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Researcher: Chen, H (Dr Huayong Chen)

Fields of Research

Exploration geochemistry
Resource geoscience
Igneous and metamorphic petrology
Mineralogy and crystallography

Research Objectives

Copper ore exploration
Precious (noble) metal ore exploration
Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
Other mineral resources (excl. energy resources)
Mineral exploration
Iron ore exploration

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Bantug lithocap, Negros, Philippines
Calcite synthesis
Calcite synthesis
Carbonate geochemistry: a P1153 PhD thesis proposal
Cerro Casale Porphyry Cu-Au Deposit, Chile
Chlorite comes of age: a key tool for exploring in greenrocks
Contrasting fluids and reservoirs in the contiguous Marcona and Mina Justa iron oxide-Cu (-Ag-Au) deposits, south-central PerA(0); Mineralium Deposita
Enhanced geochemical targeting in magmatic-hydrothermal systems
Evolution of ore-forming fluids in the Sawayaerdun gold deposit in the Southwestern Chinese Tianshan metallogenic belt, Northwest China; Journal of Asian Earth Sciences
Evolution of the giant Marcona-Mina Justa iron oxide - copper-gold district, south-central Peru; Economic Geology and The Bulletin of The Society of Economic Geologists
Executive summary AMIRA project P1060: enhanced geochemical targeting in magmatic-hydrothermal systems
Geology and fluid evolution of the Wangfeng orogenic-type gold deposit, Western Tian Shan, China; Ore Geology Reviews
Geology, C-H-O-S-Pb isotope systematics and geochronology of the Yindongpo gold deposit, Tongbai Mountains, central China: Implication for ore genesis; Ore Geology Reviews
Grasberg calcite
Grasberg porphyry Cu-Au deposit Irian Jaya, Indonesia
Grasberg porphyry Cu-Au deposit: Study site update July 2012
Grasberg-Ertsberg mining district
Isotopic geochemistry of the Sawayaerdun orogenic-type gold deposit, Tianshan, northwest China: implications for ore genesis and mineral exploration; Chemical Geology
LA-ICP-MS trace element analysis of pyrite from the Chang'an gold deposit, Sanjiang region, China: Implication for ore-forming process; Gondwana Research
Lithocap blind test site - Barrick
Magnetite syntheses
Mesozoic iron oxide copper-gold mineralization in the Central Andes and the Gondwana supercontinent breakup; Economic Geology
Mineral chemical anomalism in magmatic-hydrothermal epidote from SW Pacific porphyry and epithermal deposits; SEG 2017 Ore Deposits of Asia: China and Beyond
Mineralization and fluid evolution of the Jiyuan polymetallic Cu-Ag-Pb-Zn-Au deposit, eastern Tianshan, NW China; International Geology Review
Origin of the Maoduan Pb-Zn-Mo deposit, eastern Cathaysia Block, China: Geological, geochronological, geochemical, and Sr-Nd-Pb-S isotopic constraints; Mineralium Deposita
P1060 - achievements and explorers' toolbox
P1060: lithocap study site overview
Pyrite trace element geochemistry of mafic granulite xenoliths from Xikeer: implications for the source of Cu in the exotic sediment-hosted mineralization in the northwest Tarim Basin (Northwest China); Mineralium Deposita: International Journal of Geology, Mineralogy, and Geochemistry of Mineral Deposits
Quartz Synthesis
Quartz: a new tool for vectoring in green rock, lithocap and white rock environments
Quartz: A tool for vectoring and fertility assessments in magmatic-hydrothermal ore deposits
Tantahuatay, Peru
Tantahuatay, Peru: P1153 vertical profile through a lithocap and P765A alunite chemistry
The chlorite proximitor: a new tool for detecting porphyry ore deposits; Journal of Geochemical Exploration
The Cretaceous Duimiangou adakite-like intrusion from the Chifeng region, northern North China Craton: Crustal contamination of basaltic magma in an intracontinental extensional environment; Lithos
The sides of porphyry deposits: exploring in green and white rocks
Triassic shoshonitic dykes from the northern North China craton: petrogenesis and geodynamic significance; Geological Magazine
Using mineral chemistry to aid exploration: a case study from the Resolution porphyry Cu-Mo deposit, Arizona; Economic Geology
Using mineral chemistry to detect the location of concealed porphyry deposits - an example from Resolution, Arizona; 27th International Applied Geochemistry Symposium 2015
Using pyrite to vector towards porphyry and epithermal mineralisation
Vectoring techniques investigated using trace element chemistry of carbonates around the Baguio District
Whole rock geochemistry - lessons learned from exploration

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision

Bantug Lithocap, Negros Island, Philippines- Mineralogy, Textures, and Chemistry.