Short Course October 18th, 2018

Hear from MERC and Metal Earth researchers at the 2018 Northeastern Ontario Mines and Minerals Symposium in Kirkland Lake. 

MERC's short course on "Assessing Gold and Base Metal Endowment in the Abitibi and Wabigoon Subprovinces" will be offered on October 18th. See a detailed description of the course below.

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Program Overview

9:00-9:10 John Ayer: Introduction.
9:10-9:40 Saeid Cheraghi: Preliminary results of seismic imaging along Swayze and Chibougamau transects, better understanding of shallow and deep subsurface geological architecture.
9:40-10:10 Graham Hill: The use of electromagnetics to understand crustal architecture: Methods, Pit-falls and Solutions.

10:10-10:30 Coffee break

10:30-11:00 Esmaeil Eshaghi: Geophysical potential field data applied to better understand crustal scale controls on metal endowment in the Abitibi.
11:00-11:30 Xiaohui Zhou: Stratigraphic and Structural Architecture of the Southern Abitibi & Pontiac Subprovince along the Malartic Transect.
11:30-12:00 Stephane Perrouty: Integrated Multi-Parameter Footprint of the Canadian Malartic Gold Deposit.

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-1:30 Taus Jorgensen: Overview and new findings from the Metal Earth Rouyn-Noranda transect.
1:30-2:00 Kate Rubingh: Structural and stratigraphic framework of the Larder Lake area, insights from new mapping, geochronology, and geophysics.
2:00-2:30 Ben Frieman: Understanding heterogeneously distributed structure associated with the Lar-der Lake-Cadillac deformation zone as a guide for exploration.

2:30-2:50 Coffee Break

2:50-3:20 Rasmus Haugaard: Lithological and Stratigraphic constraints through the Swayze Area, Ab-itibi Greenstone Belt.
3:20-3:50 Gyorgyi Tuba: What fluid inclusions do and do not tell us about gold mineralization—a whodunit of fluids in orogenic gold systems.
3:50-4:20 Zsuzsanna Tóth: The geology of the Hardrock orogenic gold deposit with highlights from the geological evolution of the Beardmore-Geraldton greenstone belt.
4:20-4:30 Ross Sherlock: Summary and Conclusions.