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Michael Langa

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


PhD candidate from Limpopo, South Africa. Completed my undergraduate degree at University of Limpopo. Started research at Laurentian University in the Fall of 2015; working on chromitite layer-hosted PGE-Ni-Cu mineralization in the Northern Limb of the Bushveld Igneous Complex, South Africa. I enjoy dealing with mafic-ultramafic rocks and minerals, base metal sulfides (BMS) and platinum group minerals (PGM), as well as various analytical instruments, such as EPMA (microprobe) and LA-ICP-MS (laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer).FROM: South Africa; GRADUATED FROM: University of Limpopo, South Africa; CURRENT RESEARCH: Petrology and mineral chemistry of chromitite seams of the Platreef, Bushveld (South Africa): Looking for geochemical markers to identify and differentiate among chromitite cycles; SUPERVISOR: Pedro Jugo

 

 

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