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Researcher: Orovan, EA (Mr Evan Orovan)

Fields of Research

Exploration geochemistry
Resource geoscience
Stratigraphy (incl. biostratigraphy, sequence stratigraphy and basin analysis)
Isotope geochemistry
Mineralogy and crystallography
Igneous and metamorphic petrology

Research Objectives

Copper ore exploration
Precious (noble) metal ore exploration
Mining and extraction of copper ores
Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
Other mineral resources (excl. energy resources)
Titanium minerals, zircon, and rare earth metal ore (e.g. monazite) exploration

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A special issue devoted to porphyry and epithermal deposits of the Southwest Pacific; Economic Geology
A special issue devoted to porphyry and epithermal deposits of the southwest Pacific: an introduction; Economic Geology
Buckskin Lithocap, Yerington, Nevada
Buckskin Lithocap, Yerington, Nevada: what dose an upflow zone look like in a lithocap?
Characteristics of zunyite in the advanced argillic alteration zones of high-sulfidation epithermal deposits: implications for exploration in lithocaps; SEG 2017 Ore Deposits of Asia: China and Beyond
Chezacut Area Geology (NTS 93C/08)
Chllanko Forks Area Geology (NTS 93C/1)
Chlorite and zircon mineral chemistry from the Yerington district, USA
CODELCO green rock blind test
Distinguishing between barren and fertile batholiths in the same porphyry-Cu district using zircon trace element geochemistry; 14th SGA Biennial Meeting
Element mobility above, below, and on the sides of the Ann Mason Cu-Au-Mo Deposit, Nevada, USA; Gold' 17
Epidote Synthesis
Epidote U-Pb isotope dating: workflow development and proof of concept
Feldspar chemistry and fluorescence at Batu Hijau
Geochemistry of Alteration of Red Lake Au Deposit
Geodynamic complexities in arc and post-collisional settings of the SW Pacific and China - essential ingredients for porphyry mineralisation; SEG 2017 Ore Deposits of Asia: China and Beyond
Geology isotope geochemistry of the wainaulo Cu-Au Porphyry deposit, Namosi District, Fiji; Economic Geology and The Bulletin of The Society of Economic Geologists
Geology of the Namosi Porphyry Cu-Au deposits, Fiji; Society of Economic Geologists 2012: Integrated Exploration and Ore Deposits
Geology, geochemistry and genesis of the Namosi porphyry Cu-Au deposits, Fiji
Geology, Geochronology and Mineralization of the Chilanko Forks to Southern Clusko River Area, West-Central British Columbia (NTS 093C/01, 08, 09S)
Interpreting element addition and depletion at the Ann Mason porphyry-Cu deposit, Nevada, using mapped mass balance patterns; Journal of Geochemical Exploration
La Zanja district, Peru: active exploration site
La Zanjadistrict, Peru - active exploration site
Lithocaps Introduction: Progress and an ALERT!
Lithospheric architecture of the Yidun Terrane and its control on metal assemblages related to granitoid system in SE Tibet Plateau; Future Understanding of Tectonics, Ores, Resources, Environment and Sustainability
Mineral Chemistry of the HemloAu District
P1153 Explorer’s Toolbox: Workflow for green and white rock exploration
Quartz: A tool for vectoring and fertility assessments in magmatic-hydrothermal ore deposits
Regional Geology and Resource Potential of the Chezacut Map Area, Central British Columbia (NTS 093C/08)
Seongsan lithocap, South Korea
Tantahuatay, Peru: P1153 Vertical profile though a lithocap; P765A alunite
Tantahuatay, Peru: P1153 vertical profile through a lithocap and P765A alunite chemistry
The lithospheric architecture of two subterranes in the eastern Yidun Terrane, East Tethys: insights from Hf-Nd isotopic mapping; Gondwana Research
Tourmaline Synthesis – Tourmaline mineral chemistry: a tool for vectoring and fertility assessments in magmatic-hydrothermal environments
Vertical profile through the Tantahuatay lithocap
Volcanotectonic setting of world-class alkalic porphyry and epithermal Au ± Cu deposits of the southwest Pacific; Tectonics, Metallogeny, and Discovery: The North American Cordillera and Similar Accretionary Settings
Yerington district, Nevada
Yerington, Nevada, USA: Untangling multiple generations of epidote

Research Projects

Geology and genesis of the Prince Darwin prospect, Western Tasmania
Petrogenesis of Eastern Tasmanian Granites

Research Candidate Supervision