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Ijaz Ahmad

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Arc metal budget assessment for porphyry-epithermal deposits in the Kohistan and Talkeetna arcs


John Ayer

John Ayer

Associate MERC Director

T. 705.675.1151 ext. 2249


Anthony E. Beswick

Anthony E. Beswick

Professor Emeritus Igneous Petrology

Igneous Petrology, Professor Emeritus, BSc PhD DIC (London)


Luke Bickerton

Luke Bickerton

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Geological and Geochemical Characterization of the Granite-hosted East Kemptville Sn-Cu-Zn-Ag(-In) deposit, Nova Scotia



Patrick Bovingdon

MSc candidate Geology

Tectonothermal history, geochronology and phase equilibria of the Rae basement in an area north of the Fury and Hecla Strait on Baffin Island, Canada


Sean Brace

Sean Brace

MSc candidate Geology, Metal Earth

Syenite-associated gold mineralization along the Lincoln-Nippissing Shear which is south of the Larder Lake-Cadillac Deformation Zone



Saeid Cheraghi

Research Associate, Metal Earth

Email: scheraghi@laurentian.ca



Sarah Clay

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Mineralising fluids of the Kamoa-Kakula copper deposit, Democratic Republic of Congo



Lindsay Cooper

Communications and Promotions Manager

T: 705.675.1151 x 2135 E: lcooper1@laurentian.ca


Paul Copper

Paul Copper

Professor Emeritus Paleobiology

Paleobiology, Professor Emeritus, BA MA Saskatchewan, PhD DIC London


Quinn Dabros

Quinn Dabros

MSc candidate Geology

Compositional and textural analysis of the Kamoa/Kakula Cu deposit diamictite matrix, Democratic Republic of Congo


Jessica Daniel

Jessica Daniel

MSc candidate Geology

FROM: Ottawa, Ontario GRADUATED FROM: University of British Columbia, Vancouver SPECIALITY: mineral exploration CURRENT RESEARCH: TBD SUPERVISOR: TBD



Fabiano Della-Justina

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits Precambrian Geology, Metal Earth

Integrated 2D and 3D geophysical and geological modelling of Metal Earth's Matheson transect.


Willard Desjardins

Willard Desjardins

Petrographic Technologist, Harquail School of Earth Sciences

T. 705.675.1151 ext. 2216



David Downie

MSc candidate Geology, Metal Earth

Intrusion-related gold systems in the western Wabigoon subprovince; Investigations of the Lost Lake area, ON



Michael Duric

Applied MSc Mineral Exploration 1 year

Mapping and collection of Precambrian pegmatites from the Grenville Front, east of Sudbury, ON



Nicolas Estrada

MSc candidate Geology, Metal Earth

Tectonothermal evolution of the middle-lower Abitibi-Wawa crust and the role of melt mobility on metal transport, Kapuskasing uplift, Ontario



Marius Etienne

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology, Metal Earth

Base metal Metallogeny of the Sturgeon Lake Metal Earth Transect, Wabigoon subprovince, northwest Ontario



Naghmeh Farhangi

MSc candidate Geology

Mineralogy, Geochemistry, and Genesis of Ni-Cu-PGE Mineralization in Black Thor Igneous Complex, McFaulds Greenstone Belt, ON



Leonardo Feltrin

Associate Professor of Earth Systems Modelling

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 2131; Email: LFeltrin@laurentian.ca



Courtney Folz

Administrative Coordinator, Metal Earth

T. 705.675.1151 ext. 2331



Ben Frieman

Research Associate, Metal Earth

Email: BFrieman@laurentian.ca


Carol-Anne Genereux

Carol-Anne Généreux

PhD candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Structural, metamorphic and lithological controls on low-sulphide PGE mineralization in the southwest Sudbury impact structure


Harold L. Gibson

Harold L. Gibson

Professor of Volcanology and Economic Geology, MERC & Metal Earth Director

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 2371; Email: HGibson@laurentian.ca


Thomas Gore

Thomas E. Gore

MSc candidate Geology

A study of the relationship between the crystal-chemistry and morphology of millerite from magmatic ore deposits



Kipp Grose

Information Technologist

Email: kgrose@laurentian.ca



Anna Haataja

MSc candidate Geology

The timing and type of metamorphism of the Wabigoon Subprovince near Geraldton, Ontario


Marshall Hall

Marshall Hall

MSc Candidate Geology

Emplacement mechanisms and spatial and temporal relationships between low sulphide and sharp walled vein systems in Footwall mineralization in the Sudbury Camp


Evan Hastie

Evan Hastie

PhD candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Gold Metallogeny of the Southern Swayze Greenstone Belt, Abitibi Subprovince, ON


John Hechler

John Hechler

PhD candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Geochemistry of Sudbury Mine Tailings


Rebecca Hunter

Rebecca Hunter

PhD candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Geological Investigation of Uranium Mineralization along the Qavvik-Tatiggaq Trend, northeast Thelon Basin, Nunavut



Sahibzada Hussain Ali

MSc candidate Geology, Metal Earth

A revised 3D reconstruction and VMS mineral prospectivity mapping of the Noranda Camp


Drake Hyden

Drake Hyden

MSc Candidate Geology

Structural Controls on Gold Mineralization Within the Walsh Formation of the Yellowknife Greenstone Belt


Bruce Jago

Bruce Jago

Goodman School of Mines Executive Director, Faculty Member

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 7227; Email: BJago@laurentian.ca


Richard S. James

Richard S. James

Professor Emeritus Metamorphic Petrology

Metamorphic Petrology, Professor Emeritus, BSc MSc McMaster, PhD Manchester



Hossein Jodeiri-Akbari-Fam

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Developing Multi-Focusing seismic imaging of geological structures in the Abitibi and Wabigoon geological sub-provinces


Pedro J. Jugo

Pedro J. Jugo

Associate Professor of Igneous Petrology; Coordinator of the PhD program

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 2106; Email: PJugo@laurentian.ca


Reid R. Keays

Reid R. Keays

Professor Emeritus Economic Geology

Economic Geology, Professor Emeritus, BSc (Geol Eng) Queen's, PhD McMaster


Christopher Kelly

Christopher Kelly

MSc Candidate Geology

Characterizing the geochemistry and alteration present at the Archean Hislop and Grey Fox gold deposits in Matheson, ON


Mitchell Kerr

Mitchell Kerr

PhD candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Fluid geochemistry associated with gold mineralization in the Hope Bay Greenstone Belt, NU, and Meguma Terrane, NS, Canada: Fluid origin and application to gold exploration


Daniel J. Kontak

Daniel J. Kontak

Professor of Ore Deposit Geology; Coordinator of the Applied M.Sc. Program in Mineral Exploration

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 2352; Email: DKontak@laurentian.ca



Klaus Kuster

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits Precambrian Geology, Metal Earth

Petrogenesis and Metallogenesis of Polymetallic Cr-Ni-Cu-PGE Systems in the Superior Province, Canada


Natalie Lafleur-Roy

Natalie Lafleur-Roy

Administrative & Finance Manager, MERC / Metal Earth

T. 705.675.1151 ext. 2339



Sylvie Lafontaine

Administrative Assistant, Harquail School of Earth Sciences, Metal Earth

T: 705-675-1151 X 2013 E: sx_lafontaine@laurentian.ca


Bruno Lafrance

Bruno Lafrance

Professor of Structural Geology, Metal Earth Associate Director

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 2264; Email: BLafrance@laurentian.ca



Michael Langa

PhD candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Petrology and mineral chemistry of chromitite seams of the Platreef, Bushveld, South Africa: Looking for geochemical markers to identify and differentiate among chromitite cycles


Well-Shen Lee

Well-Shen Lee

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Late Cretaceous Epithermal Gold Metallogeny and fluid evolution in the Dawson Range, Yukon Territories, Canada


Christine Legrand

Christine Legrand

MSc Candidate Geology

Weathering of Rocks from the Ring of Fire: Understanding the release and mobilization of Cr and V



C. Michael Lesher

Professor of Economic Geology; University Research Chair in Mineral Exploration

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 2276; Email: MLesher@laurentian.ca


Marie Létourneau

Marie Létourneau

MSc Candidate Geology

Geological Setting and Mineralization of the Martinière and Bug Lake Gold Zones, Northern Quebec


Darrel G.F. Long

Darrel G.F. Long

Professor Emeritus Sedimentology

Professor, BSc Hons Leicester, MSc PhD Western; Sedimentology


Yiguan Lu

Yiguan Lu

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Geology, Mineralogy, Geochemistry, and Petrogenesis of the Jinbaoshan Pt-Pd deposit and Baimazhai Ni-Cu deposit, Ailaoshan orogenic belt, Yunnan province, SW China


Francisca Maepa

Francisca Maepa

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Mineral Prospectivity Mapping using machine learning algorithms for the Swayze Greenstone Belt and the Abitibi Subprovince, ON


Kelly Malcolm

Kelly Malcolm

MSc Candidate Geology

A petrographic, geochemical, and geochronological study of a high-grade intrusion-related Au deposit, Lower Detour Lake, Abitibi Subprovince, Canada


Amir Maleki

Amir Maleki

MSc candidate Geophysics

Applications of geophysical potential field data (i.e. gravity and magnetic) to distinguish the difference between metal-endowed and less endowed regions



Christopher Mancuso

MSc candidate Geology

An analysis of seismic information from crooked line acquisitions



Jeffrey Marsh

Post-Doctoral Fellow & LA-ICP-MS Laboratory Technician

Email: JMarsh@laurentian.ca


Jordan Mathieu

Jordan Mathieu

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Fluid history of three Canadian metallotects



Amokelani Mavundza

MSc candidate Geology

Characterize the observed airborne magnetic signal from felsic-intermediate intrusions in the western Wabigoon subprovince using magnetic susceptibility, petrography, geochemistry


Andrew M. McDonald

Andrew M. McDonald

Professor of Mineralogy, Director of the Microanalytical Centre

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 2266; Email: AMcdonald@laurentian.ca



Dylan McKevitt

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Localization of Ni-Cu-(PGE) mineralization in an early Proterozoic trans-crustal dike-sill-lava channel system, Cape Smith Belt, Nunavik


William McNeice

William McNeice

MSc Candidate Geology

Investigating the relationship between outcrop-scale magnetic susceptibility data and those derived from airborne magnetic data


Caroline Mealin

Caroline Mealin

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Geology, geochemistry and petrogenesis of the Paleoproterozoic Booth River Intrusive Complex, Slave Province, NU



Dean Meek

GIS Specialist, MERC / Metal Earth

E: DMeek@laurentian.ca



Kaveh Mehrmanesh

MSc Candidate Geology

Stratigraphy, Geochemistry, and Petrogenesis of the Black Label Chromite Horizon, Black Thor Igneous Complex, McFaulds Greenstone Belt, ON



Xuyang Meng

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

The nature of Archean porphyritic rocks associated with copper mineralization in the Superior Province, Canadian Shield


Reza Mir

Reza Mir

Post-Doctoral Fellow in Geophysics - CMIC Footprints Project

Email: RMir@laurentian.ca


Sharlotte Mkhonto

Sharlotte Mkhonto

MSc Candidate Geology

Characterising Base Metal Sulfides and Platinum Group Metals of the Platreef in Turfspruit Farm, Northern Limb of the Bushveld Complex, South Africa



Matshidiso Modiba

MSc candidate Geology

Characterization of the Stormy basin in the western Wabigoon subprovince, Canada



David Mole

Research Associate, Metal Earth

Email: DMole@laurentian.ca


Rebecca Montsion

Rebecca Montsion

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Factors contributing to metal endowment in the western Wabigoon and southern Abitibi subprovinces: a mineral prospectivity modelling approach for Precambrian greenstone belts


Blake Arthur Mowbray

Blake Mowbray

MSc candidate Geology

Supracrustal stratigraphy, mineralogy, mineralisation, metamorphism, alteration and structure of the Jefferson Prospect, Swayze Greenstone Belt, ON



Elton Mpongo

Applied MSc Mineral Exploration 2 years

Seismic interpretation of Larder Lake area, ON, Canada


Cathryn Nadjiwon

Cathryn Nadjiwon

Research Network Manager, NSERC-CMIC Exploration Footprints Project

T. 705.675.1151 ext. 2268



Mostafa Naghizadeh

Assistant Professor of Seismic Geophysics

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 2263; Email: MNaghizadeh@laurentian.ca


Tomas Naprstek

Tomas Naprstek

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Development of new aeromagnetic data interpolation and interpretation methodologies, with a focus on linear features


Cole O'Neill

Cole O'Neill

Applied MSc Mineral Exploration 2 years

Structural analysis of Wesdome Gold Mines' Eagle River Mine in the Mishibishu Greenstone Belt, ON


William Thomas Ogilvie

William Thomas Ogilvie

MSc candidate Geology

Investigation of brittle deformation and associated hydrothermal mineralisation of gold and uranium in the southern Tantato Domain, Saskatchewan



Stéphane Perrouty

Assistant Professor of Precambrian Geology

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 2212; Email: SPerrouty@laurentian.ca


Joe Petrus

Joe Petrus

Research Scientist, LA-ICP-MS Laboratory Technician

Email: JPetrus@laurentian.ca


Jérémie Pfister

Jérémie Pfister

PhD candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Integrated Stable Isotopic, Mineralogical and Textural Studies of the LCT Little Nahanni Pegmatite Group in the NWT, Canada: Implications for the Magmatic-Hydrothermal Transition and Rare-metal (Li-Ta-Sn) Mineralization



Robert Rapolai

MSc candidate Geology

Seismic interpretation of the Metal Earth's Rouyn-Noranda transect, Quebec


Adrian Rehm

Adrian Rehm

MSc candidate Geology

Detailed geological mapping of the contact zone between metavolcanic and metasedimentary rocks in the Pontiac Subprovince, Lac Bellecombe area, QC


Eric Roots

Eric Roots

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Interpretation of Metal Earth magnetotelluric data



Colin Ross

MSc candidate Geology

Tectonomagmatic history and ore-forming triggers at the Titiribi and La Mina porphyry-epithermal deposits, Colombia


Don H. Rousell

Don H. Rousell

Professor Emeritus Structural Geology

Structural Geology; Professor Emeritus; BSc Manitoba, MSc British Columbia, PhD Manitoba


Kate Rubingh

Kate Rubingh

Research Associate, Metal Earth

Email: KX_Rubingh@laurentian.ca



Louise Rush

MSc candidate Geology

Tracing the origin of metals and fluids in the enigmatic Ag-Ni-Co-As+/-(Bi,U) deposits of Cobalt, Ontario



Brendon Samson

MSc candidate Geology

Structural history and control of lode gold mineralization in the Malartic segment of the Larder Lake – Cadillac Deformation Zone


Marina Schofield

Marina Schofield

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Volcanic reconstruction and evolution of the Powell Block: Implications for Au Metallogenesis in Au-rich VMS deposits of the Blake River Group, Rouyn Noranda, QC


Ross Sherlock

Ross Sherlock

Chair in Exploration Targeting; Director of MERC and Metal Earth

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 2379; Email: RSherlock@laurentian.ca


Danielle Shirriff

Danielle Shirriff

MSc Candidate Geology

Mobilization of komatiite associated Ni-Cu mineralization in the La Motte-Vassan formation



Connor Small

MSc candidate Geology

The Rundle Intrusive Complex, Abitibi Greenstone Belt: Investigating Oxidation Processes Related to Gold Mineralization in an Archean Alkaline Intrusive Setting


Richard S. Smith

Richard Smith

Professor of Geophysics; Industrial Research Chair in Exploration Geophysics

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 2364; Email: RSSmith@laurentian.ca


Graeme A. Spiers

Graeme A. Spiers

Associate Professor of Environmental Geoscience, cross-appointed with School of the Environment & the Department of Biology; Director of the Elliot Lake Research Field Station (ELRFS)

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 5087; Email: GSpiers@laurentian.ca



Keaton Strongman

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

Metallogeny of the Onaman-Tashota Greenstone Belt, Eastern Wabigoon Domain, Northern Ontario


Jonathan Sutton

Jonathan Sutton

MSc candidate Geology

VMS deposits and their spatiotemporal relationships with a synvolcanic intrusion in the Duprat-Montbray formation, lower Blake River group, Abitibi Greenstone belt, ON



Phil C. Thurston

Professor of Precambrian Geology (Adjunct, in residence)

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 2372; Email: PThurston@laurentian.ca



Douglas K. Tinkham

Associate Professor of Metamorphic Petrology; Director of the Harquail School of Earth Sciences

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 2270; Email: DTinkham@laurentian.ca


Scott Tokaryk

Scott Tokaryk

MSc candidate Geology

Integrating alteration and metamorphogenic gold mineralisation within the Archean Vickers intrusion, Tavani greenstone belt, NU


Philippe Trudel

Philippe Trudel

MSc candidate Geology

Detrital and igneous geochronology of the Kamoa copper deposit, Democratic Republic of Congo


Györgyi Tuba

Györgyi Tuba

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Abitibi Thematic Gold Project

Email: GTuba@laurentian.ca


Elizabeth Turner

Elizabeth C. Turner

Professor of Carbonate Sedimentology and Invertebrate Paleontology

Telephone: 705-675-1151 ext 2267; Email: ETurner@laurentian.ca



Rajesh Vayavur

Research Associate, Metal Earth

Email: RVayavur@laurentian.ca


Yujian Wang

Yujian Wang

PhD candidate Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology



Shawna White

Research Associate, Metal Earth

Email: swhite4@laurentian.ca


Robert E. Whitehead

Robert E. Whitehead

Professor Emeritus Exploration Geochemistry

Exploration Geochemistry, Professor Emeritus; BSc Mount Allison, PhD New Brunswick



Kendra Zammit

MSc candidate Geology

Comparative structural analysis of gold-mineralized and barren deformation zones in the western Wabigoon Subprovince, ON


William Zhe

William Zhe

Research Scientist, Solid Phase Section, Central Analytical Facility BSc (Physics)

Email: WZhe@laurentian.ca


Xiaohui Zhou

Xiaohui Zhou

Research Associate, Metal Earth

Email: XZhou1@laurentian.ca


Natascia Zuccarelli-Pegoraro

Natascia Zuccarelli-Pegoraro

MSc candidate Geology

Sulfide textural variations and multiphase ore emplacement in the Eagle’s Nest Ni-Cu-PGE deposit, McFaulds Lake greenstone belt, ON


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