel.hovak@gmail.com

Porphyry Cu and Mo metallogeny of northeastern China

Xinlu Hu, Faculty of Earth Resources, China University of Geosciences, huxinlu00@foxmail.com

The transport of metals through hydration in aqueous vapour-like fluids: Insights from quantitative modelling applied to porphyry Cu-Au-Mo deposits*

Nicole C. Hurtig, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, McGill University, nicole.hurtig@mail.mcgill.ca

The geology and exploration footprint of the Cobre Panamá porphyry copper deposits

Tim Ireland, First Quantum Minerals (Australia), tim.ireland@fqml.com

Geochemical characterization and geochronological assessment of the Kiyuk Lake gold project, Kivalliq region, Nunavut*

Stacie Jones, Department of Geological Science and Geological Engineering, Queen’s University, stacejonesie@gmail.com

Global Cu, Ni and Co resources: Changing trends and endowments and implications for the future of the global mining industry

Simon M Jowitt, Monash University, simon.jowitt@monash.edu

Hydrothermal alteration, 3D modeling, and sheath folding at the volcanic-hosted Falun Zn-Pb-Cu-(Au-Ag) deposit: Implications for exploration in a 1.9 Ga ore district, Fennoscandian Shield, central Sweden*

Tobias C. Kampmann, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering, Division of Geosciences, Luleå University of Technology, tobias.kampmann@ltu.se

Symplectites in the Sept Iles layered intrusion, Quebec, Canada: What can microstructures tell us about late-stage magmatic processes in layered intrusions?*

Halley A. Keevil, Colorado School of Mines and University of Cambridge, hkeevil@mines.edu

Geology and regional setting of the White Mountain gold deposit, Jilin Province, northeastern China*

Halley A. Keevil, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, hkeevil@mines.edu

Geochemistry, mineralogy, and zonation pattern of the Fe and Pb-Zn skarn deposit at the Wondong Mine in the Taebaeksan Basin, South Korea

Eui-Jun Kim, Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources, euijun.kim@kigam.re.kr

Observations of Na-Ca, Ca, and K-Ca alteration at Battle Mountain and other districts in northern Nevada

Caleb A. King, University of Arizona, Department of Geosciences, cking21@email.arizona.edu

Precambrian orogenic gold deposits in Brazil

Evandro L. Klein, CPRM-Geological Survey of Brazil, evandro.klein@cprm.gov.br

Key Structural Components to Orogenic Sedimentary Hosted Vein (SHV) Gold Deposits

Paul D Klipfel, Mineral Resource Services Inc, p.klipfel@sbcglobal.net

Textures and cathodoluminescence properties of molybdenite-bearing quartz veins at the Bingham Canyon Cu-Au-Mo porphyry deposit*

Simon Kocher, Natural History Museum, s.kocher@nhm.ac.uk

Broadening airborne time-domain electromagnetic bandwidth using a multiple pulse approach

Luc Lafrenière, CGG Airborne, luc.lafreniere@cgg.com

Hypersaline ore fluids and orogenic gold: New boron stable isotope data from hydrothermal tourmaline in the Loulo mining district, West Africa*

James S. Lambert-Smith, Kingston University London, J.S.Lambert-Smith@kingston.ac.uk

Model-based seismic conditioning: Introducing a new seismic interpretation workflow

Garrett Leahy, Emerson Process Management, Garrett.Leahy@Emerson.com

Polyphased gold mineralization in the Siguiri district, Guinea*

Erwann O. Lebrun, Centre for Exploration Targeting, erwann.lebrun@gmail.com

Magmatic-hydrothermal origin of the Triassic Laodou gold deposit, Western Qinling Orogen, China: Implications for ore genesis of the Carlin-type gold deposits in the region

Jian-wei Li, State Key Laboratory of Geological Processes and Mineral Resources, Faculty of Earth Resources, China University of Geosciences, jwli@cug.edu.cn

Two kinds of initial fluids associated with aplite porphyry and granite porphyry driving the formation of giant Chalukou porphyry Mo deposit, NE China*

Zhenzhen Li, Key Laboratory of Mineral Resources, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, windylizhenzhen@163.com

The Lanzhichang deposit: A low-Ti iron oxide deposit related to low-Ti basalts in the Emeishan large igneous province, SW China

Wenhao Liu, Faculty of Earth Resources, China University of Geosciences (wuhan), cugliu@126.com

Hujiayu Cu deposit of Zhongtiao Mountain, North China: A Paleoproterozoic sediment-hosted stratiform copper mineralization?

Xuan Liu, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, igeochem@gmail.com

Sulfur isotopic studies of polymetallic sulfides hosted within hydrothermal mudstones associated with the Cambrian Lemarchant volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit, Newfoundland, Canada*

Stefanie Lode, Memorial University, slode@mun.ca

Geology of the Buss Pit roll-front uranium deposit, Gas Hills, Wyoming*

Jena M. Long, Colorado School of Mines, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, long.jenamarie@gmail.com

Graphite mineralization in mantle-derived rocks: The role of assimilation of crustal metasediments

Javier Luque, Complutense University, jluque@geo.ucm.es

The leachability of ore metals in argillaceous rocks

John W. Lydon, Geological Survey of Canada, jlydon@nrcan.gc.ca

Comparison of digital workflows to efficiently extract and use published maps (and data) from Economic Geology

Willy Lynch, Esri, wlynch@esri.com

The form and origin of gold in brown muddy sediments from Bigar prospect, Bor, Serbia*

Levente Magyar, Eötvös Loránd University, mlevente89@gmail.com

Sulfide saturation and chalcophile metal enrichment in the Late Cretaceous Giant Mascot Ni-Cu-PGE deposit, Canadian Cordillera, British Columbia*

Matthew J. Manor, University of British Columbia, mmanor@eos.ubc.ca

Gravity and magnetic investigation of 3-dimensional basement structure within Siguiri Basin (Guinea, West Africa): Implications for gold deposit distribution*

Jelena Markov, Centre for Exploration Targeting, The University of Western Australia, markoj01@student.uwa.edu.au

Geophysical inverse models from potential-fields for resource exploration and evaluation*

Cericia Martinez, Department of Geophysics, Colorado School of Mines, cemartin@mines.edu

Tectonics, magma generation, and gold endowment: A study of the mineralization styles in the Sadiola gold camp, Mali, West Africa*

Quentin Masurel, Centre for Exploration Targeting, The University of Western Australia, 21097784@student.uwa.edu.au

Consistent copper isotope footprints in surface and groundwater from multiple deposit types

Ryan Mathur, Juniata College, mathurr@juniata.edu

Mineral deposits associated with Tertiary alkaline igneous rocks in New Mexico

Virginia T. McLemore, New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, ginger@nmbg.nmt.edu

Low-temperature carbonate replacement and intrusion-related Pb-Zn-Ag deposits of Nicholas-Denys, Bathurst mining camp, Canada: Genetic implications*

Clyde McMillan, University of Quebec at Montreal, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, clyde.mcmillan@gmail.com

Geology and fluid genesis of the Neoproterozoic Niblack Cu-Au-Zn-Ag volcanic-hosted massive sulfide camp, southeast Alaska, USA*

Brian McNulty, University of British Columbia - Mineral Deposit Research Unit, bmcnulty@eos.ubc.ca

Blind Ag-Pb-Zn and Au-Mo discoveries in MAG Silver’s Cinco de Mayo Mega-System, Chihuahua, Mexico

Peter K.M. Megaw, IMDEX Inc-MAG Silver, pmegaw@imdex.com

The role of syn-metamorphic metasomatism in the development of the Sentinel Cu deposit, northwestern Zambia*

Corey J. Meighan, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, cmeighan@mines.edu

Delineation of VMS ore lenses from Flin Flon, MB, Canada using vertical seismic profiles and 3D finite difference modeling*

Dave Melanson, Carleton University, dave.melanson@carleton.ca

Structural controls and evolution of epithermal (Au) and porphyry (Au-Cu)-related systems: Northern Middle Cauca Belt district, Colombia*

Fabio A. Mendoza, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Medellí­n Campus - School of Mines, famendozav@gmail.com

The Cadillac Fault mineral system - focus on the western Rouyn-Noranda segment: the Wasamac deposit, Quebec, Canada*

Nicolas Meriaud, Université du Quebec A Montréal (UQAM), meriaud.nicolas@gmail.com

The QV Gold Discovery, soil geochemistry exploration in the Far North

Rasool Mohammad, Comstrock Metals Ltd., jane.perry@larongegold.ca

Identifying phyllic and argillic alteration halos to porphyry copper exploration in Hanza area, south eastern Iran*

Aida Mohebi, Shahid beheshti University, aidamohebbi@yahoo.com

Hydrothermal controls on the mineralogy of the Basal Zone, Nechalacho rare metal deposit, Canada*

Volker Möller, Earth and Planetary Sciences, McGill University, volker.moeller@mail.mcgill.ca

Geological setting, structural geology and timing of deformation at the Gibraltar Cu-Mo porphyry deposit: controls on mineralization, Cariboo Region, British Columbia*

Nader Mostaghimi, University of British Columbia, nmostagh@eos.ubc.ca

Chronology of intrusive events at the Antamina Cu-Zn skarn deposit, Peru: A district and deposit-scale analysis*

Stephanie A. Mrozek, Economic Geology Research Centre, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, stephanie.mrozek@my.jcu.edu.au

A new approach in detecting hydrothermal mineral alterations using remote sensing satellite data: A case study from Lake Victoria Goldfields, Tanzania

Elisante Elisaimon Mshiu, University of Dar es Salaam, mshiutz@gmail.com

Identifying hydrothermal fluid conduits using remote sensing data: Another vector in the exploration of precious metals

Elisante Elisaimon Mshiu, University of Dar es Salaam, mshiutz@gmail.com

Olympiada orogenic gold deposit (Yenisei Rige, Russia): Geological setting, style of mineralization, and geochronological study

Evgeniy A. Naumov, Institute of geology and mineralogy Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, naumov@igm.nsc.ru

Ore characterization at the North Bullion Carlin-type gold system: A new prospect on the Carlin Trend, Nevada*

Melanie N. Newton, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, newtonm8@unlv.nevada.edu

The major-trace element chemistry of garnet in metamorphosed hydrothermal alteration zones in the Proterozoic Stollberg Zn-Pb-Ag-(Cu-Au) ore field, Bergslagen district, Sweden: Implications for exploration*

Joshua J. O'Brien, Iowa State University, jjobrien@iastate.edu

The significance of magma mingling and mixing during the formation of the volcanic host rock successions of the Archean Horne and Quemont massive sulfide deposits, Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec*

Olivia M. Oseguera, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, omoseguera@gmail.com

Geology and ore localizations in the Bonikro gold deposit, Fettékro greenstone belt, Côte d’Ivoire*

Zié Ouattara, University Félix Houphouet-Boigny, ziegbana@hotmail.fr

Tectonics of hydrothermal vents and oceanic core complexes near Rodriguez Triple Junction

Anju Pandey, National Centre for Antractic and Ocean Research, dranjupandey@gmail.com

U-Pb zircon and Sm-Nd isotopic constraints for the timing and origin of magmatic Ni-Cu-PGE deposits in northern Fennoscandia

Petri Peltonen, First Quantum Minerals Exploration, petri.peltonen@fqml.com

SEM-based quantitative analysis of REE mineralization at Bear Lodge, Wyoming

Katharina Pfaff, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, kpfaff@mines.edu

U-Pb dating of the Sams Creek gold mineralization using hydrothermal zircons (northwest Nelson, New Zealand)*

Markham P.R. Phillips, University of Otago, markhamphillips@gmail.com

Exploring indicator minerals of less than 63 micron fractions in till deposits related to PGE ore bodies*

Jessica A. Pickett, Queen's University, 8jap6@queensu.ca

Syn-volcanic replacement and post-depostional deformations of the Archean Perseverance VMS deposit, Matagami mining district, Quebec, Canada*

Samuel Pierre, Université du Québec à Montréal, samuel.pierre54@gmail.com

Geological environment and formational controls of auriferous massive sulfide deposits: An example from the Cambro-Ordovician Cu-Au Ming VMS deposit in the Newfoundland Appalachians*

Jean-Luc Pilote, Memorial University of Newfoundland, jpilote@mun.ca

The paragenesis and mineralogy of the polymetallic Keg Ag-Zn-Pb- (Sn-In) deposit, south-central Yukon, Canada: A new deposit type in the Selwyn Basin?*

Laurence Pryer, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, lpryer@gmail.com

Geology, geochemistry, and duration of the magmatic–hydrothermal event at the Wenquan porphyry molybdenum-copper deposit, West Qinling orogen, China*

Kunfeng Qiu, State Key Laboratory of Geological Processes and Mineral Resources, China University of Geosciences, Beijing, kunfeng.qiu@gmail.com

Geology of the Reef Au-Cu deposit, Wisconsin: Implications for mineral exploration in the Penokean volcanic belt*

Patrick O. Quigley, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, pquigley@mines.edu

The Cenozoic metallogeny of Western Anatolia, Turkey*

Fabien Rabayrol, MDRU - University of British Columbia, frabayrol@eos.ubc.ca

Mineralogy, geochemistry, and chronology of REE-bearing episyenites in the Caballo and Burro Mountains, New Mexico

Annelise M. Riggins, Earth and Environmental Sciences Department, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, ariggins@nmt.edu

The geochemical footprint of a giant: The Fruta del Norte epithermal Au/Ag deposit, Cordillera del Cóndor, Ecuador

Karl J. Roa, Consultant Geologist, karljohnroa@gmail.com

The 2.69 GA Paringa basalts: Crustal recycling into the asthenosphere source

Nuru M. Said, University of Western Australia, nuru.said@uwa.edu.au

Origin of pure gold nuggets from Casas de Don Pedro-Talarrubias area, Central Spain*

Santos Barrios Sánchez, Departamento de Geología, Área de Cristalografía y Mineralogía, Universidad de Salamanca, s.barrios@usal.es

Affinity between bismuth and gold in the Marmato gold deposit, Colombia: A probable case of the liquid bismuth collector model*

Leonardo Santacruz, Universidade de Brasilia, lsantacruzr@gmail.com

Mineralogical characterization of the Hakkari nonsulfide Zn(Pb) deposit, Turkey: Does QEMSCAN® make the difference?*

Licia Santoro, Università degli Studi di Napoli, Federico II, licia.santoro@unina.it

Combined tree biogeochemical and soil/rock geochemical analysis for prospecting purposes: An example from the saprolitic Ni deposit in SW Poland

Tomasz J. Selerowicz, KGHM Cuprum Ltd Research & Development Centre, tselerowicz@cuprum.wroc.pl

Ore genesis and hydrothermal evolution of the Baiyinnuo’er zinc-lead skarn deposit, northeast China: evidence from isotopes (S, Pb) and fluid inclusions*

Qihai Shu, 1, Key Laboratory of Orogenic Belts and Crustal Evolution, School of Earth and Space Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China; 2, EGRU (Economic Geology Research Centre), School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD 4811, Australia, qihai.s@gmail.com

Magmatic evolution of the REE-rich, Strange Lake A-type peralkaline granite*

Karin Siegel, Earth & Planetary Sciences, McGill University, karin.siegel@mail.mcgill.ca

Scanning electron microscopy investigation of gold in laterites from Venezuela: Textures suggest low temperature mobilization of gold*

Joshua A. Silverstein, Miami University, Silverj@miamioh.edu

Iron and oxygen isotope and element systematics of magnetite from the Los Colorados IOA deposit, Chile: A paradigm shift for IOA deposits?

Adam Simon, University of Michigan, simonac@umich.edu

Structural framework of Au-rich porphyry and carbonate-hosted replacement deposits of the Kassandra mining district, northern Greece*

Chris R. Siron, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University, crsiron@gmail.com

Post-mineralization displacement of Carlin-type deposits: Effects of the Northern Nevada Rift*

Wiley B. Skewes, Colorado School of Mines, Dept. of Geology & Geological Engineering, wiley.skewes@gmail.com

Controls on high grades within the Clementine vein system at the Hollister low-sulfidation epithermal gold-silver deposit, Nevada*

Joshua M. Smith, Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, josh.smith.unr@gmail.com

Data field mapping tools for exploration – the future is here

Stuart Smith, Midland Valley Exploration Ltd., ssmith@mve.com

The Granites-Tanami Orogen subsurface geometry as revealed by an integrated potential field geophysical and geological study*

David B. Stevenson, The Centre for Exploration Targeting, and ARC Centre for Excellence for Core to Crust Fluid Systems, david.stevenson@research.uwa.edu.au

A magmatic origin of the Zaozigou Carlin-type gold deposit, Western Qinling Orogen, China

Ji-Xiang Sui, 1. State Key Laboratory of Geological Processes and Mineral Resources, Wuhan 430074, China 2.Faculty of Earth Resources, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan 430074, China, suijxcug@gmail.com

PGE mineralization at the Allard stock: Implications for the porphyry to epithermal transition, La Plata Mountains, Colorado*

Erin S. Summerlin, Auburn University, ess0016@auburn.edu

Structural evolution from porphyry to epithermal conditions recorded by anhydrite veins and cemented breccias at the Lihir Au deposit, PNG*

Stephanie Sykora, CODES, Australian Research Council Centre for Excellence in Ore Deposits, Stephanie.Sykora@utas.edu.au

Characterization of clay and associated minerals at the Northstar mine, Main Tintic district, Juab County, Utah*

James E. Tabinski, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, karzelek@gmail.com

Formation of the high-sulfidation type epithermal Cu-Au-Ag deposit in the Recsk Ore Complex, NE Hungary, based on ore mineralogy and fluid inclusion study*

Ágnes Takács, Eötvös Loránd University, agnes.v.takacs@gmail.com

Analysis of different production factors’ contribution to mineral deposits discovery in China

Jinrong Tang, Development and Research Center, China Geological Survey, jinrongt@163.com

Bulk compositional controls on mineral assemblages in metamorphosed ore deposits: An example from the LaRonde-Penna Au-rich VHMS deposit, Quebec, Canada*

Helen Thomas, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, hthomas@mines.edu

Australian mafic-ultramafic magmatic events: A framework for magmatic Ni-PGE mineral systems and their prospectivity

Jane P. Thorne, Geoscience Australia, jane.thorne@ga.gov.au

New data and insight on the Late Triassic Wrangellia magmatic Ni-Cu-Co-PGE system in the Talkeetna Mountains, central Alaska

Evan Twelker, Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, evan.twelker@alaska.gov

The transition from resource definition to mining: Adding value to production with geological data, a case study from the Sentinel deposit, NW Zambia

Chris Van Wijk, First Quantum Minerals Ltd, Chris.VanWijk@fqml.com

Understanding the structural geology, stratigraphy, and mineralization of the Kibali ‘orogenic’ gold deposit, NE DRC: Key for exploration criteria in complex Neo-Archaean terranes

Carlos A Vargas, Randgold Resources, CarlosAlonso.VargasZuniga@randgold.com

Composition of Pd-Pt tellurides in magmatic sulfide globules, NW Mongolia: Dependence on the host phase

Andrey Vishnevskiy, VS Sobolev Institute of Geology and Mineralogy, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, vishnevsky@igm.nsc.ru

A detailed assessment of global rare earth resources: Opportunities and challenges

Zhehan Weng, Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University, Zhehan.Weng@monash.edu

A holistic approach to geologic modeling: Revisiting historic ore deposits with 3D modeling technology

Desiree T. Wentland, KRJA Systems Inc dba Maptek, desiree.wentland@maptek.com

Integrated Exploration Platform: Multi-data interpretation through interactivity

Jason C. Wong, Centre for Exploration Targeting, jason.wong@uwa.edu.au

Geochemical variations from centered carbonatite intrusion to distal vein in the Hongcheon Fe-REE carbonatite deposit, South Korea

Seok-Jun Yang, Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM), ysj@kigam.re.kr

Sulfide paragenesis and alteration of the Shahumyan polymetallic vein-hosted epithermal deposit, Kapan district SE Armenia*

Dharani R. Yarra, Mineral Deposits Research Unit, University of British Columbia, ryarra@eos.ubc.ca

Hyperspectral techniques with superspectral data and automatic mineral Identification with new field spectrometers

Joe Zamudio, ASI, jaz@hsigeo.biz

Geology, pyrite paragenesis, and geochemistry constrain on the genesis of the Xinqiao Cu-S-Fe-Au deposit in the Tongling mineral district, China

Lejun Zhang, CODES, University of Tasmania, Lejun.Zhang@utas.edu.au

The genesis and formation processes of Makeng Fe deposit, South China

Zhenjie Zhang, Faculty of Earth Resources/State Key Laboratory of Geological Processes and Mineral Resources, China University of Geosciences(wuhan), zzj1117@126.com

The timing of iron mineralization in the Awulale iron metallogenetic belt, Western Tianshan, China: Constraints from Sm-Nd garnet and U-Pb titanite geochronology

Zuoheng Zhang, MLR Key Laboratory of Metallogeny and Mineral Assessment, Institute of Mineral Resources, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, Beijing 100037, China, zuoheng@hotmail.com

Late Paleoproterozoic sediment-hosted stratiform copper (SSC) and iron-oxide copper gold (IOCG) mineralizing system in the Kangdian region, SW China

Xin-Fu Zhao, State Key Laboratory of Geological Processes and MineralResources, Faculty of Earth Resources, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), xinfuzhao@gmail.com