Oral History Videos

Established by Jeff Hedenquist and James Macdonald, this series aims to record life experiences of key figures in the field of economic geology. Please consider submitting your own video of an economic geologist of note for potential inclusion in this series. Read the guidelines for suggestions on preparing an interview.

Featured Video

Shunso Ishihara (1935-2020)

Discovery of the Ilmenite-Magnetite Series of Granites and Relation to Styles of Ore Deposits

Professor Shunso Ishihara, Emeritus Scientist at the Geological Survey of Japan, discusses his discovery in the 1960s of the ilmentite and magnetite styles of granites, and their relationship to different types of metal deposits.

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