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Researcher: Scott, RJ (Dr Robert Scott)

Research Fields

Structural Geology
Ore Deposit Petrology
Exploration Geochemistry
Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
Tectonics
Volcanology
Basin Analysis
Isotope Geochemistry
Sedimentology
Geochronology
Stratigraphy (incl. Biostratigraphy and Sequence Stratigraphy)
Geology

Research Impact

Mineral Resources (excl. Energy Resources)
Precious (Noble) Metal Ore Exploration
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Copper Ore Exploration
Mining and Extraction of Precious (Noble) Metal Ores
Mining and Extraction of Iron Ores
Zinc Ore Exploration
Mineral Exploration
Natural Hazards
Mining and Extraction of Copper Ores

Career Best Publications

A new method for obtaining and quantifying the reliability of structural data from axially-oriented drill core using a fabric of known orientation; Journal of Structural Geology
Measurement of fold axes in drill core; Journal of Structural Geology

Research Publications

A new look at the geology of the Zambian Copperbelt; Economic Geology
A new method for obtaining and quantifying the reliability of structural data from axially-oriented drill core using a fabric of known orientation; Journal of Structural Geology
Age and pyrite Pb-isotopic composition of the giant Sukhoi Log sediment-hosted gold deposit, Russia; Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta
Arc-oblique fault systems: their role in the Cenozoic structural evolution and metallogenesis of the Andes of central Chile; Journal of Structural Geology
Benambran Orogeny in the Eastern Lachlan Orogen, Australia; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Blayney-Orange District
Central Chile
Contracted research outputs from the Kansanshi Gold Project for 2015
Development of Framboidal Pyrite During Diagenesis, Low-Grade Regional Metamorphism, and Hydrothermal Alteration; Economic Geology and The Bulletin of The Society of Economic Geologists
Geology of Ordovician volcanics in the Kiandra belt, southernmost NSW, Origin and metallogenesis of Ordovician volcanic belts of central western NSW
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
Junee-Narromine Volcanic Belt, Macquarie Arc, Lachlan Orogen, New South Wales: components and structure; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Junee-Parkes-Narromine Belt: Fieldtrip Guide, Origin and metallogenesis of Ordovician volcanic belts of central western NSW
Katangan Basin evolution and architecture: controls on ore location in the world's premier sedimentary copper province; Specialist Group in Tectonics and Structural Geology Biennial Meeting 2014
Measurement of fold axes in drill core; Journal of Structural Geology
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
Re-evaluation of contact relationships between the Ordovician volcanic belts and the quartz-rich turbidites of the Lachlan Orogen; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Report on the structure of the McArthur River Zn-Pb deposit
Sequences, synsedimentary structures, and sub-basins: the where and when of SEDEX Zinc Systems in the Southern McArthur Basin, Australia; The challenge of finding new mineral resources: global metallogeny, innovative exploration and new discoveries
Shortening in the upper plate of the Buckskin-Rawhide extensional detachment fault, southwestern U.S., and implications for stress conditions during extension; Tectonics
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 and metamorphic history of the Domes Region NW Zambia; Implications for the tectonic setting and structural evolution of the Central African Copperbelt
Structural controls on mineralization in epithermal deposits-An overview
Structural geology of the Andes of Central Chile: evolution, controls on magmatism and the emplacement of giant ore deposits and implications for exploration
Structural interpretation of transects in the Parkes area, Origin and metallogenesis of Ordovician volcanic belts of central western NSW
Structural studies and results of recent U-Pb zircon age dating at Phu Kham Cu-Au deposit, Laos PDR
Structural studies in the Molong Belt
Structural, geochronological and tectonic evolution of the Central Chile porphyry Cu belt Rio Blanco to El Teniente
Tectonic history of the Domes Region, NW Zambia: implications for setting and structural evolution of CACB
The structure and metamorphism of the Red Point Metamorphic Complex - a newly discovered high-pressure metamorphic complex from the south coast of Tasmania; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
The ups and downs of Africa's largest copper deposit: The structural and metamorphic history at Lumwana, Mwombezhi Dome, NW Zambia; Specialist Group in Tectonics and Structural Geology, Cause and effects of deformation in the lithosphere
The volcanology and geochemistry of the Fairbridge Volcanics in the Cargo region
Volcanology, geochemistry and structure of the Ordovician Cargo Volcanics in the Cargo - Walli region, central New South Wales; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences

Research Projects

Controls on the Formation and Sulfide Trace Element Signatures of Sediment-hosted Gold Deposits P923; AMIRA International Ltd (AMIRA)
The Structure and Deformational History of the Savage River Magnetite Orebodies; Grange Resources (Tasmania) Pty Ltd (GRANGE)
Carlin Au Pilot Study
Geology and geological controls on gold mineralisation at the Invincible Gold Deposit, Kambalda, WA
Kansanshi Gold Project

Research Candidate Supervision

From Rodinian break up to Tyennan Reassembly; A critical examination of the early tectonic history of Tasmania
Genesis and chemical and kinematic evolution of the late proterozoic ridgeway gold deposit in the carolina terrane of the central south carolina piedmont, USA
Genesis and Structural Architecture of the CSA Cu-Ag (Pb-Zn) Mine, Cobar, New South Wales
Gold Mineralisation at Kansanshi Copper Mine, Zambia. Formation, Association, and implications for Ore Zone Delineation
Integration of Geotechnical and Structural Data from Savage River Mine, Tasmania
Structural and Geochemical Controls on Ore Formation at the New Occidental Gold Deposit, Cobar, New South Wales, Australia