News: Honours projects - Geology

The Proterozoic Planetary Pivot: Oxygen, Snowballs and Metals

Kingsmill Creek Arkaroola from the air

Honours project: A MinEx CRC project looking at how sediments of the Adelaide Superbasin record the Neoproterozoic Oxygenation Event.

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Noble gases in ancient fluid droplets in minerals

Cornelia Wilkes honours project Noble gases in ancient fluid droplets in minerals

Honours projects: Extract rare noble gas isotopes from specific mineral phases such as quartz.

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ORE-SOME: OZ Minerals Carrapateena (Cu-Au) deposit projects

Rock core laid out

Honours project: Exciting new honours projects investigating the origin of copper and gold at South Australia's newest mine.

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Why are only some peraluminous granites hot?

High heat producing granites

An honours project combining an interest in chemistry and rocks to understand why some granites are so hot.

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The Face of the Neoproterozoic Earth

Face of the Earth

A multidisciplinary project reconstructing the largest mountain belt of the last billion years.

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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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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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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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