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Researcher: Olin, PH (Dr Paul Olin)

Fields of Research

Exploration geochemistry
Resource geoscience
Igneous and metamorphic petrology
Inorganic geochemistry
Volcanology
Geochronology
Geology
Analytical spectrometry
Mineralogy and crystallography
Structural geology and tectonics
Isotope geochemistry
Marine geoscience
Stratigraphy (incl. biostratigraphy, sequence stratigraphy and basin analysis)
Chemical oceanography
Organic geochemistry

Research Objectives

Mining and extraction of copper ores
Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
Copper ore exploration
Mineral exploration
Precious (noble) metal ore exploration
Other mineral resources (excl. energy resources)
Expanding knowledge in the chemical sciences
Management of solid waste from mineral resource activities
Expanding knowledge in the physical sciences
Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition
Iron ore exploration
Primary mining and extraction of minerals
Evaluation, allocation, and impacts of land use
Zinc ore exploration

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Cathodoluminescence and trace elements of scheelite: Constraints on ore-forming processes of the Dabaoshan porphyry Mo-W deposit, South China; Ore Geology Reviews: Journal for Comprehensive Studies of Ore Genesis and Ore Exploration
Causes of complexity in a fallout dominated plinian eruption sequence: 312 ka Fasnia Member, Diego Hernández Formation, Tenerife, Spain; Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research
Chlorite and epidote chemistry: report for BHP Chile, June 2018- P590
Colbalt and nickel concentrations in pyrolusite and cryptomelane for, P892
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
Constraints on scheelite genesis at the Dabaoshan stratabound polymetallic deposit, South China; American Mineralogist
Determination of AU Content and deportment in Pyrite, P797
Elimination of aliasing in LA-ICP-MS by alignment of laser and mass spectrometer†; Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry
Geometallurgical characterisation of non-ferrous historical slag in Tasmania: determining reprocessing options; Process Mineralogy '18
Geometallurgical characterisation of non-ferrous historical slag in Tasmania: determining reprocessing options; Process Mineralogy '18
Geometallurgical characterization of non-ferrous historical slag in Western Tasmania: Identifying reprocessing options; Minerals
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)
Gold contents in pyrite and arsenopyrite for ALS Limited, P844
Gold contents in pyrite for ALS, P801
Gold contents in pyrite for ALS, P899
Imaging of trace element distribution in zircon by LA-ICP-MS: insights into ultrahigh-pressure anatexis; European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014
Immiscible sulfide melts in primitive oceanic magmas: evidence and implications from picrite lavas (Eastern Kamchatka, Russia); American Mineralogist
Iron contents in spodumene, albite, alkali feldspar and mica, and fluorine contents in mica for ALS, P806
Lead isotopes in Galena for north Queensland resources, P891
Lead isotopes in galena for stavely minerals, P895
Matrix dependency for oxide production rates by LA-ICP-MS; Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry
McDonald Islands - an example of submarine and subaerial phonolitic volcanism on the Kerguelen Plateau, the southern Indian Ocean; IAVCEI 2017 Scientific Assembly
Metallogenic model of the Jinchang Au-Ni deposit in the Ailaoshan belt, SW China, determined on the basis of pyrite trace element contents, in-situ sulfur isotope composition and PGE geochemistry; Ore Geology Reviews
Mineral Chemistry of the HemloAu District
New calibration standard for LA-ICPMS analysis of sulphides; AGU
P314: Summary of sulfide chemistry in 2 samples from Garden Gully, WA
P324: Summary of sulfide chemistry for Thundellara, Feb 2017
P328 Hematite chemistry for Emerson Resources
P419: Summary of sulfide chemistry in 23 samples for BMC Minerals Ltd
P435 gold content in pyrite in 1 sample from RSP composite (gravity concentrate) - MIN 2887
P476: Quantitative mineralogy and identification of Ag- and Pb-bearing minerals in one sample
P481 ALS Global report - MIN3065
P492: Quantitative mineralogy and identification of Ag- and Pb-bearing minerals in 3 samples of 1110C (Breccia Oxide, Breccia Transitional No Cb/Mg, Breccia Transitional Cb/Mg)
P558 Gold content in pyrite and arsenopyrite in three samples
P566 Gold content in pyrite and arsenopyrite in three samples
P567: titanium, iron and vanadium contents in ilmenite from two samples
P579. Chlorite and epidote chemistry for three samples for BHP, USA
P580: Alunite mineral chemistry from five (5) samples
P588: quantitative mineralogy and identification of Zn- and Pb-bearing minerals in four size fractions of 4 composite samples
P589 Gold content of pyrite and arsenopyrite in central composite, gravity concentrate
P593: Au deportment based on LA-ICPMS analyses of sulphide mineral, Fe-oxides and quartz in 5 samples from Porphyry deposit
P594: Au deportment based on LA-ICPMS imaging and spot analyses of sulphide minerals
P594: Au deportment based on MLA/SEM analyses of thin sections from 3 Supergene samples
P601: Reconciliation of whole-rock Selenium contents based on LA-ICPMS analyses of Feoxides, Goethite, Siderite, Pyrite, and Quartz in two samples from Blue Minerals Consultancy
P612. Gold content in Pyrite and Arsenopyrite in four samples
P613B: Quantitative mineralogy, gold deportment and identification of sulphide minerals in 6 samples; LA-ICPMS results and whole-rock estimates
P614B: Quantitative mineralogy, gold deportment and identification of sulphide minerals in 6 samples; LA-ICPMS results and whole-rock estimates
P628: Gold content of pyrite in three samples
P636: Summary of Sulfide and Barite Chemistry in 12 Samples for BMC Minerals
P642: Gold content of pyrite in six samples
P655. Chlorite and epidote chemistry for six samples for BHP, USA
P656: The composition of chalcopyrite and gold content of pyrite in sulphide domain #1, #2 and #3 composites and one oxide composite
P657: Pb isotopic analysis of galena in one sample for Rio Tinto
P690. Nickel and Cobalt contents in Chlorite and Pyrite in sample BF1361_Ro_Con_1-3
P694. Gold contents in Pyrite and Arsenopyrite in sample December 18 Tails
P696. Silver contents in Pyrite Sphalerite and Galena for CRC ORE
P698. Nickel contents in Pyrrhotite in sample Nickel Cleaner Scavenger Tail
P713. Gold contents in Pyrite and Arsenopyrite in a fine-grained concentrate
P714: Summary of Sulfide and Sulphosalt Chemistry in 6 samples for ALS Global
P726. Gold contents in Pyrite and Arsenopyrite in sample
P727. Gold contents in Pyrite and Arsenopyrite in sample
P743: Gold contents in Pyrite and Arsenopyrite in nine samples for ALS
P747. Gold Contents in Pyrite and Arsenopyrite for ALS
P767. Mercury contents in Sphalerite and Galena for ALS
P785: Trace elements in Pyrite and Arsenopyrite in two samples for Moda
Pb isotopes in pyrite report: Navarre Minerals, P724
Pemberton Hills, Vancouver Island, Canada; AMIRA P1202 Sponsors Meeting 3 (2)
Petrology of Fresh Submarine Lavas from Recent Phonolitic Volcanism on the Central Kerguelen Plateau, Southern Indian Ocean; American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2019
Preparation of a borate glass calibration standard for LA-ICPMS analysis of sulphides; Goldschmidt 2014
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 behavior in magmatic-hydrothermal environments: an LA-ICPMS imaging study; Ore Geology Reviews
Remelting of cumulates as a process for producing chemical zoning in silicic tuffs: a comparison of cool, wet and hot, dry rhyolitic magma systems; Lithos
Report on geochemistry of quartz from Gosowong goldfield
Report on U-Pb zircon geochronology and trace elements: BHP (Chile), P600 batch 1
Report on U-Pb zircon geochronology and trace elements: BHP (Chile), P600 batch 3
Silver contents in sphalerite and galena for ALS,P800
Sm-Nd dating and in-situ LA-ICP-MS trace element analyses of scheelite from the Longshan Sb-Au deposit, Xiangzhong metallogenic province, south China; Minerals
STDGL3 - a new calibration standard for sulphide analysis by LA-ICP-MS; Goldschmidt 2015
Summary of sulfide chemistry in 2 samples from Garden Gully, WA
Summary of sulfide chemistry in sample TAL003-155.7 from the Allamber Prospect, WA
Syn-tectonic sulphide remobilization and trace element redistribution at the Falun pyritic Zn-Pb-Cu-(Au-Ag) sulphide deposit, Bergslagen, Sweden; Ore Geology Reviews: Journal for Comprehensive Studies of Ore Genesis and Ore Exploration
Synsedimentary to early diagenetic gold in black shale-hosted pyrite nodules at the Golden Mile Deposit, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia; Economic Geology
Textures, trace elements and Pb isotopes of pyrite from the Donggushan tungsten polymetallic deposit, eastern China: Deciphering the source of a skarn tungsten polymetallic deposit; Ore Geology Reviews
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 effects of H2O, He, N2 and H2 on ion kinetic energies in inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry; Spectrochimica Acta Part B: Atomic Spectroscopy
The formation mechanisms of sedimentary pyrite nodules determined by trace element and sulfur isotope microanalysis; Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta
The use of biotite trace element compositions for fingerprinting magma batches at Las Cañadas volcano, Tenerife; Bulletin of Volcanology
Trace element analysis of pyrite and sphalerite
Trace element analysis of pyrite, arsenopyrite, and sphalerite in 5 samples from Alice Queen
Trace elements in 339 XRF fused glass DISCS, P869
U-Pb zircon geochronology report: Teck - Chile, P603
Uranium concentrations in microlite and mn tantalite columbite for ALS, P880
Vanadium content in magnette, titanomagnetite, tatinite, ilmenite and chlorite from two samples
Whole rock and discrete pyrite geochemistry as complementary tracers of ancient ocean chemistry: an example from the Neoproterozoic Doushantuo Formation, China; Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta
Yerington district, Nevada

Research Projects

Characterizing Pyrite Chemistry of Black Shales Hosting Stratiform Zn-Pb -Ag & Application to Mineral Exploration | Quantifying the link between changes in earth ocean chemistries to mass extinction..; Ian Potter Foundation (IPF)
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)
Mineralogical and geochemical characterization of historical slag
Pyrite Vectors for the Cobar Basin
The tectonic significant of mafic/ultramafic igneous rocks in western Tasmania

Research Candidate Supervision