Economic Geology Research Centre News, Seminars & Events

News, Seminars & Events


December 2019 - issue includes

Controls on the cassiterite crystallisation, Gejui Tin District, SW China
New Sn % W ore exploration toolkit
The magmatic evolution and rare metal potential of the Peak Range volcanics, central QLD
Geology and ore genesis of the Yangibana LREE district WA
The Jiaoxi tungsten deposit, Tibet, China
Conferences, Short Courses and Workshops

May 2019 - issue includes

Mt Carlton high sulphidation epithermal Au-Ag-Cu deposit
The Mt Carlton deposit - geology, alteration, mineralisation
Distribution of Germanium, Gallium and Indium
Indium-bearing sphalerite - a CL study
Early Permian epithermal events in the Chillagoe district, NE Qld
Hydrogeologic response to recent extreme rainfall in Townsville

September 2018 - issue includes:

Research Staff and Projects
International Collaboration
Unconformity-related REE mineralisation, Northern Australia
The Watershed tungsten deposit, northeast Queensland
Short Courses and Workshops
EGRU @ RFG2018
Mineral Systems field trip, Cloncurry region, July 2018
Minesite Rehabilitation  student field trip, Mount Leyshon, NE Qld


April 2018 - issue includes:

Report from the new Directors

Metal Fertility in the Herberton Sn-W-Mo Field, north-east Queensland
Vein-type hydrothermal graphite deposits in Sri Lanka
Gold in the Geita Greenstone Belt, Tanzania - an update
Tracing metal sources at the Australian Synchrotron
New Research Projects

2017 Annual Report

Previous issues are available by contacting

Online Seminars

The tectonic and structural setting of Mt Isa Inlier – implications for deposit models and exploration potential

IOCG deposits: occurrence and diversity

Visiting Speakers

All lectures from visiting speakers are cancelled till further notice.


All on campus events are postponed till further notice

Online workshops or seminars

Professional Development Training

Conferences & Workshops

Media Releases


Rare earth metals: an untapped resource

Assoc. Prof. Carl Spandler

11 March 2020


Geologists focus on Tablelands Tin History (Atherton Tablelands Nth Qld)

Published in The Tablelander newspaper 02 July 2019