News: Honours projects - Carl Spandler

What’s beneath the Murray?

Murray Basin with boreholes

Honours project: A MinEx CRC project looking at mapping the ancient sedimentary rocks buried beneath the Murray Basin.

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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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Albitite metasomatism and links to copper mineralisation: A case study from the Mt Lofty Ranges

Landscape Paleogeography

Honours project: Work with industry to help understand the link between metasomatism, intrusive magmatism and copper mineralisation in the Adelaide Hills.

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Origin of Koppamurra: Australia’s first ionic clay hosted rare earth element prospect

Koppamurra

Honours project: Discover the origins and distribution of a unique style of rare earth element mineralisation in south-east SA.

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Rare metal ore potential of the Tertiary Peak Ranges volcanics, Central QLD

Peak Ranges

Honours project: Unravel the geological origins of unusual volcanic systems and their associated rare metal mineralisation in central QLD.

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