News: Honours Projects - Martin Hand

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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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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Hot water: The impact of fluid flow on crustal radioactivity

Large Crustal Shear Zone

Honours project: Head into the field to analyse natural radioactivity of fluid-altered crust.

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Uncovering the low temperature thermal history of Queen Mary Land, Antarctica

Gplates of Southern Gondwana

Honours project: Step into the footsteps of Douglas Mawson and uncover when the Antarctic margins exhumed to the surface.

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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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