Short Course October 3rd, 2019

MERC & Metal Earth Short Course in Timmins, Ontario

Date: October 3rd, 2019

Location: Ramada Inn, Timmins Ontario

The MERC Short Course will take place on Thursday October 3, 2019, immediately after the Northeastern Ontario Mines & Minerals Symposium (NEOMMS) October 1 and 2. The Short Course will also take place in the Ramada Inn in Timmins. Details on the program topics and speakers can be found below inthe program flyer.



Registering for the NEOMMS symposium (both individual and corporate) can be done by going to the Porcupine Prospector and Developers Association website under events -> NEOMMS registration page

A link for the MERC short course should be available at the same location in a few days.  Additional information about the NEOMMS talks will be sent out as the information becomes available.

Registering ahead of time for the NEOMMS symposium and MERC short course will be much appreciated by the organizing committee in order to help us prepare name tags as well as ensure that there is sufficient coffee and food for those attending the events.


Short Course Program

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Ross Sherlock; Metal Earth Update and Insights on Controls of Gold Mineralization from the Larder Lake Transect


Saeid Cheraghi; Metal Earth Seismic Results and Insights on Crustal Architecture

10:20- 10:40am



Rasmus Haugaard; New Geological and Geophysical implications on the Architecture of the Swayze and Matheson Greenstone Belts


Xiaohui Zhou; Tectonic Evolution of the Southern Abitibi Subprovince: New Insights from Integration of Geological and Geophysical Data along the Malartic and Chicobi Transects

12:00- 1:00pm



Evan Hastie; Gold Mobility and Geochemistry of Gold Deposits: Insights from the Swayze Greenstone Belt and Large Gold Camps


John Ayer; Tectonic Setting and Timing of gold in the Superior Province

2:20- 2:40pm



Bruno Lafrance; Structural Controls on Gold Mineralization


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