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Researcher: Della-Pasqua, FN (Dr Fernando Della-Pasqua)

Fields of Research

Resource geoscience
Igneous and metamorphic petrology
Structural geology and tectonics
Volcanology
Mineralogy and crystallography
Geochronology
Geochemistry

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
Precious (noble) metal ore exploration
Other mineral resources (excl. energy resources)
Stone and clay exploration

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Al-rich spinels in primitive arc volcanics; Mineralogy and Petrology
Contrasts in gem corundum characteristics, eastern Australian basaltic fields: trace elements, fluid/melt inclusions and oxygen isotopes; Mineralogical Magazine
Copper, gold and silver enrichment in ore mylonites within massive sulphide orebodies at hongtoushan VHMS deposit, N.E. China; Ore Geology Reviews
Extreme effusive eruptions: Palaeoflow data on an extensive felsic lava in the Mesoproterozoic Gawler Range Volcanics; Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research
Geochronology, geochemistry and tectonic significances of the Hongyuntan granitoids in the Qoltag area, Eastern Tianshan; Acta Petrologica Sinica
Geological and metallogenic relations of mineral deposits in SE Asia: geochronological studies
Re-equilibration of melt inclusions trapped by magnesian olivine phenocrysts from subduction-related magmas: petrological implications; Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology

Research Projects

Plagioclase Ultra-phyric Basalts: Volcanic Precursors to Catastrophic Caldera Eruptions; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Shrimp Geochronological Studies of Loei Cu-Au Belt in Thailand: Implications for SE Asia Metallogenesis; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision