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Researcher: Ferguson, MR (Mr Matthew Ferguson)

Fields of Research

Igneous and metamorphic petrology
Mineralogy and crystallography
Resource geoscience
Isotope geochemistry

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
Titanium minerals, zircon, and rare earth metal ore (e.g. monazite) exploration
Copper ore exploration

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Associations between zircon and Fe–Ti oxides in Hiltaba event magmatic rocks, South Australia: atomic- or pluton-scale processes?; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
From magma to mush to lava: crystal history of voluminous felsic lavas in the Gawler Range Volcanics, South Australia; Lithos
Insights into magma histories through silicate-oxide crystal clusters: linking the Hiltaba Suite intrusive rocks to the Gawler Range Volcanics, Gawler Craton, South Australia; Precambrian Research
Iron and REE-bearing mineral assemblages in the rocks hosting the Olympic Dam and Wirrda Well IOCG deposits; Australian Earth Sciences Convention
Pb-isotopic constraints on the source of A-type Suites: insights from the Hiltaba Suite - Gawler Range Volcanics Magmatic Event, Gawler Craton, South Australia; Lithos
Textural evolution of perovskite in the Afrikanda alkaline-ultramafic complex, Kola Peninsula, Russia; Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision