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Researcher: Cloutier, J (Mr Jonathan Cloutier)

Fields of Research

Resource geoscience
Isotope geochemistry
Stratigraphy (incl. biostratigraphy, sequence stratigraphy and basin analysis)
Exploration geochemistry
Mineralogy and crystallography
Inorganic geochemistry
Igneous and metamorphic petrology
Other earth sciences
Geochemistry
Geochronology

Research Objectives

Copper ore exploration
Precious (noble) metal ore exploration
Uranium exploration
Zinc ore exploration
Mineral exploration
Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
Evaluation, allocation, and impacts of land use
Mining and extraction of copper ores
Other mineral resources (excl. energy resources)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A marine origin for the late Mesoproterozoic Copper Harbor and Nonesuch Formations of the Midcontinent Rift of Laurentia; Precambrian Research
A new look at the geology of the White Pine Cu-Ag deposit and the Midcontinent Rift System; 15th Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits Biennial Meeting
Alteration patterns linked to high-grade gold mineralization at the Wattle Dam deposit, Western Australia; Ore Geology Reviews
Biotite and apatite as tools for tracking pathways of oxidized fluids in the Archean East Repulse gold deposit, Australia; Economic Geology
Contrasting patterns of alteration at the wheeler river area, Athabasca basin, Saskatchewan, Canada: Insights into the apparently uranium-barren zone K alteration system; Economic Geology
Fenitisation associated with alkaline-silicate complexes. Implications for HFSE mobility in late-stage fluids, Gardar Rift, SW Greenland; 15th SGA Biennial Meeting
Fluid flow and alteration associated with the ~.1Ga White Pine sediment- hosted copper deposit, Michigan, USA
Geochemical fingerprints of seawater in the Late Mesoproterozoic Midcontinent Rift, North America: Life at the marine-land divide; Chemical Geology
Geochemical, isotopic, and geochronlologic constraints on the formation of the Eagle Point basement-hosted uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada and recent remobilization of primary uraninite in secondary structures; Mineralium Deposita
High Grade Au Deposits: Processes to Prediction
Hyperspectral reflectance in mineral exploration: example from the Northwest Zone of the Lemarchant VMS deposit, Newfoundland, Canada; 14 th SGA Biennial Meeting
Lithostratigraphic and structural reconstruction 1 of the Zn-Pb-Cu-Ag-Au Lemarchant volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) deposit, Tally Pond group, central Newfoundland, Canada; Ore Geology Reviews
Multiple sulphur and lead sources recorded in hydrothermal exhalites associated with the Lemarchant volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, central Newfoundland, Canada; Mineralium Deposita
Nd isotopic, petrologic and geochemical investigation of the Tulawaka East gold deposit, Tanzanian Craton; Precambrian Research
Oxidation state of iron in alteration minerals associated with sandstone-hosted unconformity-related, uranium deposits and apparently barren alteration systems in the Athabasca Basin, Canada: Implications for exploration; Journal of Geochemical Exploration
Petrogenesis and geochemical halos of the amphibolite facies, Lower Proterozoic, Kerry Road volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit, Loch Maree Group, Gairloch, NW Scotland; Ore Geology Reviews
Provenance of exhalites associated with the Lemarchant volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) deposit, central Newfoundland, Canada: Insights from Nd isotopes and lithogeochemistry; Journal of the Geological Society
Role of the geological palaeoenvironment and multiple sulphur isotope sources associated with Cambrian hydrothermal mudstones, Newfoundland, Canada; Evolution of Complex Life
Styles, textural evolution, and sulfur isotope systematics of Cu-rich sulfides from the Cambrian Whalesback volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit, central Newfoundland, Canada; Economic Geology
Sulphur and lead isotope systematics of the Cononish Au-Ag-Te deposit, Scotland; 43rd Mineral Deposits Studies Group Annual Meeting 2020
Textural and geochemical analysis of the Lower Proterozoic, Kerry Road volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Loch Maree Group, Gairloch, NW Scotland
The Millennium uranium deposit, Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada: An atypical basement-hosted unconformity-related uranium deposit; Economic Geology
The use of hyperspectral reflectance in mineral exploration: example from the Northwest Zone of the Lemarchant VMS deposit, Newfoundland, Canada; 41st Mineral Deposits Studies Group Annual Meeting 2018
Tracing mineralogy and alteration intensity using the spectral alteration index and depth ratios at the Northwest Zone of the Lemarchant VMS deposit, Newfoundland, Canada; Australian Earth Sciences Convention 2021
Tracing mineralogy and alteration intensity using the spectral alteration index and depth ratios at the northwest zone of the Lemarchant volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit, Newfoundland, Canada; Economic Geology
Using trace element chemistry of magnetite as an indicator mineral at the Starra iron-oxide copper gold deposits, Northwest Queensland; Australian Earth Sciences Convention 2021

Research Projects

Exploring for the future: uncovering australia's exploration potential; Geoscience Australia (GA)
DETERMINING THE GEOMETALLURGICAL PROPERTIES OF MINE TAILINGS AT COPPER MINES TASMANIA OPPORTUNITIES FOR METAL RECOVERY
Mineral Geochemistry Vectoring uncovering North West Queensland's hidden potential

Research Candidate Supervision