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Researcher: Ahmed, A (Ms Ayesha Ahmed)

Fields of Research

Exploration geochemistry
Resource geoscience
Isotope geochemistry
Igneous and metamorphic petrology

Research Objectives

Copper ore exploration
Precious (noble) metal ore exploration
Mining and extraction of copper ores

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A microscale analysis of hydrothermal epidote: implications for the use of laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry mineral chemistry in complex alteration environments; Economic Geology
Buckskin Lithocap, Yerington, Nevada
Calcite synthesis
Chlorite and zircon mineral chemistry from the Yerington district, USA
Chlorite Synthesis
Data Analytics
Discriminating between different types of hydrothermal epidote from the Yerington district, Nevada using X-ray fluorescence microscopy and LA-ICPMS; RFG2018
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
Fault-controlled lateral fluid flow underneath and into a Carlin-type gold deposit: isotopic and geochemical footprints; Economic Geology
From outcrop to laser spot: multi-scale geochemical and textural complexity in epidote form the Yerington district, Nevada; Gordon Research Conference
Interpreting element addition and depletion at the Ann Mason porphyry-Cu deposit, Nevada, using mapped mass balance patterns; Journal of Geochemical Exploration
P1153 Explorer’s Toolbox: Workflow for green and white rock exploration
Recent advances in the application of mineral chemistry to exploration for porphyry copper-gold-molybdenum deposits: detecting the geochemical fingerprints and footprints of hypogene mineralization and alteration; Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis
Tourmaline Synthesis – Tourmaline mineral chemistry: a tool for vectoring and fertility assessments in magmatic-hydrothermal environments
Unsupervised clustering of LA-ICP-MS raster map data for geological interpretation: A case study using epidote from the Yerington district, Nevada; Applied Computing and Geosciences
Yerington district, Nevada
Yerington District, Nevada, USA
Yerington, Nevada, USA: Untangling multiple generations of epidote

Research Projects

Trace element chemistry of epidote, chlorite and tourmaline in and around batholiths - implications for ore genesis and exploration; The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Education Endowment Fund (AusIMM)

Research Candidate Supervision