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Researcher: Belousov, IA (Dr Ivan Belousov)

Fields of Research

Ore Deposit Petrology
Exploration Geochemistry
Inorganic Geochemistry
Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
Analytical Spectrometry
Volcanology
Geochronology
Mineralogy and Crystallography

Research Objectives

Copper Ore Exploration
Precious (Noble) Metal Ore Exploration
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Mineral Exploration
Mining and Extraction of Copper Ores
Mineral Resources (excl. Energy Resources)
Mining and Extraction of Precious (Noble) Metal Ores
Mining and Extraction of Titanium Minerals, Zircon, and Rare Earth Metal Ores (e.g. Monazite)
Aluminium Ore Exploration

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Ag and Co concentrations in sulphides from samples 743_3045 and 743_3046
Alunite compositions determined by LA ICPMS
Arsenic distribution in pyrite in 4 samples from batch MIN2605
Central Chile epidote and chlorite
Chlorite and epidote chemistry BHP batch 12
Chlorite and epidote chemistry BHP batch 15
Chlorite and epidote chemistry: report for BHP Billiton, July 2017-P424
Chlorite and epidote chemistry: report for BHP Billiton, June 2017-P394
Chlorite and epidote chemistry: Report for BHP USA, February 2018-P516
Chlorite and epidote chemistry: Report for BHP, April 2018- P538 & P549
Chlorite and epidote chemistry: Report for BHP, March 2018-P533
Chlorite and epidote chemistry: Report for Kincora Copper, December2017-P484 & 501
Chlorite Synthesis
CODELCO green rock blind test
Collahuasi district magnetite: reanalysis program
Comparison of ablation of different sulphides as a function of the type of nano-second pulse width laser ablation system; The 9th International Conference on the Analysis of Geological and Environmental Materials
Composition and Evolution of the Melts Erupted in 1996 at Karymskoe Lake, Eastern Kamchatka: Evidence from Inclusions in Minerals; Geochemistry International
Consequences of Channelized and Diffuse Melt Transport in Supra-subduction Zone Mantle: Evidence from theVoykar Ophiolite (Polar Urals); Journal of Petrology
Epidote Synthesis
Epidote U-Pb isotope dating: workflow development and proof of concept
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 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
Evidence for the Suprasubduction Origin of Mantle Section Rocks of Voykar Ophiolite, Polar Urals; Doklady Earth Sciences
Gold content in arsenopyrite in 1 sample from BFM Float Master Comp (MIN3094)
Gold content in pyrite and arsenopyrite in 1 sample
Gold content in pyrite and arsenopyrite in 3 sample from Con Comp 1, 2 and 3 (MIN3068 J1A, K1A and L1A)
LA ICPMS analysis of sulphides from Cowal mine
La Zanjadistrict, Peru - active exploration site
LA-ICP-MS analysis of apatite and monazite in samples 775-788 and 775-789
Magnetite and epidote chemistry and textures at Ferrobamba Cu-Au-Fe skarn
Magnetite syntheses
Mineral Chemistry of the HemloAu District
MLA analysis of samples 753-­3619: Ore Type 3 zinc composite 753-3620: Ore Type 3 copper composite 752-­3621: Ore Type 2 zinc composite 752-­3622: Ore Type 2 copper composite
New calibration standard for LA-ICPMS analysis of sulphides; AGU
Ni concentrations in minerals from sample 741 determined by LA-ICP-MS
P1153 Explorer’s Toolbox: Workflow for green and white rock exploration
P342 pyrite, chalcopyrite, chalcocite, sphalerite and galena composition in samples from Curtin University
P442 nickel content in pyrrhotite from 3 samples from Savannah Composite (+45 μM) – MIN 2931
P443 cobalt content in pyrite in 1 sample from Wemco Concentrate (-53/+38 μM) – MIN 2939 A1A
P451 Chlorite and epidote chemistry: report for BHP Billiton, September 2017
P459 Hematite chemistry: a report for Chalice Gold, September 2017
P463 gold content in pyrite, pyrrhotite, arsenopyrite and loellingite in 1 samples for ALS Global
P466 Chlorite and white mica chemistry: report for Newmont, December 2017
P475 Chlorite and epidote chemistry: report for BHP Billiton, November 2017
P481 ALS Global report - MIN3065
Polychronous formation of mantle complexes in ophiolites; Geotectonics
Potential for exploration vectoring and fertility assessments using epidote and stable isotopes at Las Bambas
Preparation of a borate glass calibration standard for LA-ICPMS analysis of sulphides; Goldschmidt 2014
Prolom, Serbia - An Active Exploration Site Test (May 2017)
Prolom, Serbia - An Active Exploration Site Test (November 2016)
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 nodules in black shales: recorders of craton-scale mineralization and basin fertility indicators, Eastern Goldfields, Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia; SEG 2015 World Class Ore Deposits: Discovery to Recovery
Pyrite Synthesis
Pyrite trace element compositions for ore deposits from Western Australia; Goldschmidt 2014
Pyroxenites from mantle section of Voykar Ophiolite (Polar Urals) – pathways for melt and fluid migration; Goldschmidt 2013
Pyroxenites from mantle section of Voykar Ophiolite (Polar Urals) – pathways for melt and fluid migration; Goldschmidt2013
Quartz: A tool for vectoring and fertility assessments in magmatic-hydrothermal ore deposits
Random Forest classification of pyrite trace element composition to identify ore deposit type in far-field exploration and vectoring; Society of Economic Geologists Conference 2017
Reanalysis program: Cerro Colorado and Prolom magnetite
Reanalysis program: shebandowan and shabotik pyrite
Reanalysis: Ujina magnetite Epidote ICP-MS maps
Refractory gold content in pyrite, pyrrhotite and arsenopyrite in 1 sample from batch MIN2680
Report on pyrite analysis from sample MIN1669 A2A
Report on pyrite analysis from sample MIN1952A2A
Report on pyrite analysis from sample MMG GG; fraction -212 μm +150 μm
Report on pyrite analysis from samples A14240 Area 2 and A14240 Area 4
Report on pyrite and arsenopyrite analysis from sample MIN1916
Report on pyrrhotite and pentlandite analysis from sample MIN1731
Report on pyrrhotite compositions from samples MIN1902-A1B and MIN1902-B1B
Report on titanite compositions Batch 1 (samples F001502-F001524)
STDGL3 - a new calibration standard for sulphide analysis by LA-ICP-MS; Goldschmidt 2015
Synsedimentary to early diagenetic gold in black shale-hosted pyrite nodules at the Golden Mile Deposit, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia; Economic Geology
Testing LA-ICPMS geochemistry of pyrite as a fertility and vectoring tool in exploration for orogenic gold and VHMS deposits in Western Australia
Trace element analysis of apatite and monazite in samples 775-788 and 775-789
Trace element analysis of Arsenopyrite in 11 samples from batch MIN2416
Trace element analysis of pyrite and arsenopyrite in 2 samples from MIN2518
Trace element analysis of pyrite and arsenopyrite in samples MIN 2123 A1A
Trace element analysis of pyrite and arsenopyrite in samples MIN 2132 A4A and B4A
Trace element analysis of pyrite in 11 samples from batch MIN2416
Trace element analysis of pyrite in sample MIN2110
Trace element analysis of pyrite, arsenopyrite, and sphalerite in 5 samples from Alice Queen
Trace element analysis of pyrite, marcasite and chalcopyrite in sample OkTedi
Vectors to the blind Resolution porphyry Cu-Mo deposit, Superior district, Arizona
Yerington district, Nevada

Research Projects

American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Determination of magma ascent rates for a subduction zone volcano; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Determination of epidote and chlorite chemistry for porphyry vectoring
Development and Application of a Yilgarn Pyrite and Magnetite Fingerprint Database
Pyrite and Phrrhotite as Ore Vectors and Stratigraphic Markers for Orogenic Gold, Carlin Gold, VHMS, IOCG, Sediment-Hosted Copper, and Stratiform Zinc targets

Research Candidate Supervision