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Researcher: Meffre, SJM (Dr Sebastien Meffre)

Fields of Research

Ore Deposit Petrology
Tectonics
Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
Geochronology
Exploration Geochemistry
Inorganic Geochemistry
Mineralogy and Crystallography
Geochemistry
Isotope Geochemistry
Structural Geology
Chemical Oceanography
Marine Geoscience
Volcanology
Palaeontology (incl. Palynology)
Sedimentology
Mineral Processing/Beneficiation
Geology
Earth Sciences
Surveying (incl. Hydrographic Surveying)
Geodynamics
Geophysics
Special Vehicles
Organic Geochemistry

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Precious (Noble) Metal Ore Exploration
Mineral Resources (excl. Energy Resources)
Copper Ore Exploration
Mineral Exploration
Titanium Minerals, Zircon, and Rare Earth Metal Ore (e.g. Monazite) Exploration
Primary Mining and Extraction of Mineral Resources
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Marine Environments
Iron Ore Exploration
Zinc Ore Exploration
Aluminium Ore Exploration
Mining and Extraction of Precious (Noble) Metal Ores
Environmentally Sustainable Mineral Resource Activities
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Mining Land and Water Management
Mining and Extraction of Copper Ores
Mining and Extraction of Aluminium Ores
Energy Exploration
Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts)
Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change

Career Best Publications

Age and pyrite Pb-isotopic composition of the giant Sukhoi Log sediment-hosted gold deposit, Russia; Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta
Basalts erupted along the Tongan fore arc during subduction initiation: Evidence from geochronology of dredged rocks from the Tonga fore arc and trench; G3: Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems
Cambrian metamorphic complexes in Tasmania: tectonic implications; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Collision tectonics in the New Hebrides arc (Vanuatu); The Island Arc
Mafic volcanic rocks on King Island, Tasmania: evidence for 579 Ma break-up in east Gondwana; Precambrian Research
Re-evaluation of contact relationships between the Ordovician volcanic belts and the quartz-rich turbidites of the Lachlan Orogen; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences

Research Publications

120 to 0 Ma tectonic evolution of the southwest Pacific and analogous evolution of the 600 to 220 Ma Tasman Fold Belt System; Evolution and Dynamics of the Australian Plate
A North American provenance for Neoproterozoic to Cambrian sandstones in Tasmania?; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
A record of spontaneous subduction initiation in the Izu-Bonin-Mariana arc; Nature Geoscience
A story of olivine from the McIvor Hill complex (Tasmania, Australia): Clues to the origin of Avebury metasomatic Ni sulfide deposit; American Mineralogist
Adakites in the Truong Son and Loei fold belts, Thailand and Laos: Genesis and implications for geodynamics and metallogeny; Gondwana Research
Advances in trace element 'fingerprinting' of gem corundum, ruby and sapphire, Mogok area, Myanmar; Minerals
Age and origin of gem corundum and zircon megacrysts from the Mercaderes-Rio Mayo area, South-west Colombia, South America; Ore Geology Reviews
Age and paragenesis of mineralisation at Coronation Hill uranium deposit, Northern Territory, Australia; Mineralium Deposita
Age and pyrite Pb-isotopic composition of the giant Sukhoi Log sediment-hosted gold deposit, Russia; Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta
Age and tectonic setting of the Bavanat Cu-Zn-Ag Besshi-type volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit, southern Iran; Mineralium Deposita
Age constraints and provenance of the Mount Bischoff inlier and the Luina Group: evidence from LA-ICPMS U-Pb dating of detrital zircon
Age constraints from the Rocky Cape Group: putting Tasmania on the Mesoproterozoic map; 22nd Australian Earth Sciences Convention 2014
Age constraints on the hydrothermal history of the Prominent Hill iron oxide copper-gold deposit, South Australia; Mineralium Deposita
Age, igneous petrogenesis, and tectonic setting of the Bilihe gold deposit, China, and implications for regional metallogeny; Gondwana Research
Age, origin and significance of nodular sulfides in 2680 Ma carbonaceous black shale of the Eastern Goldfields Superterrane, Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia; Precambrian Research
Alunite compositions determined by LA ICPMS
An overview of geological setting and ore deposits of Southern Indochina - a focus on Cambodia; Sundaland Resources 2014 MGEI Annual Convention
Annual report: South Australian pyrite, hematite and magnetite fingerprint database
Arc and mantle detritus in the post-collisional, Lower Silurian Kabadah Formation, Lachlan Orogen, New South Wales; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Assessing geo-environmental risk using intact materials for early life-of-mine planning – a review of established techniques and emerging tools; From Start to Finish: a Life-of-Mine Perspective
Authigenic monazite and detrital zircon dating from the Proterozoic Rocky Cape Group, Tasmania: links to the Belt-Purcell Supergroup, North America; Precambrian Research
Basalts erupted along the Tongan fore arc during subduction initiation: Evidence from geochronology of dredged rocks from the Tonga fore arc and trench; G3: Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems
Benambran Orogeny in the Eastern Lachlan Orogen, Australia; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Blayney-Orange District
Boninites and adakites from the northern termination of the tonga trench: Implications for adakite petrogenesis; Journal of Petrology
Cambrian metamorphic complexes in Tasmania: tectonic implications; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Characteristics and origin of the Oak Dam East breccia-hosted, iron oxide-Cu-U-(Au) deposit: Olympic Dam region, Gawler Craton, South Australia; Economic Geology
Characterization of galena and vein paragenesis in the Penjom Gold Mine, Malaysia: trace elements, lead isotope study and relationship to gold mineralization episodes; Acta Geologica Sinica
Chemical U-Th-Pb monazite dating of the Cambrian Tyennan Orogeny, Tasmania; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Chemistry and origin of the Mayo Kila sapphires, NW region Cameroon (Central Africa): their possible relationship with the Cameroon volcanic line; Journal of African Earth Sciences
Chlorite and epidote chemistry BHP batch 12
Chlorite and epidote chemistry BHP batch 15
CHLORITE AND EPIDOTE CHEMISTRY FOR QUANTUM PACIFIC EXPLORATION, February 2016
Chronology, petrochemistry of fine grained granite and their implication to Mo-Cu mineralization in Xichong Mo Deposit, Anhui Province, China; Acta Geologica Sinica
Chronology, petrochemistry of fine grained granite and their implication to Mo-Cu mineralization in Xichong Mo deposit, Anhui Province, China; Acta Petrologica Sinica
CODES report to Newcrest: Lienetz, Lihir PNG pyrite study
Collision tectonics in the New Hebrides arc (Vanuatu); The Island Arc
Comparison of metal enrichment in pyrite framboids from a metal-enriched and metal-poor estuary; American Mineralogist
Correlating the Late Mesoproterozoic Unkar Group, Grand Canyon, Arizona with the upper Rocky Cape Group, western Tasmania: a sedimentary record of a southwest Laurentia-East Antarctica connection in Rodinia; 19th EGU General Assembly (EGU2017)
Corundum (sapphire) and zircon relationships, Lava Plains gem fields, NE Australia: integrated mineralogy, geochemistry, age determination, genesis and geographical typing; Mineralogical Magazine
Cretaceous fore-arc basalts from the Tonga arc: geochemistry and implications for the tectonic history of the SW Pacific; Tectonophysics
Deposit types and metallogeny
Detrital mineral morphology and geochemistry: methods to characterize and constrain the origin of the Nsanaragati blue sapphires, south-western region of Cameroon; Journal of African earth sciences
Detrital zircon records of Late Cretaceous syn-rift sedimentary sequences of New Caledonia: an Australian provenance questioned; Tectonophysics: International Journal of Geotectonics and The Geology and Physics of The Interior of The Earth
Development of Framboidal Pyrite During Diagenesis, Low-Grade Regional Metamorphism, and Hydrothermal Alteration; Economic Geology and The Bulletin of The Society of Economic Geologists
Discovery of Early Cretaceous rocks in New Caledonia: New geochemical and U-Pb zircon age constraints on the transition from subduction to marginal breakup in the Southwest Pacific; Journal of Geology
Earliest Eocene (53 Ma) convergence in the Southwest Pacific: evidence from pre-obduction dikes in the ophiolite of New Caledonia; Terra Nova
Early Eocene clinoenstatite boninite and boninite-series dikes of the ophiolite of New Caledonia; a witness of slab-derived enrichment of the mantle wedge in a nascent volcanic arc; Lithos
Evaluating porphyry Cu fertility using epidote and chlorite geochemistry
Evaluating porphyry Cu fertility using epidote and chlorite geochemistry
Evaluating porphyry Cu fertility using epidote and chlorite geochemistry
Evaluating porphyry Cu fertility using epidote and chlorite geochemistry
Evaluating porphyry Cu fertility using epidote and chlorite geochemistry for BHP Chile, Dec 2015 - batch 21
Evaluating porphyry Cu fertility using epidote and chlorite geochemistry for provided samples from Sophia project (Chile)
Evaluating porphyry Cu fertility using epidote geochemistry
Evaluating porphyry Cu fertility using epidote geochemistry
Evaluating porphyry Cu fertility using epidote geochemistry - batch 10
Evaluating porphyry Cu fertility using epidote geochemistry - batch 11
Evaluating porphyry Cu fertility using epidote geochemistry - batch 13
Evaluating porphyry Cu fertility using epidote geochemistry - batch 14
Evaluating porphyry Cu fertility using epidote geochemistry - batch 16
Evaluating porphyry Cu fertility using epidote geochemistry - batch 17
Evaluating porphyry Cu fertility using epidote geochemistry - batch 7
Evaluating porphyry Cu fertility using epidote geochemistry - batch 8
Evaluating porphyry Cu fertility using epidote geochemistry - batch 9
Evaluating porphyry Cu-Au fertility using epidote and chlorite geochemistry for Mt Kasi project, report to Newcrest
Evidence for an intrabasinal source and multiple concentration processes in the formation of the carbon leader reef, Witwatersrand Supergroup, South Africa; Economic Geology
Evolution of calc-alkaline to alkaline magmatism through Carboniferous convergence to Permian transcurrent tectonics, western Chinese Tianshan; International Journal of Earth Sciences
Factors Controlling Chemistry of Magmatic Spinel: an Empirical Study of Associated Olivine, Cr-Spinel and Melt Inclusions from Primitive Rocks; Journal of Petrology
First insights on the metallogenic signature of magmatic fluids exsolved from the active magma chamber of Vesuvius (AD 79 "Pompei" eruption); Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research
Gem-corundum megacrysts from east Australian basalt fields: trace elements, oxygen isotopes and origins; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Geochemistry and geochronology of the Chatree epithermal gold-silver deposit: Implications for the tectonic setting of the Loei Fold Belt, central Thailand; Gondwana Research
Geochemistry and tectonic significance of basalts in the Poya Terrane, New Caledonia; Tectonophysics
Geochemistry, geochronology and tectonic implications of Late Silurian-Early Devonian volcanic successions, Central Lachlan Orogen, New South Wales; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Geochemistry, geochronology, and tectonic setting of early Permian (~290 Ma) volcanic-hosted massive sulphide deposits of the Tasik Chini district, Peninsular Malaysia; International Geology Review
Geochronological and metallogenic framework of Cu-Au skarn deposits along Loei Fold Belt, Thailand and Lao PDR; 10th Biennial SGA Meeting
Geochronological constraints on the Tropicana Gold Deposit and Albany-Fraser Orogen, Western Australia; Economic Geology
Geochronology and geochemistry of late Jurassic adakitic intrusions and associated porphyry Mo-Cu deposit in the Tongcun area, east China: Implications for metallogenesis and tectonic setting; Ore Geology Reviews
Geochronology of the DeGrussa volcanic-hosted massive sulphide deposit and associated mineralisation of the Yerrida, Bryah and Padbury Basins, Western Australia; Precambrian Research
Geochronology of the Dovyren intrusive complex, northwestern Baikal area, Russia, in the Neoproterozoic; Geochemistry International
Geochronology of the volcanic rocks in the Lu-Zong basin and its significance; Science in China Series D-Earth Sciences
Geological evolution and metallogeny of Vietnam
Geological framework for ore deposits in Laos PDR
Geological setting and mineralisation characteristics of the Bong Mieu gold mine, central Vietnam
Geological setting and timing of the Chah Zard breccia-hosted epithermal gold-silver deposit in the Tethyan belt of Iran; Mineralium Deposita: International Journal of Geology, Mineralogy, and Geochemistry of Mineral Deposits
Geology and Mineralisation Characteristics of the Ban Houayxai Epithermal Au-Ag Deposit, Lao PDR; 10th Biennial SGA Meeting
Geology and Mineralisation of the Chatree Epithermal Gold-Silver Deposit, Petchabun Province, Central Thailand; PACRIM 2008, The Pacific Rim: Mineral Endowment, Discoveries & Exploration Frontiers
Geology and mineralisation of the Phuoc Son gold deposits, central Vietnam; 13th Quadrennial Symposium of the International Association on the Genesis of Ore Deposits (IOGAD)
Geology and mineralisation of the Phuoc Son gold deposits, central Vietnam
Geology of Ordovician volcanics in the Kiandra belt, southernmost NSW, Origin and metallogenesis of Ordovician volcanic belts of central western NSW
Geology, geochemistry and metallogenesis of the Selinsing gold deposit, central Malaysia; Gondwana Research
Gold accumulation in diagenetic framboidal pyrite from the Derwent Estuary, Tasmania; 11th SGA Biennial Meeting
Gold accumulation in the Archaean Witwatersrand Basin, South Africa — evidence from concentrically laminated pyrite; Earth-Science Reviews
Gold and Arsenopyrite Exsolution and Limits of Arsenic Solubility in Pyrite Investigated by SEM, EPMA, and LA-ICPMS; Microscopy & Microanalysis
Gold and trace element zonation in pyrite using a laser imaging technique: Implications for the timing of gold in orogenic and Carlin-style sediment-hosted deposits; Economic Geology and The Bulletin of The Society of Economic Geologists
Gold deportment study in sample CM-1047: mineral liberation and particle size analysis
Imaging of trace element distribution in zircon by LA-ICP-MS: insights into ultrahigh-pressure anatexis; European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014
In situ location and U‐Pb dating of small zircon grains in igneous rocks using laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma-quadrupole mass spectrometry; Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems
In situ Pb-isotope analysis of pyrite by laser ablation (multi-collector and quadrupole) ICPMS; Chemical Geology: An International Journal
Intrusion-related deposits of Cambodia and their regional perspective in southern Indochina
IODP Expedition 347 (Baltic Sea): a high resolution test of the pyrite trace element seawater proxy; 22nd Australian Earth Sciences Convention 2014
Iron and REE-bearing mineral assemblages in the rocks hosting the Olympic Dam and Wirrda Well IOCG deposits; Australian Earth Sciences Convention
Jurassic volcaniclastic-basaltic andesite-dolerite sequence in Tasmania: New age constraints for fossil plants from Lune River; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
LA-ICPMS U-Pb age of zircon from basalt of Matoutan Group in Shilipo native copper area, eastern Tianshan, Xiniang; Acta Petrologica Sinica
LA-ICPMS zircon age of Tasite pluton in Sawuer region of west Junggar, Xinjiang; Acta Petrologica Sinica
Laser fusion argon-40/argon-39 ages of Darwin impact glass; Meteoritics and Planetary Science
Late Paleozoic tectonic evolution of the northem West Chinese Tianshan Belt; Geodinamica Acta
Lead and Nd isotopic evidence for a crustal Pb source of the giant Broken Hill Pb–Zn–Ag deposit, New South Wales, Australia; Ore Geology Reviews
Lihir pyrite etching as an instrument for visualisation and quantification of pyrite chemistry
Linking arc initiation to silicic melt evolution in an oceanic arc setting using detrital zircons; Cordilleran Section - 113th Annual Meeting
Location and migration of Miocene-Quarternary volcanic arcs in the SW Pacific region; Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research
Mafic volcanic rocks on King Island, Tasmania: evidence for 579 Ma break-up in east Gondwana; Precambrian Research
Magnetite and epidote chemistry and textures at Ferrobamba Cu-Au-Fe skarn
Matrix effects in Pb/U measurements during LA-ICP-MS analysis of the mineral apatite; Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry
Melanesian back-arc basin and arc development: Constraints from the eastern Coral Sea; Gondwana Research
Metallogeny of SE Asia
Metamorphic rocks from the southern margin of Tasmania and their tectonic significance; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Middle and Late Ordovician magmatic evolution of the Macquarie Arc, New South Wales; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Mineralisation and Oxygen Isotope Zonation of Chatree Epithermal Gold-Silver Deposit, Phetchabun Province, Central Thailand; PACRIM 2008, The Pacific Rim: Mineral Endowment, Discoveries & Exploration Frontiers
Mineralogy of metal contaminated estuarine sediments, Derwent estuary, Hobart, Australia: implications for metal mobility; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Multi-stage enrichment processes for large gold-bearing ore deposits; SEG 2015 Conference
Multi-stage enrichment processes for large gold-bearing ore deposits; Ore Geology Reviews
Multiple felsic events within post-10 Ma volcanism, Southeast Australia: inputs in appraising proposed magmatic models; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Multiple melting stages and refertilization as indicators for ridge to subduction formation: The New Caledonia ophiolite ; Lithos: An International Journal of Mineralogy, Petrology, and Geochemistry
Nature of the Phuoc Son - Tam Ky suture in central Indochina and tectonic and metallogenic implications
Nature of the Phuoc Son - Tam Ky suture in central Indochina and tectonic and metallogenic implications
Nb-Ta fractionation in peraluminous granites: a marker of the magmatic-hydrothermal transition; Geology
Neoproterozoic (ca. 820–830 Ma) mafic dykes at Olympic Dam, South Australia: links with the Gairdner Large Igneous Province; Precambrian Research
Ocean and atmosphere geochemical proxies derived from trace elements in marine pyrite: implications for ore genesis in sedimentary basins; Economic Geology
Olivine-phyric basalt in the Mesoproterozoic Gawler silicic large igneous province, South Australia: Examples at the Olympic Dam Iron Oxide Cu-U-Au-Ag deposit and other localities; Precambrian Research
Optimisation of laser parameters for the analysis of sulphur isotopes in sulphide minerals by laser ablation ICP-MS; Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry
Ordovician cataclasite bands in the tambillo monzogranite: Expression of an early subphase of the ocloyic movements in the cordón Lila, northern Chile; Andean Geology
Palaeozoic collision between the North and South China blocks, Triassic intracontinental tectonics, and the problem of the ultrahigh-pressure metamorphism; Comptes Rendus Geoscience
Paleozoic tectonics of the southern Chinese Tianshan: Insights from structural, chronological and geochemical studies of the Heiyingshan ophiolitic melange (NW China); Tectonophysics: International Journal of Geotectonics and The Geology and Physics of The Interior of The Earth
Passive-margin prolonged volcanism, East Australian Plate: Outbursts, progressions, plate controls and suggested causes; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Possible adakitic porphyries in northeastern Thailand and Laos: Implications for the evolution of the Loei Fold Belt; Ninth Biennial Meeting of the Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits
Postmagmatic magnetite - apatite assemblage in mafic intrusions: a case study of dolerite at Olympic Dam, South Australia; Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology
Primary metal enrichment and metamorphism at the Talvivaara Ni-Zn-Cu-Co deposit, Finland; Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits: Mineral resources in a sustainable world
Primary metal enrichment at the black-shale hosted Talvivaara Ni-Zn-Cu-Co-U deposit, Finland: links to Paleoproterozic seawater?; Society of Economic Geologists 2015 Abstracts
Propagation of back-arc extension into the arc lithosphere in the southern New Hebrides volcanic arc; Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems
Proterozoic metamorphism in Tasmania: Implications for tectonic reconstructions; Precambrian Research
Provenance of the Eocene sandstones in the southern Chindwin Basin, Myanmar: implications for the unroofing history of the Cretaceous-Eocene magmatic arc; Journal of Asian Earth Sciences
Pyrite compositions from Orogenic Gold and VHMS deposits from Western Australia; SEG 2015 Conference
Pyrite compositions from VHMS and orogenic Au deposits in the Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia: Implications for gold and copper exploration; Ore Geology Reviews
Pyrite trace element compositions for ore deposits from Western Australia; Goldschmidt 2014
Re-evaluation of contact relationships between the Ordovician volcanic belts and the quartz-rich turbidites of the Lachlan Orogen; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Recrystallization of metastable arsenian pyrite as a source of metals for metamorphic fluids; SEG 2015 Conference
Regional implications of U/Pb SHRIMP age constraints on the tectonic evolution of New Caledonia; Tectonophysics
Repeat of mineral liberation analysis of cassiterite, chalcopyrite, pyrrhotite, arsenopyrite, siderite, wolframite, and tourmaline in 9 samples
Reply to Discussion by Sadegh Mohseni and Alijan Aftabi of 'Significance of apatite REE depletion and monazite inclusions in the brecciated Se-Chahun iron oxide-apatite deposit, Bafq district, Iran: Insights from paragenesis and geochemistry' by Bonyadi, Z., Davidson, G.J., Mehrabi, B., Meffre, S., Ghazban, F. [Chemical Geology 281 (2011) 253-269]; Chemical Geology: An International Journal
Reply to ‘Unclear causes for subduction’; Nature Geoscience
Report on geochemistry of quartz from Gosowong goldfield
Report to Barrick on alunite chemistry and paragenesis
Report to Barrick on quartz chemistry
Revealing the continental margin of Gondwana: the Ordovician arc of the Cordon de Lila (northern Chile); International Journal of Earth Sciences
Ridge subduction in the New Hebrides intra-oceanic island arc: implications for the recognition of collision events in ancient arc-related sequences; 15th Australian Geological Convention
Rock and deposit atlases of SE Asia
Rubis australasiens; Revue de l'Association Française de Gemmologie
Sapphire within zircon-rich gem deposits, Bo Loei, Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia: trace elements, inclusions, U-Pb dating and genesis; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Secular distribution of highly metalliferous black shales corresponds with peaks in past atmosphere oxygenation; Mineralium Deposita
Sediment-hosted, orogenic and skarn gold mineralisation of Phuoc Son and Bong Mieu deposits of central Vietnam
Significance of apatite REE depletion and monazite inclusions in the brecciated Se-Chahun iron oxide-apatite deposit, Bafq district, Iran: Insights from paragenesis and geochemistry; Chemical Geology: An International Journal
Stability and metastability of arsenian pyrite; Goldschmidt 2015
Stratigraphy, geochemistry and alteration in the Molong section of the Ordovician Volcanics, Molong belt
Structural and geochronological setting of Phu Kham Cu-Au deposit, Laos PDR
Structural studies and results of recent U-Pb zircon age dating at Phu Kham Cu-Au deposit, Laos PDR
Styles of Cenozoic collisions in the western and southwestern Pacific and their applications to Palaeozoic collisions in the Tasmanides of eastern Australia; Tectonophysics: International Journal of Geotectonics and The Geology and Physics of The Interior of The Earth
Summary of results. NTGS laser ablation ICP-MS in situ zircon and baddeleyite geochronology project: Mount Peake Gabbro, Arunta Region
Summary report on South Australia pyrite and magnetite geochemistry studies (including Mineral Systems Drilling Program pyrite project)
Synsedimentary to early diagenetic gold in black shale-hosted pyrite nodules at the Golden Mile Deposit, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia; Economic Geology
Synthesis of regional lithostratigraphic petrological-geochemical studies, and some thoughts on their implications for tectonic development of the Molong Arc - Hill End Trough
Tectonic evolution of SE Asia
Tectonic evolution of SE Asia
Tectonic evolution of the Ailaoshan fold belt and its SE Asia connection; Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS)
Tectonic reconstructions of SE Asia
Tectonics and metallogeny of mainland Southeast Asia - A review and contribution; Gondwana Research
Textures and trace element geochemistry of pyrite from the St. Ives gold district, Western Australia; SEG 2012 Conference
The Ailaoshan fold Belt, Yunnan, China
The Ban Houayxai epithermal Au-Ag deposit in the Northern Lao PDR: Mineralization related to the Early Permian arc magmatism of the Truong Son Fold Belt; Gondwana Research
The biological and chemical evolution of the Baltic Sea Basin reflected in changing sulphide geochemistry. Initial results from IODP Exp. 347; Australian Earth Sciences Convention 2016
The biological and chemical evolution of the Baltic Sea Basin reflected in changing sulphide geochemistry. Initial results from IODP Exp. 347; Australian Earth Sciences Convention 2016
The Boghen terrane (New Caledonia, SW Pacific): a Jurassic accretionary complex. Preliminary U-Pb radiochronological data on detrital zircon; Comptes Rendus Geoscience
The Central Ailaoshan ophiolite and modern analogs; Gondwana Research
The configuration of Greater Gondwana-Evidence from LA ICPMS, U-Pb geochronology of detrital zircons from the Palaeozoic and Mesozoic of Southeast Asia and China; Gondwana Research
The Dovyren intrusive complex (northern Baikal region, Russia): Isotope-geochemical markers of contamination of parental magmas and extreme enrichment of the source; Russian Geology and Geophysics
The early Palaeozoic to early Mesozoic tectonic history of eastern Indochina and the southern south China margin
The geology of the Ailaoshan fold belt and its SE Asia connection
The Jebel Ohier deposit—a newly discovered porphyry copper–gold system in the Neoproterozoic Arabian–Nubian Shield, Red Sea Hills, NE Sudan; Mineralium Deposita
The key role of mica during igneous concentration of tantalum; Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology
The key role of mica during igneous concentration of tantalum: implications for exploration for rare metal deposits; European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014
The key role of mica in concentration of tantalum during magmatic fractionation of granites; SEG 2015 Conference
The metamorphic sole of New Caledonia ophiolite: 40Ar/ 39Ar, U-Pb, and geochemical evidence for subduction inception at a spreading ridge; Tectonics
The metamorphic sole of the western Tasmanian ophiolite: new insights into the Cambrian tectonic setting of the Gondwana Pacific margin; Gondwana Research
The metamorphic sole of the western Tasmanian ophiolite: new insights into the Cambrian tectonic setting of the Gondwana Pacific margin; Riding the Wave: GSA Specialist Group in Tectonics and Structural Geology Conference
The oldest anthropoid primates in SE Asia: Evidence from LA-ICP-MS U-Pb zircon age in the Late Middle Eocene Pondaung Formation, Myanmar; Gondwana Research
The Tam Ky-Phuoc Son Shear Zone in central Vietnam: tectonic and metallogenic implications; Gondwana Research
The Western Ailaoshan Volcanic Belts and their SE Asia connection: a new tectonic model for the Eastern Indochina Block; Gondwana Research
The Zanhuang Massif, the second and eastern suture zone of the Paleoproterozoic Trans-North China Orogen; Precambrian Research
Timing and genesis of the Karoo-Ferrar large igneous province: new high precision U-Pb data for Tasmania confirm short duration of the major magmatic pulse; Chemical Geology
Trace element analysis of leach residue from the Kwinana nickel refinery
Trace element analysis of pyrite and pyrrhotite from Cannington Mine
Trace element analysis of pyrite and sphalerite
Trace element analysis of sulphide minerals from Kudz Ze Kayah VHMS Deposit, Yukon, batches 1, 2, 3
TRACE ELEMENT ANALYSIS OF SULPHIDE MINERALS FROM KUDZ ZE KAYAH VHMS DEPOSIT, YUKON, Batches 1, 2, 3
Trace element partitioning during the pyrite to pyrrhotite reduction; Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts
Trace metals and isotopes in Estonian black shales: Cambro-Ordovician shallow water anoxia on the Baltica shelf?; Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts
Trends in metal enrichment in framboids from a metal-rich and a metal-poor estuary; Whistler 2013: Geoscience for Discovery
U-Pb geochronology and Pb isotope characteristics of the Chahgaz volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, southern Iran; International Geology Review
U-PB GEOCHRONOLOGY FOR ANTOFAGASTA MINERALS, December 2016
U-PB GEOCHRONOLOGY FOR ANTOFAGASTA MINERALS, September 2016
U-PB GEOCHRONOLOGY FOR COPPER CREEK PROJECT, November 2016
U-PB GEOCHRONOLOGY FOR COPPER CREEK PROJECT, September 2016
U-PB GEOCHRONOLOGY FOR KINCORA COPPER December 2016 (VERSION 2)
U-PB GEOCHRONOLOGY FOR PABLO VILLEGAS AT ANGLO-AMERICAN, September 2016
U-PB GEOCHRONOLOGY OF ROCKS FOR MMG, October 2016
U-PB GEOCHRONOLOGY OF ROCKS FOR QUANTUM PACIFIC EXPLORATION, November 2016
U-PB GEOCHRONOLOGY OF ROCKS FOR QUANTUM PACIFIC EXPLORATION, November 2016
U-PB GEOCHRONOLOGY OF ROCKS FOR QUANTUM PACIFIC EXPLORATION, October 2016
U-PB GEOCHRONOLOGY OF ROCKS FOR QUANTUM PACIFIC EXPLORATION, September 2016
U-Pb Zircon Age Constraining the Source and Provenance of Gem-Bearing Late Cenozoic Detrital Deposits, Mamfe Basin, SW Cameroon; Resource Geology
U-Pb zircon geochronology of Early Permian to Late Triassic rocks from Singapore and Johor: A plate tectonic reinterpretation; Gondwana Research
U-Th-Pb monazite dating and the timing of arc-continent collision in East Timor; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Using pyrite to vector towards porphyry and epithermal mineralisation
U–Pb zircon geochronology and geochemistry from NE Vietnam: A ‘tectonically disputed’ territory between the Indochina and South China blocks; Gondwana Research
U–Pb zircon geochronology from the Alexander terrane, southeast Alaska: implications for the Greens Creek massive sulphide deposit; Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences
Vanadium-rich ruby and sapphire within Mogok Gemfield, Myanmar: implications for gem color and genesis; Mineralium Deposita
Volcanology, geochemistry and structure of the Ordovician Cargo Volcanics in the Cargo - Walli region, central New South Wales; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Voyage report for SS2012V06 Eastern Coral Sea Tectonics (ECOSAT), R/V Southern Surveyor, October-November 2012
Where was the Ailaoshan Ocean and when did it open: A perspective based on detrital zircon U–Pb age and Hf isotope evidence; Gondwana Research: International Geoscience Journal
Zircon U–Pb geochronology of granitic rocks of the Cordón de Lila and Sierra de Almeida ranges, northern Chile: 30 m.y. of Ordovician plutonism on the western border of Gondwana; Journal of South American Earth Sciences

Research Projects

ARC Centre of Excellence in Ore Deposit Research; Australian Research Council (ARC)
ARC Research Hub for transforming the mining value chain; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Dating monazites in sedimentary rocks, applications to eludicdating the geological evolution of Tasmania and southeastern Australia; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Geochronology and provenance of small zircons from IODP Expedition 351; Australian and New Zealand Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Consortium (ANZIC)
Geochronology, Metalogenesis and Deposit Styles of Loei Foldbelt in Thailand and Laos PDR; Australian Research Council (ARC)
High-resolution testing of the pyrite trace element proxy: geochemical cycles during the evolution of the Baltic Sea; Australian and New Zealand Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Consortium (ANZIC)
Ordovician volcanics in the Tumut area; New South Wales Dept. of Mineral Resources (NSWDMR)
Ore deposits and tectonic evolution of the Lachlan Orogen, SE Australia; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Pyrite: a deep-time capsule of ocean chemistry and atmosphere oxidation; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Tectonic Evolution of the Area Between New Zealand and New Caledonia; Geoscience Australia (GA)
Tectonic evolution of the Vanuatu (new Hebrides) arc: Ar-Ar dating of the western belt magmatism amd extension; Australian Academy of Science (AASc)
The establishment of ocean anoxia and ocean acidification during the PETM: Understanding the biological and chemical response on a regional and global scale.; Australian and New Zealand Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Consortium (ANZIC)
The supergiant Olympic Dam U-Cu-Au-REE ore deposit: towards a new genetic model; Australian Research Council (ARC)
U-Pb Geochronology and Tectonic-Metallogenic Significance of Granitoids from Main Range Province, Malaysia; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Upgrade the existing Cameca Electron Probe Microanalyser (EPMA) and so extend the Instrument's useful life a further 8 years; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Upgrade the existing Cameca Electron Probe Microanalyser (EPMA) and so extend the Instrument's useful life a further 8 years; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Volcano-sedimentary and Chrono-stratigraphic Architecture for the Host Rock Succession at Prominent Hill, South Australia; Oz Minerals Limited (OzMLtd)
A Study of Mineralogical, Geochemical and Geochronological Characteristics and Ore Genesis in Phuoc Son Gold Deposit Area, Central Vietnam
Determination of epidote and chlorite chemistry for porphyry vectoring
Development and Application of a Yilgarn Pyrite and Magnetite Fingerprint Database
Ore Deposits of SE Asia
Ore Deposits of South East Asia 2011 - 2014
R&D in Mineral Deportment and Exploration Vectoring
South Australia Pyrite, hematite and magnetite Fingerprint Database
Toward at Site Whole Rock LA-ICPMS Analyses

Research Candidate Supervision

A geochemical and geochronological study of mineralised and unmineralised black shales using LA-ICPMS techniques, with a focus on trace elements (including PGE) concentration, sulphur and lead isotopes in pyrites
A Geological, Geochemical and Metallogenic Study of the Chatree Epithermal Gold Deposit, Phetchabun Province, Central Thailand
A Study of Mineralogical, Geochemical and Geochronological Characteristics and Ore Genesis in Phuoc Son Gold Deposit Area, Central Vietnam
From Rodinian break up to Tyennan Reassembly; A critical examination of the early tectonic history of Tasmania
Geological Setting and Mineralisation Characteristics of the Long Chieng Track and Ban Houayxai Deposits, Lao PDR
Geology and Genesis of Porphyry-skarn Cu-Au Deposits of the Northern Loei and Truong Son Fold Belts, Thailand and Laos
Tectonic Evolution of the Ailaoshan Fold Belt in Southwestern Yunnan, China
The Geochemistry, Thermodynamics and Kinetics of the Pyrite to Pyrrhotite Transformation / Greens Creek VMS
The Miocene Tectonic and Geochemical Evolution of Viti Levu, Fiji
The Trace Element Composition of Sedimentary Pyrite- Factors Effecting Uptake and Uses of the Data for Determining Paleo-Ocean Conditions