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October newsletter 

October  2021 - issue includes

-Structural  controls applied to the evaluation of hydrothermal gold deposits
-Applications of stable metal isotope geochemistry - exploration and beyond....
-The Gawler Craton challenge, South Australia 
-Professional Development 2022

Link to EGRU-News-2020-July  July 2020  - issue includes

-Biotite geochemistry as an indicator of fluid conditions at the Geita Gold Mine, Tanzania - an Archaen greenstone-hosted gold deposit
-Trace elements in magnetite and pyrite from the Geita Hill gold deposit
-EGRU Online
-2019 Annual report
-Resources and Services

December 2019 newsletter.

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 Newsletter

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

Previous issues are available by contacting

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The Economic Geology Research Centre is turning 40!

Come and help us celebrate our achievements:  

Friday 04 November 2022
James Cook University, Townsville
Bebegu Yumba Campus

A series of presentations is planned and we are hoping for contributions from our high achieving Alumni.

Details are in the planning stage and we will open the event for registration in September.


Tongan volcano pumice expected to wash  up on Townsville beached this year

Dr Maree Corkeron

11 June 2022

Researchers forge path for students in STEM

Dr Melanie Finch

08 March 2022


How the continents and Earth’s oxygen are linked

Dr Alex McCoy-West

14 October 2021

JCU researcher uncovers a possible 'Jurassic Arc'

PhD Candidate Elliott Foley

12 August 2021

Radio National Interview:


After 66 million years - amazing duelling dinosaurs can be studied

Prof. Eric Roberts

01 December 2020

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