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Compositional controls on physical properties: new constraints from laboratory measurements

Honours projects: Improve predictive models of density and thermal conductivity to improve geophysical models by making new lab measurements.

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Building a terrestrial planet: Chromium isotope constraints on metal-silicate differentiation

Terrestrial Planet

Honours project: New insights into the formation of planets from metal isotopes in meteorites.

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Depths of erosion: A global map of denudation

Model of Rock Types

Honours project: Where were the rocks at the surface created? Help discover why in this geology honours project.

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The fire down below: Heat generation in the lower crust

Crustal and Mantle Xenolith

Honours project: Help develop a crustal radioactivity model using pieces of rock brought to the surface and trapped in lavas.

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Untapped potential: How did the Mount Gunson sediment-hosted Cu deposits form?

Mount Gunson Deposits

Honours project: Research the origin of deposits which produced over a billion dollars' worth of copper, silver and cobalt.

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Dating ore-remobilising fluids in the Olympic Cu-Au province

sketch Map of Olympic Domain

Honours project: Use novel tools to shed more light on the most prolific mineral province of South Australia.

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Textures and chemistry of pyrite in the Padthaway Ridge region, Delamerian Orogen

Padthaway Ridge

Honours project: A geological project assessing zinc-copper mineralisation potential in volcanic rocks of the Padthaway Ridge using pyrite trace elements.

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Chromium Isotope tracing of subduction-zone fluids: Analysis of eclogite-facies veins from the Monviso Massif, Italy

Monviso Massif

Honours project: Work at the cutting edge of applying novel isotope geochemistry to understand subduction zone processes.

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Tracing metal pathways from host to vein using traditional and novel metal isotopes

mineralised rocks

Honours project: Investigate how important economic metals are transported through the crust to mineral deposits.

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What role do mafic magmas play in metal transport from mantle to crust?

Mafic Magmas

Honours project: A geochemical project investigating the copper content of magmas and their importance to economic geology.

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